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Texas A&M Could Be a Trailblazer in One of the World’s Leading Sources of Protein-Rich Foods

Texas A&M Could Be a Trailblazer in One of the World’s Leading Sources of Protein-Rich Foods

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) – Scientists at Texas &M University have earned federal approval of a genetic process to unleash cottonseed as possibly one of the world’s leading sources of protein-rich food. The San Antonio Express-News reports the patent-pending process is known as “TAM66274.” The process this month won nonregulation status from the U.S. Department…MORE

Hundreds of Pounds of Ready-To-Eat Salad May Be Contaminated With Salmonella & Listeria

Hundreds of Pounds of Ready-To-Eat Salad May Be Contaminated With Salmonella & Listeria

HOUSTON (AP) – A Houston company has recalled nearly 1,800 pounds (816.47 kilograms) of ready-to-eat salad with chicken products because a corn ingredient may be contaminated with salmonella and listeria. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says GHSW recalled salads produced Oct. 1 through last Thursday, with “best by” or “best if sold” dates of Sunday…MORE

More Texas Troopers On The Road For National School Bus Safety Week

More Texas Troopers On The Road For National School Bus Safety Week

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas troopers will be riding in or following some school buses this week in an effort to make sure other drivers are obeying traffic laws related to transporting students. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the effort is part of National School Bus Safety Week, which runs Monday through Friday.…MORE

Dallas Police officer remains in critical condition

Dallas Police officer remains in critical condition

(WBAP/KLIF) – DALLAS, TX — Updated at 3:40pm 10/21/2018 – After a Dallas Police Officer was struck by a vehicle police say the officer’s conditions have improved, but still remains in critical condition at Methodist Hospital. The identity of the 2 year Veteran Dallas Police Officer has not yet been released. This happened near I-20 and Mountain…MORE

West Central Texas Breathes Relief from Dangerous Flooding

West Central Texas Breathes Relief from Dangerous Flooding

(Kingsland, Texas – WBAP/KLIF) – The LLano River in West Central Texas that crested at nearly 40 feet last week is down to about 6 feet now.  The Llano River washed out a bridge in Kingsland as raging floodwaters threatened homes beyond what was flooded in the region by pounding downpours last week.  national Weather…MORE

North Texas Moves Closer to All Time Rain Record for October

North Texas Moves Closer to All Time Rain Record for October

DFW International Airport – (WBAP/KLIF) – National Weather Service indicates North Texas has a chance of beating it’s all time rainfall record during the month of October, last set back in 1981.  Through midnight, Saturday October 20, measurements at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport reached 12.3 inches of rain.  In 1981, the all time record…MORE

A 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Parts of Texas

A 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Parts of Texas

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) – An earthquake has shaken parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 8:04 a.m. Saturday about 9 miles (15 kilometers) north-northeast of Amarillo. The temblor was recorded at a depth of 3 miles (5 kilometers). There were no immediate reports…MORE

A Mother Convicted of the Attempted Murder of Her Son

A Mother Convicted of the Attempted Murder of Her Son

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A jury has convicted a North Texas woman of attempted murder for withholding food and nutrients from her young son in a case prosecutors say included subjecting the child to needless surgeries. The Tarrant County jury Friday also found 42-year-old Danita Tutt of Cleburne guilty of causing injury to a…MORE

9 Year old North Texas Girl, Center of Legal Life Support Battle, Dies Friday Night

9 Year old North Texas Girl, Center of Legal Life Support Battle, Dies Friday Night

FORT WORTH – (WBAP/KLIF) – Nine year old Payton Summons has died of reported heart failure at Fort Worth’s Cook Children’s Medical Center.  Center of a legal battle by her family to keep the girl on life support, battling with doctors who announced Payton had no chance of recovery, the family’s attorney announced Payton’s death,…MORE