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Great Woman of Texas; Stacie McDavid

“I’ve always been a maverick in a number of ways,” says businesswoman and philanthropist Stacie McDavid.

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Thousands rally across US after Ferguson decision

Thousands of people rallied late Monday in U.S. cities including Los Angeles and New York to passionately but peacefully protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo.

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Fort Worth Thanksgiving schedule announced

Thanksgiving closures have been announced, with most Fort Worth city offices – including City Hall – set to close Thursday Nov.27 and Friday Nov. 28 for the holiday, according to a city news release.

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Hope Lancarte of Joe T. Garcia's dies

Hope Lancarte, who ran her father's restaurant, Joe T. Garcia’s, for decades, died Thursday morning.. She was 86.

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Earthquake hits on Saturday near Irving

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Dallas-Fort Worth area around 9:15 p.m. Saturday night, according to the United State Geological survey.

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Perry, Cognizant to announce education donation

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry and information technology company Cognizant are announcing a multi-year grant to support to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education at Texas A&M University.

Cognizant President Gordon Coburn was also expected to announce new jobs in Texas on Monday.

The company said the educational grant will help ensure students graduate with the skills needed in the information technology industry. The announcement will take place at the National Center for Therapeutic Manufacturing.

Cognizant recently relocated its operational headquarters from New Jersey to College Station because of what the company said was a better business environment. The company employs 29,000 people worldwide, with 2,000 in Texas.

 

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What was the message of the midterm elections?