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Yesterday | Hillsboro Reporter

Taxing Entities Receive Certified Values

The process to set ad valorem tax rates for the 2014 tax year has begun after Hill County Appraisal District recently delivered certified tax values to local entities.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Paper Magazine

Willie Nelson Talks to Designer John Varvatos About Music, Nudie...

"Willie would like to see you on his bus now." For a country music fan, those words are the equivalent of inviting a Trekkie to spend time with Captain Kirk on the starship Enterprise.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Bexar County officials ask Abbott to block chemical info release

Bexar County emergency planning officials don't want to release information about chemical stockpile cites in the area and have punted a Houston Chronicle public records request for the information to Attorney General Greg Abbott .

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Point Austin: Drive-By Government

Attorney General Greg Abbott certainly deserves all the flack he's been receiving in recent weeks, after he suggested that if Texans are concerned about industrial stockpiles of dangerous chemicals, all they need to do is ask nearby companies if they store toxic chemicals on-site, and, if so, what are they? This was in the aftermath of an AG office ... (more)

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Hillsboro Reporter

Extension Test Plot Info Presented

Information on Hill County AgriLife Extension Service corn and grain sorghum tests plots was presented at the recent crops tour.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Davis presses attack on Abbott over chemical plant ruling

Wrapping up her five-day "Texans Deserve to Know" tour, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis went on the offensive Saturday, telling supporters in Austin that her Republican opponent, Attorney General Greg Abbott , was an "insider working for other insiders."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Amarillo.com

Locals protest ruling concealing chemical sites

Teachers and some Amarillo residents are raising concerns about a recent opinion issued by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's office that allows a state agency to withhold information about where chemical storage facilities are located and where hazardous chemicals are stored.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KCEN

Davis Visits Waco, Attacks Abbott's Hazardous Chemical Ruling

Over 100 people packed the McLennan County Democratic headquarters Tuesday to get a glimpse and listen to State Senator Wendy Davis.

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MySanAntonio.com

Davis: Abbott lets Texans unknowingly 'sleep next door to explosives'

Leticia Van de Putte, State Senator and candidate for Lt. Governor, and Wendy Davis, State Senator and candidate for Governor, greet supporters after their speeches at the Texas Democratic State Convention at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas on Friday, June 27, 2014.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Texas AG off-base in decision not to release locations of where chemicals are stored

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's comments about disclosure of where dangerous chemicals are stored in the state proved to be almost as explosive as a bin of ammonium nitrate.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Abbott steps in it on chemicals issue

The occasion was Abbott's explanation for how Texans could find out about volatile chemicals in their neighborhoods, in the wake of a ruling by his office restricting access to records on chemical inventories.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Attorney General Greg Abbott now sees challenges over data on chemicals

Attorney General Greg Abbott conceded Wednesday that getting information about dangerous chemicals in Texas is "challenging," after earlier suggesting that people can easily learn whether they live near places that store potentially explosive substances.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBS Local

1st Bill Reacting To West Blast Meets GOP Pushback

The first bill drafted by Texas lawmakers in response to the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people got an icy reception Tuesday from Republicans who said the tougher proposed regulations would overburden storage facilities with complexities and cost.

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