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After Tight Senate Race In Texas, Left-Leaning Groups Set Sights On Latinos For 2020

The Texas Senate race was very, very close – closer than any statewide election in recent history – and Latinos could be part of the reason why. “Latinos are becoming a political force to be reckoned with in the state,” … Continue reading

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Facing Challenges From Texas And D.C., A New Affordable Care Act Enrollment Period Begins

This year, there’s no penalty for people who don’t sign up for insurance, and the federal government isn’t spending as much to promote enrollment.

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Department Of Defense Says It’s Sending 5,200 Troops To U.S.-Mexico Border

Officials say the deployment will include three helicopter units, mobile command and medical units, military police and more.

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Paul Ryan Says A Debate Over The Border Wall Is Coming – After The Midterms

Were it not for the Kavanaugh confirmation spectacle, there may have been a very different fight on Capitol Hill over the last few weeks – and Texas would have been at the center of it. We’re talking about President Donald … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Boyd Elder Has Died At Age 74

Legendary West Texas artist Boyd Elder has died. His daughter, Shaula Elder, confirmed the 74-year-old’s death on Facebook Saturday night. “The rumors are swirling about our father passing into the cosmos,” the post reads. “It breaks my heart to say it … Continue reading

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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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