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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Texas parole board recommends Greg Abbott delay Rodney Reed execution

The board's recommendation goes to Gov. Greg Abbott, who can reject or accept it.

Not Real News: A look at what didn’t happen this week

This is a roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The...

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, was found guilty Friday of witness tampering and lying to Congress about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails damaging to Hillary...

Regions Bank gives Fort Worth Airpower Foundation chance at grant based on votes

Regions Bank gives Gratitude Initiative and Fort Worth Airpower Foundation a chance at $5,000 plus volunteer service through social media, web promotions Throughout November, Regions Bank is highlighting the work of nonprofits supporting veterans, active-duty...

Mercedes-Benz Financial brings motivation with art at new building

Unlike most other office spaces, the interior walls of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA Business Center hang more than simply motivational quote posters and landscape paintings. The walls have actual works of art. The built-to-suit, four-story...

Myers to present evening lecture at Kimbell related to Renoir exhibit

Nicole R. Myers, Barbara Thomas Lemmon Senior Curator of European Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, will present a special evening lecture titled "Naked vs. Nude: Bodies and Bathers in Nineteenth-Century France" on...

Pressure is mounting to stop Rodney Reed’s execution. Where does his case stand?

Dozens of lawmakers — both Republicans and Democrats — have asked Gov. Greg Abbott and the parole board to stop Reed's execution. There are also multiple appeals in the courts.

Apprehensions of undocumented immigrants on the Southwest border continue to fall

The figure is the lowest since July 2018 and marks the fifth consecutive month that the number has dropped.

Texas state lawmaker admits cocaine at airport was his

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A prominent Texas state lawmaker admitted Thursday that he dropped an envelope containing several baggies of cocaine at an Austin airport, and he said he would be seeking drug treatment. The...

Long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 3.75%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week amid optimism over prospects for the U.S. economy. Rates remain at historically low levels, however, as an incentive to prospective homebuyers. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac...