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This invisible line divides the health care debate

In Texarkana, a town that straddles Texas and Arkansas, residents say their health care comes down to what side of the state line they live on.


Texas Southern defeats Texas Rio Grande Valley 94-85 in CIT

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Jeremy Combs had 27 points and 17 rebounds as Texas Southern defeated Texas Rio Grande Valley 94-85 in the CIT second round on Monday night. Tyrik Armstrong had 16 points, seven assists and four steals for Texas Southern (23-13), which tied a school record for most wins in a season. John […]
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Schiff Takes The Brunt Of GOP’s Fury After Mueller Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Damning evidence” of collusion with Russia. “More than circumstantial.” A scandal of a size “beyond Watergate.” For two years, Rep. Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, seemed to be on every talk and late-night show sounding ominous warnings about what special counsel Robert Mueller might find on President Donald Trump. The California Democrat got the president’s attention — a fact confirmed when Trump turned the congressman’s name into a foul schoolyard t...
Tags: News, Adam Schiff, AP story, House Democrats, House Intelligence Committee, Mueller report, Russia probe, Summer Concepcion


Voting Rights: A New Assault On Voting In The Name Of ‘Election Integrity’

Texas Republicans are currently considering an omnibus “election integrity” bill that would stiffen penalties for election-related offenses and make it easier to prosecute people who mistakenly violate voting laws. It also includes provisions targeted at methods used to assist disabled voters. Texas Civil Rights Project and MOVE Texas issued a statement calling the bill a “dangerous new assault on voting rights in Texas.” The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear two partisan gerrymandering case...
Tags: Weekly Primers, Census Citizenship Question, Gerrymandering, Supreme Court, Texas, Voting Rights, Tierney Sneed


Border Patrol Takes a Rare Step in Shutting Down Inland Checkpoints

The Border Patrol has closed the checkpoints in West Texas and New Mexico, which can be 100 miles from the border, to muster staffing to handle a major influx of migrant families.
Tags: Illegal Immigration, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Customs and Border Protection (US, El Paso (Tex, McAllen (Tex, New Mexico, Texas, Southwestern States (US


Texas woman births 3 sets of twins in 9 minutes. Phew!

The mom delivered two sets of twin boys and one set of twin girls.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Texas officer wins appeal of dismissal over feces sandwich

SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio police officer who was fired after colleagues accused him of trying to give a homeless man a sandwich containing dog feces has won his appeal but hasn’t been reinstated. An arbitrator this month overturned Matthew Luckhurst’s dismissal because he wasn’t punished within the required 180 days of the alleged […]
Tags: Nation, Nation & World, Oddities


Texas students return to school following petrochemical fire

HOUSTON (AP) — Students are returning to school in an area southeast of Houston after a fire at a petrochemical storage facility prompted several days of canceled classes. Students were back in class Monday in Deer Park, Galena Park and other communities near the International Terminals Company in Deer Park. Classes were canceled because of […]
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Pete Buttigieg: 2020 Democratic candidate surges to third place in new poll

Presidential candidate behind Joe Biden and Bernie SandersPete Buttigieg for president? Long-shot stands out in crowded field South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg won the backing of 11% of likely Iowa Democratic caucus voters. Photograph: Richard Shiro/AP Pete Buttigieg has surged to third place in a new poll of Democratic presidential candidates, ahead of Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Beto’Rourke. The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, won the backing of 11% of likely Iowa Democratic...


Health worries smolder after Texas fire

Thick black smoke filled the sky surrounding the Houston suburbs last week as a massive fire burned at a petrochemical storage facility for four days. Residents of two Texas cities were told to shelter in place as hazardous chemical vapors escaped the foam blanket put in place to extinguish the industrial fire.


Health worries smolder for residents after the massive fire at a Texas petrochemical facility

Thick black smoke filled the sky surrounding the Houston suburbs last week as a massive fire burned at a petrochemical storage facility for four days. Residents of two Texas cities were told to shelter in place as hazardous chemical vapors escaped the foam blanket put in place to extinguish the industrial fire.


Mueller report: Bernie Sanders and Beto O’Rourke respond to Trump investigation

Democratic presidential candidates have issued calls for transparency over the findings of the Mueller report, and made it clear they believe Donald Trump is guilty of wrongdoing. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report was delivered to the Justice Department on Friday and is now in the hands of attorney general William Barr. “It is beyond a shadow of doubt that, once in office, the president of the United States sought to obstruct justice,” former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke said during a...


Health worries smolder after Texas petrochemical fire

Thick black smoke filled the sky surrounding the Houston suburbs last week as a massive fire burned at a petrochemical storage facility for four days. Residents of two Texas cities were told to shelter in place as hazardous chemical vapors escaped the foam blanket put in place to extinguish the industrial fire.


Health worries smolder for area residents after massive fire at Texas petrochemical facility

Thick black smoke filled the sky surrounding the Houston suburbs last week as a massive fire burned at a petrochemical storage facility for four days. Residents of two Texas cities were told to shelter in place as hazardous chemical vapors escaped the foam blanket put in place to extinguish the industrial fire.


