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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

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Amazon begins Prime Now program in Dallas area

If you just have to have it now, as in one hour, you can, at least in the Dallas area, as Amazon.com Inc. announced Thursday it will offer Prime Now.

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Westchester Plaza manager says "business as usual" for now

The future of a redevelopment plan for the 50-year-old Westchester Plaza on Fort Worth's Near Southside is unclear.

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Texas jobless rate falls as employers add workers

Texas unemployment fell to 4.3 percent during February for the sixth straight month of declines, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Monty Bennett: Businessman, water district activist

Monty Bennett’s name will not appear on the ballot for the Tarrant Regional Water District board of directors yet he remains a powerful backstage player whose influence could shape the direction of the district’s business for years to come.

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Uncle Ben's recalls large rice bags sold in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State health officials are reminding consumers about a nationwide recall of Uncle Ben's infused rice products in Texas.

The Department of State Health Services said Sunday that the recalled 5- and 25-pound bags of Uncle Ben's rice are primarily purchased by institutional settings such as schools and prisons. Some warehouse club retailers also stock the bags.

Health officials issued the recall Friday after students and staff in Katy who ate the rice at lunch became ill. Their symptoms included burning, itching, rashes, headaches and nausea. The symptoms passed within two hours.

Health officials say the cause of the illness remains undetermined.

Mars Foodservices US says it voluntarily recalled the products "out of an abundance of caution."

The recall includes:

— Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Roasted Chicken Flavor (5- and 25-pound bags)

— Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Garlic and Butter Flavor (5-pound bags)

— Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Mexican Flavor (5- and 25-pound bags)

— Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Pilaf (5-pound bags)

— Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Saffron Flavor (5-pound bags)

— Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Cheese Flavor (5-pound bags)

— Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Spanish Flavor (25-pound bags)

 

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