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6 min ago | KBTX-TV Bryan

Perry's Passed-over Pick for A&M President Resigns

A top Texas A&M executive who Governor Perry wanted to be the University's next president has resigned after not getting the job.

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4 hrs ago | National Public Radio

10 Things To Know For Monday

"It's sadness, but it's also a kind of fortitude," says Scott Johnson, who will run in Monday's race one year after bombings killed three and injured 260 there.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

6 hrs ago | KFVS12

Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the... Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Egypt: Ex-army chief, leftist to run for president

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Related Topix: Activism, Marijuana, Food Poisoning, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Illinois, US Governors

14 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

But with eight months left on the job and a decision to make about the 2016 presidential race, the long-serving governor known for his Texas swagger is now the focus of a grand jury investigation that could cause more difficulty than any adversary has.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

14 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the... Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Science / Technology, Space

14 hrs ago | SFGate

Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

In this March 7, 2014 file photo Texas Gov. Rick Perry waves as he walks off of the stage after speaking at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md.

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17 hrs ago | KRGV

Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press

A top Texas A and M University executive who Governor Rick Perry wanted promoted to school president has resigned after not getting the job.

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22 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

No Holds Barred: How Jewish values enrich the Earth

The Jewish people were entrusted by God with awesome purpose. No nation in the history of the world has had a more significant and positive impact on human development than the Jews.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Governor's passed-over pick for Texas A&M president resigns

A Texas A&M University executive who Gov. Rick Perry wanted promoted to school president quietly resigned after not getting the job, becoming the latest top campus official to step down in recent months.

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CBS Local

Texting While Driving Ban Could Revive After Perry

Efforts to implement a statewide texting while driving ban in Texas are likely to resurface next year no matter who replaces Gov. Rick Perry.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Corpus Christi, TX

KWTX

Top A&M Official Passed Over For Presidency Resigns

Guy Diedrich, Texas A&M University's vice chancellor for strategic initiatives, whom Gov. Rick Perry wanted regents to select as interim president of the school, has resigned after not getting the job.

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Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Texas funds biotechnology center

Texas Emerging Technology Fund will provide a $3 million grant to create the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology.

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KRGV

Report: FBI probe includes legal work by Davis

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' legal work for a taxpayer-funded tollway agency is part of a larger FBI-led investigation into the tollway group, according to a published report Friday.

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Transportation, North Texas Tollway Authority, US Governors

Fri Apr 18, 2014

US News & World Report

Mother Jones' Desperate Hit Job On Susana Martinez

Yes, it turns out the governor of New Mexico utters the occasional naughty word.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Chris Christie, Scott Walker, Opinion

MySanAntonio.com

Perry shouldn't politicize prison rape

It is shameful for the governor to use the awful crime of rape as a political football.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Opinion

New York Magazine

Chris Christie Says GOP Should Be 'Pro-life After They Get Out of the Womb Too'

Criminal justice reform is becoming a hot issue on the right, as some Republican governors, particularly in the South, have been earning praise for successfully implementing programs that encourage drug rehabilitation and cut prison costs.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Poll says Ted Cruz is the most popular Texas politician

Cruz has a 47 percent approval rating - better than both Rick Perry and John Cornyn, with only 35 percent who disapprove of him.

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Related Topix: Texas, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas Government, US Governors, Mike Huckabee

Gilmer Mirror

Newburgh Conspiracy

Many acknowledge that George Washington was our greatest president because of his leadership in defeating the British; the gravitas he provided during the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, and the fact that he relinquished his power after serving two terms, says historian Dave Richards.

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Dallas Morning News

2 Dallas abortion doctors' hospital privileges temporarily reinstated

A Dallas County judge has temporarily reinstated the hospital admitting privileges of two doctors who perform abortions after the hospital revoked them.

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