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Presidential campaign
8:17 am
Thu January 19, 2012

Rick Perry Quits GOP Presidential Race, Endorses Gingrich

Texas Gov. Rick Perry salutes after announcing that he is suspending his campaign as a Republican presidential candidate.
Mladen Antonov AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu January 19, 2012 1:18 pm

(This post was retopped with the latest news at 11:18 a.m. ET.)

Saying that "there is no viable path forward for me," Texas Gov. Rick Perry just confirmed that he is leaving the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination.

Then, he went on to endorse the bid of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich — just two days before South Carolina Republicans go to the polls in a primary that could either cement former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's lead in the race for the GOP nomination or give new life to someone else's; perhaps Gingrich's.

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Drought
7:02 am
Thu January 19, 2012

Strong outlook for local lake amidst drought

Lake Tawakoni spans three counties and serves as the main water supply of several Northeast Texas communities.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept.

COMMERCE - Despite severe drought that has threatened water supply levels for some Northeast Texas cities; the City of Commerce finds itself in good shape.

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Deadly wreck
6:43 am
Thu January 19, 2012

Services for Fannin County crash victim scheduled

Curve on FM 455 where Ryan Lorenz reportedly lost control of his motorcycle Monday.
WFAA-TV

LADONIA - Visitation is Thursday night for a Ladonia mother who was killed in a motorcycle wreck on Monday.

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News
4:48 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

Canadian pipeline rejected by White House

WASHINGTON - The impact of the Obama Administration’s rejection of a permit for the Keystone Pipeline proposal is felt in East Texas.

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Highway 24
4:07 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

Residents asked for input on funding refinements

ARLINGTON - Proposed changes to strategically fund and expedite transportation projects in Texas are the topic of a Thursday meeting in Arlington which could change the status of the Highway 24 expansion.

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Greenville
1:13 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

Attempted kidnapping reported in Greenville

GREENVILLE - Greenville Police are searching for a man said to have attempted to kidnap a 14-year-old girl as she departed her school bus Tuesday afternoon.

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Coach honored
7:58 am
Wed January 18, 2012

Community gives thanks to former Bonham teacher, coach

BONHAM - Bonham ISD officials Tuesday paid tribute to Leonard Gerner, dedicating the high school gym in honor of the longtime educator and coach.

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Assault conviction
7:43 am
Wed January 18, 2012

Teague ordered to seven year prison term for robbery

GREENVILLE - A Collin County man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to armed robbery.

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Assault conviction
7:42 am
Wed January 18, 2012

Teague ordered to seven year prison term for robbery

GREENVILLE - A Collin County man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to armed robbery.

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Accident
6:52 am
Wed January 18, 2012

Traffic slowed along I-30 after morning wreck

ROYSE CITY - Thru traffic was limited to just one lane as of 8 a.m. near the 82 mile marker of Interstate due to an overturned 18 wheeler.

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