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O.J. Simpson granted parole
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) -- O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.
Buc-ee's on track for 2018 opening in Denton
The fuel tanks are in, and more groundwork is underway at Buc-ee's, a new travel center and gas station set to open late next summer.
Denton nearly finished with investigation into DME contracts
Denton City Manager Todd Hileman said it will be a few more days before city officials can make a full public statement about possible contracting irregularities at Denton Municipal Electric.
After passing sunset bills in midnight meeting, Senate clear to push forward with rest of special session agenda
Budget office: GOP health bill adds 22 million uninsured
McCain says ‘I’ll be back soon’ as he battles brain cancer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Battling brain cancer, Sen. John McCain on Thursday promised to return to work, making a good-natured dig at his Republican and Democratic colleagues who were jolted by news of the six-term lawmaker's diagnosis.
Concern over press freedom increases in Suu Kyi’s Myanmar
In the old, military-ruled Myanmar, it would not have been a surprising scene: three journalists, bound together in chains, raising shackled hands in unison and speaking out against their repressive government.
Blotter: Man claims late fiancee's "drug addicted" family members stole Chihuahuas
Simpson to plead for parole today
Texas sued again over abortion year after Supreme Court loss
AUSTIN (AP) -- Planned Parenthood is suing Texas over a new ban on a common abortion procedure that other Republican-controlled states have also tried outlawing in recent years.
Ryan Seacrest back as host of ‘Idol’ when it returns on ABC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Seacrest in! Ryan Seacrest will be back hosting "American Idol" when it returns for its first season on ABC. Kelly Ripa made the announcement on Thursday's "Live with Kelly and Ryan," which she has co-hosted with Seacrest since he joined her in May.
Major league marchers: drum and bugle corps swing through Denton
Eleven traveling drum corps landed in Denton Thursday night as they move through the state in what’s known as the “Texas Swing” portion of their summer tour.
Justin to receive state assistance for public water supply improvements
The Texas Water Development Board Thursday approved a $12 million multi-year, low-interest loan to the city of Justin for public water system improvements.