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From the office of Gov. Greg Abbott AUSTIN – The Texas Music Office (TMO), operating within the Office of the Governor’s Economic Development & Tourism Division, has launched the Texas Music License Plate Grant Program to fund the purchase of musical instruments and music...
Political gridlock by Democrats is letting mosquitos with the Zika Virus win the day, according to Republican Texas Senator John Cornyn. “We gotta quit messing around and take care of the problem before this virus hits our state and our country, and threatens the welfare of not...
Authorities say a San Antonio man has been charged with fatally stabbing one person with a box cutter and injuring two others earlier this month. Thirty-year-old Joe Casanova was arrested early Tuesday morning. Casanova, charged with murder and two counts of aggravated assault,...
A federal court has sided with Texas and industry groups suing to block Environmental Protection Agency regulations meant to reduce haze in wilderness areas. Texas sought a stay against "regional haze" rules in February, after the EPA rejected as inadequate Texas and Oklahoma's...
A man witnesses called a regional leader of the violent Zeta drug cartel in the border city of Piedras Negras, Mexico, has been convicted of 10 drug-related counts by a federal jury in San Antonio. The jury returned the verdict Tuesday against Marciano "Chano" Millan Vasquez. He...
A Texas official overseeing an historic $800 million border security spending plan says nowhere along the state's 1,200-mile border with Mexico is secure nearly a year after the money was approved. Texas leaders have faced criticism in recent years for vaguely defining what...
On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at approximately 5:15 a.m., the Marble Falls Police Department received a 911 call of an automobile/pedestrian accident in the 3100 block of North U.S. Hwy 281. Elements of the Marble Falls Police Department, Marble Falls Fire Rescue and Marble Falls...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is joining a growing number of state lawmakers wanting to make attacks against police officers a hate crime. Abbott said Monday he will ask the Texas Legislature to pass a bill next year that adds police officers to the list of protected classes under the...
Activists and educators say a Mexican-American studies textbook proposed for use across Texas is biased and poorly researched. They argued Monday that its contents are especially offensive in a state where 52 percent of public school students are Hispanic. Democrats, who are...