Texas Political News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces Appointments

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dan Winston to the Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee for a term set to expire on September 1, 2019. Continue reading Texas Political News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces Appointments at STL.News.

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Texas News: Texas Attorney General Paxton Hails U.S. Supreme Court Decision Upholding Texas’ Redistricting Maps

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton yesterday released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Texas’ House and congressional redistricting maps, except with respect to one Texas House District (HD 90): “I’m grateful that the U.S.

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Texas Political News: Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Four To Texas State Library And Archives Commission

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed David C. to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for terms set to expire September 28, 2019 and September 28, 2021, respectively. Garza and reappointed Lynwood Givens, Ph.D.

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Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Joos And Koerner To Texas Veterans Commission

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Kimberlee Joos and Laura Koerner to the Texas Veterans Commission for terms set to expire ON December 31, 2023.

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Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Names President, Appoints Five To Texas State Board of Pharmacy

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Donald “Donnie” Lewis to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy for a term set to expire on August 31, 2019.

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AUSTIN, Texas | Texas suburb ends contract with immigrant detention center

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A conservative Texas suburb voted Tuesday to sever ties with a 500-bed immigration detention center that activists say is currently housing some mothers who don’t know the whereabouts of their children.

Texas Political News: Texas Governor Abbott Reappoints Lunceford To Board For Lease Of Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Lands

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Erin Lunceford to the Board for Lease of Texas Department of Criminal Justice Lands for a term set to expire on September 1, 2019.

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Texas News: Texas Named CNBC’s “America’s Top State For Business” For 2018

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AUSTIN, TX – CNBC today announced that Texas has been named America’s top state for business in 2018. Texas offers a blueprint for business success,” said Governor Abbott. . Business 2018 america's top state for business CNBC Texas texas business news Texas News TodayNews

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AUSTIN, Texas | Cloud wins Texas congressional race without runoff

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AUSTIN, Texas — Former Republican Party county chairman Michael Cloud topped a crowded, bipartisan special election field Saturday to succeed disgraced ex-Texas Congressman Blake Farenthold. Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Cloud wins Texas congressional race without runoff at STL.News.

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday issued a State Disaster Declaration for six Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding. Politics disaster declaration Governor Abbott greg abbott Texas Texas Flooding Texas News TodayNews

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AUSTIN, Texas | Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety at STL.News. General Austin Houston Santa Fe High School school safety Texas Texas Gov.

Texas Lottery News: San Antonio, Texas Resident Claims $4.777 Million Scratch Ticket Prize

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AUSTIN, TX – A San Antonio resident claimed a top prize winning ticket worth $4.777 million in the Texas Lottery® scratch ticket game, Ultimate 7’s. For selling the winning ticket, Pik and Pak Food Mart , 1801 West Avenue in San Antonio, Texas is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus.

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Orders Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Memory Of Those Who Lost Their Lives At Santa Fe High School

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today ordered Texas flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in memory of those who lost their lives in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas today.

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Texas News: Texas Wins Sixth Gold Shovel Award For Job Creation & Business Investments

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has been awarded the Gold Shovel Award by Area Development Magazine for new job growth and business investments. This is the sixth year Texas has won a Gold Shovel Award.

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AUSTIN, Texas | Shooting survivors share their stories with Texas governor

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AUSTIN, Texas — Survivors of last week’s shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories of dodging bullets, hiding from the attacker and seeing classmates get shot as they pleaded with Texas Gov. General Austin Shooting survivors share their stories Texas Gov.

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Wallace Judge Of The 378th Judicial District Court

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Doug Wallace as judge of the 378th Judicial District Court in Ellis County for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.

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BIG WELLS, Texas | 5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

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BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — At least five people are dead and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas. Texas Department of Public Safety officials say four were pronounced dead at the scene midday Sunday.

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ARLINGTON, Texas | Beltre triples as Texas beats Rockies 5-2 to end 7-game skid

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Trevino went from preparing for a game in Double-A to playing twice in less than 24 hours for the Texas Rangers, and delivering a tying RBI with his first big league hit.

Texas News: Texas Attorney General Paxton Lauds SCOTUS Decision to Uphold First and Fourth Amendments

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Thursday lauded the U.S. Texas filed an amicus brief in support of Sause’s petition to the Supreme Court. Politics attorney general paxton scotus decision Texas Texas News TodayNews

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McALLEN, Texas | First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

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McALLEN, TX — Melania Trump visited with migrant children Thursday during a brief stop at a Texas facility housing some of the youth separated from their parents as her husband’s administration prosecutes adults who enter the U.S.

