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Texas safe schools week to help schools combat bullying

As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct.

FSU QB, Jameis Winston, named Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week

Florida State's Jameis Winston has been named the Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week for the third time this season after leading the fifth-ranked Seminoles to a stunning 51-14 road victory over No. 3 Clemson.

LA Marine dies in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

VIDEO: 8 year old TX boy saves mom from thief

A young Texas boy saves the day when he fights with a thief and somehow manages to save his mother's wallet. The young boy explains why it was so important to protect his mom's money.

VIDEO: Pro gun rally takes place at Alamo

The historic alamo in San Antonio was the backdrop for the latest skirmish in the fight for gun rights this weekend.

Tall, white Stetsons; humorous truisms: Football coach Bum Phillips dies at 90

A Texas white hat crossed through the pearly gates Friday. "Bum" Phillips, the former NFL football coach, who led the Houston Oilers to glory and struggled with the New Orleans Saints, died at age 90.

Louisiana officials report third West Nile Virus death of year

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed the state's third West Nile virus death this year. The death is from Rapides Parish, and is the second death this year from Rapides Parish.

TxDOT releases names of top 25 toll offenders

Following the signing of Senate Bill 1792 or 'scofflaw,' the Texas Department of Transportation today released the top 25 toll violators.

Mavs blow past Pacers, now 2-2 for the preseason

The Mavericks then lined up against a Pacers team playing without three starters as swingman Paul George (bronchitis), center Roy Hibbert (rest) and power forward David West (rest) all sat out the game for the home squad.

Case Keenum to start Sunday against Chiefs

Former Houston Cougar Case Keenum will make his first NFL start at Kansas City after the decision was made to not try to let Matt Schaub play Sunday, coach Gary Kubiak said Thursday.