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  1. People WatchRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2012 | District Administration

    A Texas First Texas Gov. Rick Perry named Michael Williams the state education commissioner. He will build on improvements and ensure children are prepared for college and the workplace.

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  2. Canyon ISD implements new after school programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KSWO

    Canyon ISD is excited for the new school year and have implemented new programs to continue to serve the students in their district. Canyon ISD has had after school programs throughout their district for thirty years.

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  3. Vaccine letter has AISD parents upset about a shaminga wordingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Austin police officer was responding to a call with his lights and sirens on when the collision happened at Brodie Lane and West William The Sunset Advisory Commission, the state's watchdog agency, is reviewing possible changes regarding the use of anesthesia at dental offices Parents were asked to fill out a Flu Vaccine consent form and return it. However, the wording is what has caused an issue for some parents, including AISD mother Katy O'Brien.

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  4. The Brief: UT Students Wage Sex Toy Protest on First Day of ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Texas Tribune

    Cocks Not Glocks members pass out 4,000 dildos before their rally against newly-enacted campus carry laws at UT -Austin on August 23, 2016. Students and activists at the University of Texas at Austin voiced their displeasure with the campus carry law that went into effect earlier this month across the state by strapping sex toys to their backpacks and grabbing suggestively themed T-shirts.

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  5. LETTERS: On Texas' costly suits and English newspapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | TheMonitor.com

    The Monitor's Aug. 17 front page had two interesting articles abutting one another. One mentions Texas' appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to keep its controversial and, I believe unconstitutional, voter ID law, which is promulgated by the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature, including Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

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  6. Rick Perry v. Ted CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Wave

    The most significant question facing Republicans coming out of the presidential election is how much influence Donald Trump will have on their party's national character. Winners or losers, some nominees haven't remade the GOP in their image, or even made much of a dent.

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  7. Election rigging is realRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Cortez Journal News

    The goal was to help members of that party get elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

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  8. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick proposes cutting set-aside tuition grants that help lower-income studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Daily Texan

    Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has proposed removing access to set-aside tuition grants for students at public Texas universities on the basis that the money comes from a "hidden tax" on parents and students.

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  9. Kenai mayoral candidates talk businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Present Kenai Mayor Pat Porter is moving to Texas after her present three-year term ends in October, creating a rare Kenai mayoral race with no incumbent. On Wednesday, moderator Merrill Sikorski opened a discussion between Porter's two prospective replacements with a recitation of the mayors Kenai has had in the last 30 years.

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  10. Keeping Up with Medina MattersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Bandera County Courier

    Medina VFD acquires property Keep your eyes peeled for changes on Highway 16 in the township of Medina as men and women start clearing property for construction of the new fire station. The Medina Volunteer Fire Department organization expedited the entire process of acquiring property by swapping real estate it owned with a family willing to trade their property.

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  11. Texas energy group: Notify military before connecting to power gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Stars and Stripes

    ERCOT, the not-for-profit organization operating the Texas electricity grid, wants to require some energy developers to notify the Department of Defense of upcoming projects before connecting to the power grid, according to testimony given in a legislative committee hearing in Wednesday. An official with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas proposed the rule change to the Texas House of Representatives Defense and Veterans Affairs committee in Wichita Falls, Texas where an air force base has become embroiled in a conflict with a local wind energy developer.

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  12. YISD, teachers union to seek pay-dispute accordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | El Paso Times

    A decade-old pay dispute may be nearing its end after Ysleta ISD officials reopened talks with the teachers association. YISD, teachers union to seek pay-dispute accord A decade-old pay dispute may be nearing its end after Ysleta ISD officials reopened talks with the teachers association.

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  13. Cuero residents seek choice in electricity providersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria Electric Cooperative Plant, which sits off Farm-to-Market Road 447 in Nursery, generates power for its rural users. Cooperatives and city-owned power plants are not subject to deregulation.

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  14. 'Please Be Seated' program begins in Northeast TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | North Texas e-News

    Texas Department of Transportation safety officials in Northeast Texas today implemented a public program to help parents ensure that their children remain safe when traveling in a vehicle. 'If you see an unrestrained child traveling in a vehicle with Texas license plates, call the hotline and tell us the date, location and license number,' said Monica Freeman, TxDOT traffic safety specialist based in Paris.

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  15. Nelda Laney, wife of former Texas House Speaker, passed away at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Venue on Broadway, 2202 Broadway in Lubbock. Former Congressman and State Representative Pete Gallego issued the following statement upon learning of the passing of Nelda Laney, wife of former five-term Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, James E. "Pete" Laney: "Mara Elena and I join countless others in mourning the loss of Nelda Laney, a former First Lady of the Texas House of Representatives.

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  16. Trump: Perry will 'do well' if he challenges Cruz for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Donald Trump is applauding the prospect of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry mounting a possible primary challenge against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018, saying, "Boy, will he do well." At a fundraiser in downtown Austin, Trump was standing next to Perry when he was asked about the Texan's chance to unseat his state's junior senator.

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  17. Texas college students rally against gun law with sex toysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Daily Mail

    'Cocks not glocks!': Hundreds of students stage bizarre sex toy rally to protest new law that allows people to carry their GUNS on campus and in the classroom University of Texas students in Austin staged the protest on Wednesday after a Texas law allowing guns in classrooms, buildings and dorms took effect on August 1. Organizers said the sex toys were used to mock what they consider an absurd notion that guns should be allowed in academic settings, and that the protest was called 'cocks not glocks'.

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  18. Council to decide on juvenile curfew, speed limit on West and South Loop 289Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock City Council will decide whether to continue, abolish or modify the Juvenile Curfew Ordinance on Thursday, a decision that comes up for review every three years. Prior to that vote, the council will hold a second public hearing on the issue during a meeting that begins at 5:15 p.m. at City Hall.

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  19. Bush remembers Nelda Laney, wife of former House Speaker, as dear friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Nelda Laney, the wife of former five-term Speaker of the Texas House Pete Laney of Plainview, who in her own right was lauded as the "First Lady of West Texas" and a driving force in the restoration of the Texas Capitol in the 1990s, died Wednesday. Texas leaders from Gov. Greg Abbott and Speaker of the House Joe Straus, as well as those from Texas Tech and the South Plains, offered high praise for the Hale Center native who former President George W. Bush described as a "dear friend" to him and former First Lady Laura Bush.

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  20. Controversial Guardrails Will No Longer Be Used in CARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | NBC San Diego

    Trinity Industries' ET-Plus guardrail and end terminals, once a primary choice by the California Department of Transportation for use on many of the state's 396,000 miles of roadways, will no longer be purchased by the agency, according to a spokesman. Matt Rocco, Media Relations Manager for Caltrans told NBC 7 Investigates, his agency will replace the ET-Plus guardrails currently on roadways throughout the state "as needed."

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