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Oil Boom Counties Seeing More Deadly Accidents

Updated: 09/14/2014 - Vehicle crash deaths are significantly up in parts of Texas where oil and gas production is booming the most - like counties associated with the Eagle Ford shale. The records don't show how many of those deaths might be directly linked to the oil and gas industry.

How Kyle Field Got Its Field for 2014

Updated: 09/14/2014 - Saturday night's game against Rice will be remembered, in part, for a playing surface that didn't hold up. A heavy rain the night played a role, as did the fact that the grass had been down for a short period and was hosting its second game in as many weeks.

Adrian Peterson Booked In Montgomery County

Updated: 09/13/2014 - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was processed overnight and released from a jail in Conroe, where he faces charges alleging that he used a switch to spank one of his sons.

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US Outlines Goals Against Islamic State Group

Posted: 09/14/2014 - As the United States works to assemble a coalition against the Islamic State group, the White House is trying to make clear what a successful outcome would be.

Judge: Pistorius Can't Be Found Guilty of Murder

Posted: 09/11/2014 - The judge in Oscar Pistorius' trial said Thursday he can't be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, raising the possibility that the double-amputee Olympian will be convicted of culpable homicide.

Obama to Launch Airstrikes in Syria for First Time

Posted: 09/10/2014 - President Barack Obama in a major reversal ordered the United States into a broad military campaign Wednesday night to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Islamic State militants in two volatile Middle East nations authorizing airstrikes inside Syria for the first time as well as an expansion of strikes in Iraq.

Goodell Says NFL Asked For, Didn't Get, Rice Video

Posted: 09/09/2014 - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell maintains that no one in the league offices saw until yesterday the video from inside an elevator that shows former Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee.

Obama to Undertake Broader Counterterrorism Mission

Posted: 09/08/2014 - U.S. officials say President Barack Obama will go on the offensive against the Islamic State group with a broader counterterror mission than he previously has been willing to embrace.

Rain Sets Record for Phoenix; Commute Snarled

Posted: 09/08/2014 - Heavy storms pounded the Phoenix area early Monday, flooding major freeways, prompting several water rescues and setting an all-time single-day record for rainfall in the desert city.

Home Depot Confirms Breach in US, Canada Stores

Updated: 09/08/2014 - NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot is confirming that its payment data systems have been breached, and says the hack could affect customers who used cards at U.S. and Canadian stores.

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Oil Boom Counties Seeing More Deadly Accidents

Updated: 09/14/2014 - Vehicle crash deaths are significantly up in parts of Texas where oil and gas production is booming the most - like counties associated with the Eagle Ford shale. The records don't show how many of those deaths might be directly linked to the oil and gas industry.

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