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Officials: Girl accidentally kills gun instructor

star-telegram.com — A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday. Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, died Monday shortly after being airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Mohave County sheriff's officials said.
Aug 27, 2014

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Aug 27, 2014

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Indicted Keller mom stood to benefit from policies

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us A woman charged with shooting her husband to death in Keller in 2011 stood to benefit from two life insurance policies worth $650,000, according to court documents obtained by the Star-Telegram this week.

Girl accidentally kills gun instructor with Uzi

star-telegram.com — A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said. Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, died Monday shortly after being airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Mohave County sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Aug 27, 2014

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The border terrorists scare more hype than reality

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Let's just be honest: The whole border security frenzy is a political scam perpetuated on a frightened, gullible public by "leaders" bent on scoring points during a high-stakes election year.
Aug 27, 2014

The border terrorists scare more hype than reality, Bob Ray Sanders writes. star-telegram.com/2014/08/26/606…

Jerry: Cowboys are the ‘glitz and glamour of the NFL’

star-telegram.com — In partnering with an NFL team, Swiss watchmaker Hublot needed to find the right match. With some of their watches retailing for more than $300,000, it wasn't going to mesh well with blue-collar teams such as Pittsburgh or Cleveland.
Aug 27, 2014

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Broncos’ Ware eager to make goodbye stop in Arlington

star-telegram.com — More information Cowboys' preseason (All games on KTVT/11) Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Defensive end DeMarcus Ware admittedly will be nostalgic when he comes to AT&T Stadium for the first time as a member of the visiting team.
Aug 27, 2014

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Aug 27, 2014

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Fort Worth to reward nonsmokers with insurance discounts

star-telegram.com — It's not just the price of cigarettes, about $6 a pack, that is expensive. The healthcare costs associated with tobacco use are off the charts. To reduce those costs, Fort Worth is offering to help smokers quit and providing discounts on insurance premiums for nonsmokers, two strategies among several that the city hopes will improve the well-being of its employees.

Cowboys or not, Ryan Williams feels he’s earned NFL job

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Cuts are on the horizon and the Dallas Cowboys have several decisions to make. One of the more difficult decisions is surely going to be what to do with running backs Ryan Williams and Joseph Randle.

Plan to widen Stadium Drive squeezes out eight Arlington businesses

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Cindy Cabadas deftly feeds sheet after sheet of crisp white paper into a humming, 106-year-old letter press, the pride of her east Arlington business.

Matt Johnson, Caleb Hanie among those cut as Cowboys trim roster to 75

star-telegram.com — In trimming their roster to 75, the Dallas Cowboys waived/injured safety Matt Johnson and released quarterback Caleb Hanie. Johnson, a fourth-round pick in 2012, has never played in a regular-season NFL game. He's had chronic hamstring injuries and once again had it derail him this season early on in training camp.

Residents rally around Fort Worth junk man accused of theft

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us By most accounts, Willie Ray Young is the "junk man" of the Hallmark neighborhood in south Fort Worth. For years, Young has driven around the neighborhood picking up discarded appliances, bicycles and numerous other odds and ends from homes.