The Two-Way
9:27 am
Mon November 21, 2011

Penn State Taps Former FBI Director Freeh As 'Investigative Counsel'

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh has been brought in to be a "special investigative counsel" for Penn State's internal look into how its officials handled reports that former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky might have been sexually abusing young boys.

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The Two-Way
9:06 am
Mon November 21, 2011

Speed Of Light Hasn't Been Broken, Second Set Of Scientists Says

Albert Einstein: His famous theory faces a challenge.
AP

Originally published on Mon November 21, 2011 4:40 pm

Full disclosure: We're not even close to being qualified to figure out who's right and who's wrong on this one.

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National Security
8:42 am
Mon November 21, 2011

The American Behind The 2008 Attack On Mumbai

In this courtroom drawing, David Coleman Headley is shown facing a federal judge.
Carol Renaud AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon November 21, 2011 2:38 pm

American David Coleman Headley was one of the leading planners of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, which killed 166 people over three days at two five-star hotels, a train station and a small Jewish community center.

Headley, the son of a Pakistani father and an American mother, had been chosen for the mission because he looked like a non-Muslim Westerner. He used those looks — and his U.S. passport — to plan logistics for several of the places attacked in Mumbai.

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Unemployment
8:27 am
Mon November 21, 2011

Area jobless figures fall in October

AUSTIN - The Texas Workforce Commission listed Hopkins County with the lowest unemployment rate in October at 7 percent. That’s well below the state rate of 8.4 percent.

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The Two-Way
8:15 am
Mon November 21, 2011

Top Stories: No Debt Deal Likely; Suspect Arrested In Alleged NYC Bomb Plot

Originally published on Mon November 21, 2011 8:23 am

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House fire
8:01 am
Mon November 21, 2011

Hopkins County house fire under investigation

Dave Kirkpatrick, East Texas Radio

SULPHUR SPRINGS - No injuries were reported in a Sunday evening fire in Sulphur Springs that heavily damaged a brick home.

The home was fully engulfed in flames upon emergency arrival, just after 7 p.m. in the 1700 block of College Street.

The cause of the blaze has not been determined, but it is believed to have started in the garage.

 

The Two-Way
7:50 am
Mon November 21, 2011

UC Davis Pepper-Spraying: Police Chief Put On Leave, Chancellor To Speak

In this image made from video, a police officer uses pepper spray as he walks down a line of Occupy demonstrators sitting on the ground at the University of California, Davis on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011.
Thomas K. Fowler AP

Originally published on Wed August 1, 2012 8:56 am

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News
7:25 am
Mon November 21, 2011

Commissioners, Council approval to pave way for jobs

GREENVILLE - Local officials will decide Tuesday whether to grant a tax abatement for a Greenville company planning a major expansion.

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Murder trial
7:18 am
Mon November 21, 2011

Alphin convicted, sentenced to life in prison

GREENVILLE - Following closing arguments Friday, a Hunt County Jury took about 30 minutes to find Tracie Danielle Alphin guilty of murdering Jason Harrington in 2008.

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The Two-Way
7:08 am
Mon November 21, 2011

Seattle Mariners Outfielder Halman Stabbed To Death, Brother Arrested

"Dutch police say Seattle Mariners outfielder Greg Halman has been stabbed to death and his brother has been arrested as a suspect," The Associated Press reports from Rotterdam. He died earlier today.

Halman, 24, is Dutch-born. In the past two years with the Mariners, he appeared in 44 games — hitting at a .207 average, with two home runs and nine runs batted in.

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