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May 4th West Texas News Round Up

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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‘Jade Helm’ Conspiracy Theories Were Part Of Russian Disinformation Campaign, Former CIA Chief Says

The former head of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency says the hysteria over a 2015 U.S. military exercise in Central Texas, known as Operation Jade Helm 15, was caused or fed by Russians working to use … Continue reading

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What To Expect During The NRA Convention In Dallas This Weekend

Tens of thousands of people, including the president, vice president and top Texas elected officials, are gathering in Dallas later this week for the National Rifle Association’s 147th annual meeting. And protesters will be active throughout.

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Texas and 6 other states sue to end DACA

The office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing to fight an Obama-era immigration measure that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants nationwide from deportation.

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Blue Origin Completes First Rocket Launch of 2018

The commercial space company Blue Origin completed another test launch this weekend at its West Texas facility in Van Horn. The mission is the company’s first of 2018.

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Women Incarcerated In Texas Have Fewer Opportunities Than Men, Report Finds

Incarcerated women in Texas have access to fewer educational and vocational programs compared to incarcerated men, a new study finds.

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This Week’s West Texas Headlines: Walkouts, Boundary lines and Charter School Proposals

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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Federal Judge Gives Trump Administration 90 Days to Explain Why DACA Ended

If the administration cannot come up with an explanation that suits the court, then the DACA program will be reinstated in full.

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Texas redistricting case’s oral arguments at U.S. Supreme Court focus on jurisdiction debate

As the U.S. Supreme Court took up Texas’ redistricting case, several justices questioned whether they even had the authority to pick up where a lower court left off.

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In Big Bend Sector, National Guard Troops Arrive for Training, Assignments

As part of President Trump’s call to curb illegal immigration, earlier this month he asked border states to send National Guard troops to the U.S./Mexico border. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pledged to eventually send 1,400 troops. In West Texas’s Big … Continue reading

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