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1 hr ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph
The magnesium chloride helps to melt ice and the small rocks crush ice and allow for better traction on slick roads.
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Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
4 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio
COLD AND WET FOR THE WEEKEND. THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS DUSTING OFF ITS ICE PLAN IN ANTICIPATION OF WINTER WEATHER.
8 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler
On Thursday, Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Tom Pauken announced his withdrawal from the Texas gubernatorial race.
11 hrs ago | Examiner.com
San Antonio 's B-Cycle program will complete its third year with over 1,000 members who have burned almost 20 million calories since it's inception in the spring of 2011.
12 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report
The Health Insurance Marketplace is Open! If you need health insurance or just want to explore your options, head on over to healthcare.gov .
13 hrs ago | Grits for Breakfast
Good news, via the Houston Chronicle : The Texas Department of Public Safety will refrain from using traffic checkpoints following intense backlash after state police temporarily set up roadside stops in the Rio Grande Valley earlier this year.
17 hrs ago | CBS Local
Local and state agencies are bracing for a winter storm that could bring freezing rain, sleet, snow and ice to a large part of Texas, including the DFW area.
The rules propose criminal background checks, privacy training, proof of identity and evidence of financial responsibility for individuals providing the navigator assistance.
AUSTIN The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging Texans to prepare for an arctic cold front expected to impact parts of Texas during the next few days, including the weekend.
Physician-lawmaker Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., delivered a stinging attack on states that have resisted expanded federal Medicaid coverage for their low-income citizens, saying actions by Republican politicians in such places as Texas are creating "two separate Americas."
The governor, who easily won re-election last month, topped former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Kentucky Sen. Rand Poll in the latest The Field Poll, an independent, non-partisan public opinion survey, released Wednesday.
Democrat Wendy Davis only makes $7,200 a year in salary as a state senator, but her take-home pay more than doubled between 2010 and 2012 thanks to steadily rising income from her private law practice, tax records show.
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Starting with its January issue and continuing with each monthly issue of 2014, the Texas Department of Transportation's Texas Highways magazine will rank the state's Top 40 destinations as chosen by readers, according to a TxDOT news release.
Governor Branstad praised Texas and the work of its governor Tuesday two days before a trip to Washington D.C. to defend ethanol.
Lubbock ISD School Board President Steve Massengale announced his intent to run for District 83 Texas House of Representatives seat on Tuesday morning.
As a presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry liked to talk about the "Texas miracle"-that, coming out of recession, the state created jobs when other states weren't-and credit Republican policies for it.