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Rabbit Fest future uncertain, but not expected to stop

The Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest — one of the largest tourism draws for Cove each year — is facing an uncertain future beyond the 2018 event. Read more

TEA releases 2016-2017 campus report cards

The Texas Education Agency released its 2016-2017 school report cards Thursday, providing the public with a concentrated place to ch… Read more

Grants at forefront of Killeen council’s meeting today

The Killeen City Council will consider three state and private grant opportunities at its workshop session today. Read more

Bond recommendation on tonight’s KISD board agenda

A $426 million bond proposal will go before the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees tonight. Read more

3 Republicans, 1 Democrat seek District 54 seat

Three Republicans and a Democrat filed for the Texas House District 54 primary election by the filing deadline Monday, according to … Read more



Russian Olympic Committee approves competing as neutrals

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Olympic Committee formally gave its blessing Tuesday for the country's athletes to compete under a neutral… Read more

Horn wants to show Pacquiao win was no fluke

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Jeff Horn's reward for a successful first title defense since a contentious win over Manny Pacquiao could… Read more

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Villanova ready for burden of being No. 1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Villanova coach Jay Wright has seen his team deal with all the things that go along with being the nation's top… Read more

MLB ump Dale Scott retires rather than risk more concussions

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — As a big league umpire, Dale Scott saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. His final call, it turn… Read more

Brady intercepted twice as Dolphins beat Pats 27-20

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part. Read more


French group to take over Westfield malls for $15.7 billion

PARIS (AP) — French real estate company Unibail-Rodamco has agreed to buy Australia-based shopping mall operator Westfield Corporati… Read more

UK inflation rises to highest level since March 2012

LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will have to write a letter to Britain's Treasury chief explaining why inflation … Read more

World shares retreat ahead of Fed interest rate decision

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Europe and Asia on Tuesday as investors retreated ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision o… Read more


India says Chinese construction on river dirtying water

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Officials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one … Read more

Rian Johnson working with Daisy Ridley was a huge thrill

Rian Johnson was most excited about working with a female protagonist in Rey (Daisy Ridley) when he got to helm 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. Read more

Gary Oldman was worried about Winston Churchill weight gain for Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman has admitted he doubted that he could play Winston Churchill in 'Darkest Hour', because he was concerned about having to gain a lot of weight for the role. Read more