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Forecasters say flooded parts of Texas can't handle another soaking after getting upward of 16 inches of rain in a matter of hours but that more storms might be on the way.

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Ahmed Mohamed has been reunited with his infamous clock.

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The rain kept falling and falling across Texas -- some parts of the state saw more than 20 inches in recent days. Here are five things you should know about the deluge:

Hood County Sheriff's Office

A 68-year-old man accused of veering his car into a motorcycle, injuring both of its riders, was arrested Monday on aggravated assault charges.

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The University of Texas says its longhorn steer mascot has died after recently being diagnosed with cancer.

A screenshot from a video posted on YouTube shows the referee just before he was hit.
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A Texas high school assistant football coach has denied ordering two players to hit a referee and says he only resigned under threat of being fired.

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Here's a new "oops" moment for a Texas governor: prematurely celebrating a Houston Astros playoff victory.

Childress Police Department / Facebook

Gov. Greg Abbott is voicing his support for a Texas police department displaying "In God We Trust" on its patrol vehicles.

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The University of Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has a "life-threatening condition" and won't travel to Dallas for the team's rivalry game Saturday against No. 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl.

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The NCAA is banning the SMU men's basketball team from postseason play, saying the university has committed academic fraud and unethical conduct.

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The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable sports franchise in the world at a worth of $4 billion, according to Forbes magazine.

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Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered all flags in Texas to be flown at half-staff to remember victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry's trade and lobbying group. 

Rodger Mallison / Fort Worth Star-Telegram

An initial autopsy report has found that a black college football player killed by a police officer had used a synthetic psychedelic drug and marijuana prior to the deadly confrontation at an Arlington car dealership.

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The regulatory agency overseeing Texas' oil and gas industry says a series of small earthquakes in North Texas likely wasn't caused by drilling operations by an Exxon Mobil subsidiary.

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Blue Bell ice cream is back in parts of Texas. Blue Bell Creameries has resumed selling its products in select locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria contamination.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has pleaded not guilty to charges of defrauding investors before he became the state's top lawyer.

YvonneCraig.com / Wikipedia

Yvonne Craig, who grew up in Dallas and played the sexy, crime-fighting Batgirl in the 1960s TV hit "Batman," has died. She was 78.

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A professor and associate dean at the Harvard Business School has been selected as the new president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

Waco Police Department / Facebook

Autopsy reports for nine people killed in a shootout involving bikers and police in Waco have been released.

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A funeral will be held this weekend for a college football player who was fatally shot by an Arlington police officer answering a burglary call at a car dealership.

Arlington Police Department / Twitter/@ArlingtonPD

The Arlington police chief has fired an officer who fatally shot an unarmed college football player.

Brian Snyder / Reuters

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has stopped paying his presidential campaign staff amid slow fundraising that has left his 2016 bid cash-starved after barely two months.

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The FBI says it will not join the investigation of an Arlington police officer's shooting of an unarmed teenage burglary suspect by police gunfire.

Brandon Wade / Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The brother of Christian Taylor, the college football player fatally shot by an Arlington police officer, says he's not angry at police but does think they could have handled the confrontation differently.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has again told a federal judge that he shouldn't have to personally appear before him and contest being held in contempt of court.

Arlington Police Department / Twitter/@ArlingtonPD

Arlington police have asked the FBI to participate in the investigation into the death of a college football player who was fatally shot by an officer during a burglary call at a car dealership.

Harris County Sheriff's Office / Twitter/@HCSOTexas

Six children and two adults have been found dead inside a Houston-area home and the 49-year-old man charged has a long criminal history that includes violence.

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Temperatures topping 100 degrees and heat effects making it feel even hotter caused an all-time record hourly demand for electricity on Texas' biggest electrical grid.

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Public health officials are allowing Blue Bell to resume the production and sale of ice cream manufactured at its Alabama plant.

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