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At a Whatabuger next to the University of Texas, Environment Texas fellow Daniel Ramirez said they, along with thousands of the fast food chain's customers, want to see the business switch out styrofoam with something more environmentally friendly and compostable. Ramirez hopes...
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Will Texas lose influence now that Senator John Cornyn’s term as the Senate Majority Whip is over? Cornyn’s step down from number two in the Senate does mean a loss in influence according to Rice University Political Scientist Mark Jones. But he said Cornyn’s tenure should make...
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Today marks the first day bills can be filed for the 2019 session of the State Legislature. Legislation to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana is one of the early bills filed that has a real chance of making it to the Governor’s desk. H-B 63 would classify the crime of...
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A Texas deputy who investigators say was shot in the face by a suspect while trying to serve a warrant has been discharged from an Austin hospital. An ambulance carrying Fayette County sheriff's Deputy Calvin "CJ" Lehmann was escorted to his home Saturday by other officers...
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A breakthrough out of MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston could make chemotherapy outdated for those suffering from the most aggressive form of Leukemia. Dr. Navel Daver said their phase II study of a new cocktail of drugs and immune boosters for Acute Myeloid Leukemia is...
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Senate Race Sen. Ted Cruz (52.4%) has claimed victory over challenger Rep. Beto O'Rourke (46.9%) Cruz has fended off rising-star Democrat Beto O'Rourke to win re-election in a much-watched Texas Senate race that began as a cakewalk but needed a visit from President Donald Trump...
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Abbott wins Governor’s Race Governor Greg Abbott wins his re-election and will spend another 4-years in the Governor’s mansion. The associated Press reports Abbott has 54% of the vote while former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez holds a distant 45%. Gov. Abbot held a “Texas-...
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(Credit: Associated Press) The U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke has grabbed most of the attention, but Texas has a full slate of candidates on the midterm ballot. Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to cruise to re-election...
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Justin Nelson, an Austin-based attorney, still believes he has a shot to unseat Ken Paxton, who has had securities fraud charges hanging over his head for three years now, saying that Paxton is the first statewide official to run for re-election while being under indictment for...