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  • Pflugerville Teacher Resigns Amid Racial Slur Allegations

    Pflugerville Teacher Resigns Amid Racial Slur Allegations

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:21:03 GMT
    Mark Stamp has resigned as science and physics teacher at Pflugerville High School, according to the school district. Pflugerville Independent School District officials confirmed they received reports from students last week that the 57-year-old teacher used racial slurs directed at minority students.One student told KXAN the teacher was mad, and started “using names he shouldn’t be using. He used the N-word, and then there was a lot of shouting.”Another student said he “couldn’t beli...More >>
    Mark Stamp has resigned as science and physics teacher at Pflugerville High School, according to the school district. Pflugerville Independent School District officials confirmed they received reports from students last week that the 57-year-old teacher used racial slurs directed at minority students.One student told KXAN the teacher was mad, and started “using names he shouldn’t be using. He used the N-word, and then there was a lot of shouting.”Another student said he “couldn’t beli...More >>
  • KISD Superintendent Stepping Down

    KISD Superintendent Stepping Down

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:33:14 GMT
     The Killeen Independent School District superintendent is stepping down.More >>
     The Killeen Independent School District superintendent is stepping down.More >>
  • Fire Crews Sent to Business for 3rd Time

    Fire Crews Sent to Business for 3rd Time

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:28:51 GMT
     There was an apparent explosion at a building in Waco this morning. And this isn't the first time fire investigators have been called out to this location.More >>
     There was an apparent explosion at a building in Waco this morning. And this isn't the first time fire investigators have been called out to this location.
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  • Buffalo Bills Will Pay Up to $3M to Settle Text-Messaging Lawsuit

    Buffalo Bills Will Pay Up to $3M to Settle Text-Messaging Lawsuit

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:35:11 GMT
    In 2014, Buffalo Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel will cost the team $2.02 million against their cap. Thanks to a lawsuit from a disgruntled fan, the Bills will pay roughly $1 million more than that just for their phone bill.More >>
    In 2014, Buffalo Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel will cost the team $2.02 million against their cap. Thanks to a lawsuit from a disgruntled fan, the Bills will pay roughly $1 million more than that just for their phone bill.More >>
  • Georgia Law Allows Guns in Some Schools, Bars, Churches

    Georgia Law Allows Guns in Some Schools, Bars, Churches

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:58:47 GMT
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 -- which opponents have nicknamed the "guns everywhere bill" -- specifies where Georgia residents can carry weapons. Included are provisions that allow residents who have concealed carry permits to take guns into some bars, churches, school zones, government buildings and certain parts of...More >>
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 -- which opponents have nicknamed the "guns everywhere bill" -- specifies where Georgia residents can carry weapons. Included are provisions that allow residents who have concealed carry permits to take guns into some bars, churches, school zones, government buildings and certain parts of...More >>
  • Two College Football Players Arraigned in Beating of Homeless Man

    Two College Football Players Arraigned in Beating of Homeless Man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:52:25 GMT
    Two college football players were arraigned in Massachusetts Superior Court on Wednesday for allegedly kicking and beating a homeless man until a passerby shielded the victim's body with her own, the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office said.Craig "C.J." Parsons, 22, and Anthony Varrichione, 23, were charged with aggravated assault and battery and aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Additionally, Parsons was charged with "with violating the state's witness int...More >>
    Two college football players were arraigned in Massachusetts Superior Court on Wednesday for allegedly kicking and beating a homeless man until a passerby shielded the victim's body with her own, the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office said.Craig "C.J." Parsons, 22, and Anthony Varrichione, 23, were charged with aggravated assault and battery and aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Additionally, Parsons was charged with "with violating the state's witness int...More >>
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  • Fort Hood Shooting Rampage

    Fort Hood Shooting Rampage

    Click here for the very latest on the Fort Hood Shooting Rampage...Including The Fort Hood Memorial in its Entirety.More >>
    Click here for the very latest on the Fort Hood Shooting Rampage...Including The Fort Hood Memorial in its Entirety.
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  • U.S. Troops in Poland as Ukraine Crisis Persists

    U.S. Troops in Poland as Ukraine Crisis Persists

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:50:21 GMT
    A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.The company-sized contingent will conduct training exercises with Polish counterparts and is visiting at the request of Poland.The joint exercises are a symbol of force as the conflict in Ukraine between pro-government and pro-Russian factions continues unabated. The United States and Russia accuse ...More >>
    A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.The company-sized contingent will conduct training exercises with Polish counterparts and is visiting at the request of Poland.The joint exercises are a symbol of force as the conflict in Ukraine between pro-government and pro-Russian factions continues unabated. The United States and Russia accuse ...More >>
  • Squatters Take Over Soldier's Home

    Squatters Take Over Soldier's Home

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:37:57 GMT
    (KCEN) -- While a soldier has been stationed in Hawaii and Afghanistan, someone has taken up residence in his Florida home and changed the locks... Without his permission.Now authorities say they can't do anything about it. The man living in the house even allowed news cameras inside to show off home improvements he made to fix it up. The squatter claims he has an agreement to sta...More >>
    (KCEN) -- While a soldier has been stationed in Hawaii and Afghanistan, someone has taken up residence in his Florida home and changed the locks... Without his permission.Now authorities say they can't do anything about it. The man living in the house even allowed news cameras inside to show off home improvements he made to fix it up. The squatter claims he has an agreement to sta...More >>
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  • Meet the Woman Who Could Turn Texas Purple

