Firefighters search for survivors at a West, Texas, apartment building in April 2013. The breadth of destruction in West has raised questions about what, if any, new state laws should be passed to help prevent similar accidents in the future. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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A 'Roller Coaster' Year For Texas Town Rocked By Blast

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Huge HD TV screens have changed the stadium experience. Many fans who paid big bucks for a ticket to the game will still be watching it on TV. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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The Latest In HD TV, From The Comfort Of Your Courtside Seat

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South Dallas 40: Below The River, A Population Left To Decay

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Oil Spill Disrupts A Waterway Thick With Barges And Birds

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Texas Abortion Restrictions Shutter Two More Clinics

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Sen. Cornyn Expected To Win Tuesday's GOP Primary In Texas

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In Tight Texas Lt. Gov. Race, Little Space Left On The Right

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Davis, Abbott Expected To Win Texas Gubernatorial Primary

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View of central crossing of the central hub island, one of dozens of man-made islands envisioned by Rice University architecture students. The islands would serve as a floating city for oil workers off the coast of Brazil. Rice School of Architecture hide caption

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A College Project That Imagines A Floating City For Oil Workers

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Erick Munoz, flanked by lawyers, walks to 96th District Court last Friday. A judge ordered a Texas hospital to remove life support from his wife, Marlise. Tim Sharp/AP hide caption

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University of Texas president Bill Powers (left) and athletic director Steve Patterson (right) introduce new Longhorns head football coach Charlie Strong during a press conference January 6, 2014 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. Erich Schlegel/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Race Of The New Football Coach At University Of Texas Matters

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Pregnant Woman On Life Support Draws Attention To Texas Law

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Crews work on a safe room for the new Plaza Towers Elementary school in Moore, Okla., behind crosses erected for the seven students who died in the May tornado. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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After Okla. Tornado's Devastation, A Search For Safety And Shelter

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The Texas Camel Corps guides camel treks through the Big Bend region of Texas, where such animals once served American settlers in the late 1800s. Wade Goodwyn/NPR hide caption

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Camels Trek In The Texas Desert, Just Like Old Times

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Texas Highway 130, a new Austin bypass toll road, is so far east of the city that it sees little traffic. The state recently raised the speed limit there to 85 mph in hopes of boosting its use. Wikipedia hide caption

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Even An 85 MPH Highway Can't Fix Austin's Traffic Tangle

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