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  1. In opposition to tree ordinance bill, children gather at theRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 |

    ... enforcing rules that prevent homeowners and small developers from cutting down trees on their own property. Gov. Greg Abbott , who set the special session agenda, has advocated overturning such ordinances, which he has called "socialistic." The ...


  2. Family of murder victim remember him as compassionate and caringRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The daughters of a West man who was murdered last Friday night in Abbott remember him as caring and compassionate. According to the Hill County Sheriff's Office, Dennis Pavlas was shot after he approached a man who was parked in the driveway of his mother's house.


  3. Continue reading Want to stop mail-in voter fraud? Put candidates in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... by the Senate and a companion bill is expected to be voted out of a House committee as early as Wednesday. Gov. Greg Abbott, who made voter fraud an issue for the special session occurring in Austin, will sign the legislation into law. It's hoped ...


  4. The Brief: Texas schools grappling with free lunch quandaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    ... pools. State Rep. Sarah Davis, R-Houston, is holding a news conference at 9 this morning to request Gov. Greg Abbott add ethics reform to his special session agenda. Follow Texas Tribune reporter Jay Root for updates. While the Senate isn't due in ...


  5. The Brief: As special session enters third week, here's where things standRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    ... refuge in South Texas. The federal agency building it plans to use money it has previously received from Congress. Abbott directed DPS to change its forensic testing plan. The Texas Department of Public Safety said Friday it was reversing course ...


  6. Murder suspect kills himself after shooting at officers during car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Hill County Sheriff's Office says one man shot another man in Abbott Friday around 9 pm in the area of I-35 S. The 59-year-old Dennis Pavlas from West later died at the Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Hospital in Waco. Hewitt police joined in the chase as well and say the suspect was shooting at them as well as Robinson police.


  7. Crash ends rolling gunbattle with suicidal murder suspect in Hill CountyRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A murder suspect is dead in Hill County after a shooting and a pursuit that ended with the driver apparently turning the gun on himself Friday night. Hill County sheriff's deputies responded to a call of a gunshot victim at 8:43 p.m. Friday in the town of Abbott.


  8. Murder suspect dead after shooting at officers during car chase Read Story Paul LivengoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | KCEN

    ... to fit the description of a murder suspect issued by the Hill County Sheriff's Department earlier Friday night in Abbott. Police officials confirmed the vehicle fit the description given by Hill County Sheriff's Department based on parts that fell ...


  9. Sheriff: Murder suspect dies after shooting at officers, leading authorities on chaseRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The chase ended about 1 a.m. in the parking lot of Parkview Baptist Church on Lake Shore Drive in Waco. Hill County Chief Deputy R.D. White told News Channel 25 the suspect had shot a 59-year-old man in the chest outside a home in Abbott Friday night.


  10. Hutyra, FreddieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Guard.Freddie was born November 3, 1932, in West, the son of Willie and Mary (Nors) Hutyra. He attended school in Abbott, West and Hubbard. On November 7, 1953, Freddie was united in marriage to Josephine Marie Kapavik in West. He served his country ...


  11. Waco-area news briefs: July 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Republican Party of Texas, Texas Republican County Chairmen's Association, Texas Federation of Republican Women, and Abbott University. Trainers will include representatives from these organizations, as well as an election law attorney and others. ...


  12. The Brief: Texas Senate moving fast on Abbott's special session agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    ... may want to join us. They can sign up here . - CP The Texas Senate on Monday approved six bills related to Gov. Greg Abbott's 20-item special session agenda - and they're expected to consider another chunk of legislation today. Here's what you need ...


  13. Continue reading Legislature hard place to keep elaborate plan on trackRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... setting the game, but now the game is in the legislative branch and out of his executive branch. In some ways, Greg Abbott is just another spectator now. Sure, he'd like to keep some control. You can tell by the way he and the other lawyers in his ...


  14. Governor Abbott Statement On San Antonio Human Trafficking DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement after at least 9 people died in an apparent human trafficking operation in San Antonio, TX. "The loss of these lives is a heartbreaking tragedy," said Governor Abbott.


  15. Voter fraud, Texas Legislature, 'The Bodyguard,' Department of Motor Vehicles, the StetsonRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... to death of what the tea party and the alt-right have done to my party. I wish I'd never heard of Dan Patrick, Greg Abbott, Don Huffines, Ken Paxton, Sid Miller and Ted Cruz. To say that The Bodyguard is an enjoyable musical is like saying that AT&T ...


  16. a Inside Texas Politicsa : DNCa s Perez on rebuilding Texas Democratic PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 |

    ... challenges facing the party and plans it as for Texas, and the future of House leader Nancy Pelosi. Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, issued a threat of sorts last week as the special session began. He told lawmakers he's going to keep a list of those who ...


  17. Rights groups blast TX leaders over special-session 'bathroom bill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Orange Leader

    ... the bathroom bill remains his chief priority," Miller states. Once lawmakers complete major legislation, Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to allow other anti-LGBTQ bills to be considered, including ones undoing local nondiscrimination ordinances and ...


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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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