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Senate expected to confirm Texas regents
The Texas Senate is expected to confirm 3 of Gov. Rick Perry's appointments to the University of Texas System regents, positions that are being closely watched as lawmakers have clashed with the board in recent months.
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Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press
The Houston Texans have donated $100,000 to help in relief efforts in the wake of this week's devastating and deadly tornado in Oklahoma.
Thu May 23, 2013
Authorities probe Southlake lawyer murder, drug cartel link
The man gunned down Wednesday night in Southlake Town Square in front of dozens of onlookers and his own wife worked as an attorney and has ties to Mexican drug cartels, sources tell News 8. Juan Jesus Guerrero-Chapa, 43, was shopping with his wife just before 7 p.m. Wednesday when a masked man shot and killed him as the couple got into their SUV.
The Victoria Advocate
Preparation is key to meeting Texas energy demands
Brad Jones, vice president of commercial operations for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, spoke Thursday at the South Texas Electric Cooperative's annual meeting.
Air Med tapped to provide county ambulance service
Air Med President Kenneth Ponce said the Hildago County company is a full-time service provider that has already established business in Alice.
Man pleads guilty to stabbing Border Patrol dog
A man from Guatemala has pleaded guilty in Texas to illegally crossing the U.S. border and stabbing a Border Patrol dog.
Wed May 22, 2013
Education and Exercise
Kids who exercise regularly do better in school, attend more classes, score higher in tests and feel better about themselves.
Mon May 20, 2013
Senators grill regent appointees, seek to end conflict
The appointees have to wait till they are confirmed by the senate before they can begin serving.
Ban on shark "finning" stifled in Senate
A proposal to crack down on the slaughter of sharks for their fins has stalled in the last stages of the state legislature.
Senate holds confirmation hearing on UT regents
Months after state lawmakers elevated a quiet feud with University of Texas System regents into a public spat, the Texas Senate is set to hold a confirmation hearing for new board members with just a week left in the session.
Fri May 17, 2013
Texas unemployment rate remains at 6.4%
The Texas Workforce Commission said Friday the state unemployment rate for April remains a full point below the national rate of 7.5%. Conversely, the Metropolitan Statistical Area of McAllen-Edinburg-Mission continues to lead the state with an April high of 10.5%. It was followed by Brownsville-Harlingen at 9.9%. The commission says Texas' ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Alpheus Communications Enters into New NNI Agreement with Marcatel
Thanks to this alliance, companies of all sizes will now be able to increase their Ethernet reach across the U.S. and Mexico border using trusted transport solutions from two well-established network providers.
Hit and Run Driver Injures Texas TV Crew
Denisse Salinas , reporter for McAllen, TX, Telemundo affiliate KTLM , and photographer JJ Ramos were hospitalized after their news vehicle was struck by a hit and run driver Monday morning.
Sun May 12, 2013
Times Record News
Art on Green goes global
Contributed photo St. Louis, Mo.'s Abraham Mohler is busy at work on one of his sculptures.
The Family Badge
Rewards Offered for Two Most Wanted Sex Offenders
The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Juan Carlos Pena, 48, and Willie L. Sullivan, 57, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now offered for information leading to each man's capture.
Sat May 11, 2013
Additional artifacts discovered
Nicole D. Perez Publisher-Editor The discovery of artifacts on the property that will house the City of Alice multi-use complex has led to the finding of as many as five additional sites containing artifacts along Highway 281, archeologists said Thursday.
House panel rejects Hinojosa language for Valley medical school
A House panel on Friday scuttled a controversial plan being pushed by Sen. Juan Hinojosa , D-McAllen, to locate the first two years of medical education in Hidalgo County as part of a proposal to create a new mega university in the Rio Grande Valley.
Fri May 10, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Resident Gamer: 'Cave Story' [The Monitor, McAllen, Texas]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) May 10--My recent participation in a couple of campaigns on Kickstarter has put me in a retro-styled gaming mood.
Border agent charged with sexual assault
A South Texas U.S. Border Patrol agent has been arrested on a sexual assault charge after an incident with a woman he was guarding at a Corpus Christi hospital.
Wed May 08, 2013
Underserved Market Prompts 168-Unit Groundbreaking
Time is running out: RealShare Student Housing comes to Four Seasons Resort and Spa in Dallas on May 13 and 14, 2013.