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Photo: Shutterstock The Republican speaker of the Texas House says he didn't want a "suicide" on his hands over a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people that Gov. Greg Abbott has told lawmakers to revive. An article published Monday in The New Yorker quotes Joe Straus as...
Photo: LinkedIn screenshot Just as job hunters use LinkedIn to connect with former colleagues and potential employers, scammers use the networking service to find targets. If you have a LinkedIn account, watch out for suspicious "recruiters" and job offers. How the Scam Works:...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Frannyanne) Educators from across Texas are in Boston for the National Education Association assembly. President of the Texas State Teachers Association, Noel Candelaria said they're trying to figure out how to get through another school year with an expected...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that same-sex spouses are not inherently entitled to governmental benefits. The ruling comes following a case that originated in Houston in 2013 under then-Mayor Annise Parker. Same-sex marriage advocates say...
(Credit: Shutterstock) UPDATE: Officer Miguel Moreno was struck in the head Thursday and has died. His partner is expected to survive his wounds. Police say two officers were investigating reports of a vehicle break-in when they approached two men and one immediately pulled a...
Pastors serving Texas' estimated 1.5 million people living in the U.S. illegally are offering new programs. In some cases, they're visiting families fearful of crackdowns on immigration. A new Texas law targeting so-called sanctuary cities and threatening noncompliant local...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase traffic enforcement during the Fourth of July holiday weekend from Saturday, July 1, through Tuesday, July 4. DPS Troopers will be looking for drunk drivers, and speeding, seat belt and other traffic...
Photo: TAGO Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested John Aaron Burney, 43, of Palestine, on one count of Possession of Child Pornography, a third-degree felony. Burney could face up to 10 years in prison if...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.04 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents less than last week and is eight cents less per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the...