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Pot Of Boiling Water From Woman, 83, Ends Robbery

HOUSTON (AP) _ An 83-year-old Houston woman has foiled a would-be robber by tossing a pot of boiling water on him. Lillie McClendon says she noticed things out of place and a side window open at her home Sunday when a man confronted her, tried choking her and demanded money. McClendon, who’s lived in her […]

UT President Powers Proposes ‘Graceful’ Exit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Embattled University of Texas President Bill Powers says he’s willing to make a “graceful” exit in 2015 instead of the abrupt departure demanded by the University of Texas System chancellor. Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa last week told Powers to resign or risk being fired by the Board of Regents at their Thursday […]

Tubers Trashing Comal River

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) _ Some tubers packing the popular Comal River over the weekend say the experience is being tainted by trash in the river. A recent report from the city of New Braunfels backs that up, showing litter is up 438 percent from last year and 356 percent over 2012. A so-called anti-litter […]

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