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'Star Wars Episode 8' to be released May 2017

The eighth edition of the "Star Wars" franchise will arrive in movie theaters on May 26, 2017.

Fort Hood-based brigade to aid Ebola response in West Africa

The 48th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear, or CBRN, Brigade headquarters will deploy to Liberia to command the remaining American forces supporting the U.S. effort to contain the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

Why do we have Daylight Saving Time?

Many of us cringe when we think we are going to lose an hour of our valuable weekend by “springing forward” this Sunday. I personally do not like losing an hour, but I do enjoy the extra daylight.

Texas Game Warden notes: Where's my deer head?

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. East Texas incidents are in bold.   Daffy Duck Hunters

Countdown to Opening Day: Rangers big on taste

They say everything is bigger in Texas and that certainly holds true at Globe Life Park concession stands.

Fun Facts: Happy Texas Independence Day!

Happy Birthday, Texas! On this day in 1836, Texas declared their independence from Mexico and declared themselves a Republic.

Restaurant celebrates 'National Pancake Day' with free pancakes!

Get your forks ready--- today is National Pancake Day!

Pregnant inmate who escaped Louisiana hospital back in custody

A pregnant inmate under guard by a private security company was captured Thursday morning after walking away from a Shreveport hospital while receiving treatment.

Texas man charged with murdering 7-month-old

The Bryan Police Department is investigating the alleged murder of a 7-month-old baby.

66-year-old hit by truck while crossing street in Bellmead

A 66-year-old man was injured Tuesday morning when he tried to cross Loop 340.