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UT coach, 2 other Texans named in college bribery scheme

HOUSTON (AP) – The head coach of men’s tennis at the University of Texas is among three people in the state charged in a scheme that prosecutors say involved wealthy parents bribing college coaches and others to gain admissions for their children at top schools.

Ralph Hall, oldest-ever member of US House, dead at age 95

Ed Valentine, Hall’s longtime strategist, said the Republican and World War II veteran died at his home in Rockwall on Thursday morning. Asked about a cause of death, Valentine simply cited Hall’s age, saying he hadn’t been suffering from any known long term ailments.

Video captures final moments of crashed cargo plane

The grainy video from the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office captured Atlas Air Flight 3591 plummeting toward Trinity Bay and a large plume shooting up from where the Boeing 767 struck the shallow waters.

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Cold Stunned Sea turtles 16 Nov.

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