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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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5:00 AM Channel 5 News This Morning 5:00 AM - Channel 5 News This Morning
The Channel 5 News Team provides a first in-depth look at overnight local, regional, statewide and national news events, as well as up-to-the-minute business news, sports reports and the latest information on Weslaco area weather and traffic issues.
7:00 AM Good Morning America 7:00 AM - Good Morning America
Actor Denzel Washington from "The Equalizer"; actress Kerry Washington from "Scandal"; "GMA" contributor Tim Tebow; reality television star Bethenny Frankel talks about her book "Cookie Meets Peanut."
9:00 AM LIVE! with Kelly and Michael 9:00 AM - LIVE! with Kelly and Michael
Kelly and Michael will be visited by Kerry Washington to talk about the new series of "Scandal," and television host Bill O'Reilly joins the show to talk about his new book "Killing Patton."
10:00 AM The View 10:00 AM - The View
Actress and comedian Kathy Griffin; author Andrea Martin talks about her book "Lady Parts."

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5:00 AM Petticoat Junction 5:00 AM - Petticoat Junction
In a plan to undermine Kate Bradley for his own ends, Homer Bedloe manages to convince the Pixley Bank to foreclose on her mortgage, which also means her daughters and Uncle Joe will have to seek employment elsewhere unless something is done.
5:30 AM The Beverly Hillbillies 5:30 AM - The Beverly Hillbillies
An influential monarch from a foreign country comes to Beverly Hills, and Mr. Drysdale makes an effort to get him together with Elly May in hopes of setting them up with each other; Mrs. Drysdale attempts to push her niece onto the King instead.
6:00 AM The Donna Reed Show 6:00 AM - The Donna Reed Show
Jeff and Smitty talk Alex into going camping with the intent of bonding, unaware that Jeff and Smitty's girlfriends are camping at a nearby site.
6:30 AM I Love Lucy 6:30 AM - I Love Lucy
When a championship golfer visits the Ricardos, Lucy and Ethel install a basketball court in the living room and pretend to be as preoccupied with the game as their husbands are in the fairways during their weekly golf games.

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10:00 AM Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures 10:00 AM - Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures
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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