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COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS: Notable week 2 matchups

The 2013 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Marquee Match-up for week two highlights Davey O'Brien Watch List candidates Aaron Murray and Connor Shaw in a Southeastern Conference showdown.

Cruz fighting an uphill battle to defund Obamacare

On the statewide speaking circuit, U.S.

Plans revealed for Houston's new energy corridor

Petroleum Geo-Services will lease 122,000 square feet in a new building slated for the Energy Corridor, a developer announced Wednesday.

Texas high school stabbings: 1 student killed, 3 others injured, police say

A 17-year-old student was killed and three other students were injured in stabbings Wednesday morning at a Houston-area high school, Harris County authorities said. The stabbings happened shortly after 7 a.m.

FSU QB named Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week

Florida State's Jameis Winston has been named the Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week after guiding his team to a 41-13 victory at Pittsburgh in Monday night's season-opener.

Amber Alert lifted for 3 Harris Co. boys found safe, mother in custody

The Amber Alert for three Harris County boys has been lifted, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The children and their mother, Vickierae Lopez, who was believed to be suicidal, were found safe in Wichita Falls.

Women selling positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist

In an answer to the long-asked question of what to get the person who already has everything, a growing trend has emerged on Craigslist of women buying and selling positive result pregnancy tests. Um, why? One post from Buffalo, New York, sums

Texas rebuffs federal effort to give benefits to same-sex partners of troops

"I shall never surrender or retreat." So stated William Barret Travis in an 1836 letter he wrote as Mexican soldiers bore down on his overmatched troops at the Alamo.

TX dad will not be charged for beating man to death who raped his 5 year old daughter

A Texas father who discovered a man raping his five-year-old daughter and beat him to death with his bare hands will not be charged with homicide under state law.

FBI looking for man involved in armored car heist

The FBI is asking for you help in solving a recent armored car heist. The heist happened in broad daylight outside a busy shopping center on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.