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  • A Houston man has been sentenced to about five years in prison for...

    A Houston man has been sentenced to about five years in prison for an income tax scheme. Prosecutors say Linus Riggs and another man filed more than 250 fraudulent returns and collected more than a half-million dollars in refunds. Riggs pleaded guilty in March.
  • Health officials have been testing some infants for tuberculosis after they revealed last...

    Health officials have been testing some infants for tuberculosis after they revealed last week that more than 700 babies could have been exposed to TB at an El Paso hospital over the past year. A hospital worker tested positive late last month.
  • Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to skip his next scheduled court appearance...

    Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to skip his next scheduled court appearance because he'll be out of the country. Perry's attorneys asked the judge to let him miss an Oct. 13 pretrial hearing due to "long-standing plans to be in Europe" all that week. The motion says that if Perry has to appear, the hearing should be delayed until at least a day after he returns on Oct 19.
  • Parts of the Rio Grande Valley are out of the drought. The U.S....

    Parts of the Rio Grande Valley are out of the drought. The U.S. Drought Monitor still lists some Valley areas as abnormally dry. Only Starr County remains in a moderate drought.
  • A report showing fewer Americans bought homes last month is weighing on homebuilding...

    A report showing fewer Americans bought homes last month is weighing on homebuilding stocks. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes fell 1.8 percent in August, following four months of gains. Analysts say if the trend continues, it could dent consumers' confidence. Kristina Hooper at Allianz Global Investors says the drop in home sales "speaks to much of middle-class America," because the largest component of their net worth is their home.

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10:00 AM The View 10:00 AM - The View
Actress and comedian Kathy Griffin; author Andrea Martin talks about her book "Lady Parts."
11:00 AM The Chew 11:00 AM - The Chew
The co-hosts talk about "The Chew's" third cookbook compilation "The Chew: A Year of Celebrations," that includes recipes like fig upside down cake and short ribs paired with onions and potatoes, as well as includes life tips.
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When two people appear at a mining company to claim ownership, a case of murder, kidnapping and embezzlement occurs, which leads Perry Mason and his team to reveal who the true owner is and who is responsible for the crimes.
10:00 AM Dragnet 10:00 AM - Dragnet
With the Department's chaplain, Friday heads undercover, keeping watch over the bartender of Domino Bar and Grill who is suspected of having a gambling ring.
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After receiving complaints about a persistent man using a supposed Congressional Medal of Honor as a talking point to sell magazine subscriptions in what is believed to be a scam, Friday and Gannon are called in to investigate.
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After a disgruntled Jim Rockford has just lost a large sum of his money in Las Vegas, he accepts a ride back home from a stranger, but he soon discovers that the stranger is a gun-runner in possession of a stolen vehicle.

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In Botswana's Okavango, Jack and his daughter push a plane and evaluate the wilderness; Jack learns how Bushmen extract water from roots in the Kalahari.
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