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Friday 02 September 2011
A wildfire in a popular Texas holiday spot has destroyed 39 homes, sweeping through the Possum Kingdom Lake area on Tuesday and Wednesday and scorching about 6,200 acres.
Sunday 14 August 2011
Born-again Christians flock to the cause of Governor Rick Perry, as Tea Party favourite Michele Bachmann wins Iowa straw poll
Wednesday 10 August 2011
After months of hinting and winking, the right-wing Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, appears set to make clear this Saturday his intention to seek the Republican presidential nomination next year and create instant tumult in the race, not least because of its devil-may-care timing.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Caleb Followill's bandmates have reportedly urged the Kings of Leon frontman to check into rehab.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
Kings of Leon have cancelled their entire US tour.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Almost three dozen uniformed Mexican soldiers in four military vehicles crossed the Rio Grande into South Texas near McAllen without authorisation.
Sunday 24 July 2011
A man attending a birthday party at a roller-skating rink opened fire after an apparent spat between family members, killing five people and wounding at least three others before shooting himself.
Friday 22 July 2011
Despite a dramatic legal effort by one of his victims to prevent the execution, a white supremacist was put to death early yesterday for killing an Asian shopkeeper. Mark Stroman, 41, had gone on a shooting spree that he claimed was in retaliation for the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001.
Thursday 21 July 2011
A Texas man was executed early today for killing a convenience store clerk during a shooting spree he said was retaliation for the September 11 2001 terrorist attacks.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Rick Perry, the arch-conservative Governor of Texas, has given the clearest indication yet that he will run for President in 2012, a move that would reshape the fluid and uncertain race for the Republican nomination.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
A Texas mother is waiting to find out if her hefty baby boy will make the record books as one of the biggest newborns in the state's history. JaMichael Brown was born on Friday in an east Texas hospital weighing a whopping 16lbs 1oz.
Saturday 09 July 2011
Thursday 09 June 2011
Police who raided a farm in Texas where a woman claiming to be a psychic said many bodies were buried found no evidence of even a single killing.
Tuesday 07 June 2011
Miami Heat recovered from their Game Two meltdown in the NBA Finals to beat Dallas 88-86 on Sunday and take a 2-1 lead over the Mavericks in the best-of-seven series.
Thursday 26 May 2011
For most bands, the microphone is the focal point of a show, the vessel through which lyrics can be sung and thanks given. For the Texan band Explosions in the Sky, however, it is little more than a distraction. Used for a brief hello and goodbye, the mic stands on one side while the four-piece tear through a set filled with emotions and ideas for which words seem insufficient.
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