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Texas Municipal Courts, Law Enforcement Agencies Unite For Statewide …
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The City of Houston's Municipal Courts Department and Houston Police Department (HPD) announce their participation in the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up (WRU). They will be among 300 jurisdictions across the state that will engage in this annual …

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California farmers to go another year without federal water
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal agency said Friday it will not release water for most Central Valley farms this year, forcing farmers to continue to scramble for other sources or leave fields unplanted. It will be the second year of no federal …

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The Return of <i>La Llorona</i>
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Charley Eckhardt, a Texas author and historian, has reported another Donkey Lady haunting Waller Creek near Austin's Sixth Street, where she's prone to frightening the life out of frat boys who mistake her for a woman looking for company. As widespread …

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Texas high school seniors could get to graduate despite failing exams
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Donna Campbell and Lois Kolkhorst both cast doubt on the measure with Campbell of New Braunfels questioning whether the legislation would create a “disincentive” for students to not perform well on the exams and Kolkhorst of Brenham questioning the …

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Dan Patrick calls for increase in state park funding at Texas independence party
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick pledged to bring more funding to state parks Sunday during a visit to Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site as part of the park's Texas Independence Day celebration. … Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, who invited Patrick to the …

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Dallas nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her, plans to sue
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Nina Pham said she is preparing to file a lawsuit Monday in Dallas County against Texas Health Resources. She said she continues to suffer from body aches and insomnia after contracting the disease from a patient she cared for last fall at Texas Health …

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Ann Drumm: It's time for Texas to plan for an inevitable future
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This ongoing planning process, known as the Florida Compact, is led by elected county officials who have engaged experts from the private and academic sectors as well as encouraging public participation. The Florida Compact is one of the most mature in …

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Texas GOP looks to cut influence of Democrat judges
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AUSTIN — Texas Republicans are moving to stamp out Democratic challenges to their policies, particularly in the legal realm. Some GOP leaders want to strip heavily Democratic Travis County of an anti-corruption unit that has pursued high-profile …

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Former TWU professor digs deep into history of battle for freedom
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If you're as smart as a Texas fourth-grader, you know about Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and William Barret Travis. They died at the Alamo fighting for Texas' freedom from Mexico. But on this 179th anniversary of Texas' declaration of independence from …

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Say farewell to your Texas inspection sticker!
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AUSTIN (AP/KXAN) — As of Sunday, March 1 the process to register and inspect your vehicle in Texas has changed, and you can say goodbye to your inspection sticker. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is getting rid of inspection stickers. You still …

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Austin church unveils 'Homeless Jesus' sculpture
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AUSTIN, Texas — A downtown Austin church has a new statue to call its own, and it's only one of three in the United States. Central Presbyterian Church unveiled the bronze statue at a special ceremony Thursday morning. It's called "Homeless Jesus," …

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A&M Hosts Dartmouth for Three-game Series
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Aggies are looking to continue their perfect start as they host the Dartmouth Big Green, out of the Ivy League, for a three-game series. The Maroon and White are off to a 9-0 start, the best since 2006 when A&M began the …

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Man accused of assaulting officer during traffic stop
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A 76-year-old Texas man is facing a charge after being accused of punching and trying to choke a police officer during a traffic stop. The Bryan-College Station Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1aI40ij ) Arthur Lee Wright was …

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Schools face new challenges as poverty grows in inner suburbs
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This sweeping demographic shift has clear implications for public schools in the Washington area and nationwide. Student … “This is the new reality in America,” said Joshua P. Starr, the newly departed superintendent of the Montgomery County school …

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Longview Man Arrested Following Police Chase in East Texas
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The driver has been identified as Anthony Christian, of Longview, who is suspected of being involved in a hit and run in Gregg County and was followed by a civilian until a Hallsville PD officer found him on I-20 near the exit for FM 450. Christian …

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Upping juvenile criminal age to 18 may be Texas non-starter
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The Washington Post has reportedly obtained the name. … AUSTIN, Texas — Jason Wang and Johnny Truong were part of a gang that dressed as utility workers and held a suburban Dallas homeowner at gunpoint, making off with $68,000 in cash, electronics …

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North Texas begins to thaw as ice to turns to a wet mess
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Fort Worth police said they worked nearly 50 major accidents late Saturday and early Sunday, before the ice that has blanketed North Texas since Friday began to melt. Police said they are continuing to investigate whether slick road conditions …

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Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her
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DALLAS (AP) — A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease.

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Thể Dục Chống Nhiều Bệnh
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BELLVILLE, Texas – Thể dục không chỉ giúp tăng sức khỏe, còn có thể dung để ngăn nhiều hội chứng bệnh án. Một lớp hàng tuần mới mở ra cho những người có bệnh Parkinsons nhằm giúp họ vượt qua ảnh hưởng của bệnh này. Lớp này có tên là Keep …

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Allen Academy girls win second straight TCAL basketball title
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Allen Academy sophomore guard Ally Friedman suffered a nasty gash over her left eye, but she played through the pain to lead the Lady Rams to a 58-43 victory over the Greenville Phoenix Charter FireBirds in the Texas Christian Athletic League's Class …

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Week In Review: Recruiting
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The Texas star is climbing up recruiting boards. I don't expect Oregon to take two tight ends in this class, so unless … He's interested in Oregon and cited a strong relationship with Travis Waller. His cousin also played at Oregon so there is a …

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Texas Renaissance Festival announces first-ever scholarship program
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The scholarships will be awarded to students based on talent and academic performance, and are available to public, private, and homeschool students in the following counties: Harris, Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Brazos, Washington, Austin, Waller, …

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Laws aim to lessen penalties for marijuana use
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You're in a cage with 25 other people." Quezada hopes Texas will join other state's in reforming its marijuana possession laws. "I know in reality Texas won't decriminalize marijuana as a whole anytime soon," Quezada said. "But I'm hoping small amounts …

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Blinn dental hygiene students earn top award, scholarships
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Blinn's student chapter of the American Dental Hygienists' Association recently attended a joint conference of the Texas Dental Hygienists' Association Student Annual Session and the Texas Dental Hygiene Educators Association Annual Session in San …

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