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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Two University of Texas football players have been charged in a rape investigation. Court documents say a woman reports that Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander attacked her last month in a dormitory on the Austin campus.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas man who pretended to be a fire marshal has been sentenced to two years of probation. Grapevine police say Charles Brandon flashed a badge to avoid paying a $10 cover charge and to get free drinks at a bar on New Year's Eve 2012. His deal requires that he stay away from the nightclub.

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Gasoline prices across Texas have dipped about four cents per gallon in the past week. The average pump price is at $3.41, with the cheapest gasoline in Amarillo and the most expensive in El Paso. Nationally, the average price is $3.55 per gallon.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Profit and revenue are up at American Airlines and the company will share some of the gains with stockholders. American earned $864 million in the second quarter, up from the $507 million American and US Airways earned separately a year ago before they merged. American will pay its first dividend since 1980.

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