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UT System Expected to Name New Chancellor on Tuesday

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, when they are expected to name the sole finalist to be the system's next chancellor.

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Related Topix: Texas, Naval Postgraduate School, US Military, US Navy, University of Texas at Austin, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KIDK CBS 3

Action on border crisis uncertain

The White House and Congress are scrambling to address the crisis brought on by a surge of migrant youth from Central America with lawmakers set to recess for August in less than a week.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Whittier Daily News

Honduran special forces are struggling to keep children from fleeing to the U.S.

Women and their children walk on the tarmac after being deported from the US at the airport in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

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Related Topix: Prison, Honduras, World News, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Windsor Beacon

Steep drop in illegal border crossings by youths

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, deportee Elsa Ramirez, 27, walks with her children Sandra, 8, Cesar Ramos, 5, and her brother Elvin Ramirez to a nearby church in Tocoa, Honduras.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, Central America, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US Governors

Daily Chronicle

Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an inflatable raft full-speed ahead toward the Mexican shore.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

SFGate

Rick Perry scores 1,200 Schwab jobs for Texas

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has lured 1,200 Charles Schwab jobs to El Paso and Austin with nearly $6 million in cash grants from a state investment fund.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Travis County, TX

Austin American-Statesman

Does Rick Perry act contrary to Texas interests on carbon regs?

A few weeks ago, I took a look at two opposing viewpoints on how carbon regulation would affect the Texas economy.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

Daily Kos

Forced-birthers joyful that only six abortion clinics may remain open in Texas after September 1

Molly Redden at Mother Jones reports that a draconian year-old law enacted specifically to shut down as many Texas abortion clinics as possible is having the desired effect.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, US Governors, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WHAS11

Republicans jump to Astorino's defense

Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate spurned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo

SFGate

Why One Of The Most Respected Political Analysts Thinks Hillary Might Not Run

The editor and publisher of an election forecasting newsletter that has been dubbed " the bible of the political community " told Business Insider he's "skeptical" Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

FOX23

Charles Schwab to add 1,200 jobs in Texas

Charles Schwab Corp. is getting nearly $6 million in incentives from Texas to open an El Paso operations center and increase its presence in Austin, creating more than 1,200 jobs.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, US Governors

KION 46

Obama weighs sending guard troops to border

The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official told CNN.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

Journal Gazette

10 Things to Know for Thursday, July 24

The Arizona state prison where the nearly two hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood took place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is photographed in Florence, Ariz.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, World News, Iraq, Middle East, US Governors

KBOI-AM Boise

House Republicans Announce Recommendations to Address Border Crisis

House Republicans unveiled a plan Wednesday to address the southern border crisis, recommending that the National Guard assist in humanitarian care of the influx of minors entering the country.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Illegal Immigration

KAUZ

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

KING-TV Seattle

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Seattle, WA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mediaite.com

The Five 2012 GOP Primary Candidates Who Want Another Shot

The 2012 GOP primary was a horror show of sexual harassment allegations, drowning fact checkers, and candidates being unable to name more than two government agencies.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Sketch of suspect in peacock killing released

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Related Topix: United States Army War College, US Governors, US News

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Immigration Crisis At U.S.-Mexico Border Escalates, 1000 National Guard Troops Deployed

The immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border continues. On Tuesday Gov. Rick Perry activated up to 1,000 National Guard troops to aid in border security.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Crooks and Liars

Rick Perry's Defense Attorney Once Tried To Turn Him In To The FBI

The lawyer now entrusted with preventing a grand jury from bringing criminal charges against Gov. Rick Perry once tried to put Perry in jail.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Travis County, TX, Liberal Political News

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