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  1. Texas' 21st Congressional District.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    Texas' 21st Congressional District, serving parts of Austin and San Antonio, has been under Republican leadership for nearly 40 years. After more than three decades in office, Rep. Lamar Smith announced he was stepping down from office in November.

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  2. The Cannon: Free Markets, Electioneering, & The Clean Water ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gilmer Mirror

    Ignore the noise and stale talking points. The Cannon connects today's news with the research and opinion you need from TPPF's top experts.

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  3. Does Anything Good Happen After Midnight? Austin, Texas Adopts Paid Sick LeaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    At approximately 1:00 a.m. CST on February 16, 2018, the Austin, Texas City Council approved an ordinance establishing a paid sick leave requirement that will apply to all private employers located within the City. If, as expected, the mayor signs the ordinance, Austin will join the growing list of cities and states obligating employers to grant paid sick time to workers.

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  4. Title III Notice and Cure Bill Passes Initial Legislative HurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    The House of Representatives passed a bill on February 15, 2018, that requires Americans with Disabilities Act Title III plaintiffs to provide businesses with notice and an opportunity to cure any barriers before filing suit. The Senate must also pass a version of the bill before it can be sent to the White House for signing.

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  5. AGN Endorsement: Price is right - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Amarillo.com

    Since winning election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2010, Four Price has established himself as an effective lawmaker, one who may be heading to a position of leadership not seen in these parts since Pete Laney. Price, who has been mentioned as a possible candidate for House Speaker , has an election to win.

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  6. Time to make history: Head to the polls when early voting starts TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Star-Telegram.com

    Here is a short lesson in how to use the electronic voting machines used in the Tarrant County early voting locations. Here is a short lesson in how to use the electronic voting machines used in the Tarrant County early voting locations.

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  7. Texas 26 Work Causes Temporary Traffic TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Dallas

    Progress comes at a price in Tarrant County as the widening of Texas 26 is set to cause some closures on the road to completion. Starting Monday, the Texas 26 project which runs through Colleyville will move into phase two.

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  8. The US Is Set to Execute Three People in a Single DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mother Jones

    After its 1996 high, when 315 people were executed in the United States, the death penalty has been steadily on the decline. Just 23 people were executed last year in 8 states-the second fewest executions in the last 25 years.

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  9. Study Finds Austin Has Most Dangerous Intersections in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Law Firm Newswire

    The study involved data review by a digital agency, 1Point21 Interactive. 1Point21 Interactive reviewed the most recent data from the Texas Department of Transportation to track pedestrian accident trends statewide.

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  10. Metro to buy buses for Uptown BRRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Off the Kuff

    Metro officials next week are set to spend at least $11.2 million on buses for bus rapid transit service along Post Oak, committing the agency to spending on the controversial project after years of discussion. Metropolitan Transit Authority board members discussed the purchase, and an agreement with the Uptown Management District which is rebuilding Post Oak, Wednesday.

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  11. Why state rep Mickey Dollens loves going downhill fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    It wasn't at all what he expected. He'd gotten a degree in English from SMU. He'd grown up in Oklahoma, for crying out loud.

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  12. UT must educate students on affordable housing, leasing pitfallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Texan

    For many students coming to college, signing an apartment lease is one of the first independent, adult decisions they can make. Unfortunately, it is also an expensive process riddled with pitfalls, that often leave students feeling like they had been taken advantage of.

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  13. La Jarra Ranch goes in different directionRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    A retirement center might also become home to a new state program aimed at treating mentally-ill patients now held in jails. The owners of La Jarra Ranch Senior Living have applied for a $300,000 state grant to launch the program that stems from last year's passage of Texas House Bill 13. The new law would earmark money to create community-based mental health care programs to treat mentally-ill patients currently held in jails.

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  14. Battleship Texas honors Iwo Jima vets on 73rd anniversary of WWII battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chron

    Retired Navy Chaplain Gregory McCrimmon, with the Michael E Debakey VA Medical Center, left, and Alma Contreras, 17, with the ESTEM High School Jr. ROTC color guard, right, prepare to begin a program on the Battleship Texas, 3523 Independence Parkway South, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Houston. The event was in commemoration of the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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  15. Bill to allow guns in churches to protect members passes in House, receives mixed reviews in MobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A day after gun violence at a Florida high school stuns the nation, Alabama legislators looked to make a change in our state by passing the "Church Security Bill" in the House of Representatives. Rep. Lynn Greer of Rogersville sponsored the bill which is a revision to the "Stand Your Ground" law.

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  16. Lone Star Flight Museum Names 2018 Texas Aviation Hall Of Fame InducteesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 16 | Aero-News Network

    The Lone Star Flight Museum is pleased to announce the selection of five new inductees into the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame. The Texas Aviation Hall of Fame was established in 1995 to honor and recognize Texans and Texas companies or organizations that have made significant and lasting contributions to the advancement of aviation.

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  17. Workforce Solutions grant program helps dislocated workers 15 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Victoria Advocate

    Dennis Wade Kohutek, 44, of Victoria, collects items for the day before leaving the Precinct 3 barn Wednesday. Kohutek was recently hired by Victoria County through a program administered by Workforce Solutions Golden Crescent.

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  18. COMMENTARY: How partnerships are transforming the RGVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | TheMonitor.com

    Over the past weeks, I have attended several state-of-the-city addresses, and on Feb. 5 I was at the first State of the Valley discussion with county judges from throughout the region. All these events make it clear that the Rio Grande Valley is transforming and will continue to blossom economically over the next several years.

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  19. Stop Congress from undermining ADA protections | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Jersey Journal

    I am writing to address pending federal legislation, HR620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 -- because its enactment would undermine the purpose of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed HR620 in a 225-192 vote.

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  20. The Land Office in the newsRead the original story

    Sunday | Off the Kuff

    Incumbent George P. Bush, the 41-year-old grandson and nephew of U.S. presidents, is facing off against his outspoken predecessor Jerry Patterson , 71, who wants his old job back after leaving it to unsuccessfully run for lieutenant governor. Despite its low profile, the land commissioner has one of the state's most critical jobs, especially now as hundreds of communities, including Houston, continue to recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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