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The state is out with a warning about typhus. There have been 387 cases this year, which is an increase from last year's count of 364 cases. Reports of typhus in Texas typically go up in May through July and again in December and January. Lara Anton with the Texas Department of...
While the overall economy continues to show modest growth, rural America is lagging behind. Currently there is no question that the rural economy is in a downturn. Ag economist and financial analyst Dr. Dave Kohl says that so far the normal economic cycle has functioned as...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.27 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is the same as last week and is 34 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in...
The Texas Association of Builders (TAB) PAC today endorsed Greg Abbott for four more years as Governor of the great State of Texas. TAB’s Executive Director, Scott Norman, appeared in a video released by Texans for Greg Abbott highlighting the Governor’s commitment to making...
Texas Congressman Joe Barton has drawn a Republican primary challenger a week after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Jake Ellzey, a retired Naval combat pilot and member of the Texas Veterans Commission, filed paperwork Tuesday. The 68-year-old Barton, from Ennis...
(Credit: Associated Press) A state-aligned newspaper in the United Arab Emirates says a Texas man who was arrested for taking photographs at the Abu Dhabi International Airport has been fined and will be deported. The National, an English-language newspaper in Abu Dhabi,...
Three hundred thousand rainbow trout ar ebeing stocked at 150 water ponds and lakes throughout Texas. The state has started its winter stocking of ponds nad lakes with rainbow trout. They're first being stocked in big city fishing lakes, ncluding some around Austin. Aubry Buzek...
According to the American Petroleum Institute, the entire North American continent could soon be energy independent. Head of the Texas Oil and Gas Association, Todd Staples, says Texas is a big part of the reason for that prediction, because of new techniques to get fossil fuels...
Some anti-toll groups say they expect mobility authorities to get creative as they continue to push for new toll roads despite heavy pushback from the Capitol. Governor Greg Abbott says no more, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick agrees. After the media revealed TxDOT’s backdoor plans to...