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Missing Texas Woman's Body Found In Michigan Lake
CAMBRIA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they've found the body of a Texas woman who was missing after jumping into the water while boating with friends at a small southern Michigan lake.
The Hillsdale County sheriff's department says the body of 28-year-old Tabitha Lynn Vear of…
2 Separate Accidents Claim Two Lives At Texas Lake
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Investigators say two people drowned in separate swimming accidents at Lake Conroe.
Montgomery County authorities say the drownings happened Sunday afternoon on opposite sides of the lake near Houston.
Authorities say a 50-year-old man went under while in a swimming area...
Vacationing Texas Dentist Has Close Encounter With Shark
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas dentist on vacation in the Bahamas has survived being attacked by a 6-foot shark while free diving.
Dr. Steve Cutbirth of Waco suffered facial and right leg wounds that required stitches. Cutbirth, who was treated at a clinic, plans to remain on vacation this week but…
State's Jobless Rate Up For June
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in June to reach 4.5 percent.
The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported that compares to a May jobless rate of 4.4 percent. The nationwide unemployment rate for June was 4...
Colbert Crashes RNC Stage For Prank
CLEVELAND (AP) — A video posted online shows "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert taking over the microphone on stage in Cleveland in a "Hunger Games" themed prank at the site of the Republican National Convention, which begins Monday...
Omni Hotel In Dallas Lights Up In Colors Of France
DALLAS (AP) — A hotel in Dallas has lit up in the blue, white and red of the French flag in tribute to the victims of the truck attack in Nice, France.
Dozens are dead in Nice after a man drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day on Thursday along the beachfront...
Man Faces Prison For Sex With 2 13-Year-Old Abilene Girls
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A convicted sex offender faces up to 10 years in federal prison for raping two West Texas girls he met online and transported to his Fort Worth home.
Robert Blaine Harris pleaded guilty Tuesday in Abilene to enticement of a minor and aiding and abetting, in a plea agreemen…
Congressman Announces He Has Leukemia
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Congressman Ted Poe says he has cancer.
The Republican from Houston announced Wednesday that he's been diagnosed with leukemia. The 67-year-old Poe says he's being treated at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston...
You'll Pay More For Your Starbucks Cup
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says it's increasing prices slightly on brewed coffee, espresso and tea latte beverages.
The Seattle-based coffee chain says prices on select sizes of brewed coffee in U.S. company-operated stores are jumping 10 to 20 cents Tuesday, while prices on espresso and tea…

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