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Abbott Promises Lawsuit Over Immigration Action

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is again vowing to sue the Obama administration for lifting the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. 11/23/2014 01:12 PM

Downpours throughout the day and night Saturday brought as much as five inches of rain and hail to some parts of Central Texas. Farther south, most of San Antonio saw the heaviest rains and strong wind gusts in the evening.

11/23/2014 10:23 AM

State Troopers and the Texas Department of Public Safety are on the scene of a deadly plane crash in Lee County. It's not yet known where the plane was coming from or how many passengers were on it. One person is confirmed dead.

11/23/2014 12:34 PM

Comics Bring Mental Health to Center Stage

Several Austin comedians are fusing humor with the topic of mental health in an effort to bring the subject to the spotlight and change the way that people talk about it. As our Alex Stockwell explains, they say mental health can be a laughing matter.

11/23/2014 09:21 AM

Thanksgiving Meals for Needy Families

Austin's Episcopal churches and schools are putting food on the table for people in need. Hunger takes a holiday as more than 1,000 families are given the essentials for a healthy Thanksgiving dinner. Our Alese Underwood shows us how volunteers young and old at El Buen Samaritano roll up their sleeves to help.

11/22/2014 02:16 PM

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Dan Eaton is looking to help make your Thanksgiving dinner a success! Watch his responses to your Thanksgiving cooking questions in a special video blog. You can still send your cooking question to cooking@twcnews.com.

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AUSTIN

Obama Talks Immigration in Las Vegas as Tension Flares in DC

President Barack Obama is trying to rally support for his plan to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. As Washington reporter Geoff Bennett explains, the president is trying to convince the public that the actions he's taking are necessary and legal. 11/21/2014 04:17 PM

MANOR

Amid Controversy, Manor ISD Votes to Fire Asst. Superintendent

Manor Independent School District voted to fire its assistant superintendent Robert Peters Friday. The district wants to terminate Peters' contract for deleting government documents on his district-issued iPad, but Peters' supporters say he's being retaliated against for uncovering misconduct in the school district. Our Chris Cybulski shows us what's going on. 11/21/2014 05:23 PM

AUSTIN

Student STEM Projects Race the Track at COTA

Austin students brought their classroom knowledge to the Circuit of the Americas. On Friday, more than 100 eighth graders put their latest racecar project to the test. Our Alese Underwood shows us how science, technology, engineering and math—or STEM—studies are making opportunities for the future. Updated 11/22/2014 09:31 AM

AUSTIN

Former Jarrell Police Chief Sentenced for Taking Bribes

An ex-Central Texas police chief has been sentenced to more than 4 years in federal prison after pleading he admitted to taking bribes from immigrants to fraudulently obtain legal permission for them to stay in the United States. 11/21/2014 04:54 PM

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