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  • Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order April 29, 2017
    President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling isn't likely to reach its goals anytime soon, but instead will kick off a yearslong review and legal battle. Despite Trump's assertion that the nation needs to wean itself of foreign oil, U.S. oil imports […]
  • US executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case April 29, 2017
    States struggling to find lethal drugs believe they've got the answer in midazolam, a sedative that's taking the place of barbiturates and anesthetics no longer available because drug manufacturers don't want them used in executions. "There is so much evidence that this drug leads to problematic and likely torturous executions, and the two courts that […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Triple Chance' game April 29, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Triple Chance" game were: 01-08-09-10-22-28-41-46-52-53 (one, eight, nine, ten, twenty-two, twenty-eight, forty-one, forty-six, fifty-two, fifty-three)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game April 29, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were: 01-02-03-04-06-07-10-15-16-18-19-21 (one, two, three, four, six, seven, ten, fifteen, sixteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty-one)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Night' game April 29, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were: 4-1-2-8, Sum It Up: 15 (four, one, two, eight; Sum It Up: fifteen)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game April 29, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were: 7-6-8, Sum It Up: 21 (seven, six, eight; Sum It Up: twenty-one)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game April 29, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were: 02-18-19-22-34 (two, eighteen, nineteen, twenty-two, thirty-four)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game April 29, 2017
    ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 06-13-18-20-31, Mega Ball: 13, Megaplier: 4 (six, thirteen, eighteen, twenty, thirty-one; Mega Ball: thirteen; Megaplier: four) Estimated jackpot: $61 million
  • Famed Houston lawyer Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes dies at 90 April 29, 2017
    HOUSTON (AP) — Houston lawyer Richard "Racehorse" Haynes, famed for his flamboyant but successful trial defenses of millionaire and billionaire clients in some of Texas' most notorious murder cases, has died at age 90. Haynes died early Friday at his home surrounded by family in the East Texas town of Trinity after years of declining […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Evening' game April 28, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were: 1-0-3-5, Sum It Up: 9 (one, zero, three, five; Sum It Up: nine)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game April 28, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were: 9-0-1, Sum It Up: 10 (nine, zero, one; Sum It Up: ten)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game April 28, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 01-02-03-06-07-10-15-16-17-21-22-24 (one, two, three, six, seven, ten, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-four)
  • Ray Perry, father of Energy Secretary Rick Perry, dies at 92 April 28, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joseph "Ray" Perry, the father of U.S. Energy Secretary and former Texas governor Rick Perry, has died. Rick Perry's successor as Texas governor, Greg Abbott, said in a statement that "Ray Perry was a true Texan in every sense of the word," embodying "the values of faith, family and freedom that […]
  • Some want charges for parents in genital cutting cases April 28, 2017
    (AP) — Lawmakers in Minnesota and Texas are pushing to crack down on parents involved with genital cutting after an indictment against a Detroit-area doctor accused of performing the procedure on two young Minnesota girls highlighted the little-known practice. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala is charged with female genital mutilation, conspiracy and other crimes. In Minnesota, a […]
  • Regents name new president at Great Basin College in Elko April 28, 2017
    (AP) — The president of a community college in Minnesota has been approved by the Nevada Board of Regents to serve as the next president of Great Basin College in Elko. Curtis says the regents' choice will leave the northeast Nevada college in good hands.
  • 28 facing drug trafficking, money laundering in New Mexico April 28, 2017
    The charges stem from a 16-month investigation targeting a Mexican drug trafficking organization responsible for importing large quantities of heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine from Mexico and distributing the drugs in New Mexico, Texas and three other states.
  • Austin abortion clinic reopens following high court ruling April 28, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A medical provider whose legal challenge led the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down much of Texas' tough abortion law has reopened an Austin abortion clinic. The Austin clinic is only the second of the shuttered clinics to reopen since the Supreme Court ruling last June, meaning Texas now has around […]
  • Dallas County leader found not guilty in corruption trial April 28, 2017
    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas County jury on Friday found a longtime county commissioner not guilty of bribery and mail fraud charges and failed to reach a verdict on other counts. During the trial, Price was portrayed as a hardworking public servant who helped his close friends in need, but also as a greedy and […]
  • US rig count rises 13 this week to 870; Texas up 11 April 28, 2017
    HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 13 this week to 870. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 697 rigs sought oil and 171 explored for natural gas this week.
  • George HW Bush released after latest Houston hospital stay April 28, 2017
    HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was released Friday from a Houston hospital where he received treatment for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis during a two-week stay. "President and Mrs. Bush are very pleased to be home spending time with family and friends and grateful for the outstanding care provided […]

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