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Cibolo's Steele High School to close temporarily to limit spread of...
The Texas Department of State Health Services announced today that Byron Steele High School in Cibolo will temporarily close effective immediately as public health and...
Senate bill will allow expedition of asbestos cancer cases
(Austin) The Senate gave tentative approval Thursday to a measure intended to create a more reasonable standard under which patients with mesothelioma, a deadly form of...
Texas Conservation Alliance facts
April 25 Texas Conservation Alliance's Texas Wilderness POW WOW will be held April 25 at Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area, Davy Crockett National Forest. The...
Laura Taylor named TEA associate commissioner
AUSTIN - Laura Taylor, a veteran special education and monitoring policy leader, has been named the Texas Education Agency's associate commissioner for accreditation,...
Texas House passes state budget by vote of 149-0
Austin--- For the first time in many years, the Texas House of Representatives passed the State's 2010-2011 biennial budget by a vote of 149-0. quot;Trimming $4...
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State commissioners remind of importance to call 811 before digging
AUSTIN-With the top cause of pipeline accidents in Texas due to third-party damage or people digging into or near underground pipelines, the state's pipeline safety...
Cattle theft bill passes Texas Senate
Fort Worth, Texas -The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today applauded the Texas State Senate for passing SB 1163, a bill to increase the penalty for...
Music and dancing to highlights Cinco de Mayo
ATHENS, Texas-Students from Athens schools and a professional dance group from Tyler will perform at the Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center...
Texas Farm Bureau News
WACO-With most Texans keeping a close eye on spending during tight economic times, the state's largest farm organization has launched a new project to monitor the cost of...
Work is underway to help control wildfire risk
AUSTIN - As severe drought conditions continue to scorch pasture lands and deplete water supplies across Texas, the Prescribed Burning Board, established within the Texas...
Senate considers state school bill
(Austin) The Senate Health and Human Services heard testimony on two bills Tuesday that seek to change the way the state deals with developmentally disabled individuals in...
3 scans ti avoid in though times outlined
DALLAS - Many people have lost their jobs in the last few months as the economy has turned sour. Scam artists are still fully employed, however, in good times and bad. In...
Photo workshop slated at fisheries center in Athens
Join famed photographer and author Wyman Meinzer for an intensive one-day workshop at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center near Athens, about 80 miles southeast of...
Eleven New Paddling Trails Slated for Texas Waters in 2009
AUSTIN, Texas - When the Buffalo Bayou Paddling Trail is dedicated April 28, it will be the 16th Texas Paddling Trail and - at 26 miles - the longest in the state. Notable...