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On Tuesday, Mike Rawlings finally got a meeting with Gov. Greg Abbott. After the meeting, Dallas' mayor said that are many areas in which he disagrees with the governor, but he was encouraged by the focus Abbott put on poverty in southern Dallas and reforming the state's public education system. Two weeks ago, 18 Texas mayors sent Abbott a letter expressing concerns about the governor's proposed agenda for the ongoing first special session of the 85th Legislature. The mayors, including Rawlings, Fort Worth's Betsy Price and Plano's Harry LaRosiliere, asked the governor for a meeting to discuss the state's proposed bathroom bill, property tax reforms and caps on municipal spending. Texas is seeking

YORK, Pa. (AP) – A suspended Baltimore police officer has been jailed in Pennsylvania for violating his bond on charges he exchanged sexually explicit texts and videos with a 15-year-old Pennsylvania boy. York County, Pennsylvania prosecutors say 25-year-old Timothy George III talked of marrying the teen before the messages were discovered by the boy’s father, who alerted authorities. George had been free on bond, but a York County judge on Wednesday ruled that new assault charges Baltimore County, Maryland authorities filed Tuesday violated that bond. George’s attorney objected but was overruled. George was arrested in March on charges he abused his 21-year-old boyfriend. Those charges were

A jet trying to land at a small airport near New York City crashed less than a mile from the runway among small warehouses and industrial buildings Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air. Police said no passengers were aboard the Learjet 35 when it went down around 3:30 p.m. a quarter-mile (400 meters) from the runway at Teterboro Airport, a small but busy airport that is a favorite landing spot for the rich and famous. The airport was closed after the crash.

(STATS) - Feeling overlooked and undervalued has a way of fueling FCS players heading into the NFL - especially the many who go undrafted and become even longer shots. Past awards, honors and statistics don't matter, even for a player as highly decorated