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Brantly says he is recovering from Ebola

|Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

The JPS Foundation in Fort Worth announces a fund drive for the Brantly family whose possessions in Africa will be destroyed because of fear of Ebola contamination.

New supplier charging state four times more for execution drug

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Texas is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier, putting it in line with a local consumer rate but well below the cost in at least one other death penalty state. Its most recent batch of pentobarbital cost $1,500 per vial, compared with $350 per dose last year, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Perry avoids arrest but still faces booking

| |Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

A Texas judge opted Monday not to issue an arrest warrant against Gov. Rick Perry, but the Republican still faces the unflattering prospect of being booked, fingerprinted and having his mug shot taken — and has assembled a team of high-powered attorneys to fight the two felony counts of abuse of power against him.

The more Murray runs, the faster his career dies

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

The Cowboys’ starting running back prepares for the final year of his contract.

Rain ushers in cooler start to Sunday

| |Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

DFW Airport recorded more than two inches of rain Sunday morning.

New radar system gives pilots extra detail on approaching storms

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Honeywell’s 3-D system, installed on new 737 aircraft being acquired by Southwest Airlines, can show the location of hail and lightning within storm systems.

Perry blasts felony indictment as ‘outrageous’

| |Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Democrats say they hope the controversy will help them in November, as the Texas governor launches a counteroffensive over Friday’s grand jury indictment.

Texas Gov. Perry defends veto that led to charges

| |Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.

Alvarado pastor arrested for allegedly sexually abusing second teen

| |Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Dan William Haby Jr., pastor of the Cowboy Way Church in Alvarado, turned himself in Friday afternoon on an arrest warrant stemming from the second man’s allegations and was immediately released on bond.

Curfew, emergency declared in Missouri

| |Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Gov. Jay Nixon said that though many protesters were making themselves heard peacefully, the state will not allow looters to endanger the community where Michael Brown, 18, was shot in a street.