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    MILITARY | FORT HOOD SHOOTINGVictims of '09 attack get Purple Hearts

    04/17/2015 08:14 AM CDT
    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. 
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    SalsaRita Fest makes Saturday debut
    04/17/2015 08:13 AM CDT - What could be better than salsa and margaritas?That's the question the founders of Burleson's first SalsaRita Festival and 5K Run asked when they came up with the idea for their event. Read More...

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    (Sebastian Scheiner/AP)
    NY's Cuomo to be first gov. to visit Cuba as ties reopen

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation. Full Story
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    Kids taken from home-based church where police say boy died

    DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say five children have been removed from a Dallas-area home that served as a church where leaders helped starve a 2-year-old boy to rid him of a "demon. Full Story
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    SOFTBALL | CENTENNIAL12, BURLESON 0Friend, Scott help Lady Spartans blast Lady Elks

    Two years ago, Sydney Friend watched her sister Logan hit a home run for Burleson in a 12-8 loss to Centennial at Burleson. Read More...
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    MILITARY | FORT HOOD SHOOTINGVictims of '09 attack get Purple Hearts

    04/17/2015 08:14 AM CDT
    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...
    SalsaRita Fest makes Saturday debut
    04/17/2015 08:13 AM CDT - What could be better than salsa and margaritas?That's the question the founders of Burleson's first SalsaRita Festival and 5K Run asked when they came up with the idea for their event. Read More...

    Meetings set for new middle school
    04/17/2015 08:11 AM CDT - A pair of informational meetings will provide parents with full details pertaining to the Burleson ISD's new middle school of choice. Read More...

    It's 'GO' time at BHS
    04/08/2015 01:26 PM CDT - Burleson High School counselors are partnering with the University of Texas at Arlington to provide a secondary resource to college-bound seniors. Read More...

    Fire district has new online look
    04/08/2015 01:22 PM CDT - CLEBURNE – A redesigned website will provide a better presentation of facts and information pertaining to the Emergency Services Department and its member fire departments, Executive Director Burney Baskett said. Read More...

    Middle school of choice to open
    04/08/2015 01:21 PM CDT - A new, specialized middle school will add instructional choices and assist the Burleson ISD in addressing overcrowding concerns at its two existing middle school campuses. Read More...

    Expansion project complete at Lifegate Church
    04/08/2015 01:19 PM CDT - Lifegate Church will celebrate the the completion of an expansion project with a grand opening service at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Read More...

    (Joshua Trujillo/AP)
    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
    (LYNNE SLADKY/AP)
    Don Francisco says it's time to close Sabado with dignity

    MIAMI (AP) — After receiving a standing ovation from his emotional audience, Don Francisco, the popular host of "Sabado Gigante," tried to explain why television's longest-running show is coming to an end. Full Story