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Thanksgiving Driving Tips for Texas: How to Avoid Traffic Jams, Road Closures & More

Driving during the Thanksgiving holiday is always a stressful affair. But there are simple tricks to minimize the strain and avoid problems on Texas roadways.

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Unattended Incense Blamed for Temple Apartment Fire

A family three in Temple was displaced Saturday after an incense burner left unattended caused smoke and fire damage to their apartment.

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Inmate Weddings Are About To Increase In Texas

Up until now, if an inmate in a Texas prison wanted to get married, someone else had to stand in for the prisoner during a ceremony held somewhere outside the prison. That's about to change.

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Dustin Lynn Karl - Bell County Jail Photo
Dustin Lynn Karl - Bell County Jail Photo

Temple Man Charged With Showing Sexual Photos to a Child

A registered sex offender from Temple has been charged after police say he showed sexually explicit photos to a minor.

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Kevin Patrick Stoeser - U.S. Marshals Service Photo

Skull Found in Travis County Belonged to Former Fort Hood Soldier

Police say a skull found near a Travis County halfway house belonged to a former Fort Hood soldier convicted of sexual assault.

According to a report from the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force, DNA testing linked the skull to 41-year-old Kevin Patrick Soeser

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Baby Found in Vacant Harker Heights Home Was Stillborn

Instigators have determined that foul play was not involved in the death of a baby found in a vacant Harker Heights home almost two weeks ago.

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Driver Leads Police On Chase, Makes Bomb Threat

A man claiming to have a bomb in his car led police on a chase from Bell County to Hill County Sunday morning.

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Temple Opens Emergency Warming Center for the Homeless and Distressed

UPDATE 11/13: We have learned that Temple has deactivated its Emergency Warming Center as of 9:00 a.m. this morning, citing the National Weather Service's advisory that temperatures would warm to above the necessary chill factor to keep the Center open.

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Photo courtesy Joe Olivares of ImagesByOlivares.com

Hear the Temple Football Coaches Show for Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Temple closed out its 2014 regular season with an undefeated district record and its 2nd consecutive district championship, this one outright.  A & M Consolidated looms on the horizon this Friday night in Temple's first playoff game.

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Cold Weather Hits Central Texas — Temple Fire & Rescue Has Helpful Home Heating Safety Tips

Maybe you haven't been outside in the last day or two, but it definitely doesn't feel like summer, anymore. Thanks to the meteorological process of bombogenesis, temperatures will plunge into the 30s this week, with ripple effects expected for the remainder of the month of November. But before you crank up your furnace, here are some helpful safety tips from Temple Fire & Rescue.

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