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Here Are 22 Ideas Gov. Abbott Shared For Stopping School Shootings

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is hosting three roundtable discussions this week in response to the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. The first roundtable, held Tuesday, focused on “school and community safety.” The meeting was private, but afterward Abbott read … Continue reading

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As Drought Spreads Across Texas, Ranchers Are Forced to Liquidate Their Stock

One Panhandle ranch manager is liquidating 90 percent of his cattle, because there’s not enough grass to support them.

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Melissa del Bosque Discusses her Book “Bloodlines” in Marfa on Saturday

This weekend, award winning investigative journalist Melissa del Bosque will read from her book Bloodlines at the Crowley Theater in Marfa at 6 PM.  She has written about the U.S.-Mexico border since 1998 for various media outlets, including The Texas Observer, … Continue reading

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Concern and Optimism Surrounds the US 67 Corridor Master Plan

Last week, the Texas Department of Transportation hosted a series of meetings to gather public input about a major West Texas roadway — US 67. To some, it’s a welcome conversation about making this traveled path safer. But for others, … Continue reading

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Lupe Valdez becomes first openly gay and first Latina candidate to win a major party nomination for Texas governor

After swapping leads early in the Democratic gubernatorial runoff, Valdez pulled ahead of White and will face incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott.

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Election Results: 2018 Party Primary Runoffs

It’s Election Day for the Democrat and Republican primary runoff elections in Texas. Voters across West Texas will cast ballots in a handful of local and statewide races, including. Get the latest results here:

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In District 23 Democratic Primary Runoff, Jones and Treviño Battle to Face Will Hurd

Today is Election Day for the party primary runoffs in Texas. One of the races still up for grabs is the democratic candidate for Congressional District 23.  Here’s what you need to know about the sprawling Congressional District and the … Continue reading

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U.S. House Rejects Farm Bill With Controversial Changes to Food Assistance

The legislation would have restricted eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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Santa Fe Church Community Reflects On Texas Shooting

Rocked by Friday’s shooting at Santa Fe High School, the religious community is looking for answers. Some faith leaders and churchgoers say prayer needs to return to school.

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Andrews’ City Manager Glen Hackler on High-Level Nuclear Waste

Earlier this month, the House of Congress passed a bill to move forward on plans for building out the Yucca Mountain facility in Nevada. Some legislators hope this will be the final home for the country’s nuclear waste — a problem … Continue reading

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