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Texas Child Protective Services is sending investigators to help with backlogs of cases created by understaffing in offices in Austin and Midland-Odessa areas.
A homeless man accused of throwing a bag filled with six Molotov cocktails at state Sen. Wendy Davis’ office tried unsuccessfully to speak to her in the days leading up to the attack and talked of aliens after his arrest, investigators said Wednesday.
The Student Senate approved a controversial bill Thursday encouraging the Baylor administration to publicly advocate for providing certain classes of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship.
Gov. Rick Perry defended a state-run fund designed to attract high-tech researchers, businesses and jobs to Texas, saying last Thursday that the government should play a role in enticing key research talent to the state — even if it makes some people nervous.
Officials at Big Bend National Park in West Texas are looking for a mountain lion that attacked and injured a 6-year-old boy as he walked with three other people.
Area college students now have a less expensive way to help prevent a deadly disease.
Texas’ March primary will likely be delayed after the Supreme Court on Friday blocked the use of state legislative and congressional district maps that were drawn by federal judges.
Texas voters approved seven constitutional amendments Tuesday that will allow new cooperation between cities and counties, give the governor more power to issue pardons and borrow more money for student loans.
Today we will see Texas Proposition 3 come to a vote. This proposition is important to college students of Texas residence because it authorizes the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to issue and sell general obligation bonds to finance educational loans for Texas residents. This program, known as the College Access Loan program, has provided more than 340,000 students with $2 billion in student loans.
Hoping to bring conservative values back to his district, 2005 Baylor alumnus Jeff Leach is running for the Texas House of Representatives in District 67, which includes Plano, Allen and Richardson.