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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Posted: 10/25/2014 - TULALIP, Wash. (AP) - A union official says a newly hired high school teacher confronted a gunman during a deadly shooting at a Washington state school.

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Cancer-fighting agency to focus on rare cancers

Posted: 10/25/2014 - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas' cancer-fighting agency says it will start investing a larger part of its $300 million yearly budget toward finding cures for rare and hard-to-treat cancers that are often overlooked by the private sector.

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Militia member facing federal gun charge

Posted: 10/25/2014 - BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities say they found thousands of rounds of ammunition in the motel room of a militia member who was arrested after a friendly fire incident involving a Border Patrol agent.

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Phil Collins Alamo artifacts to arrive in Texas

Posted: 10/25/2014 - SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Singer Phil Collins' vast collection of artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution that he's donating to Texas is set to arrive in the state.

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Officials request stronger Ebola quarantine rules

Updated: 10/24/2014 - New York and New Jersey's governors announced, from now on, anyone who had contact with an Ebola patient in West Africa will be automatically quarantined for 21 days.

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Cotulla oil rig explosion

Updated: 10/24/2014 - The size of the fire has not been confirmed, however, we have been told helicopters were called in to assist.

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H-E-B prepares for Feast of Sharing

Posted: 10/24/2014 - This is the first year the Feast of Sharing event will take place on a weekend so people who work throughout the week can take part in it.

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HEB preparing for Feast of Sharing

Updated: 10/24/2014 - This is the first year the event will take place on a weekend, so people who work throughout the week can take part in it.

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Laredo veteran receives award

Updated: 10/24/2014 - The Texas Veterans Commission meets annually to recognize veterans in the state.

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CBP reminds public of items with Citrus Greening Disease

Posted: 10/24/2014 - As the U.S.-Mexico border community prepares for the upcoming All Souls Day (Día de Los Muertos) holiday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are advising the traveling public that certain agricultural items used in holiday decorations are prohibited from entry to the U.S. and can carry harmful pests and disease.

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Pre-K student brings loaded gun to school

Posted: 10/24/2014 - Officials with the La Joya Independent School District say a teacher confiscated the weapon and locked the gun in a safe until police arrived.

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Punishment reviewed for kids who miss too much school

Posted: 10/24/2014 - State lawmakers listened to educators, judges and policy experts Thursday on their thoughts about possibly changing a law that that criminally punishes children who skip class.

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