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Proposed High-Speed Rail Routes Into South Texas Unveiled

A major transportation study is being done to determine the feasibility of high-speed rail service through Texas that could include the Rio Grande Valley. The Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation have unveiled several options for high-speed rail routes connecting Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, and South Texas. A Draft Environmental Impact […]


Man Convicted In Chandra Levy’s Death Won’t Be Retried

(AP) – Prosecutors say they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy.  The U.S. Attorney’s office said in a statement Thursday that the office has moved to dismiss the case charging Ingmar Guandique with Levy’s 2001 murder. According to the statement, prosecutors concluded they could not convict Guandique “based on […]


US General Says 5 US Troops Wounded In Afghan Fighting

(AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says five American soldiers have been wounded in clashes with Islamic State fighters.  commands U.S. and NATO forces. Nicholson says none of the wounds are life-threatening; three of the soldiers have been evacuated from the area, and two have been returned to duty. He said the casualties […]