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July 22nd, 2015 - THE WEBB COUNTY YOUNG REPUBLICANS DISAVOW THE RECENT COMMENTS MADE BY DONALD TRUMP. In light of the news that Donald Trump will be visiting Laredo, our club releases the following: STATEMENT FROM THE WEBB COUNTY YOUNG REPUBLICANS: As an active Young Republican...
Ronald Reagan's famed 11th Commandment – 'Thou shalt not speak ill of other Republicans' – is long dead, and on Wednesday the GOP's presidential front-runner got the back of former Texas governor Rick Perry's hand to prove it. Perry cited Trump in a Washington, D.C. speech as an...
Line-items vetoes made by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott are being questioned by state budget officials, who say the new Texas governor appeared to cut spending in ways that are beyond his constitutional power. That means that some of $233 million in spending that Abbott removed...
Bexar County Commissioners approved a proposal to take down two Confederate markers from county property. Judge Nelson Wolf said they're not going to 'glorify a symbol of hate'. The markers to be removed date back to 1936 with the older tribute marking San Antonio as part of the...
Another undercover Planned Parenthood video has been released by the Anti-Abortion group Center for Medical Progress. It appears to focus on whether Planned Parenthood profits from tissue harvesting. The edited grainy Youtube video is black and white footage from the perspective...
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — The prosecutor in a Texas county where authorities say a woman hanged herself in a jail cell said that it is too soon to determine exactly how she died and that the ongoing case is being treated as thoroughly "as it would be in a murder investigation."...
A vacant youth lockup in Southeast Texas is being leased to a private charter school company for $1 per month even as state taxpayers continue to pay off the nearly $16 million in bonds issued to build it two decades ago. In fact, a legislative report last year revealed that...
Emergency personnel have extinguished a fire aboard a barge carrying petroleum after the vessel collided with another barge near the entrance to the Houston Ship Channel. U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Andrew Kendrick says some nearby ship traffic was suspended but traffic along...
HOOD COUNTY — Homeowners in the Comanche Cove neighborhood in Granbury say 10 dogs were recently poisoned. The dogs belong to several families, and all but one of the pets died. One homeowner showed News 8 home video of his lively dog Dakota taken before her death. He also...