Texas News: Governor Abbott Announces 2018 Outstanding Women In Texas Government Award Recipients

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AUSTIN, TX – The State Agency Council to the Governor’s Commission for Women is proud to announce the 2018 Outstanding Women in Texas Government Award recipients. Politics Austin Governor Abbott greg abbott Texas Texas News TodayNews women in texas government award

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Texas Parks & Wildlife News: New Rules Prohibit Commercial Harvest of Four Turtle Species in Texas

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AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission this week voted to prohibit the commercial collection of four species of freshwater turtles in Texas—the common snapping turtle, red-eared slider, smooth softshell and spiny softshell.

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Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Board Of The Texas Department Of Motor Vehicles

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed John M. Graham to the Board of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023. Politics appointments Governor Abbott greg abbott Texas Texas News texas political news TodayNews

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AUSTIN, Texas | Texas player treated at hospital after heat illness

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AUSTIN, TexasTexas sophomore offensive lineman Patrick Hudson was treated in intensive care and remains hospitalized because of a heat-related illness at practice this week, the school said Thursday night.

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Texas News: Texas First Lady, Cecilia Abbott Honors 2018 Governor’s Small Business Award Winners

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The First Lady addressed the Governor’s Business Forum for Women hosted by the Texas Governor’s Office in partnership with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Women Business Owners, and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County.

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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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 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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DILLEY, Texas | Texas lockup is epicenter of family immigration detention

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DILLEY, Texas — A little boy with closely cropped hair was sitting quietly and grinning when he suddenly sprang to his feet and tried to swipe a brownie off a nearby tray. Continue reading DILLEY, Texas | Texas lockup is epicenter of family immigration detention at STL.News.

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Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Names Chair, Appoints Cardenas & Cobos To Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation Board

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Abbott appointed Valerie Vargas Cardenas and Lori Cobos to the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation Board of Directors for terms set to expire on February 1, 2019 and February 1, 2023, respectively.

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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 Governor Abbott Appoints Shelly Botkin To Public Utility Commission Of Texas

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Shelly Botkin to the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) for a term set to expire on September 1, 2019.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas | No. 2 Clemson outlasts Texas A&M 28-26

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Time after time, No. 2 Clemson missed opportunities to close out Texas A&M. Continue reading COLLEGE STATION, Texas | No. 2 Clemson outlasts Texas A&M 28-26 at STL.News.

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ARLINGTON, Texas | Pham homers twice for late-surging Rays in 9-3 win at Texas

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Tommy Pham homered twice while extending his on-base streak to 21 games and the late-surging Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 9-3 victory Wednesday.

NEW YORK | AP POLL ALERT: LSU climbs to No. 5 in Top 25; Kentucky ranked for 1st time since 2007, Texas, Duke, Cal, Texas Tech in

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5 in Top 25; Kentucky ranked for 1st time since 2007, Texas, Duke, Cal, Texas Tech in. 5 in Top 25; Kentucky ranked for 1st time since 2007, Texas, Duke, Cal, Texas Tech in at STL.News. Sports kentucky ranked lsu climbs Texas Texas Tech TodayNews YORK

Texas News: Eleven people indicted for conspiracy to traffic cocaine and methamphetamine from Texas to Akron

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Texas – Eleven people were indicted for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic large amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine from Texas to the Akron area. Steen, 55, of Texas; Jonathan Johnson, 35; Darren Ross, 46, of Louisiana; Gregory Moran, TK, of Texas; Andre L.

LAREDO, Texas | US border agent in Texas confesses to 4 killings, police say

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LAREDO, Texas — A U.S. Continue reading LAREDO, Texas | US border agent in Texas confesses to 4 killings, police say at STL.News. General Court records four killings jail Monday juan david ortiz LAREDO Police say Texas confesses Texas News TodayNews us border agent

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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.

LAREDO, Texas | Relatives: Texas victims more than the troubles they endured

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LAREDO, Texas— Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. All of these women, bound by difficulties in life, met an eerily similar death: They were shot in the head and left on rural Texas roadsides, allegedly by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer.

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AUSTIN, Texas  | Texas Republicans squelch ‘red flag’ gun law prospects

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AUSTIN, TexasTexas schools have been adding metal detectors and armed personnel in an effort to improve campus security in response to the deadly May attack at a Houston-area high school that left eight students and two teachers dead. Among the steps that Texas apparently won’t be taking anytime soon is tightening restrictions on gun access for people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.

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 | 2018-19 Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Wednesday, Aug 15

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AUSTIN, TX – With opening of dove hunting season only a couple weeks away, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds sportsmen that all current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) expire Aug 31.

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.

AUSTIN, Texas | Trump plans to help one-time rival Cruz in Texas campaign

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AUSTIN, Texas — President Donald Trump says he’ll ride to the rescue of one-time bitter rival Sen. Ted Cruz this fall, the strongest indication yet that the Texas conservative firebrand is getting nervous about his challenger, a liberal darling with a growing national profile.

Texas Park & Wildlife News: TPW Commission Adopts Rules Permitting Pneumatic Weapons for Hunting

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AUSTIN, TX – Beginning this fall, hunters in Texas will be able to use air guns and arrow guns that meet criteria established under new rules adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission.

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 | O’Rourke bets national attention lifts him in Texas race

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AUSTIN, Texas— If elections were decided by viral videos and fawning media profiles, Democrat Beto O’Rourke would win Texas’ Senate race in a landslide. Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | O’Rourke bets national attention lifts him in Texas race at STL.News.

Texas News: AG Paxton, Texas Supreme Court’s Decision in Kountze Cheerleaders’ Case is a Win for Religious Liberty

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued the following statement Friday after the Texas Supreme Court decided not to review a lower court’s decision upholding the constitutional right of Kountze cheerleaders to display banners with Bible verses at high school football games.

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AUSTIN, Texas | Video shows explosion that killed Austin bombing suspect

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AUSTIN, Texas— The first publicly released video of Texas police closing in on the suspect in a series of deadly Austin package bombings shows officers approaching his SUV before the vehicle explodes.

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

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 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 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

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.

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: Pax­ton: Austin ISD Must Respect Religious Liberty Protections Afforded Churches Under the Constitution, Texas Law

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Continue reading Texas News: Pax­ton: Austin ISD Must Respect Religious Liberty Protections Afforded Churches Under the Constitution, Texas Law at STL.News. Politics Austin Ken Paxton liberty protections Texas TodayNews

Texas News: Texas AG Paxton Commends Fifth Circuit Ruling Upholding First Amendment for the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops

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AUSTIN, TX – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton praised yesterday’s ruling by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the First Amendment rights of non-party Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops regarding its internal communications.

GALVESTON, Texas | Grand jury indicts 17-year-old in Texas school shooting

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GALVESTON, Texas — A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted a 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people in May at a Houston-area high school. Under Texas law, capital murder carries an automatic sentence of life in prison with a parole option for those younger than 18.

Texas House Considers Discriminatory Bill Alternative

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ASAE, business groups, and convention bureaus oppose a new Texas House bill meant to replace a controversial Senate bill that would dictate bathroom use policies. ASAE does not support ongoing efforts in the Texas legislature to change social policy in Texas.

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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.

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.

Emotional weekend in Texas, Detroit

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Adrian Beltre received a standing ovation in the Texas Rangers’ home finale Sunday. Continue reading Emotional weekend in Texas, Detroit at STL.News. It was a weekend to honor a couple of baseball’s distinguished sluggers.

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.