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  1. Governor Greg Abbott: Voter Fraud Is Real, And We Must Stamp It OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | EParis Extra

    Governor Greg Abbott wrote an op-ed featured in the Dallas Morning News yesterday that discussed his commitment to cracking down on mail-in ballot voter fraud and protecting the integrity of the election process in Texas. This issue is one of 20-items the Governor has added to the special session call.

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  2. 15 young women participated in a "Quincea era at the Capitol" to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Despite the fact that the state's sunset legislation was a top priority during the start of the special session at the Capitol, lawmakers and activists spent much of the week talking about immigration law. Immigration law was not on Gov. Greg Abbott's special session call, but that has not stopped conversation about repealing the legislation.

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  3. Grant program for Texas law enforcementRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Bandera County Courier

    The Office of the Governors Criminal Justice Division is now accepting grant applications from law enforcement agencies seeking assistance for the purchase of rifle-resistant body armor. During the 85th Legislative Session, Governor Abbott signed Senate Bill 12, which funds the $25 million statewide grant program designed to provide personal body armor to law enforcement officers across Texas.

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  4. Partisanship threatens efforts to solve mail-in voter fraud in TexasRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    The shenanigans in West Dallas and Grand Prairie involving the illegal manipulation of the mail-in ballot system has given Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton a way to argue the need for draconian measures to fight voter fraud. Democrats are partially to blame.

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  5. The Brief: First day down, #txlege - and there could be 29 more to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    ... you need to know : First things first: Sunset legislation. Lawmakers can't act on the 19 other items on Gov. Greg Abbott's special session wishlist - including the "bathroom bill" and school finance reform - until after they send must-pass ...

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  6. What you need to know as TX lawmakers return to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | El Paso Times

    ... State lawmakers are back at the Capitol on Tuesday, ready to consider a handful of priorities outlined by Gov. Greg Abbott. Legislative leaders have drawn battle lines ahead of the session, with Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Joe ...

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  7. Gov. Abbott's special legislative session starts today, and here's what to expectRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... lawmakers will consider 19 other items - many of which are controversial red-meat conservative issues - decreed by Abbott. Many of the measures were considered, and died, during the regular session. Whether they make it through the special session, ...

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  8. Hlavaty, EvelynRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... prior to attending 4C Business College in Waco. On June 22, 1953 she was united in marriage to Lawrence A. Hlavaty in Abbott. Lawrence preceded her in death on November 30, 2011. Evelyn was a secretary for Texas Power and Light Company, now TXU, in ...

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  9. Pastors in Texas find new ways to serve fearful immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... director of the Office of Justice and Peace for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese serving Houston. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in May signed an anti-sanctuary cities law that would allow local police to ask people about their immigration status during ...

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  10. Texas thriller writer's new novel was almost called 'The Girl Who Doesn't Remember'Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    In his new novel Blame , resourceful Jeff Abbott has found a way to make an overused plot device feel fresh again. "One of the big trends in thrillers right now is the unreliable narrator," the New York Times bestselling author says.

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  11. Homecoming Celebration This WeekendRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Hillsboro Reporter

    ... Street. The parade route has changed due to road construction. It will start on Frances Street and continue on Abbott, Walnut, Waco, Franklin, Pleasant, Corsicana and Milford streets before turning into the city park. NBPC is encouraging families to ...

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  12. Two Felony Arrests Made By Hillsboro PDRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Hillsboro Reporter

    The Hillsboro Police Department made two felony arrests following a theft investigation at 5:57 p.m. Thursday, June 29. According to reports, at 5:36 p.m., an unknown man was allegedly seen taking merchandise from Hillsboro Beverage, in the 300 block of South Covington Street, before fleeing the scene. Authorities then conducted a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Abbott Avenue on a vehicle matching the description of the car used in the theft offense.

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  13. Save the playhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Orange Leader

    ... lost through the years. The production will be on stage in February 2018. The Pajama Game based on a book by George Abbott Richard Bissell with music and lyrics by Jerry Ross Richard Adler will be directed nu Doug Rogers in April 2018. The Pajama ...

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  14. Greg Abbott: Toyota's grand opening in Plano symbolizes the success of the Texas growth engineRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Today we celebrate another milestone marking the incredible momentum of Texas' continuing economic expansion. Toyota Motor North America joins Hulu, Jacobs Engineering, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kubota, Jamba Juice, Sabre and many other innovative industry leaders who have decided to go big in Texas.

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  15. Hey, Texplainer: Why can't all Texans vote by mail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    ... election code. Expanding mail-in voting won't. But cracking down on mail-in ballot fraud is one of the 20 items on Abbott said in a news release that he "prosecuted countless cases of mail-in ballot fraud as attorney general" and that "the problem ...

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  16. Continue reading Texas pastors find new ways to serve fearful immigrantsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2017 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... director of the Office of Justice and Peace for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese serving Houston. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in May signed an anti-sanctuary cities law that would allow local police to ask people about their immigration status during ...

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  17. SBA Disaster News - SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Texas...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from Gov. Greg Abbott on June 28, 2017. The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Gregg, Harrison, Rusk, Smith and Upshur counties. ...

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  18. Pastors in Texas find new ways to serve fearful immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | KFBB

    ... director of the Office of Justice and Peace for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese serving Houston. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in May signed an anti-sanctuary cities law that would allow local police to ask people about their immigration status during ...

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  19. Pastors in Texas find new ways to serve fearful immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... director of the Office of Justice and Peace for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese serving Houston. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in May signed an anti-sanctuary cities law that would allow local police to ask people about their immigration status during ...

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  20. The Brief: Judge drops charge against trooper in Sandra Bland caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    ... abuse issues toward treatment and requires independent law enforcement agencies to investigate jail deaths. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the legislation into law earlier this month , and it's set to go into effect in September. How the people involved ...

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