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  1. Aviation Organizations Push for FAA ReauthorizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | AVweb

    What about an around-the-world flight? The more we looked at this possibility, the more we found that the Lancair 320 could carry... A young pilot who some sources say is a student ducked power lines, dodged cars, buildings and pedestrians and put her Cessna 172 down... Modern navigation requires no knowledge of anything beyond an on-off switch and a memory for step through menus. It's too bad, in a way.

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  2. Tyler officials question traffic on Paluxy Drive near Cumberland AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Cars enter and exit Cumberland Academy High School, 7200 Paluxy Drive, on May 25, 2018. Cars enter and exit Cumberland Academy High School, 7200 Paluxy Drive, on May 25, 2018.

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  3. Your Turn: June 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | MySanAntonio.com

    Workers cover a glacier with oversized plastic sheets on the peak of Germany's highest mountain, Zugspitze near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, in 2011. This type of geoengineering - to keep the glacier from melting during the summer - is Plan B in the fight against climate change.

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  4. You can support Dems or immigrants, but not bothRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | MySanAntonio.com

    A young boy is detained along with his family members in Texas in May. Not just Republicans have an ugly record on immigration policy. The Democrats do as well.

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  5. These LGBTQ candidates in Texas are making history in 2018 elections Source: Cox Media GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | WPXI

    Before Lupe Valdez announced plans to run for Dallas County sheriff in 2004, she invited her older siblings to breakfast at a small taqueria to let them know. The "shame" was the unwanted attention her family feared would come when word traveled that Valdez, then a political novice, was an open lesbian seeking the highest-profile law enforcement job in Texas' second-largest county. 26 comments

  6. House passes bill authorizing $50M in grants to fight MS-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Washington Examiner

    The House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday night that would give out federal grants to fight local violent crime and gang activity, including activity by the gang MS-13. A Senate-amended version of the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act, introduced by Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., passed the chamber Wednesday, and will now head to President Trump's desk for his signature.

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  7. Civil rights group sues over plans for citizenship question on US 2020 censusRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 6 | The Gleaner

    Civil rights lawyers sued the U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday to try to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, calling it an unconstitutional attempt to discriminate against immigrants. The Manhattan federal court lawsuit on behalf of immigrants' rights groups blames racial animus for the recent announcement that the census will include a citizenship question for the first time since 1950.

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  8. Rep. Larry Gonzales resigns from Texas HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Texas Tribune

    State Rep. Larry Gonzales, R-Round Rock, gathers a group of bipartisan House members to admonish the Senate for stalling bills May 28, 2017, the day before the end of the 85th session. State Rep. Larry Gonzales , R-Round Rock, is resigning early, saying "it's time to get on with the next phase of my life."

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  9. Texas just opened the nation's first state-run gold depository. Here's what that means.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Texas Tribune

    Texans can now store their precious metals in a publicly backed secure vault close to home, as the United States' first state-run gold depository opens for business in Austin. A 23,000-square-foot building - operated by the private storage company Lone Star Tangible Assets - will serve as Texas' precious metals depository until 2019, when Lone Star is scheduled to open a facility double that size in Leander.

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  10. Space Station Could Be Split to Aid Privatization, New NASA Chief SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | The New York Times

    NASA is working on plans to commercialize the International Space Station, which currently costs up to $4 billion a year to maintain, the agency's new administrator said on Wednesday. Jim Bridenstine said the agency will consider "a range of options" to make private operation of the space station feasible.

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  11. City accepts 99-acre donation, eyes local economic incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    The Manhattan City Commission met at City Hall Tuesday night and accepted a large land donation from the Kansas Department of Transportation. KDOT first offered Manhattan a 99-acre property known as the VMI tract - located north of K-18 and east of the Scenic Meadows subdivision - with the condition the city does not develop the property back in February, but the commission rejected the donation by a 3 to 2 vote.

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  12. Cedar Hill Commemorates 'Women Veterans Day' with Proclamation & Resource FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | City of Cedar Hill

    The City of Cedar Hill will celebrate the inaugural Women Veterans Day on Tuesday, June 12 with a proclamation and resource fair. The Texas Legislature designated Women Veterans Day to commemorate the 1948 signing of the Women's Armed Services Integration Act, which permitted women to serve as full members of the U.S. armed forces.

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  13. Oklahoma Paving Company's History Spans More Than 50 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Construction Equipment Guide

    "Britt and Kirby-Smith do an outstanding job of taking care of our equipment needs from all standpoints - sales, rentals, service and parts," said Kerl. The history of Highway Contractors Inc. is long and varied.

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  14. VI: DOT Provides $6.7 Million in Emergency ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Mass Transit

    June 05--The territory is set to receive $6.7 million in additional emergency relief funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation, according to a press release issued Friday. The Federal Transit Administration announced the allocation of $277.5 million in emergency relief funding for public transportation systems damaged by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

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  15. Analysis: For hints to next year's fights at the Texas Capitol, watch the investment advisorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Gilmer Mirror

    The political debates of this election year will foreshadow some of the issues you'll see when the Texas Legislature meets next year, but some of the best clues - sports gambling is one example - come from the financial advisors to public sector investors.

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  16. Politicians are human - and that is no lieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    This editorial was first published in the Amarillo Globe-News. Guest editorials don't necessarily reflect the Denton Record-Chronicle's opinions.

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  17. Pain & Profit Part 5 | Texas families take fight for fragile kidsa health care to the LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Dallas Morning News

    But Aiden, one of the triplets she had given birth to in 2007, had congenital defects and anomalies that mystified doctors. His organs weren't in the right places, his lungs were collapsed, and he couldn't breathe or eat on his own.

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  18. XTO Energy closing downtown Fort Worth headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    XTO Energy plans to close its downtown Fort Worth headquarters and relocate hundreds of the 1,200 jobs to the Houston area. XTO, a subsidiary of Irving-based Exxon Mobil Corp., on May 8 notified the Texas Workforce Commission as part of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act.

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  19. Letters to the editor, June 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Pilot Point, deserves credit for standing up for taxpayers and trying to improve the Farm Bill that recently failed in the House of Representatives. He demonstrated leadership by attempting to cap farm income subsidy programs currently experiencing $20 billion in cost overruns.

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  20. Fannin County Commissioners Court regular meeting hints at new public access to Red RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | North Texas e-News

    Fannin County Commissioners Court approved the process to acquire the surplus roadside park tract on the west side of the Hwy. 78 bridge over Red River, designated categories to accept and distribute $971,263 from North Texas Municipal Water District and discussed the continued operation of Fannin County Detention Center and Fannin County Jail during a regular meeting Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

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