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Abbott Calls On Texas Rangers To Investigate Former USA Gymnastics Training Center

Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on the Texas Rangers to investigate allegations of sexual assault at the former site of the National Training Center for USA Gymnastics. The property’s owners, Bela and Marta Karolyi, were recently implicated in a widespread … Continue reading

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When To Catch The ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ In West Texas

A full moon in a clear night sky is nothing short of breathtaking. But, the next one will be even better, for three reasons.

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Texas fetal remains burial rule blocked by federal court again

U.S. District Judge David Alan Ezra ruled Monday afternoon that Texas cannot move forward with the rule, citing that the Texas Department of State Health Services’ arguments “lack merit.”

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Texas Republican executive committee censures House Speaker Joe Straus

The State Republican Executive Committee voted to censure Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, on Saturday, dinging the outgoing state leader for standing in the way of the party leadership group’s priorities.

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Crucial Sixth Round Of Nafta Negotiations Underway Amid Mixed Signals

  The sixth round of negotiations on NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, is underway in Montréal. Canada and Mexico made news as the talks opened by announcing a separate free trade deal, a newly revived Trans-Pacific Partnership with 11 nations in … Continue reading

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Texas smugglers say Trump’s border wall wouldn’t stop immigrants, drugs from pouring across the border

If the Trump administration follows through on the president’s promises to build a border wall, would it actually stop undocumented immigrants and illegal drugs? Two former smugglers explain how they’d work around it.

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Dropping Pungent Rabies Vaccines from the Air? Bring Some Candy

For some two weeks this month, a Texas agency took to the skies over long stretches of the U.S.-Mexico border. The reason: to drop rabies vaccines to help vaccinate the region’s wildlife. The aerial drops are part of an effort … Continue reading

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Federal Criminal Trial Against State Sen. Uresti Set To Begin

State Senator Carlos Uresti, whose district includes parts of West Texas, will appear in federal court today for a jury trial on charges of money laundering and fraud. Uresti pled not guilty last year to his involvement with a fracking … Continue reading

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Report Finds Asylum Seekers in El Paso Face Violence and Delay

Advocates say migrants who request asylum experience abuse and extended detention.

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What the Government Shutdown Means for Texas’ National Parks

Texas is home to 16 sites managed by the National Parks Service. The government shut down won’t stop people from visiting these parks, but it could create some challenges.

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