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2015/05/24 00:48
2015/05/24 00:48
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From former Staff Member Dianne Caron: After a long battle with lymphoma, former Texas state Representative Leo Berman passed away Saturday in Tyler, with his loving wife and family members by his...
2015/05/24 00:48
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2015/05/23 02:33
2015/05/23 02:33
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The family of Colton Turner says Texas lawmakers are doing a disservice to at-risk children. They are upset that the bill named after him, Colton's Law, will no longer require the Texas Department of...
2015/05/22 00:50
2015/05/22 00:50
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The Texas House of Representatives has tentatively but overwhelmingly approved the Pastor Protection Act, a bill aimed at protecting churches and clergy from government penalties and private lawsuits...
2015/05/22 00:28
2015/05/22 00:28
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Richardson, Texas (CNN)High school graduation can be a trying time for teenagers. Prom dates and prepping for college-entrance exams tend to fill the calendars of most soon-to-be graduates. Their...
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2015/05/21 00:08
2015/05/21 00:08
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EL PASO, Texas -- A proposed state program could help veterans in Texas get treatment for mental health issues faster, and El Paso could be a launching pad for the potential services. House Bill 19...
2015/05/20 19:01
2015/05/20 19:01
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Flood Cat-Gil Rix, Pleasanton Eagle pass-catching end, landing this 6 ½ pound blue catfish while fishing at the Adams St. lowwater crossing on the Atascosa River, Tuesday. Gil used shrimp in making...
2015/05/17 18:55
2015/05/17 18:55
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Activist groups in the Rio Grande Valley are speaking out against a bill they believe would unfairly restrict undocumented women from accessing abortion services. House Bill 3994 received final...
2015/05/17 09:58
2015/05/17 09:58
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AUSTIN - State Representative Chris Paddie passed H.B. 849 out of the House of Representatives with 110 votes, an overwhelming and bipartisan endorsement of this common sense legislation. "Hunting in...
2015/05/16 03:15
2015/05/16 03:15
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Six years ago, the Texas Legislature passed a bill to ban the use of hand-held cellphones to send or receive text messages by motorists while driving. But it was vetoed by the governor. Four years...
2015/05/16 01:22
2015/05/16 01:22
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AUSTIN — A bill to consider closing state facilities for people with disabilities moved out of a House committee this week, but not without a strong opposing vote. State supported living centers care...
2015/05/15 17:56
2015/05/15 17:56
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AUSTIN, Texas: Republican-backed legislation to put new blockades on same-sex marriage in Texas died in the statehouse on Friday after failing to win approval by a midnight deadline amid stalling...
2015/05/14 23:25
2015/05/14 23:25
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The Texas House of Representatives has tentatively passed a bill that would require student athletes to have heart screenings before they are allowed to play. The goal is to prevent future deaths from...
2015/05/14 22:45
2015/05/14 22:45
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Joe, a sheriff's deputy in a medium-sized city in Texas, says he tries not to define himself as "the gay cop." He has a good reason for that -- in Texas, it's perfectly legal to fire someone for being...
2015/05/14 19:15
2015/05/14 19:15
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Legislation that would exempt Texas residents 65 and older from fishing license requirements, suspend state sales tax on firearms and hunting supplies for a day or two each year, and give voters the...
2015/05/13 23:54
2015/05/13 23:54
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AUSTIN (KYTX) - The fight against traffic cameras is heading to Austin with at least three bills are waiting for votes in the Texas House of Representatives. At the same time, East Texans are saying...
2015/05/13 02:25
2015/05/13 02:25
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Texas state Rep. Cecil Bell is proposing a bill that would prohibit Texas officials from issuing or recognizing any same-sex-marriage licenses. The Texas Legislature is sending a message this week on...
2015/05/12 17:46
2015/05/12 17:46
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Unlike his jet-setting predecessor or firebrand protégé, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has mostly stayed out of the national spotlight. It found him last week nevertheless. The new governor, who followed...
2015/05/11 18:46
2015/05/11 18:46
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Longview state Rep. David Simpson's bill attacking synthetic drugs from the civil court angle passed in the Texas House of Representatives this morning and goes to the state Senate where an ally has...
2015/05/11 17:42
2015/05/11 17:42
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Last week the Texas House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill that requires police officers to obtain a warrant before probing the anuses and vaginas of motorists during traffic stops. The...
2015/05/10 01:42
2015/05/10 01:42
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Unlike his jet-setting predecessor or firebrand protégé, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has mostly stayed out of the national spotlight. It found him last week nevertheless. The new governor, who followed...
2015/05/24 00:48
2015/05/24 00:48
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