MILITARY | FORT HOOD SHOOTINGVictims of '09 attack get Purple Hearts
A five-year effort to reclassify a Nov. 5, 2009, attack on military personnel in a medical processing station at Fort Hood from workplace violence to terrorism led Friday to 45 active-duty, former and deceased servicemen and women being presented the Purple Heart. Read More...
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BUSINESS | GROUND BREAKINGHarley dealership turns dirt in Burleson
Frigid temperatures couldn't keep motorcycle fans from turning out for a groundbreaking ceremony for Stampede Harley-Davidson Friday morning, starting a several months-long project which should complete sometime this summer. Read More...
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...
Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips
LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could. Full Story
Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville. Full Story
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ESPN's Britt McHenry urged compassion before ripping tow employee
Suspended ESPN reporter asked Facebook friends to be nice to others, just days before exploding on woman and calling her names.