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May 28, 2017 - 10:05 pm
(Austin/KJCE) The storms that pushed through the Austin area Sunday night kept Austin firefighters busy with a number of fires sparked by lightning. One of the first was reported in the 1100 block of Mason, near Springdale and 12th Street. Firefighters say the fire did about $120,000 in damage and...
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May 28, 2017 - 9:57 pm
(Austin/KJCE) Texas is taking another crack at overhauling the state's voter ID law, after the House and Senate both approved a compromise Sunday to send the bill to the governor. Senate Bill 5, which passed the House Sunday by a 92-56 vote, codifies much of the court-imposed changes that were made...
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May 28, 2017 - 7:01 pm
(MUNICH) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel told an election rally in Munich that Europe "must take its fate into its own hands," pointing to potential differences of opinion with the United States and Great Britain, following the Group of Seven summit in Italy. "The times when we could completely...
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May 28, 2017 - 5:18 pm
(SEOUL) -- North Korea appears to have conducted another missile test on Sunday according to the South Korean military. U.S. officials said they were aware of the reports and are monitoring the situation. "North Korea launched an unidentified projectile from a site in the vicinity of Wonsan in...
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May 28, 2017 - 4:29 pm
(JERSEY CITY, N.J.) -- A member of the Navy SEAL Elite Parachute team "The Leap Frogs" was killed in a parachuting accident during Fleet Week Sunday in Jersey City, New Jersey. According to Adm. Jack Scorby, the parachute of one of the team members failed to open properly and he landed in the water...
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May 28, 2017 - 4:04 pm
(Austin/KJCE) Will we end up with a special session of the 85th Texas Legislature? Only Greg Abbott knows, but all signs appear likely. The Texas House and Senate spent part of Sunday afternoon fighting with each other, over the chambers' disagreements over the so-called bathroom bill and a measure...
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May 28, 2017 - 2:01 pm
(MANCHESTER, England) -- Another man has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing on Sunday, according to police, bringing the total number of men held in custody following the attack to 12. Greater Manchester Police said a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terrorist...
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May 28, 2017 - 1:48 pm
(BRANSON, Missouri) -- Two people are dead and one person is missing following flooding in the popular family tourist destination of Branson, Missouri, according to a spokesperson for the city. The spokesperson said that at around 9:20 p.m. Saturday night, the local fire department responding to a...
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City of Austin/ABIA
May 28, 2017 - 1:07 pm
(Austin/KJCE) A group of Purple Heart recipients from around the area are getting the "trip of a lifetime" to Washington D.C. this Memorial Day weekend. Austin Honor Flight #43 departed Austin-Bergstrom International Airport just before noon this morning, headed for Ronald Reagan National Airport...
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