Texas Government Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Texas unveiled Monday a revamped women's health program for low-income residents that includes a boost in family planning services that the conservative state will no longer let Planned Parenthood and other organizations affiliated with abortion providers offer. More than 5,000 health care providers are part of the new program, Healthy Texas Women, said Charles Smith, head of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

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  2. Comptroller: Texas job growth down, but no cause for alarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Chron

    AUSTIN Texas is trailing the nation in job growth as its economy suffers from lower-than-projected oil prices, the state comptroller told legislative leaders Monday. Lawmakers who meet in January also will face a new, voter-approved obligation to pour billions of new dollars into transportation just as state revenues are being dampened by the slumping energy industry.

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  3. No smoking gun on voter ID but much smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | MySanAntonio.com

    An election official in 2014 checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas. A federal appellate court last week said Texas' voter ID law had discriminatory effect and sent back to the court for review the issue of whether there was also discriminatory intent.

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  4. Cruz was right not to endorse TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | MySanAntonio.com

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 20. He refused to endorse GOP nominee Donald Trump and was jeered as a result. But he was in the right.

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  5. Rick Perry Defends Trump's Comments About NATORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Mediaite.com

    Following the Republican National Convention, it seems that most Republicans are falling in line with nominee Donald Trump and his policies. Former Texas Governor Rick Perry , for example, is now defending Donald Trump's controversial comments about NATO .

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  6. New Hurst ordinance bans texting while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | NewsOK.com

    Last week, the City Council adopted a distracted driving ordinance that prohibits using hand-held devices including cellphones, gaming devices and tablets when behind the wheel in Hurst unless the vehicle is out of the roadway or the driver is making an emergency call. There are some exceptions that allow motorists to use their phones in hands-free mode to make calls or use them as a GPS device when attached to the vehicle.

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  7. Man sentenced in Kansas for stealing Texas man's identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This undated file photo provided by the Kansas Department of Corrections shows convicted child sex offender Fernando Neave-Ceniceros, of Grand Prairie, Texas. At a federal courthouse in Kansas on Monday, July 25, 2016, Neave-Ceniceros was sentenced to a year and a day for misusing a Social Security number.

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  8. TX man charged with conspiracy to bribe former MDOC commissionerRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    This information is according to Acting United States Attorney Harold Brittain and FBI Special Agent in Charge Donald Alway.

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  9. As leaders plead, unity could be a heavy lift for some Bernie Sanders supporters: AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | PennLive.com

    Sawyer Neale is no fan of Debbie Wasserman Schultz. And as far he's concerned it's good that the embattled Democratic National chairwoman lost her job in an email scandal over the weekend.

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  10. Spirit Airlines reducing service between Cleveland and Dallas, making the route seasonalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Cleveland.com

    Price-sensitive travelers to Texas, take note: Spirit Airlines is reducing service between Cleveland and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport starting this fall. The discount airline said Monday that nonstop service between the two cities will move from year-round to seasonal starting in November.

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  11. How to Tell If a Factory is Legitimately Lean in 30 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | PR Log

    How lean do you think your manufacturing operation is? A Rapid Plant Assessment can help you discover which areas you need to focus on to improve your production efficiency. Read about Formaspace's quick assessment process! AUSTIN, Texas - July 25, 2016 - PRLog -- Not sure if your manufacturing facility is performing at its best? Perhaps you're negotiating to acquire a factory and you need to determine if it's running on all cylinders.

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  12. Beaumont woman sues UPS in deadly Cardinal Drive crashRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Beaumont Police investigate a wreck that killed a driver on Cardinal Drive near Erie Street Friday morning.

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  13. LNC helps to feed cattle -Read the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Altus Times

    The Livestock Nutrition Center, or LNC, started business in Altus in 2006 to provide quality feed to farmers and ranchers in Southwest Oklahoma and North Texas. Four drivers travel across North Texas to Canyon, Tulia, Matador, and Holiday and to Oklahoma towns and groups, such as Farmers Cooperative Association in Sayre.

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  14. First look: Pro-Trump super PAC to air new commercial during DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | CBS News

    Donald Trump, in his first week as the official Republican nominee for the White House, will be getting some air support during the Democratic National Convention from one of the aligned super PACs promoting his candidacy, Great America PAC. The group is out with a new, minute-long commercial featuring Dr. Dorothy Woods, the widow of Ty Woods, a former Navy Seal and one of four Americans killed in the 2012 Benghazi attacks .

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  15. Nearly 15 Years After 9/11, Retired Colonel Meets the Man Whose Life He Helped SaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | People

    Every day for almost 15 years, Col. Rob Maness wondered about the badly-burned man he'd tried to keep conscious on a gurney after terrorists flew a 757 airliner into the Pentagon on Sept.

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  16. Bernie Sanders allies look to 'keep the revolution going' in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Raw Story

    Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaking at a town meeting at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona Allies of former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are launching a group aimed at influencing Democratic politics in Texas beyond the 2016 race for the White House. The group, Revolution Texas, will promote causes at the state level that align with Sanders' priorities during his campaign, which included reducing income inequality, making college debt- and tuition-free, and overhauling the campaign finance system.

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  17. The Path to Fed-ExitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Safehaven

    I recently proposed that the liberty movement capitalize on Brexit with "Fed-exit": a campaign to "secede" from the Federal Reserve. Fed-exit could be accomplished with a few simple policy changes.

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  18. COMMENTARY: Texas Legislature should fund full-day pre-KRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | TheMonitor.com

    Education Commissioner Mike Morath has stated that the average student entering kindergarten is 12 to 18 months behind. It takes at least six years of excellent teaching for those children to catch up and be on grade-level.

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  19. "A Lady for President?" Third Graders RespondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | New Yorker

    An essay by Ann Dorsey, a third grader at Oak Grove Elementary School, in San Antonio, Texas, in 1964, on the occasion of Margaret Chase Smith becoming the first woman to seek a major-party Presidential nomination. In January, 1964, Senator Margaret Chase Smith , of Maine, entered the New Hampshire primary, becoming the first woman to run for a major-party Presidential nomination.

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  20. Stave off gloom, dementia by using your brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A child of mine recently passed along the online Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows of neologisms, newly coined words, created by John Koenig to define "emotions that do not have a descriptive term."

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