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U.S. writer Larry McMurtry auctions most of 450,000-book collection

Aug 11 2012

ARCHER CITY, Tx. Hipsters, booksellers and fans from across the country converged on the town where "The Last Picture Show" was filmed to buy a few books - or a truckload - at "The Last Book Sale," writer Larry McMurtry's once-in-a-lifetime auction.

Writer Larry McMurtry auctions most of 450,000-book collection

Aug 11 2012

ARCHER CITY, Tx. Hipsters, booksellers and fans from across the country converged on the town where "The Last Picture Show" was filmed to buy a few books - or a truckload - at "The Last Book Sale," writer Larry McMurtry's once-in-a-lifetime auction.

U.S. writer Larry McMurtry auctions most of 450,000-book collection

Aug 11 2012

ARCHER CITY, Tx., Aug 10 Hipsters, booksellers and fans from across the country converged on the town where "The Last Picture Show" was filmed to buy a few books - or a truckload - at "The Last Book Sale," writer Larry McMurtry's once-in-a-lifetime auction.

Power outages, canceled flights after Texas tornado outbreak

Apr 04 2012

DALLAS Thousands of residents were without power and hundreds of flights canceled on Wednesday as authorities surveyed the damage a day after up to a dozen tornadoes struck the densely populated Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas. | Video

Power outages, canceled flights after Texas tornado outbreak

Apr 04 2012

DALLAS Thousands of residents were without power and hundreds of flights canceled on Wednesday as authorities surveyed the damage a day after up to a dozen tornadoes struck the densely populated Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas.

Swarm of tornadoes rip through Dallas-Fort Worth

Apr 04 2012

DALLAS Up to a dozen tornadoes skipped through the densely populated Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas on Tuesday, ripping apart homes, tossing tractor-trailer trucks into the air and injuring at least 17 people, but there were no reported deaths.

Swarm of tornadoes rip through Dallas-Fort Worth

Apr 04 2012

DALLAS Up to a dozen tornadoes skipped through the densely populated Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas on Tuesday, ripping apart homes, tossing tractor-trailer trucks into the air and injuring at least 17 people, but there were no reported deaths.

Texas doctor accused of huge health fraud scheme

Feb 29 2012

DALLAS A Texas doctor and six others were arrested on Tuesday on charges they tried to defraud federal healthcare programs of nearly $375 million in what U.S. officials described as one of the largest schemes allegedly orchestrated by a single doctor.

Santorum courts Texas conservatives

Feb 09 2012

Roughly 1,000 supporters filled a party hall in Plano, Texas and spilled out the door at a campaign rally for presidential hopeful Rick Santorum.

Secret Service: Man detained at Bush home had gun

Jan 25 2012

DALLAS A man detained outside the home of former President George W. Bush had a weapon in his car, but was released after questioning on Tuesday, a U.S. Secret Service spokesman said on Wednesday.

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