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Voter ID bill passes Texas Senate

AUSTIN, Texas -- Expect new laws at polling locations this election. That's if the Texas House of Representatives passes a bill that aims to cut down on voter fraud by requiring voters to show a photo ID.

Senate panel delays hearing on Fort Hood shooting

FORT HOOD -- No answers Thursday as the Senate panel hearing is delayed.

Flores on opposite side of the aisle after President Obama's speech

WASHINGTON -- Democrats and Republicans may have sat together last night at the President's address, but Central Texas Congressman Bill Flores says he is on the opposite side of the aisle when it comes to many of Obama's ideas.

New study says look for a job now, instead of later

A new study shows that even in hard times, employers say good talent does not last long, so job-seekers should not waste time getting back into the job market.

Second teen arrested in Cash Store robberies

DALLAS -- The second teen in the cash store robberies last week has been arrested in Dallas. U.S. Marshalls found 19-year-old Vernon Hart in Dallas Tuesday night.

Local boy burned by space heater

A six year old boy was severely burned Tuesday afternoon, at his home in Waco. Firefighters responded to the accident on Summer Avenue, to find Khimarye Hickman with 15 percent of his lower body burned.

Delay granted to defense in Maj. Nidal Hasan hearing

FORT HOOD -- The hearing for Maj. Nidal Hasan has been delayed again. Colonel Morgan Lamb, the special court martial convening authority, granted the delay to the defense until Feb. 23.

Parts of I-35 closed in McLennan County

Long-term detours are planned to begin Wednesday, January 26, 2011, weather permitting, at the intersection of I-35 and Business US 77 north of Lacy-Lakeview in McLennan County. These changes are expected to last from 12-18 months.

Toyota Recall

The Associated Press reports, the auto-giant Toyota is recalling over 1.7 million Lexus cars worldwide for fuel leaks. No accidents are suspected to be related to the problem.

Sex offender escapes, armed and dangerous

Austin, TEXAS -- Texas DPS has added another man to their most wanted list. 39-year-old Timothy Rosales, Jr. is considered armed and dangerous.