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70% of Hays County and 68% of Texans have received initial dose of vaccine

Staff Reports HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS – 11/21/2021 – In Hays County, over 70% or 151,446 of 5 years and older,…

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State Board of Education approves one sex ed textbook for Texas middle school students

The State Board of Education on Friday approved one health textbook for middle school teachers to use to teach sex…

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U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert joins Texas Republicans running against Attorney General Ken Paxton

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, announced Monday he is running for attorney general, challenging fellow Republican Ken Paxton, in the already crowded primary...

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Fossil fuel prices soar. How long will the high prices stick around?

Global fossil fuel prices have soared in recent months for a spate of reasons. Stronger-than-expected global demand, trade, and political…

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State adds 56,600 jobs over the month, unemployment rate edges down

"The sustained job growth we are seeing shows that Texas continues to be THE place for business..."

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Texas uses shipping containers to create “steel wall” next to international bridge at Eagle Pass

Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted a video Wednesday of the state’s latest attempt to secure the Texas-Mexico border...

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U.S. Department of Education investigates claims of racial and gender discrimination at North Texas school district

By James Pollard The U.S. Department of Education has opened three investigations into allegations of racial and gender discrimination at Carroll…

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Texas Democrats rely on voters of color to be competitive. So why are their top statewide candidates mostly white?

For decades, Texas Democrats have banked on the growth of voters of color, particularly Black and Latino voters, as the…

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October southern border encounters see 129% increase over last year

Consistent with past months, the Rio Grande Valley in Texas sees the most traffic. In October, 45,324 people were encountered…

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CBP officers arrest U.S. female fugitive sought for trafficking children for sexual purposes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Presidio port of entry arrested a 45-year-old U.S. citizen female

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