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EMERGENCY RESPONSE | ESD STATION 83Firefighters pay surprise visit to church

Children had the chance to try out the working end of a fire hose Sunday at NorthPointe First Baptist Church during a surprise visit from Station 83 firefighters. Read More...

BUSINESS


HEALTH | NOTEBOOKGet free mammograms, massages Oct. 9

Texas Health Huguley Hospital will offer free digital screening mammograms by appointment Oct. 9 to women without health insurance who reside in Tarrant or Johnson Counties. Read More...
SPORTS
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VOLLEYBALL | CENTENNIAL 3, EVERMAN 0Lady Spartans pick up sweep

Centennial’s volleyball team bounced back from a tough loss to Burleson by registering its first District 8-5A sweep Friday night as the Lady Spartans topped Everman, 25-10, 25-14, 25-11 at Everman. Read More...
LIFESTYLES
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San Antonio perfect locale for 'babymoon'

First of all, if you're pregnant, congratulations! It will be one of the happiest, most tiring and anxiety-ridden times of your life. Read More...
TEXAS NEWS
Houston's 2 airports set passenger records in 2013

HOUSTON (AP) More people than ever are passing through Houston's two major airports. Year-end traffic reports released Tuesday by the Houston Airport System show Hobby Airport was used by 11. Read More...
OBITUARIES
RICKEY WAYNE BROOKSHIRE

Joshua -- Rickey Wayne Brookshire, 61, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at home. Read More...
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Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons

BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. Full Story
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GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased and improved its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday. Full Story