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Hewitt Woman's Body Found in Falls County

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A Hewitt woman's body was found on Monday night... More>>

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Starbucks Denies Entry to Woman with Service Dog

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Starbucks plans to apologize to a Brighton, N.Y., woman who said she was denied service Sunday afternoon because she had her service dog with her.Amy Kaplan, 24, posted a brief video on YouTube in which she asked an employee at the shop, "Are you denying me access because of my service dog?"The employee replied, "No, I'm not. I'm telling you that you cannot come in with your service dog."Kaplan said she stopped at the shop around 3 p.m. Sunday after taking a long walk... More>>

Report: Texans, J.J. Watt Agree on $100 Million Extension

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The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached a contract extension.John McClain was the first to report the news on Twitter at midnight.According to the report, Watt's agent Tom Condon has been negotiating with general manager Rick Smith and the Texans for several weeks trying to get a deal done.ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported soon after that Watt's deal is for 6 years, $100 million with $51.8 million guaranteed. Those numbers mak... More>>

FBI Looking into Leaked Nude Photos of Lawrence, Upton

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The FBI said late Monday that it was investigating leaked nude photos that targeted Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton.The agency told the Associated Press that it was addressing accusations that online accounts of celebrities, including Oscar winner Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.In addition, Apple spokeswoman Natalie Kerris said the company was investigating whether any iCloud accounts were compromised, according to the AP.Repr... More>>

Jeremy Siegel: Bull Market 'Not Over' Yet, But …

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Wharton School Professor of Finance Jeremy Siegel has been bullish on the stock market for years now and he's not ready to change his mind yet.But he introduced a caveat Tuesday on CNBC: "We are creeping closer to fair market value [for stocks], which I think is approximately 18 times SP earnings.""We're not over with this bull market. I'm sticking with myprojection [for the Dow Jones Industrial Average] of 18,000 by year end," he said in a "Squawk Box" interview. "Our economy is the best of ... More>>

12 Children Injured in Waxahachie ISD Bus Accident

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 Medics are at the scene of a rollover accident involving a Waxahachie Independent School District bus.The bus rolled over on Highway 879 northeast of Waxahachie.A trooper at the scene reported 12 children were injured. Seven of those children were taken to Children's Medical Center of Dallas and five others were taken to Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie.The trooper said one child had a broken arm, but there were no life-threatening injuries.Cedric Harrison said he was c... More>>

U.S. Launches Operation Against Islamist Rebels in Somalia

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(NBC NEWS) -- The U.S. military conducted an operation in Somalia against the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab network Monday, the Pentagon said. It offered no other details on the operation, which came a day after the Islamist rebels attacked government facilities in the capital, Mogadishu. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate," Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon's press secretary, said in a statement late Monday. A... More>>

Train Your Brain To Crave Healthy Food

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(CNN) -- It may be possible to rewire your brain so that it wants -- craves, even -- healthier foods. How? By following a healthy diet. We know, that wasn't the quick fix to afternoon ice cream binges you were hoping for. But this research could lead to a more sci-fi solution to the obesity epidemic. In a pilot study published Monday in the journal Nutrition Diabetes, scientists say that changing your eating behavior can actually change how your brain reacts to high-calorie and low-calori... More>>

In Wake of Baylor Win, Fans and Businesses Reflect on First McLane Game Day Video included

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(KCEN) – It was a great way to kick off the Bears' run in McLane Stadium: a blowout win over SMU, 45-0. But as much as it was a chance for the team to prove themselves to a new student body, it was a chance for the stadium to prove itself to the country.
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Big Tex Awards go to Gulf Shrimp Boil, Funnel Cake Ale Video included

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The State Fair of Texas announced their two big winners for the 2014 Big Tex Choice Awards.Eight finalists competed, but it was Clint Probst's Fried Gulf Shrimp Boil that won Best Tasting and Justin Martinez's Original State Fair Brew-Funnel Cake Ale that won Most Creative.The State Fair of Texas called Probst's culinary creation "crowd-pleasing Cajun" and Martinez's English-style summer ale "crisp, with just the right amount of toastiness and sweetness."This was the fair's 10... More>>

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Help Young Boy Battling Cancer

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Sam Bigg's aunt promised him she'd get the turtles."His favorite ninja turtle is the blue one, Leonardo," explained Stephanie Zimmerman. "And he does not know this is happening!"Sam is just five years old, and a big fan of the crime-fighting turtles. The little boy from the Alton-Godfrey area is also fighting a battle, himself.In March, Sam's family says they learned the boy had Stage Four Hepatoblastoma, a type of childhood liver cancer. They spent the summer traveling b... More>>

