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Legendary Texas ranch listed for $9.5 million
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:50:42 -0700

The legendary ranch has hosted filmmakers and stars, including John Wayne.

Threatened chicken delays Texas spaceflight plan
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:56:05 -0700

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — The mating habits of a threatened species of chicken have postponed a West Texas city's plans for spaceflight. The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/VKGt95) the city is awaiting clearance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for a Federal Aviation Administration spaceport license.

Robert B. Sanders, Jr. to be inducted July 19 in San Antonio
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:17:42 -0700

The Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association (PVILCA) is scheduled to induct Robert B. Sanders, Jr. into the PVILCA Hall of Fame as a football athlete on July 19, 2014 in San Antonio.

Separating Fact From Fiction at Grand Prairie ISD Meeting On Immigration
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:23:46 -0700

Grand Prairie ISD held a meeting to inform residents about how they will handle the hundreds of undocumented children that will be housed in an empty school.

Survey says grouse numbers up 20 percent from 2013
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:11:24 -0700

A release Tuesday from the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies says there were 22,415 lesser prairie chickens in this year's survey, up from 18,747 last year. The service said the grouse had lost more than 80 percent of its traditional habitat, mostly from human activity and the ongoing drought.

Southern picked to win the SWAC West
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:28:25 -0700

The Jaguars totaled 95 votes including eight first place votes to become the preseason favorite out of the West Division. Prairie View AM followed with 88 points, Arkansas-Pine Bluff gathered 66 points, with Texas Southern (50) and Grambling State (31).  

Six Flags Entertainment Q2 Profit Tops View, But Shares Down As Revenues Miss
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:53:00 -0700

Six Flags Entertainment Q2 Profit Tops View, But Shares Down As Revenues Miss

Concrete highway barrier blamed for death of endangered Texas cat
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:20:28 -0700

SAN ANTONIO — A male ocelot was found dead on Texas 100 between Laguna Vista and Los Fresnos on July 9, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported Thursday afternoon.

Sources: Emelogu leaves Tech basketball program
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:06:43 -0700

BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech sophomore guard Ben Emelogu, the team captain last season, has left the Hokies basketball program, multiple sources said.

College football: Alabama St., Southern picked to win SWAC divisions
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:34:00 -0700

Alabama State was picked for the third consecutive year to win the East by coaches, sports information directors and media members Friday at SWAC media day. Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterback Ben Anderson is the preseason offensive player of the year for the second time. Alabama State linebacker Kourtney Berry was picked to claim defensive honors. Anderson finished second in the league with 2,787 ...