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Texas A&M University has dropped out of the race to host a presidential debate in 2016, citing high costs and logistical challenges. The university had been one of 16 sites vying for a debate, and university officials spent months preparing an application before the March 2015 deadline. Comment?
To address a growing student body and a hot rental market, Texas A&M University is working to add enough apartments near its College Station campus to house more than 3,400 students. But the housing won't be built by the school; A&M is instead looking to the private sector to manage the project on university land. Comment?
Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek whispers to an aide at a hearing of the Sunset Advisory Commission on Jan. 14, 2015. Health and Human Services chief Kyle Janek finds himself in the spotlight again over a contract awarded to a single bidder. Comment?
In the latest effort by conservatives to fight what they see as overreach by the United Nations, two Texas Republican lawmakers have filed legislation aimed at a nonbinding plan for sustainable development that the United States and more than 100 other countries signed in 1992. The plan is known as Agenda 21 , and it seeks to encourage governments to promote environmentally friendly development such as preserving open spaces and discouraging urban sprawl. Comment?
Even as the presidential field narrowed Tuesday with Rick Santorum's exit from the race, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul 's chances of winning the Republican nomination don't appear to be any stronger. But the longtime Texas congressman isn't slowing down, and on Tuesday night he started a three-stop Texas town hall tour with a visit to the Texas A&M University campus. Comment?
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