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Here’s Why the Best Wildflower Grow Along Texas Highways

Thanks to TxDOT, thousands of Texas wildflowers bloom for family photos.

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El Paso Border Patrol sector kicks off construction of Trump’s wall on border

U.S. Border Patrol agents on Monday announced the beginning of construction on the “big, beautiful wall” that President Donald Trump promised to build on the southern border.

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Teachers in other states are striking. Texas teachers can’t do that.

Texas state law says that teachers could lose their teaching certificates and pensions if they go on strike.

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How Much Does Voting Matter in a Gerrymandered District?

Texas is one of three states whose legislative maps have landed them before the Supreme Court this term.

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Like Texas, California Once Had A Maternal Mortality Crisis. Here’s How The State Solved It.

An alarming number of women die while pregnant or shortly after giving birth in Texas. According to national researchers who say the U.S. as a whole has a serious problem, Texas is an “outlier” when it comes to its high … Continue reading

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The Newly-Elected Mayor of Valentine Captures The Town’s Welcoming Spirit

Summer Webb boasts of Valentine’s tight-knit community, as well as her goals as the town’s new mayor.

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Case targeting Texas’ statewide elections of judges goes to trial today

A trial starting Monday in federal court will test Texas’ nearly 150-year-old system of statewide elections to the state’s two highest courts.

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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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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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More Than 1 Million Texans Have Obamacare Plans This Year, Despite Enrollment Hurdles

Almost the same number of Texans who signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during the last enrollment period signed up this time, according to the federal government. The figure took experts by surprise because there … Continue reading

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