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Boisterous agitators disrupt election machine test, badger secretary of state in Hays County

By Natalia Contreras, Votebeat Texas Sep 23, 2:17pm EDT About a dozen activists demanding responses to conspiracy theories about election integrity this week disrupted what is typically an uneventful public testing of voting machines ahead of an election in Hays County.  The activists shouted at the county election administrator and Texas’s secretary of state, who…

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Republican Texas Congressman Dan Crenshaw takes aim at his own party’s “woke right” for stoking division

By Stephen Neukam, The Texas Tribune Sept. 23, 2022 “Republican Texas Congressman Dan Crenshaw takes aim at his own party’s “woke right” for stoking division” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Watch…

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Republican Texas senator says he will support new rape exceptions for abortion

By Pooja Salhotra, The Texas Tribune Sept. 23, 2022 “Republican Texas senator says he will support new rape exceptions for abortion” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief,…

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Ahead of the 2023 session, Texas lawmakers previewed their objectives. Here are five things you need to know.

By William Melhado, The Texas Tribune Sept. 23, 2022 “Ahead of the 2023 session, Texas lawmakers previewed their objectives. Here are five things you need to know.” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide…

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Robert’s Story

Robert’s Story A Texas Cowboy’s Troubled Life and Horrifying Death by Stephen G. Michaud Michaud’s probing biography of Robert East and the iconic San Antonio Viejo ranch offers the chilling terror of a true crime saga while capturing the traditions and heritage of a bygone era of the American ranching lifestyle. Michaud weaves a tragic…

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Texas Soldier Accounted For From Korean War

  Sept. 23, 2022   WASHINGTON—The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Pfc. Adelaido M. Solis, 19, of Inez, Texas, who died as a prisoner of war during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 15, 2022.   In late 1950, Solis was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 9th…

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Operation Lone Star Increasing Efforts To Combat Growing Fentanyl Crisis

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border, stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas, and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry. Since the launch of Operation Lone Star,…

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The 100th Anniversary of Fire Prevention Week Spotlights the Importance of Fire Escape Planning

The 100th Anniversary of Fire Prevention Week Spotlights the Importance of Fire Escape Planning Local SERVPRO disaster remediation specialist offers property owners critical fire survival resources and answers fire damage FAQs Bullard (Grassroots Newswire) September 22, 2022 – During the week of October 9, 2022, the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) observes the 100th anniversary of…

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