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Photo: Shutterstock As the state prepares for additional local transmission of the Zika virus during the 2017 mosquito season, the Texas Department of State Health Services is expanding its testing guidance for residents of six South Texas counties. DSHS Monday issued a health...
(Photo credit: Baylor University) A former Baylor University assistant athletic director is dropping his lawsuit against the school and several regents and will pursue his claims in arbitration. Colin Shillinglaw's lawyer informed the Dallas civil trial court of the move on...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) A House proposal to tack onto the state budget a repeal of a law offering in-state tuition at Texas public universities to some high school graduates who came to the U.S. illegally has failed on a technicality. Rep. Jonathan Stickland, a Republican...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) A spending bill in Texas that reroutes clean air dollars to "Alternatives to Abortion" programs and defunds corporate incentives given to companies such as Facebook is moving forward. House lawmakers early Friday voted 131-16 to approve an $218...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) 24 people - 23 of them fourth-graders - were sent to Southeast Texas hospitals after an accident involving their school bus, a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler. The Wednesday afternoon crash happened on U.S. 69 in Lumberton, about 15 miles north of...
(Photo credit: Austin Police Department) Texas is considering asking drivers to help it clear its huge backlog of untested rape kits, a novel approach that has been well received by cost-conscious Republican lawmakers and one that other states facing the same problem might...
(Photo Shutterstock/Christopher Halloran) The shakeup continues...Energy Secretary and former Texas Governor Rick Perry has been named to the National Security Council. President Trump's Chief Strategist Steve Bannon was dismissed from the Council today.
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Senate has voted to approve tough new requirements for university employees and student leaders to report instances of sexual assault or dating violence. The bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. Joan Huffman of Houston, said it' designed to...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) he first months of the new administration have seen a huge drop in the number of people being caught by agents on the U.S.-Mexico border, raising the possibility that a "Trump effect" is keeping migrants away. Fewer than 12,500 people were caught...