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School Shooting at Lone Star College in North Houston [UPDATE]

Update 10:00 p.m. (CT)

  • Four people were injured today - three of them were from gunfire, one woman from medical issues (supposedly suffered a heart attack).
  • Both suspects are being detained and questioned about the altercation, no arrests have been made yet. Names have not been released.
  • The campus is scheduled to re-open Wednesday.

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Go Here: El Cosmico in Marfa, TX

Ever since I saw Baz Luhrmann's magical 1996 interpretation of 'Romeo and Juliet,' I've romanticized the idea of living in a weird desert trailer park. Now that I'm a grown up, the idea of permanent residence in one is slightly less appealing, but El Cosmico is a communal outpost in the deserts of West Texas that lets you pretend for the night.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Responds to Obama’s Gun Control Recommendations

President Barack Obama went public today with his plan to 'protect our children and our communities by reducing gun violence'.  That plan includes closing background check loopholes and banning military-style assault weapons and high capacity magazines. 

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Do You Live In One of the Friendliest Towns in America?

So, you think the people in your town are nice, do you? Well, how do they stack up against the rest of the country?

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5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Catching the Flu

Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.

What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, what are they?

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Is This Really a Photo of an Alien in the Woods in Texas?

Maybe we're just hypersensitive to this sort of thing, but it seems like UFO reports have been pouring in lately. After the possible appearance of UFOs in Google Street View and in the skies over San Francisco and Brooklyn, a man claims to have snapped a photographed of a "Grey" alien in the woods of Texas.

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Flu Cases Up in Texas

If you're feeling ill today, it may not be the lingering effects of a night out on New Year's Eve.

Flu cases are up in Texas. Emergency rooms from Dallas to Lufkin to Houston are saying they're seeing more flu cases right now, with fevers of 102 to 103 and that yucky, awful, achey feeling. And of course the other pleasantries associated with the flu that we don't need to mention.

With flu cases on the rise, what can be done?

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Man Drives Same Rolls-Royce For 78 Years

You can't take it with you. Isn't that the expression people always use when they want your stuff after you drop dead? Mr. Allen Swift knew he couldn't take his 1928 Rolls-Royce Piccadilly P1 Roadster with him to the afterlife, but he made sure it was well taken care of after they tossed him into the ground.

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