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Mother's Day: Great tech gift ideas for modern moms

(StatePoint) You may not think your mom is "cool," but is she hip when it comes to technology? If you have a tech savvy mom, skip the order on the flower bouquet and treat her right this Mother's Day with the latest gear.

Fishing stocking makes sport available near you

Catfish stockings will take place every two weeks through the summer and fall except during August, when high water temperatures may limit fish survival.

VIDEO: President George W. Bush Presidential Library celebration

Hundreds gathered in Dallas on Thursday to witness the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library. After the dedication, the crowd was entertained with music and a spectacular fireworks show.

Obama hails courage beyond words in Texas

The men, all volunteers, who rushed into a burning fertilizer plant in Texas before it exploded last week displayed a courage beyond words, President Barack Obama said at a memorial event in their honor Thursday. "When you got to the scene, you fo

Texas blast victims, in their families' words

They were wives and brothers and fathers and grandmothers, and they were hurting.

TX 'Most Wanted' sex offender captured

Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean, 24, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Thursday in Houston by Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division agents.

Texas executes man convicted of 2002 abduction, killing

Texas executed Richard Cobb on Thursday for the 2002 abduction and killing of a man outside of the town of Rusk, southeast of Dallas, the state Department of Criminal Justice said. Cobb was convicted of kidnapping Kenneth Vandever, 37, during an a

TX photographer arrested on 24 counts of child exploitation

A photographer has been arrested on child exploitation charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

TX doctors offer free fertility consultations

In recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week, two Dallas-based fertility specialists will offer free consultations on Saturday, May 4th.

Obama to attend memorial for victims of Texas plant explosion

WEST, Texas (CNN) -- President Barack Obama will join residents of West, a central Texas town still looking for answers, at a memorial service Thursday for the 14 people killed in a fertilizer plant explosion last week.