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The executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America has unanimously approved a resolution that would end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders and let individual scout units set their own policy on the long-divisive issue. In a statement Monday, the BSA said the...
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is making New York the first stop on his plans to travel around the U.S. and world to woo companies to Texas. Abbott will spend Monday and Tuesday in New York promoting the state and meeting with corporate leaders. It continues a hallmark of former...
A Texas lawmaker is questioning double-digit raises for senior managers at the state's top law enforcement agency because he says it refuses to provide statistics that would help determine the effectiveness of border operations. The Dallas Morning News reports that state Rep...
The average price of gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the past two weeks to $2.83 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says that the decline comes amid lower crude oil prices. The average national price for midgrade gas was $3.05, with premium going for $3.22. The...
A review of state employment records shows several new hires at the Texas Department of Agriculture with close ties to an assistant commissioner received speedy promotions and raises despite their short time with the agency. The review by the Austin American-Statesman shows a...
The Facebook data center planned for Fort Worth is the latest milestone for Texas cities vying for business in a key Internet industry. The Dallas Morning News reports that the 750,000-square-foot, $1 billion project Facebook announced this month will become the latest data...
NOT EVERYBODY IS EXCITED WITH THE 'WORLD HERITAGE SITE' STATUS THAT WAS GRANTED THIS MONTH TO THE ALAMO AND SAN ANTONIO'S SPANISH COLONIAL MISSIONS. A RALLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON PROTESTED THE UNITED NATIONS DESIGNATION. THE GROUP HOLDING THE DEMONSTRATION SAY AS TEXANS...THEY DON'...
THE IMPROVING RELATIONS BETWEEN TEXAS AND MEXICO COULD PAY BIG DIVIDENDS FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES. TSN’S AUSTIN BUREAU CHIEF CHRIS FOX REPORTS THE NEXT STEP IN THE BILATERAL DISCUSSIONS WILL TAKE PLACE SOUTH OF THE BORDER. BOTH THE GOVERNOR ABBOTT AND THE MEXICAN SECRETARY OF...
A biker has objected to a police detective presiding over a grand jury that may consider his case and others stemming from a shootout involving bikers and police in Waco, Texas. Matthew Clendennen, who was among the 177 bikers arrested following the shootout in which nine people...