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Governor Abbott Statement On Rolling Pines Fire In Bastrop County

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement regarding the Rolling Pines fire in Bastrop County: “The State of Texas has deployed numerous resources to assist local officials as they combat the Rolling Pines fire in Bastrop County. Texas A&M Forest Service has deployed three Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System strike teams which…

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New Year, New Plan for your Finances in 2022

The new year is underway, and many of us have money-related resolutions. If you stacked on a bit of debt over the holidays, you’re not alone. According to the US Federal Reserve’s Center for Microeconomic Data, total household debt increased by $286 billion in the third quarter of 2021.    “Taking steps to get out…

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Super Bowl LVI Season is Coming, Make a Game Plan: Drive Sober. No Regrets.

[COLLEGE STATION, Texas] – Super Bowl LVI is right around the corner, Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022. This year, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is teaming up with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to remind football fans and Super Bowl partygoers that designated drivers are the best defense against the dangers of drunk driving. When Super Bowl celebrations…

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Ted Cruz says Joe Biden could be impeached if Republicans take U.S. House

By Rebekah Allen, The Texas Tribune Jan. 4, 2022 “Ted Cruz says Joe Biden could be impeached if Republicans take U.S. House” 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…

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Laird Hospital equipment auction

KILGORE – Contents of the old Roy H. Laird Memorial Hospital are for sale to the public. Available items are to be sold at auction and are listed at https://publicsurplus.com/sms/kilgore,tx. Patricia White, project manager in the city’s public works department, is managing the auction. “Not everything is listed yet,” she emphasized Thursday. “We’re still adding…

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U.S. Law Enforcement Targets Fraud Facilitators, Doubling Last Year’s Enforcement

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas Continues to Aggressively Seek Out Fraudsters and Increase Community Awareness About Money Mules By DAVILYN WALSTON BEAUMONT, Texas — The Department of Justice, FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and five other federal law enforcement agencies announced the completion of the fourth annual Money Mule Initiative, which targeted…

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The Supreme Court appears open to rolling back abortion rights. Here’s what that means for Texas.

By Eleanor Klibanoff, The Texas Tribune Nov. 30, 2021 “The Supreme Court appears open to rolling back abortion rights. Here’s what that means for Texas.” 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…

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