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Galena Park North Shore rolls, takes over Texas 6A top spot

Sep. 26, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 5, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 5 Prv rank 1 Galena Park North Shore (4-0) W: Beaumont United, 62-0 2 ...

Texas vow to 'eliminate all rapists' rings hollow at clinics

Sep. 25, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Texas' new abortion law made no exceptions in cases of rape, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott defended it with an assurance: Texas would get to work eliminating rapes. One year later, Lindsey LeBlanc is busy as ever helping rape victims in a college town...

California governor urges overhaul of Democrats' strategy

Sep. 24, 2022 20:33 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for an overhaul of Democrats' political strategy on Saturday, saying the party is “getting crushed” by Republicans in part because they are too timid, often forced to play defense while Republicans “dominate with illusion.” ...

Buescher looks to be playoff spoiler at home track Texas

Sep. 23, 2022 09:42 AM EDT

One of the first things Brad Keselowski did before buying into Jack Roush's race team was check the years remaining on the contract for Chris Buescher, the driver he was inheriting with his purchase. He was pleased to learn that Buescher was locked down. But it wasn't long enough,...

Stars expect to open camp without unsigned scorer Robertson

Sep. 21, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Young 40-goal scorer Jason Robertson is expected to miss the start of training camp for the Dallas Stars because the team and the restricted free agent haven't agreed on a new contract. General manager Jim Nill said Wednesday there's been steady, ongoing...

Alex Jones makes 1st appearance outside Sandy Hook trial

Sep. 20, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A defiant Alex Jones showed up at a Connecticut courthouse Tuesday and hurled insults at the judge overseeing a trial to determine how much he owes for spreading the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was a hoax. Jones spent just a few...

Longview beats East Texas rival, leads Texas 5A D-I rankings

Sep. 19, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 4, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 4 Prv rank 1 Austin Westlake (3-0) Idle 1 2 Galena Park North...

Mukhtar scores 23rd, Driussi 21st as Austin, Nashville draw

Sep. 18, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sebastian Driussi tied the score with his 21st goal to offset Hany Mukhtar's league-leading 23rd, and Austin clinched home-field advantage in the first round of Major League Soccer's playoffs with a 1-1 draw against Nashville on Saturday night. Mukhtar scored...

Brumfield, Robbins lead UNLV over North Texas 58-27

Sep. 17, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Doug Brumfield accounted for four touchdowns, Aidan Robbins rushed for 227 yards and three scores and UNLV defeated North Texas 58-27 on Saturday. Brumfield was 21-of-27 passing for 211 yards and two scores and he rushed for 100 yards including two more scores for...

California governor signs sweeping climate legislation

Sep. 16, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a sweeping package of bills Friday to expand California's reliance on clean energy and reduce carbon emissions, moves he said further establish the state as a global climate leader. The new laws include proposals aimed at reducing...