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  • Bomb Threats Prompt Evacuations University of Texas at Austin

    Bomb Threats Prompt Evacuations University of Texas at Austin
    STORY HIGHLIGHTS - No threat found at University of Texas at Austin - About 51,000 students attend the flagship university, which is located in central Texas - A second bomb threat also surfaced Friday at the North Dakota State University A bomb...
  • Bomb threats prompt evacuations at universities in Texas and North Dakota

    Bomb threats prompt evacuations at universities in Texas and North Dakota
    A pair of bomb threats have resulted in the evacuation of universities in North Dakota and Texas. The website for the University of Texas at Austin had an alert saying, “"Immediately evacuate ALL buildings and get as far away as possible.”...
  • Terror Threats Force Evacuations at 2 Universities

    Terror Threats Force Evacuations at 2 Universities
    AUSTIN, Tx. -- No explosives were found at two U.S. universities that had ordered evacuations after they received bomb threats Friday morning, officials said. The evacuations happened at the University of Texas at Austin and North Dakota State...
  • University of Texas reopens following bomb threat

    University of Texas reopens following bomb threat
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The University of Texas says all university buildings have been cleared and are reopening after a bomb threat prompted an evacuation of the Austin campus. The university posted on its website that all classes have been canceled...
  • UT campus threat rattles Longhorn parents

    UT campus threat rattles Longhorn parents
    Gino Guzman got a sinking feeling when his daughter called from the University of Texas campus to tell him that she was evacuating.  “I just had to say a quick prayer and hope that it was a hoax,” Guzman said from the Dallas high rise,...
  • Y'all Listen Up: Texas Twang Might Be Fading Away

    Y'all Listen Up: Texas Twang Might Be Fading Away
    Texans are proud of a lot of things: their football, their barbecue, their history.  So it goes without saying Texans are also proud of their accent.  But new research out of the University of Texas at Austin says the Texas twang is fading away. The...
  • Texas University gets schooled

    Texas University gets schooled
      In an unexpected twist of events, a major university is being schooled on the importance of spell checking their work. The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin, is apologizing over a typo on the cover of...
  • Timeline: Worst U.S. mass shootings

    Timeline: Worst U.S. mass shootings
    A heavily armed gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, on Friday, July 20, killing at least 12 and wounding 38. Police arrested a suspect in theater's parking lot. Here are some of the worst U.S. mass shootings since World War II....
  • Lil Wayne seizure puts spotlight on rappers' use of 'sizzurp'

    The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
  • Parkland puts another championship team on ice

    It has been a very successful school year so far for Parkland High School athletes. The highlights have included District 11 championship football, cross-country, tennis, swimming, soccer teams; a league, district and state runnerup girls volleyball...
  • U.S. gay couples report poorer health than straight married counterparts

    U.S. gay couples report poorer health than straight married counterparts
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gay and lesbian couples living together report poorer health than straight married couples, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday, speculating that legalizing same-sex marriage could reduce the disparities. Studies have shown that...
  • Who's messing with whose jobs?

    Who's messing with whose jobs?
    Gov. Jerry Brown ought to cut his Texas brother, Rick Perry, a little slack. Texas Gov. Perry arrived in the Golden State this week trolling for California businesses he could poach and carry home with him in his saddlebags. His trip here comes on the...