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Belton PD investigates homicide

Belton Police Department is investigating a death that has now been ruled a homicide.

TxDOT announces road projects for 2015, takes public comment

The Texas Department of Transportation conducted a public meeting Tuesday to begin collecting feedback on an initial group of 201 road projects the agency is set to tackle across the state.

Passwords you shouldn't be using in 2015

Almost all your important information in life these days is proctected by a password, sometimes a simple one to crack.

Report says Belton ISD was one of 9 districts that spent total of $117K to disinfect against Ebola

A new report released Tuesday indicates Belton ISD was one of nine Texas school districts that spent a total of nearly $117,000 to clean their campuses from the possible spreading of the Ebola virus.

Wal-Mart customers can pick up tax refunds in cash free of charge

Wal-Mart customers can collect their tax refunds in cash at stores this tax season.

Baker Hughes to cut 7,000 jobs

Baker Hughes announced a large workforce cut in a Tuesday morning conference call.

Tax exemption available for the uninsured

The Affordable Care Act required nearly all Americans to have some form of health insurance in 2014 or pay a tax penalty. Millions of Americans could avoid that fine.

TxDOT invites public to comment on proposed projects for 2015

On Tuesday beginning at 4 p.m., the Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public meeting to accept comments for updates to the 2015 Unified Transportation Program (UTP), the agency’s plan for project development over the next

Falling oil's next victim: banks

Big energy companies aren't the only ones losing out on the dramatic fall in oil prices. Banks are in the hot seat, too.

Mother Neff State Park set to showcase new facilities next week

 Mother Neff State Park will welcome visitors on Jan. 23 and 24 to a celebration of a $6.5 million park renovation that includes a new limestone headquarters, maintenance facilities and a 20-site camping loop.