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  1. Texas is new target for constitutional carry a " the unlicensed carry of handguns a " in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star-Telegram.com

    Several Texas lawmakers signed pledges Friday at the Texas Republican state convention in San Antonio promising to work on passing constitutional carry if re-elected to the House. Several Texas lawmakers signed pledges Friday at the Texas Republican state convention in San Antonio promising to work on passing constitutional carry if re-elected to the House.

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  2. On opioids, Congress can learn from the statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Washington Examiner

    This public health issue is now causing more yearly deaths than breast cancer and many more than prostate cancer. It has not been given the attention and federal action that it deserves.

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  3. Vulnerable Texas Republicans in Congress take different approaches to immigration billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Texas Tribune

    As the U.S. House of Representatives again finds itself hamstrung on immigration reform, vulnerable Republican incumbents are caught between a rock and a hard place: Their Democratic opponents will criticize their inaction if they steer clear of the issue - or their support for conservative immigration measures slated for a vote next week. Texas Republicans facing tough re-election fights are no exception, and they're betting on very different strategies to win over key voters.

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  4. Gov. Abbott's school safety plan meets pushbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday told his party that gun rights are safe on his watch amid worries by some conservatives over his response to last month's mass shooting at a high school near Houston that killed 10 people. Abbott headlined the Texas GOP Convention in San Antonio at the end of a week in which school police chiefs, gun-control activists and an alliance of U.S. education groups pushed back on parts of his wide-ranging safety recommendations after the Santa Fe High School shooting.

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  5. Move over! TxDOT HERO driver almost hit in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KXAN-TV Austin

    A driver crashed into TxDOT's HERO truck on Thursday morning in Georgetown. A driver ran into a Texas Department of Transportation Highway Emergency Response Operator, or HERO, truck while it was on the side of the road helping a driver with a flat tire Thursday morning in Georgetown.

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  6. I-10 westbound closed west of Fort StocktonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    According to Texas Department of Transportation, a semi carrying fireworks has rolled on Interstate 10 near mile marker 240 about 16 miles west of Fort Stockton in Pecos County. They have closed the westbound lanes and detour traffic onto Kennedy Road exit and then on to north service road.

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  7. Construction Project for 2nd Causeway at SPI in Final StagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND A $15.5 million construction project for a second causeway to South Padre Island is in its final stages.

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  8. Mobility 2045 plan for North Texas envisions ways to keep millions...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | Dallas Morning News

    The Mobility 2045 plan passed by the Regional Transportation Council on Thursday has both long-range vision and significant, already-present obstacles. The guideline to greener and more efficient ways of getting around the 12 counties defined as North Central Texas acknowledges the main challenge upfront - that in the next 25 years, the area is expected to grow by 4 million residents to a total of 11.2 million.

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  9. Crime Stoppers entering school with anonymous reportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | The Countywide

    Coastal Bend Crime Stoppers believes it has the best tool to provide an anonymous way for school students to report bullying and illegal activity. CBCS Law Enforcement Coordinator Mike Showalter said the organization is contacting school district administrators in the three counties it covers.

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  10. Harvey survivors can partner with disaster case managers for recovery supportRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Recovering from a natural disaster can be trying for many reasons, but difficulty navigating the available resources and support shouldn't be one of them. That's why disaster case managers are available to simplify your recovery process.

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  11. (Im)migration News Recap, June 10-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Voice of America

    Soldiers proceed toward armored vehicles after a training exercise at Fort Bliss, Texas, Jan. 23, 2013. The base is one of three Texas military properties being considered as shelter sites for unaccompanied migrant children.

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  12. May marks 23 consecutive months of Texas job growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | MySanAntonio.com

    Gracie Castillo inquires about job opportunities with the Bexar County Sheriff's office from deputy John Rivera during a Bexar County Second Chance Job Fair held at the Freeman Expo Hall. There were opportunities available in a variety of industries including hospitality, food service, construction, electrical, flooring, information, transportation, warehousing, assembly, automotive, telemarketing, and trucking.

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  13. Texas governor appoints first female comp commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Business Insurance

    Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday appointed Cassie Brown as commissioner of Workers' Compensation at the Texas Department of Insurance, the first female to hold this role. Ms. Brown is deputy commissioner for regulatory policy at the Texas Department of Insurance, where she has served since 2011, according to an announcement on the governor's website.

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  14. Texas unemployment for May holds steady at 4.1 percentRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported the latest statewide jobless figure was the same as April. Nationwide unemployment for May hit an 18-year low at 3.8 percent.

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  15. Texas Abortion Rights Groups File Major Challenge to State's Anti-Abortion LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Dallas Observer

    Rather than picking off the Texas Legislature's anti-abortion measures one at a time, as reproductive rights groups in the state have seemingly been willing to do over the last decade, a six-pack of pro-choice organizations joined with an abortion provider Thursday to sue the state over a whole slate of its antiabortion laws.

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  16. Push to end Daylight Saving Time in California moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | SFGate

    In this Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 photo, Dan LaMoore wipes down a Shinola clock at Electric Time Co., in Medfield, Mass. Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, when clocks are set back one hour.

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  17. McAllen Boy Scout organizes flag retirement ceremony at war memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | TheMonitor.com

    Nick Nelson, 16, and Gavin Ochoa, 11, with the Boys Scouts of America Troop 7 of McAllen retired American flags during a retirement ceremony at the McAllen Veterans War Memorial on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at in McAllen. William Webber III along with the Boys Scouts of America Troop 7 of McAllen retired American flags during a retirement ceremony at the McAllen Veterans War Memorial on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at in McAllen.

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  18. Elm Avenue block project, Doris Miller Memorial get TIF boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Work in the 700 block of Elm Avenue will come before a $3.8 million grant-funded project to fix sidewalks and add trees, lampposts, benches and bike lanes to much of the street. The downtown Tax Increment Financing Zone board and city staffers tour the north side of the 700 block of Elm Avenue.

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  19. Fireball Whisky Covers Arkansas Highway After Big Rigs CollideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | News9 Oklahoma City

    An Arkansas highway was blocked Thursday after a crash left an entire shipment of Fireball Whisky smashed on the pavement. Two 18-wheelers collided on Interstate 40, a highway that runs through central Arkansas, and one of the big rigs' cabs exploded, according to CBS Tyler, Texas affiliate KYTX.

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  20. Texas job growth beat goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Houston Chronicle

    Texas employers boosted their payrolls by another 35,000 positions in May, continuing a streak of job gains that began nearly two years ago, the Texas Worforce Commission reported Friday. The state has added more than 350,000 jobs over the past year, with employment growing at a robust rate of nearly 3 percent, almost double the national rate of about 1.6 percent.

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