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PISD teacher accused of using racial slur

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A Pflugerville teacher is accused of saying the N-word in the classroom.
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Wendy's employee becomes victim of 'smack cam game'

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A dangerous game that's gaining in popularity with young people is showing up in Austin. More>>

City considers $9M planning contract for new Austin Energy office

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Austin City leaders will consider a $9 million planning contract next week for a new Austin Energy building.
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North Austin home burglary caught on camera

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This is surveillance video from inside a home in the Ridge at Scofield Farms neighborhood. More>>

VA waives $20K debt it claimed widow of WWI survivor owed

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Three weeks ago we told you about a dispute between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the widow of a Pearl Harbor survivor. More>>

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

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Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the... More>>

Over a dozen deaths linked to lack of air conditioning in Texas prisons

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More than a dozen deaths are being linked to no air condition inside Texas prisons; something a new report is calling unconstitutional. More>>

NYPD Twitter hashtag backfires Video included

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A NYPD plan intended to better connect with the community seems to have backfired a bit. The police department asked its twitter followers to share pictures of themselves with New York City police officers using the hashtag "myNYPD." Some did share nice pictures, but others not so much.Some of the first pictures posted showed regular citizens standing with very friendly looking police officers.
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  • Crusades fought, eBay bids sought for relics

    Crusades fought, eBay bids sought for relics

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:15:13 GMT
    Wars have been fought to obtain them. Medieval monks and modern-day bandits have pilfered them. Two millennia after the first Christian martyrs' blood stained Rome, the temptation of, and fascination with,...
    Wars have been fought to obtain them. Medieval monks and modern-day bandits have pilfered them. Two millennia after the first Christian martyrs' blood stained Rome, the temptation of, and fascination with, religious...
  • Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:15:08 GMT
    Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.
    The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan says three doctors killed by an Afghan security guard at a Kabul hospital are American citizens.
  • Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

    Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:14:59 GMT
    Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
    Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
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  • Tokyo court starts Mt. Gox bankruptcy proceedings

    Tokyo court starts Mt. Gox bankruptcy proceedings

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:34:52 GMT
    Bankruptcy proceedings have begun for Mt. Gox, a move that was widely expected after the Tokyo District Court decided earlier this month that the bitcoin exchange would not be able to resurrect itself.
    Bankruptcy proceedings have begun for Mt. Gox, a move that was widely expected after the Tokyo District Court decided earlier this month that the bitcoin exchange would not be able to resurrect itself.
  • Draghi wants to publish ECB minutes

    Draghi wants to publish ECB minutes

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:24:38 GMT
    European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank's rate-setting council should publish a written account of its deliberations - without names.
    European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank's rate-setting council should publish a written account of its deliberations - without names.
  • Global stocks higher, Tokyo drops on trade woes

    Global stocks higher, Tokyo drops on trade woes

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:14:43 GMT
    Asian shares were mixed as stocks in Tokyo slipped Thursday after talks between Japan's prime minister and visiting President Barack Obama produced little on a trade agreement.
    Global shares were mixed with European shares getting an early boost Thursday, but stocks in Tokyo slipped after talks between Japan's prime minister and visiting President Barack Obama failed to finalize a trade...
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  • Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

    Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:54:38 GMT
    A life-sized bronze statue of esteemed movie critic Roger Ebert will be unveiled outside the central Illinois theater that hosts the annual film festival he started, "Ebertfest."
    Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies." The award-winning film critic died two days later.
  • In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

    In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:34:30 GMT
    When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell...
    When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short...
  • Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injury

    Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injury

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:27 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:27:28 GMT
    The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury.
    The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury.
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  • Mugshot Madness

    Mugshot Madness

    Friday, October 18 2013 12:06 PM EDT2013-10-18 16:06:29 GMT
    Check out the most recent Central Texas mugshots in this gallery! All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
    Check out the most recent Central Texas mugshots in this gallery! All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
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    Crimewatch

    FOX 7's Noelle Newton investigates how law enforcement battle crime in the community
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    Hospital Heroes

    FOX 7 is honoring those who make a difference at a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.
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