Two Texas Teens Injured After Carnival Ride Accident Video included

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A carnival ride accident sent two Texas teenagers to the hospital Sunday night. Authorities say they fell more than 12 feet off a ride at the Saint Anthony Seminary's Annual Bazaar. A witness describes what she saw."I was standing right by the ride when it happened. And I heard a loud thump noise and a bunch of people screaming. And when I turned around there was a body right there on the floor. I didn't notice the second body until later, but it was a woman and she was laying there ... More>>

Fort Worth Police Arrest Driver with Intimidating Haircut

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A  man arrested on suspicion of drunk driving has a scream-worthy haircut... More>>

Newborn Found in Illinois Dumpster

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A person throwing out the garbage found a newborn lying in a dumpster around 8 a.m. on Saturday. Now, police are looking for the mother and say the baby is in stable condition.It happened in Jacksonville, Illinois, which is about 90 miles north of St. Louis.Police are desperately trying to track down the mother of the child because they believe she hasn't had any medical attention."It will give you goose bumps when you think about it and if you've been involved personally," Lieutenan... More>>

9 Things You Might Not Have Known About Labor Day

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You might know it is a three-day weekend, an opportunity to indulge in the great American pastime which is barbecuing or the last time you can wear your white suit.For many, Labor Day also marks the unofficial end to summer, as well as the start of both school AND football season.And Labor Day is certainly all of those things, but did you know there's century-old history behind it as well? Here are 9 things to know as you enjoy a rare Monday off:1. Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a f... More>>

Astros Fire Bo Porter as Manager

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The Houston Astros have relieved Bo Porter of his managerial duties, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced Monday morning.Tom Lawless will take over as manager on an interim basis through the remainder of the 2014 season.Additionally, Luhnow also announced that bench coach Dave Trembley has been relieved of his duties as well.Porter had been the Astros manager since the start of the 2013 season after being named to the position on Sept. 27, 2012 while serving as third base co... More>>

Kraft Orders Limited Recall of American Cheese

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Kraft Foods Group has announced a recall of 7,691 cases of its popular single-slice American cheese.The food giant says it is ordering the recall of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product after discovering a supplier apparently did not store an ingredient at the correct temperature.As a result, it says, some of the cheese could have spoiled and cause illness.The recall applies to Kraft American Singles in the 12-, 16- or 24-ounce ... More>>

Rick Perry Takes Back Tweet Video included

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night.Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized:"@GovernorPerry: A tweet just went out from my account that was unauthorized. I do not condone the tweet and I have taken it down."The disparaging picture of Lehmberg was a graphic created by a conservative group, but she is a central figure in Perry's legal challenges... More>>

Save of the Day: Hottest Online Labor Day Deals

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Welcome to one absolutely awesome sale-filled Labor Day Weekend. As you probably know by now, I live and breathe bargains and in my quest to save you money, I have a can't miss coupon list below. This is the last huge shopping weekend before Black Friday, with many price drops that match what we'll see in November.We do not receive any financial compensation from any deal or for mentioning any company/product. The only purpose of this series is to save you money.Please keep in mind t... More>>

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  • Hewitt Woman's Body Found in Falls County

    Hewitt Woman's Body Found in Falls County

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:50:10 GMT
    A Hewitt woman's body was found on Monday night...More >>
    A Hewitt woman's body was found on Monday night...More >>
  • Report: Texans, J.J. Watt Agree on $100 Million Extension

    Report: Texans, J.J. Watt Agree on $100 Million Extension

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:22:01 GMT
    The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached a contract extension.John McClain was the first to report the news on Twitter at midnight.According to the report, Watt's agent Tom Condon has been negotiating with general manager Rick Smith and the Texans for several weeks trying to get a deal done.ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported soon after that Watt's deal is for 6 years, $100 million with $51.8 million guaranteed. Those numbers mak...More >>
    The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached a contract extension.John McClain was the first to report the news on Twitter at midnight.According to the report, Watt's agent Tom Condon has been negotiating with general manager Rick Smith and the Texans for several weeks trying to get a deal done.ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported soon after that Watt's deal is for 6 years, $100 million with $51.8 million guaranteed. Those numbers mak...More >>
  • Jeremy Siegel: Bull Market 'Not Over' Yet, But …

    Jeremy Siegel: Bull Market 'Not Over' Yet, But …

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:13:22 GMT
    Wharton School Professor of Finance Jeremy Siegel has been bullish on the stock market for years now and he's not ready to change his mind yet.But he introduced a caveat Tuesday on CNBC: "We are creeping closer to fair market value [for stocks], which I think is approximately 18 times SP earnings.""We're not over with this bull market. I'm sticking with myprojection [for the Dow Jones Industrial Average] of 18,000 by year end," he said in a "Squawk Box" interview. "Our economy is the best of ...More >>
    Wharton School Professor of Finance Jeremy Siegel has been bullish on the stock market for years now and he's not ready to change his mind yet.But he introduced a caveat Tuesday on CNBC: "We are creeping closer to fair market value [for stocks], which I think is approximately 18 times SP earnings.""We're not over with this bull market. I'm sticking with myprojection [for the Dow Jones Industrial Average] of 18,000 by year end," he said in a "Squawk Box" interview. "Our economy is the best of ...More >>
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  • Homeless Veteran Numbers Spike Locally, Despite National Numbers Dropping

    Homeless Veteran Numbers Spike Locally, Despite National Numbers Dropping

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:27:35 GMT
    (KCEN) – While the homeless veteran count is dropping nationwide, Killeen and Temple are seeing a spike in the number of homeless veterans – and it's not just individual veterans. “We're seeing more homeless families, and we've seen an increase in that over the last few months because of the downsizing of the military,” Paula Wood said. “It's very sad to look a family in the eye and say do you have a friend or family member you can stay with because it's going to take a month to get you re-ho...More >>
    (KCEN) – While the homeless veteran count is dropping nationwide, Killeen and Temple are seeing a spike in the number of homeless veterans – and it's not just individual veterans. “We're seeing more homeless families, and we've seen an increase in that over the last few months because of the downsizing of the military,” Paula Wood said. “It's very sad to look a family in the eye and say do you have a friend or family member you can stay with because it's going to take a month to get you re-ho...More >>
  • Ft. Hood's USO Building to get Facelift for Soldiers

    Ft. Hood's USO Building to get Facelift for Soldiers

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:00:43 GMT
    (KCEN) – Next month Fort Hood's USO building is expected to get a much needed face lift with renovations that could cost more than $170,000. USO is a non-profit separate from the Department of Defense, but their building is located on Fort Hood to give soldiers and their families a chance to kick back and relax. “Our slogan is home away from home and that truly is our goal to provide a place, a space where they can come out of their normal daily routine and take a breath, take a minute to re...More >>
    (KCEN) – Next month Fort Hood's USO building is expected to get a much needed face lift with renovations that could cost more than $170,000. USO is a non-profit separate from the Department of Defense, but their building is located on Fort Hood to give soldiers and their families a chance to kick back and relax. “Our slogan is home away from home and that truly is our goal to provide a place, a space where they can come out of their normal daily routine and take a breath, take a minute to re...More >>
  • 1st Cavalry Major Spends Lunch Breaks Crocheting Blankets for Kids in Need

    1st Cavalry Major Spends Lunch Breaks Crocheting Blankets for Kids in Need

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:26:36 GMT
    (KCEN) -- Soldiers' service to their community doesn't stop at the battlefield. And for one major on Fort Hood, even her lunch breaks are devoted to making people's lives better.More >>
    (KCEN) -- Soldiers' service to their community doesn't stop at the battlefield. And for one major on Fort Hood, even her lunch breaks are devoted to making people's lives better.
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  • Starbucks Denies Entry to Woman with Service Dog

    Starbucks Denies Entry to Woman with Service Dog

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:52:11 GMT
    Starbucks plans to apologize to a Brighton, N.Y., woman who said she was denied service Sunday afternoon because she had her service dog with her.Amy Kaplan, 24, posted a brief video on YouTube in which she asked an employee at the shop, "Are you denying me access because of my service dog?"The employee replied, "No, I'm not. I'm telling you that you cannot come in with your service dog."Kaplan said she stopped at the shop around 3 p.m. Sunday after taking a long walk...More >>
    Starbucks plans to apologize to a Brighton, N.Y., woman who said she was denied service Sunday afternoon because she had her service dog with her.Amy Kaplan, 24, posted a brief video on YouTube in which she asked an employee at the shop, "Are you denying me access because of my service dog?"The employee replied, "No, I'm not. I'm telling you that you cannot come in with your service dog."Kaplan said she stopped at the shop around 3 p.m. Sunday after taking a long walk...More >>
  • FBI Looking into Leaked Nude Photos of Lawrence, Upton

