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Governor assures Texas schools safe

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Gov. Rick Perry assured Texans on Wednesday that their schools are safe after the FBI reported a low-level, vague threat against them in retaliation for the bom

Governor assures Texas schools safe

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Gov. Rick Perry assured Texans Wednesday that their schools are safe after the FBI reported a vague threat against them in retaliation for the bombing of Afghan

World, US remember terrorist attacks

At 8:46 a.m. Tuesday, people around the world said prayers and sang to mark the exact moment when 19 hijackers turned four commercial aircraft into guided missi
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Vets remember Pearl Harbor

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Former President George Bush told more than 300 survivors of Pearl Harbor on Friday that they provide America with the "endless reservoir of confidence" that wi

Guard troops bolster U.S.-Mexico border

EL PASO, Texas, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Texas National Guard troops arrived on the U.S.-Mexican border Tuesday to speed up inspections of vehicles attempting to enter the United States under new secur

Repaired South Texas causeway reopened

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Queen Isabella Causeway, the only link between South Padre Island and the Texas mainland, was officially reopened to traffic Wednesday after a Sept. 15 acci

Postponed Texas execution carried out

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A Texas killer was killed Wednesday in an execution that had been postponed Sept. 11 when the terrorist attacks closed the U.S. Supreme Court.

Repaired South Texas causeway to open soon

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Gov. Rick Perry announced Wednesday that the Queen Isabella Causeway -- the only link between South Padre Island and the Texas mainland -- is expected to offici

Repaired South Texas causeway to open soon

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Gov. Rick Perry announced Wednesday that the Queen Isabella Causeway - the only link between South Padre Island and the Texas mainland -- is expected to officia

Postponed execution set to go

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Convicted killer Jeffery Eugene Tucker, whose execution was postponed for two months by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, was set to re

Postponed Texas execution set to go

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Convicted killer Jeffery Eugene Tucker, whose execution was postponed for two months by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, was set to re

Melee mars Texas Tech victory

LUBBOCK, Texas, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Texas Tech Athletic Director Gerald Myers said Sunday a full investigation would be conducted into an incident following the Red Raiders' victory over Texas A&M

Lockheed workers cheer historic contract

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin executives and workers leaped in the air and cheered loudly Friday when they learned their plant had won a $200 billion contract to build the Jo

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Governor's school prayer creates flap

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A religious rights group on Tuesday called for a letter-writing campaign to get Texas Gov. Rick Perry to rethink his defense of engaging in a school prayer.

Governor's school prayer creates flap

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23 (UPI) --

Inmate executed for killing man at age 17

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A Texas death row inmate was executed Monday for a murder he committed in 1985 at Houston when he was 17 years old.

Inmate to die for killing man at age 17

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A Texas death row inmate was scheduled for execution Monday for a murder he committed when he was 17 years old.

Texas inmate pardoned after DNA test

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday pardoned a man serving a life sentence for a 1986 rape and murder after he was cleared through DNA testing.

Texas inmate pardoned after DNA test

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday pardoned a man serving a life sentence for a 1986 rape and murder because he was cleared by DNA tests. Calvin Edward Washington

Air travel closer to 'normal?'

CHICAGO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- CHICAGO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Passenger loads continued to improve Tuesday at U.S. airports three weeks after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks brought air travel in th

Air travel closer to 'normal?'

CHICAGO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Passenger loads continued to improve Tuesday at U.S. airports three weeks after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks brought air travel in the country to a halt but t
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Texas governor activates 400 guard members

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Gov. Rick Perry Friday ordered more than 400 members of the Texas Army National Guard to active duty to provide additional security at the state's 27 commercial

Texas governor activates 400 guard members

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Gov. Rick Perry Friday ordered more than 400 members of the Texas Army National Guard to active duty to provide additional security at about 27 airports in the

Texas guard on alert for airport duty

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Gov. Rick Perry Thursday placed the Texas National Guard on alert to prepare for immediate deployment across the state to help with airport security.
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