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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 6:44pm

Jury selection begins in Fort Hood shooting case

Six potential jurors from a pool of 20 were excused Tuesday from serving during the murder trial of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, who is accused of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in November 2009, the military said.

Law protects domestic violence victims and provides assurances to save pets from potential abuse and death

A new law offers protections for domestic violence victims – and Texas has Senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) (of filibuster fame) to thank yet again.

Texas judge allows Armstrong lawsuit to proceed

Texas Judge Darlene Byrne ruled on Monday that a $3 million lawsuit can proceed against Lance Armstrong.

Waco sees string of bank robberies, warrant issued for one

UPDATE (July 9, 2013 - 5:11 p.m.): The local office of the F.B.I. obtained a warrant for a suspect in the robbery of C-T Federal Credit Union that occurred Monday morning in Waco.

DFW-area exotic animal sanctuary to nurture and care

BOYD, TX (July 9, 2013) – The International Exotic Animal Sanctuary (IEAS) announced today that 11 bears from North Carolina will now call IEAS home; two Asian (also called Moon) bears, six American black bears and three grizzly bears.

Newly passed bill will better protect ER staff from assault

"When someone comes to the ER, it's not their best day."

Texas ranks 2nd in Top States for Business

CNBC and First in Business Worldwide is counting down the Top 5 States for Business during CNBC's Business Day programming and on CNBC.com.

Governor Perry appeals President's denial of major disaster declation for West explosion

Texas Governor Rick Perry formally appealed President Barack Obama's decision to deny a major disaster declaration that would provide additional federal assistance to the people of West as the community continues to recover from the deadly

Man sentenced for fatal hit-and-run accident

A Bryan man will spend the next three years behind bars. 31-year-old Orlando Yanez was sentenced Monday for the 2009 hit-and-run death of a motorcyclist. Yanez pleaded guilty to the charge.

US Department of Labor launches smartphone app contest

WASHINGTON — As part of the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the U.S.