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It’s Tax-Free Weekend In Texas. Here’s What You Need To Know

Summer break doesn’t end in Texas without one last holiday: tax-free weekend. Since 1999, Texas shoppers have been given an annual tax reprieve on items students and teachers need most as they prepare to return to school: clothing, shoes, school … Continue reading

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Resource-Strapped Volunteers are on the Frontlines of Many Texas Wildfires

About three-fourths of all fire departments in Texas are run by volunteers. And as burn bans pile up—so do the challenges for many of these departments.

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Republican Pete Flores, Democrat Pete Gallego set for runoff for Uresti seat

The race to replace ex-state Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, is headed to a runoff featuring Republican Pete Flores and Democrat Pete Gallego.

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Austin-Based 3D-Printable Guns Meet Opposition From 21 States – And Trump

Austin-based firm Defense Distributed published designs over the weekend for 3D-printable guns that can be fabricated at home and would be virtually untraceable. So far, hundreds have downloaded the files, but a handful of attorneys general are seeking to block the … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know to Stay Cool During a West Texas Heat Wave

Today we’re seeing cooler temperatures than we saw in the last couple of days. But it’s still expected to be hot today and throughout the rest of the week in West Texas. And with highs reaching well into the upper … Continue reading

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Many Texans Are Skipping Health Care They Need Because Of The Cost

Many Texans are struggling to afford health care, according to a new survey released by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Episcopal Health Foundation.

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‘Hardening’ Schools Won’t Keep Kids Safe, Police Officials Tell Senators

A group of law enforcement officers told Texas senators Monday that they don’t think the governor’s plan to “harden” schools is the best way to keep students safe.

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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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WATCH: Democratic Candidates For Texas Governor Set To Debate Ahead Of Runoff

The two candidates in the runoff to become the Democratic nominee for Texas governor will meet tonight for their first and only debate.

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Report: After Donald Trump took office, ICE transfers jumped 60 percent in most populous Texas county

Even before last year’s protests, lawmaker scuffles and marathon committee hearings over “sanctuary” legislation, Texas counties were some of the most compliant when it came to immigration enforcement, a new study shows.

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