    FBI Looking into Leaked Nude Photos of Lawrence, Upton

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:17:23 GMT
    The FBI said late Monday that it was investigating leaked nude photos that targeted Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton.The agency told the Associated Press that it was addressing accusations that online accounts of celebrities, including Oscar winner Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.In addition, Apple spokeswoman Natalie Kerris said the company was investigating whether any iCloud accounts were compromised, according to the AP.Repr...More >>
    The FBI said late Monday that it was investigating leaked nude photos that targeted Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton.The agency told the Associated Press that it was addressing accusations that online accounts of celebrities, including Oscar winner Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.In addition, Apple spokeswoman Natalie Kerris said the company was investigating whether any iCloud accounts were compromised, according to the AP.Repr...More >>
  • U.S. Launches Operation Against Islamist Rebels in Somalia

    U.S. Launches Operation Against Islamist Rebels in Somalia

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:23:49 GMT
    (NBC NEWS) -- The U.S. military conducted an operation in Somalia against the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab network Monday, the Pentagon said. It offered no other details on the operation, which came a day after the Islamist rebels attacked government facilities in the capital, Mogadishu. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate," Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon's press secretary, said in a statement late Monday. A...More >>
    (NBC NEWS) -- The U.S. military conducted an operation in Somalia against the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab network Monday, the Pentagon said. It offered no other details on the operation, which came a day after the Islamist rebels attacked government facilities in the capital, Mogadishu. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate," Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon's press secretary, said in a statement late Monday. A...More >>
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  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Help Young Boy Battling Cancer

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Help Young Boy Battling Cancer

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:45:07 GMT
    Sam Bigg's aunt promised him she'd get the turtles."His favorite ninja turtle is the blue one, Leonardo," explained Stephanie Zimmerman. "And he does not know this is happening!"Sam is just five years old, and a big fan of the crime-fighting turtles. The little boy from the Alton-Godfrey area is also fighting a battle, himself.In March, Sam's family says they learned the boy had Stage Four Hepatoblastoma, a type of childhood liver cancer. They spent the summer traveling b...More >>
    Sam Bigg's aunt promised him she'd get the turtles."His favorite ninja turtle is the blue one, Leonardo," explained Stephanie Zimmerman. "And he does not know this is happening!"Sam is just five years old, and a big fan of the crime-fighting turtles. The little boy from the Alton-Godfrey area is also fighting a battle, himself.In March, Sam's family says they learned the boy had Stage Four Hepatoblastoma, a type of childhood liver cancer. They spent the summer traveling b...More >>
  • WATCH: Johnny Manziel Leads Aerobics Class in Snickers Commercial

    WATCH: Johnny Manziel Leads Aerobics Class in Snickers Commercial

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:33:28 GMT
    The NFL's most famous backup quarterback is now the world's most famous aerobics instructor.In a new sport for Snickers, Johnny Manziel becomes Johnny JamBoogie, an aerobics instructor who looks about as comfortable in front of his class as Manziel does in an NFL pocket.One has the feeling that “who has a pelvis” will be a common catcall at Browns games this year.The commercial is a fount of missed opportunities. Where was the Money Manziel sign or references to falling in the ...More >>
    The NFL's most famous backup quarterback is now the world's most famous aerobics instructor.In a new sport for Snickers, Johnny Manziel becomes Johnny JamBoogie, an aerobics instructor who looks about as comfortable in front of his class as Manziel does in an NFL pocket.One has the feeling that “who has a pelvis” will be a common catcall at Browns games this year.The commercial is a fount of missed opportunities. Where was the Money Manziel sign or references to falling in the ...More >>
  • JILTED GROOM DONATES RECEPTION TO CHARITY

    JILTED GROOM DONATES RECEPTION TO CHARITY

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:06:40 GMT
    Phil Laboon was getting married this Saturday."Things just didn't work out for one reason or another... So I called off the wedding, pretty last minute."He'd booked the priory for his reception and paid for all the food and the booze. So -- now what?Phil decided to squeeze the sour taste of his break up -- into something sweet."So we were talking about it, me and my friends, and we were talking almost like Farm Aid, like this could be Lemon AID...and it could be used to help these kids....More >>
    Phil Laboon was getting married this Saturday."Things just didn't work out for one reason or another... So I called off the wedding, pretty last minute."He'd booked the priory for his reception and paid for all the food and the booze. So -- now what?Phil decided to squeeze the sour taste of his break up -- into something sweet."So we were talking about it, me and my friends, and we were talking almost like Farm Aid, like this could be Lemon AID...and it could be used to help these kids....More >>

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