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Legislative budget negotiators agreed Monday on spending in many key areas except education, prompting Senate Finance Committee Chairman Steve Ogden to suggest there could be a special session this summer focusing on public schools and universities. The incomplete budget...
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Republican lawmakers might not like Planned Parenthood , or funding family-planning health services – but Texas voters do. According to a recent poll commissioned by the nearly 100-year-old nonprofit, 56% of Texas voters support continued funding by the state family planning...
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Nearly 100 Amtrak passengers spent hours trapped aboard the Texas Eagle after one car derailed near downtown Dallas on Sunday. Food and drinks were provided to passengers while crews worked to disconnect the rail car that left the tracks on a span over the Trinity River, just...
The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested a registered sex offender who was working at a local carnival on Thursday night. Vern E. Houston of Corpus Christi was wanted for several burglaries in the Nueces County area. He was recently place on the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office...
A Transportation and Security Administration agent working at ABIA said a man tried to make it through a security checkpoint with a hunting knife Saturday morning. Joey Dwayne Frederick, 39, is now facing a felony prohibited weapons charge. The TSA agent said he found the knife...
Funeral services for a Vandegrift High School student who was in a coma for more than a week will be Friday night. The Travis County Sheriff's Office continues to look into what caused Amanda De la Torre's fractured skull that happened at a party at a home in Steiner Ranch on...