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Kelli Wiese
January 14, 2019 - 4:37 pm
HOUSTON (1080 KRLD) - Someone in the Houston area has millions of reasons to celebrate. The unidentified person bought the $12.5 million dollar jackpot winning ticket for the Lotto Texas drawing at the Everyday Shell station. It's located at 3301 Pinemont Drive in Houston. The winning ticket...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, the parents of this 7-week old red wolf pup keep an eye on their offspring at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C. A pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast have led to the discovery that red wolves, or at least an animal closely aligned with them, are enduring in secluded parts of the Southeast nearly 40 years after the animal was thought to have become extinct in the wild. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
January 13, 2019 - 1:49 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carries a substantial amount of red wolf genes, a surprising discovery because the animal was declared extinct in the wild nearly 40 years ago. The finding has led wildlife biologists and...
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Former San Antonio Mayor and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, center right, is embraced by his twin brother U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio), center left, during an event where Julian Castro announced his decision to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
January 12, 2019 - 9:55 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Assailing President Donald Trump for "a crisis of leadership," former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates. Castro, who could end up being the only Latino...
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TxDOT To Remove $1.3 Billion
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January 12, 2019 - 2:13 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's police chief says he set a new personal record when he issued a ticket to someone who blew past him going 140 mph (225 kph). Chief Art Acevedo told the Houston Chronicle the Dodge Viper "almost took my doors off" as Acevedo was driving on a highway Friday. He sped after the...
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January 12, 2019 - 10:40 am
ENNIS (1080 KRLD) - Police are asking help from the public in locating 38-year-old Emily Wade who has been missing since last Saturday night. Wade left her apartment at 5:30 p.m. last Saturday to meet a coworker for a dinner and a movie. Gracie Smith is Emily's sister in law and says her car is...
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Surgery, Hospital, Health
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Barbara Schwarz
January 11, 2019 - 8:07 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Scientists at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston have been working on this project for roughly four years. Dr. Thomas Geisbert says their goal is to come up with a treatment that can be used to give to someone who already has Ebola "in hopes that we can save...
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Beto O'Rourke
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January 11, 2019 - 12:26 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke will head to New York next month for a live interview with Oprah Winfrey as he continues to mull a 2020 presidential run. O'Rourke will be part of "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square" on Feb. 5. He'll speak to Winfrey one-on-one as...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 4, 2018 file photo, a U.S. soldier, left, sits on an armored vehicle behind a sand barrier at a newly installed position near the front line between the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council and the Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria. The U.S. military said Friday it has started pulling equipment, but not troops, out of Syria as a first step in meeting President Donald Trump's demand for a complete military withdrawal. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
January 11, 2019 - 9:47 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — After days of conflicting statements about a timeline for U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out American troops from Syria, a U.S. defense official said Friday the withdrawal process has begun with some military cargo pulled out. The official said the movement of...
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