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At Least Two Dead As Crews Battle Historic Wildfires in Texas Panhandle

At Least Two Dead As Crews Battle Historic Wildfires in Texas Panhandle

PANHANDLE (WBAP/KLIF News ) – A second death has been reported as a result of the wildfires that continue to scorch the Texas panhandle. The family of Cindy Owen said she died on Thursday after being caught in a wildfire near Pampa. The Texas Department of Public Safety said the truck driver got out of…MORE

House Approves Spending Bill, Measure Heads to Senate

House Approves Spending Bill, Measure Heads to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed another short-term spending measure Thursday that would keep one set of federal agencies operating through March 8 and another set through March 22, avoiding a shutdown for parts of the federal government that would otherwise kick in Saturday. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill later in…MORE

John Cornyn to Run for Senate Republican Leader

John Cornyn to Run for Senate Republican Leader

(WBAP/KLIF) — WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Sen. John Cornyn has informed his colleagues that he intends to run for Senate Republican leader, becoming the first senator to announce a campaign after Sen. Mitch McConnell said he will step down from the post in November. Cornyn, who served as McConnell’s No. 2 in leadership before he…MORE

Smokehouse Creek Fire Claims the Life of 83-Year-old Woman

Smokehouse Creek Fire Claims the Life of 83-Year-old Woman

STINNETT (WBAP/KLIF News ) – What is now the largest wildfire in Texas history has scorched over 1 million acres in the Texas panhandle since it began Monday and claimed the life of at least one victim. The family of 83-year-old Joyce Blankenship said she died at her house in Stinnett. The Smokehouse Creek fire…MORE

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Trump Can be Prosecuted on Election Interference Charges

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Trump Can be Prosecuted on Election Interference Charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to decide whether former President Donald Trump can be prosecuted on charges he interfered with the 2020 election and set a course for a quick resolution. The justices’ order maintains a hold on preparations for a trial focused on Trump’s efforts to overturn his election loss.…MORE

Senator Mitch McConnell to Step Down

Senator Mitch McConnell to Step Down

(WBAP/KLIF) — WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch McConnell, the longest-serving Senate leader in history who maintained his power in the face of dramatic convulsions in the Republican Party for almost two decades, will step down from that position in November. McConnell, who turned 82 last week, was set to announce his decision Wednesday in the well of the Senate,…MORE

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration As Wildfires Rage in the Panhandle

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration As Wildfires Rage in the Panhandle

PANHANDLE (WBAP/KLIF News ) – Fast moving wildfires continue to spread in the Texas panhandle, prompting evacuation orders and the shutting down of a nuclear facility Tuesday afternoon. Some residents in the rural towns of Canadian, Pampa and others were told to leave as neighborhoods and livestock were threatened. Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster…MORE

AT&T Offers $5 Credits for Outages Last Thursday

AT&T Offers $5 Credits for Outages Last Thursday

WFAA-TV – AT&T is pledging to offer customers a $5 credit on their bills which should be in effect within two billing cycles. The credit follows last week’s cut service, which the company has blamed on a coding error; saying nothing more. AT&T says the five dollars is about the cost of one day’s service.…MORE

Former President Trump Wins in South Carolina

Former President Trump Wins in South Carolina

(AP) — Donald Trump trounced Nikki Haley on Saturday in the South Carolina primary, a victory that emphatically punctuated the depth and breadth of his support among Republican primary voters as he vanquished his lone remaining major opponent in her home state. Trump did not even have to mount a vigorous campaign, making few appearances…MORE