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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...
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...
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...
TPWD Sets Public Hearings on Fee Increases, Dove Rule Proposals
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is inviting input on a series of proposals to increase fees and alter dove hunting season frameworks during upcoming...
Parks, Wildlife seek dove leases
PARKS AND WILDLIFE LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL DOVE LEASES Media Contact: Steve Lightfoot 512-389-4701 or steve.lightfoot@tpwd.state.tx.us AUSTIN,...
DPS hosts class on identifying exploited children
Identifying a child who may have been abducted or abused can be difficult for law enforcement officers who don't know what to look for, so the Texas...
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...
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...
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...
Governor appoints 2 to 1 call board
Gov. Perry Appoints Mathis and Unruh to One Call Board AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Barbara J. Mathis of Lufkin and Rodney J. Unruh of Spring...
3 appointed to aging and disability services council
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Aging and Disability Services Council for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2015. The council assists the Department of...
Law Enforcement Update Tools For The Fight Against Crime
In the battle against crime, law enforcement needs every possible advantage. At the Office of the Attorney General, we know that a better trained officer is a more...