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This image provided by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles shows the design of a proposed Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate. Supporters say the state should make the plates as a matter of...
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A monument unveiled on the Texas Capitol grounds represents an appreciation for the sacrifices of Vietnam War veterans, Gov. Rick Perry told a large gathering Saturday. Perry...
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2015/03/29 23:38
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THROCKMORTON, Texas - Above the beautifully restored Throckmorton County Courthouse a weather vane — a charging horse — turns from the gusts of history toward the future of a small Texas...
2015/03/26 00:27
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PORT ARTHUR- Jessica Crawford Port Arthur has a semi-new addition. The building '501 Procter' officially opened to the public on Wednesday. It's a renovated building Port Arthur's Economic...
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PORT ARTHUR -- Jefferson and surrounding counties' residents can attend a free training workshop designed to help them capture and preserve the stories and memories of Cold War-era veterans. The...
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A proposal to turn the iconic but shuttered Houston Astrodome into a massive indoor park and build a tree-lined green space around the structure could cost nearly $243 million, according to a report...
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NACOGDOCHES – Mary Lou Retton, who catapulted to international fame by winning the All-Around Gold Medal in women’s gymnastics at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, will be the featured guest at...
2015/03/23 03:34
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While the historical marker dedication for a trio of African-American cemeteries is not scheduled for a little more than a month, officials from the Denton County Office of History and Culture are...
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Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle Crews from Green Team Services work on cleaning the exterior of the NRG Astrodome on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Houston. The project, which was approved by the Texas...
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When a restaurant makes it past that critical first year of business, when the majority of new restaurants fail, you know it's doing something right. But when one can stay in business more than 75...
2015/03/18 23:08
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Residents will have to wait a bit longer for the nature trail, pond and foot bridge they were expecting at Hilltop Community Center. After months of delays on the first phase of the Hilltop Nature...
2015/03/14 02:58
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The Texas Historical Commission is accepting applications for this year's summer internship program, opened to college students. The deadline for applications and supporting documents is March...
2015/03/13 17:41
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GALVESTON -- He couldn't read and he spent half his life in slavery. Once freed, though, Charlie Brown built a business domain in Brazoria County and eventually purchased the plantation where his...
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Provided by the Texas Historical Commission The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Levelland, TX for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 60 to receive...
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USHER: For Temple Emanu-El, the synagogue that has served the Jewish population of three East Texas cities — Longview, Kilgore and Marshall — for decades. Placement of a Texas Historical Commission...
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Voters will have the opportunity to select two members for the Marshall Independent School District board of trustees on May 9 as the two member-at-large seats are up for grabs. Cathy Marshall and...
2015/03/09 18:00
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An effort is underway to raise money to help renovate a South Texas courthouse that was closed nearly a month ago because of mold. The Valley Morning Star in Harlingen reports that leaders in Willacy...
2015/03/09 12:46
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Men wore heels to promote awareness of sex trafficking. A historical marker was unveiled to commemorate a local Jewish temple. A new story brought quite a response to a local family's new mission. Did...
2015/03/08 09:46
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Mendy Rabicoff was accustomed to driving to Johnny Cace's Seafood & Steakhouse to borrow chairs when worshippers at Longview's Jewish temple outnumbered places to sit. That was to be expected on high...
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The history of the town of Justin is due its time in the spotlight. Residents and city officials will soon get to celebrate Justin’s receipt of its first Texas Historical Commission marker. “I’m...
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