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Congressmen Push A Rare Strategy To Debate A Replacement For DACA

A seldom used rule would put pressure on Speaker Ryan to bring the DREAM Act and other immigration bills to the floor.

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State Looks at Energy Industry’s Impacts on Permian Basin Roads

Over the course of two days, the growing frac sand industry came into focus during two Texas House hearings.

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Texas regulator says “misunderstanding” is making millennials shun oilfield jobs

Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian told House lawmakers on Wednesday that the biggest threat to a burgeoning oil boom is “the acceptance of the politically-correct-driven environmental anti-oil and gas science.”

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New poll finds race between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke “too close to call”

A new Quinnipiac University poll of Texas voters finds 47 percent support Cruz, the Republican incumbent, while 43 percent back O’Rourke, an El Paso Democrat.

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Barbara Bush Leaves Legacy As Literacy Champion, ‘America’s Grandmother’

The wife of President George H.W. Bush and mother of President George W. Bush died at her home in Houston. She was 92.

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Texas Is Resettling Almost 80 Percent Fewer Refugees

Texas has resettled dramatically fewer refugees in the past year, figures from Refugee Services of Texas show.

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April 13th News Editor Roundtable

Like the region itself, the news of West Texas is sweeping in its scope. So to help us break it all down, we have news editors from across the region joining us. In this roundtable, we hear from Laura Dennis … Continue reading

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So Far, National Guard Troops On The Border Are Observing, Not Enforcing

With a highly-visible, non-mobile presence at the edge of the Rio Grande, National Guard troops are so far being seen, more than heard.

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Texas education board approves course formerly known as Mexican-American studies

After years of debate, the State Board of Education voted preliminarily to create curriculum standards for a Mexican-American studies class. But thanks to the objections of one member, it’ll now be called “Ethnic Studies: An Overview of Americans of Mexican Descent.”

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Here’s Why the Best Wildflower Grow Along Texas Highways

Thanks to TxDOT, thousands of Texas wildflowers bloom for family photos.

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