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Posted: Mar 10, 2014 3:45 PM

Updated: Mar 10, 2014 3:46 PM

(Information in the following story is from: Corsicana Daily Sun, http://corsicanadailysun.com)

CORSICANA, Texas (AP) Investigators are calling the deadly shooting of 3-year-old Central Texas boy an accident, perhaps involving an 8-year-old child. Navarro County Sheriff officials say the shooting happened just before noon Monday outside a house in the town of Eureka. Authorities say the toddler was shot in the head at close range with a 20-gauge shotgun in a shed next to the house.

HOUSTON (AP) Long known for big pickup trucks and even bigger traffic jams, Texas' largest city is seeing its public transportation ridership rise. Houston's Metro Transit Authority recorded nearly 2.26 million trips on buses, trains and its light-rail system in 2013, up 2.76 percent from the previous year. That's among the largest increases in the nation, according to data released Monday by the American Public Transportation Association.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) NSA leaker Edward Snowden spoke via live video conference Monday to a packed audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival. The former NSA contractor remains in Moscow living in temporary asylum as he faces felony charges in the United States. Snowden appeared to have no regrets about exposing the U.S. government's surveillance methods.

(Information in the following story is from: The Dallas Morning News, http://www.dallasnews.com . Not for online use in Dallas market)

DALLAS (AP) Police say two 16-year-old boys accused of killing a high school classmate are being held on murder charges in Collin County. Authorities say the teens were caught after trying to bury Ivan Mejia's body after Mejia was killed on a road behind Wylie East High School near Dallas.

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