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Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Announces Additional Funding For Border Prosecution Unit

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday announced $365,000 in grant funding for the Border Prosecution Unit (BPU). The Texas Border Prosecution Unit was established in 2009 by the 81st Legislature.

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AUSTIN, Texas  | Nassar victims urge Texas to investigate Karolyis

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AUSTIN, Texas — Victims of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar are imploring Texas authorities to investigate whether Bela and Martha Karolyi could have done more to prevent Nassar’s sexual abuse at the couple’s Texas training center.

Texas News: Texas Awarded $13 Million In Fishery Disaster Funds For Harvey Recovery

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has been awarded over $13 million in grant funding for the rebuilding of commercial and recreational fishing industries affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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McALLEN, Texas | Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

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McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in South Texas, with groups of 20 or more children to a single cage. General Border Patrol facility McALLEN South Texas Texas TodayNews U.S.

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Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Alvarado & Suhl To State Commission On Judicial Conduct

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Maricela Alvarado and Amy Suhl to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct for terms set to expire November 19, 2023.

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AUSTIN, Texas  | Texas governor meeting with students, shooting survivors

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AUSTIN, Texas — The focus of Texas Gov. Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Texas governor meeting with students, shooting survivors at STL.News. General Austin meeting with students rural church in Sutherland Springs Shooting survivors texas governor TodayNews

AUSTIN, Texas | School shooting unlikely to rile Texas runoffs Tuesday

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and wounded 13 others at his Santa Fe High School near Houston. That sent shockwaves through Texas and the nation.

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Set To Host Series Of Roundtable Events To Discuss School Safety

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced he will host a series of roundtable sessions, beginning tomorrow, to generate solutions that improve safety and security at Texas schools and in our communities.

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SANTA FE, Texas | Texas shooting suspect exchanged ‘a lot’ of fire with police

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SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The suspect accused of attacking a Texas high school exchanged “a lot of firepower” with authorities before he surrendered, a top county official said Saturday, a day after the shooting in an art classroom that killed 10 people.

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ARLINGTON, Texas  | Yankees delayed by plane trouble after Texas loss

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Travel problems have delayed the New York Yankees from getting home from Texas. Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | Yankees delayed by plane trouble after Texas loss at STL.News.

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces Another Extension Of Transitional Sheltering Assistance

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott Friday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas’ request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for Hurricane Harvey survivors.

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HOUSTON | Trump meets with families affected by Texas shooting

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HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent over an hour Thursday offering private condolences to some of the families affected by this month’s deadly Texas school shooting, the latest spasm of mass violence in a year marred by assaults on the nation’s schools.

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Calls For Moment Of Silence To Honor Victims Of Santa Fe High School Shooting

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call for Texans to take part in a moment of silence at 10:00 AM C.T. Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Calls For Moment Of Silence To Honor Victims Of Santa Fe High School Shooting at STL.News.

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Texas News: Invasive Zebra Mussels found in Grapevine Lake

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from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Texas Water Science Center found a juvenile zebra mussel attached to a sampler on the southern end of the reservoir. Continue reading Texas News: Invasive Zebra Mussels found in Grapevine Lake at STL.News.

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Texas small land sales volume increases, sales volume tops $1 billion

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AUSTIN, Texas/ June 9, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Texas small land sales volume continued to spur strong demand in 2017, while sales volume topped $1 billion, according to the Texas Small Land Sales Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors.

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FORT WORTH, Texas | The Latest: Indy 500 winner, defending Texas champ Power out

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FORT WORTH , Texas — The Latest on IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Indianapolis 500 winner and series points lead Will Power won’t repeat in Texas. Sports defending Texas champ Power out FORT WORTH Indy 500 winner TodayNews

SANTA FE, Texas | Texas mourners endure grief that ‘none of us can comprehend’

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SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first services since a gunman blasted his way into the high school and killed 10 people, with one pastor lamenting the grief “that none of us can comprehend.”

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AUSTIN, Texas | School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has more than 1.2 Guns are so hard-wired into Texas culture that last week’s deadly rampage at Santa Fe High School is considered unlikely to result in any significant restrictions on access to weapons in the Lone Star State.

BALTIMORE | Machado homers, exits early in Orioles’ 6-5 win over Texas

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Machado homered before being removed on a wet day, Adam Jones hit a three-run double and Baltimore rallied past the Texas Rangers 6-5 Sunday. Continue reading BALTIMORE | Machado homers, exits early in Orioles’ 6-5 win over Texas at STL.News.

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas | Autopsy confirms Texas church gunman died by suicide

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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas —The gunman responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound and also had drugs in his system, according to an autopsy report released Thursday.

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