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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...
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...
Prosperity Bancshares Inc. are up
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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...
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...
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,...
DPS appeals driver license ruling
The Texas Department of Public Safety has appealed a ruling by a state district judge ordering DPS to issue driver licenses to temporary visitors and...
FEMA center in Texas is closing
LAST DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER IN TEXAS SERVING IKE VICTIMS IS CLOSING AUSTIN, Texas - The last FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in Texas - one of 130...
Legislators disagree with Gov. Perry on unemployment benefits
04-17-09 (Austin) The Senate approved a bill late Thursday that would allow the state to access federal unemployment insurance funds as part of the...
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...
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...
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...
Texas gets $2 billion from FEMA
TEXAS RECEIVES MORE THAN $2 BILLION IN DISASTER ASSISTANCE SINCE HURRICANE IKE AUSTIN, Texas - Federal assistance to help Texans recover from the...
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...
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...