Texas sheriff’s deputy shot during traffic stop dies

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A West Texas sheriff’s deputy, who was critically wounded Friday in a shooting during a traffic stop, has died. The El Paso County Sheriff’s office confirmed the death of Deputy Peter Herrera in a statement on Facebook. It gave no further details. Authorities had said on Friday that they expected […]
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Roach scores 21 to lead Texas past Xavier 78-76 in OT

Kerwin Roach II had 21 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Texas narrowly beat Xavier 78-76 in overtime in the second round of the NIT            [Author: AP]
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Carter scores 30 to lead A&M over Marquette 78-76

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Chennedy Carter scored 30 points, Shambria Washington hit the go-ahead 3-pointer late and No. 4 Texas A&M got a 78-76 win over fifth-seed Marquette in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Texas A&M (26-7) moves on to the Sweet 16 for the second straight year where it […]
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O’Rourke says owning, using guns taught him responsible use

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said Sunday that his personal use and ownership of firearms taught him the responsibility of having guns and can help bridge politically fraught discussions about gun control in the U.S. The former Texas congressman told The Associated Press in an interview Sunday in Las Vegas that […]
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Carter helps Texas A&M edge Marquette

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Chennedy Carter scored 30 points, Shambria Washington hit the go-ahead 3-pointer late and No. 4 Texas A&M got a 78-76 win over fifth-seed Marquette in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Texas A&M (26-7) moves on to the Sweet 16 for the second straight year where it […]
Tags: Sports


2020 Democrats respond to Mueller report: ‘It is beyond a shadow of doubt that Trump sought to obstruct justice’

Democratic presidential candidates have issued calls for transparency over the findings of the Mueller report, and made it clear they believe Donald Trump is guilty of wrongdoing. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report was delivered to the Justice Department on Friday and is now in the hands of attorney general William Barr. “It is beyond a shadow of doubt that, once in office, the president of the United States sought to obstruct justice,” former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke said during a...


Officials: No Timetable for Reopening the Houston Shipping Channel After Petrochemical Fires

The fire began March 17 and was extinguished but flared again on two occasions
Tags: Uncategorized, Onetime, Texas


No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak

HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say there’s no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest waterways in the country, after another setback caused flammable chemicals to seep into the water near a fire-ravaged petrochemical tank farm. Coast Guard Capt. Kevin Oditt said during a news conference Saturday that work […]
Tags: Business, Nation


Suddenly, cost-cutting states turn friendly to teachers

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas — a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S. since a wave of teacher unrest began last year. But protests aren’t why the money is suddenly available. Texas hasn’t even had a teacher strike. But as in […]
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Campaign roundup: Harris in Texas, O’Rourke in S Carolina

Presidential contenders are spreading out across the country on Saturday as they try to find space in the crowded 2020 Democratic field. Much of the candidate activity is focused on the early contest states of New Hampshire and South Carolina. California Sen. Kamala Harris will host a rally at Texas Southern University, while former Texas […]
Tags: Nation


Democratic Socialists of America back Bernie: 'The best chance to beat Trump'

The group helped leftwing candidates Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib win long-shot elections to Congress in 2018Bernie Sanders waves to workers at a rally at the University of California Los Angeles, on Wednesday 20 March 2019. Photograph: Richard Vogel/APThe Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) has officially endorsed Bernie Sanders for president, with the organization throwing its growing political clout behind the Vermont senator ahead of the 2020 election.The DSA’s National Pol...


Carter back from injury to lead A&M against Wright State

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M star Chennedy Carter will return for the No. 4 Aggies when they host 13th-seeded Wright State in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday, less than three weeks after having finger surgery. The sophomore, who led the Southeastern Conference in scoring at 22.5 points a game, […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Ncaa, Carter, Wright, Texas AP, Aggies, Chennedy Carter


IndyCar Classic set for debut race at US home of F1

AUSTIN,Texas (AP) — From the time the first piles of dirt and rock were moved to start paving a new Formula One track in Texas, the owners of the Circuit of the Americas eyed a future with IndyCar. It may have taken longer than fans had hoped, but they finally have one. And with the […]
Tags: Texas, News, US, Sports, Ap, Auto Racing, Austin Texas, Circuit of The Americas


Country Singer Justin Carter Dies After Accidental Shooting on Music Video Set

Texas country music upstart Justin Carter has died from a gunshot wound, in an accident that took place while a gun was being as a prop for a music video being filmed in his apartment, according to reports out of Houston. Carter, 35, died Saturday, the same week he had signed a management deal and […]
Tags: Texas, Country Music, News, Obituaries, People News, Justin Carter, Houston Carter


Texas Country Singer Dies of Gunshot in Music Video Accident

Texas country music upstart Justin Carter has died from a gunshot wound, in an accident that took place while a gun was being as a prop for a music video being filmed in his apartment, according to reports out of Houston. Carter, 35, died Saturday, the same week he had signed a management deal and […]
Tags: Texas, Country Music, News, Obituaries, People News, Justin Carter, Houston Carter


Beto O'Rourke pops up in Texas crop circle

Beto O'Rourke has made an unexpected appearance ... in a hayfield in Texas.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Beto O Rourke



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