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Texas executes man who escaped Mexican prison, murdered college professor

Texas executes man who escaped Mexican prison, murdered college professor
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A man who escaped prison in his native Mexico while serving a murder sentence was executed in Texas on Wednesday for fatally beating a former Baylor University history professor and attacking his wife more than 16 years ago.
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Palm Sunday Violent Storms to Threaten Texas to Missouri
"The main severe weather event will be on Palm Sunday and will focus from southeastern Kansas, central and eastern Oklahoma and northeastern Texas to central and southern Missouri, much of Arkansas and northern Louisiana," Knopick said. "There is a …
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Report: California still a force in wind power, but trails Texas in key areas
California, a world leader in wind energy development in the 1980s and 1990s, now ranks behind Texas in wind power capacity and industry jobs, according to the Washington, D.C.-based American Wind Energy Association. The AWEA's annual report for …
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Texas Banking Chief Issues Rules for Bitcoin
Texas will not treat Bitcoin and other virtual currencies as legal money, according to a new memo from the Texas Department of Banking. Yet some companies that deal in Bitcoin transactions could draw state oversight, even if they are based outside of …
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Mexican National Set To Die For 1997 Texas Slaying

Mexican National Set To Die For 1997 Texas Slaying
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who escaped prison in his native Mexico while serving a murder sentence was headed to the Texas death chamber Wednesday for the fatal beating a former Baylor University history professor and attack on his wife more …
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Higher Ed Group: Regent Investigation "Off the Rails"
Embattled University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall received support on Wednesday from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, a national nonprofit known for encouraging university trustees to take a more hands-on approach to governance.
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