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A review shows that the Texas agency that regulates veterinarians hasn't been keeping on top of basic responsibilities such as proper fiscal management, evenhanded enforcement and keeping tabs on controlled substances meant for animals. The San Antonio Express-News reports that...
A Republican member of the Electoral College from Texas says he's resigning rather than casting one of the state's 38 electoral votes for Donald Trump. Art Sisneros previously told The Associated Press that he was wavering on supporting Trump because the Republican "is not...
Texas health officials are reporting the first case of the Zika virus that was likely transmitted within the state. The Texas Department of State Health Services said Monday the woman is a resident of Brownsville, located on the border the state shares with Mexico. But health...
In the near future, hemophiliacs could be able to treat their disease by simply swallowing a capsule. Thanks to a breakthrough led by researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, treatment for hemophilia can now be administered via a...
Today, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 254, legislation that would require all state contractors and subcontractors to utilize the federal E-Verify system in determining the legal work status of their employees. E-Verify is an Internet-based system...
Austin, TX, November 28- Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.90/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.3 cents...
A Texas-based oil and gas company has reached a $430 million deal that will clear the way for more production in southeastern New Mexico. Concho Resources Inc. made the announcement this week, saying it has agreed to acquire dozens of square miles in the northern Delaware Basin...
A new border security approach promoted by the Texas Department of Public Safety has yielded at least one result - a bumper crop of traffic tickets. An analysis by The Dallas Morning News found that traffic stops in Starr and Hidalgo counties on the Texas-Mexico border accounted...
Police say a man trying to stop another man from beating a woman in a crowded San Antonio parking lot has been shot dead and a bystander has been critically wounded. The shooting happened Friday afternoon outside a Wal-Mart store. Police Chief William McManus says a man was...