    Meet the Woman Who Could Turn Texas Purple

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:03:09 GMT
    When Leticia Van de Putte walked into the storied Willard Hotel one block from the White House last month, she didn't invoke the stares of gaping tourists or eager handshakes from power-seeking staffers.Instead, she rolled her own suitcase wearing Texas Longhorn cowboy boots -- an accessory she was happy she brought from Texas on that snowy March day in the nation's capital.Van de Putte gave no hints that she was running for lieutenant governor, the second-highest office in Texas -- a...More >>
    When Leticia Van de Putte walked into the storied Willard Hotel one block from the White House last month, she didn't invoke the stares of gaping tourists or eager handshakes from power-seeking staffers.Instead, she rolled her own suitcase wearing Texas Longhorn cowboy boots -- an accessory she was happy she brought from Texas on that snowy March day in the nation's capital.Van de Putte gave no hints that she was running for lieutenant governor, the second-highest office in Texas -- a...More >>
  • Reid calls supporters of Nevada cattle rancher 'domestic terrorists'

    Reid calls supporters of Nevada cattle rancher 'domestic terrorists'

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:40:35 GMT
    Senator Harry Reid calls supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy 'domestic terrorists'More >>
    Senator Harry Reid calls supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy 'domestic terrorists'More >>
  • Gov. Perry Shocks Some With Comments On Marijuana

    Gov. Perry Shocks Some With Comments On Marijuana

    Thursday, January 23 2014 9:33 PM EST2014-01-24 02:33:29 GMT
    (USAToday) AUSTIN – The Republican governor of Texas supporting less jail time for pot users? Gov. Rick Perry, a staunch conservative, riled the Lone Star state Thursday when he told an audience at theMore >>
    The Republican governor of Texas supporting less jail time for pot users?More >>
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  • Ebola Outbreak: Death Toll Rises to Over 140 in Liberia, Guinea

    Ebola Outbreak: Death Toll Rises to Over 140 in Liberia, Guinea

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:08:30 GMT
    A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said. Dozens killed by ebola outbreak Doctors work to isolate Ebola outbreak The virus is still limited to the two nations, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, despite rumors of it spreading to other countries. Nineteen suspected cases reported in Sierra Leone tested negative for the virus, it said. In a statement on its website, WHO said Guinea has repo...More >>
    A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said. Dozens killed by ebola outbreak Doctors work to isolate Ebola outbreak The virus is still limited to the two nations, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, despite rumors of it spreading to other countries. Nineteen suspected cases reported in Sierra Leone tested negative for the virus, it said. In a statement on its website, WHO said Guinea has repo...More >>
  • Health Experts Anxious to See FDA Rules on E-Cigarettes

    Health Experts Anxious to See FDA Rules on E-Cigarettes

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:55:32 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue its first regulations governing electronic cigarettes by the end of the month, and health experts are anxious about what the rules may look like.More >>
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue its first regulations governing electronic cigarettes by the end of the month, and health experts are anxious about what the rules may look like.More >>
  • New Flu-Vaccination Program Targets School Attendance

    New Flu-Vaccination Program Targets School Attendance

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:49:24 GMT
    A new study out Wednesday shows there were 2.4 million absences from school last year in Central Texas, costing local districts a total of $91 million in lost revenue from the state.The data shows that half of those absences were due to kids coming down with the flu.That’s why a new pilot program is being announced that could impact most elementary school-aged children.E3 Alliance, adata-driven education collaborative in Austin,is set to announce a pilot flu vaccination program at 5...More >>
    A new study out Wednesday shows there were 2.4 million absences from school last year in Central Texas, costing local districts a total of $91 million in lost revenue from the state.The data shows that half of those absences were due to kids coming down with the flu.That’s why a new pilot program is being announced that could impact most elementary school-aged children.E3 Alliance, adata-driven education collaborative in Austin,is set to announce a pilot flu vaccination program at 5...More >>
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  • Supreme Court case could change how you watch TV

    Supreme Court case could change how you watch TV

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:48:53 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney)A two-year-long legal battle between the country's biggest broadcasters and a startup called Aereo is about to culminate at theU.S. Supreme Court.The court's decision, expected sometime this summer, could have far-reaching implications for television and technology companies -- and ultimately on how people watch TV programs.That's because Aereo brings up crucial questions about copyright law and threatens to disrupt lucrative business models.Thecourt will hear arguments in ...More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney)A two-year-long legal battle between the country's biggest broadcasters and a startup called Aereo is about to culminate at theU.S. Supreme Court.The court's decision, expected sometime this summer, could have far-reaching implications for television and technology companies -- and ultimately on how people watch TV programs.That's because Aereo brings up crucial questions about copyright law and threatens to disrupt lucrative business models.Thecourt will hear arguments in ...More >>
  • Canadians Arrest a Heartbleed Hacker

    Canadians Arrest a Heartbleed Hacker

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:30:00 GMT
    (CNN) -- Shortly after the Internet bug was revealed to the world last week, the Canada Revenue Agency suffered a data breach that leaked the Social Insurance Numbers of about 900 taxpayers. The agencyMore >>
    (CNN) -- Shortly after the Internet bug was revealed to the world last week, the Canada Revenue Agency suffered a data breach that leaked the Social Insurance Numbers of about 900 taxpayers. The agencyMore >>
  • See kids baffled by a Walkman

    See kids baffled by a Walkman

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:30:43 GMT
    (CNN)These kids don't understand how to work the Sony Walkman. The device turns 35 this year.More >>
    (CNN)These kids don't understand how to work the Sony Walkman. The device turns 35 this year.More >>
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