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Texas adds RHP Jerome Williams after loss to Yanks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Texas Rangers are using pitchers at such a dizzying rate this season that it’s becoming a challenge for manager Ron Washington to keep track of them all.

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Texas governor’s startup fund is not all it seems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media before speaking to a meeting of local party activists, in this July 19, 2014 file photo taken in Algona, Iowa. Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation’s second most-populous state. An Associated Press review of the program found that one of the companies actually operates in California. Some have stagnated trying to find more capital. A few have even forfeited their right to do business in Texas by not filing tax reports. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation’s second most-populous state.

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Watson named assistant coach at UT-Pan American

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Willie Watson has been named assistant basketball coach at the University of Texas-Pan American.

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2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A University of Texas police spokeswoman says two Longhorns football players have been charged with felony sexual assault and their arrests are pending.

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Late rally falls short as Astros lose 9-7 to A’s

Houston Astros starting pitcher Brad Peacock stands on the mound after giving up a three-run home run to the Yoenis Cespedes, left, during the second inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A spirited rally against a struggling reliever wasn’t enough for the Houston Astros to overcome a poor performance from their starting pitcher.

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