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(Photo credit: Getty Images) A South Texas school board has approved an estimated $1.2 billion in tax breaks to entice Exxon Mobil Corp. and its Saudi partner to build a $9.3 billion petrochemical plant within its district along the Texas Gulf Coast. The six-member Gregory-...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome, a deadly disease to hibernating bats, has been found for the first time in Texas. The fungus has been detected in samples taken from three bat species in six West Texas counties - Childress, Collingsworth,...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) A voucher plan offering families public money to send their children to private and religious schools is headed to the full Texas Senate. Sen. Larry Taylor's bill would create state-subsidized education saving accounts for parents while offering tax...
(Photo credit: Getty Images) U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is suggesting that the election that gave his alma mater, Texas A&M, its first openly gay student body president was "stolen." Perry was Texas' longest serving governor until leaving office in 2015. He was also an...
(Photo credit: Republican Party of Texas) The Texas Senate's proposed $106.3 billion state budget is now set for a floor vote next week - but it's already being blasted by the Republican head of the House. Adopted Wednesday by the Senate Finance Committee, the budget features no...
(Photo credit: McLennan County Sheriff's Office) A former Baylor football player has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him on three second-degree felony sexual assault counts arising from a 2013 incident while he was with the Bears. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports former...
Photos courtesy of DPS AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jahmar Nykel Young, 37, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Young, who is a Bloods gang...
(Image courtesy NASA) NASA gets a solid boost from the White House. Austin/San Antonio representative Lamar Smith was among the Texas lawmakers who worked to get the NASA Authorization act signed into law by President Trump yesterday. "The President talked about space in his...
Shutterstock photo AUSTIN — The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has announced it will award up to $10 million in grant funds to 20 community collaboratives located across the state to assist Texas veterans and their families struggling with mental health issues...