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Texas Briefs: Body of Guatemalan shot by US agents returns home

Associated Press

May 31, 2018

Filed under 512, Texas

The body of a young Guatemalan woman who was shot dead last week by a U.S. border agent near Laredo, Texas, arrived Thursday in her home country.

Texas Briefs: Fearing metal, H-E-B grocer recalls some ice cream

Associated Press

May 31, 2018

Filed under Texas

The H-E-B grocery chain has issued a voluntary recall for some ice cream distributed to stores in Texas and Mexico amid concerns about metal possibly in the products.

Texas Briefs: Texas seminary terminates prominent Baptist leader

Associated Press

May 31, 2018

Filed under Texas

A former head of the Southern Baptist Convention has been terminated from a Texas seminary over his handling of a sexual abuse case at another institution.

Texas Briefs: Feds approve $277 million for hurricane-damaged transit

Associated Press

May 31, 2018

Filed under Texas

The U.S. Department of Transportation will provide more than $277 million to help hurricane-damaged public transportation in Texas, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin islands.

Texas Briefs: Texas Suspect in deadly Texas church bus crash pleads no contest

Associated Press

May 31, 2018

Filed under Texas

Prosecutors in Texas say the driver of a pickup truck that struck a church minibus on a rural highway last year, killing 13 people, is not contesting manslaughter charges.

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