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Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 07:17 PM CDT

Sandra Bland's Mom Returns to Texas to Urge Police Reforms

Sandra Bland's Mom Returns to Texas to Urge Police Reforms

A bill named after a woman whose death in a Texas jail serves as a flash point for the Black Lives Matter movement is under discussion by Texas lawmakers.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 04:23 PM CDT

General Dynamics Information Technology Closing Texas Center

General Dynamics Information Technology Closing Texas Center

A central Texas call center helping customers find health insurance under the Affordable Care Act will close in May, eliminating about 840 jobs.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 03:12 PM CDT

Texas Bill Lets Officials Deny Issuing Gay Marriage Licenses

Texas Bill Lets Officials Deny Issuing Gay Marriage Licenses

The Texas Senate has preliminarily approved a hotly debated bill allowing county judges and other officials to refuse to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couple because of personal religious objections.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 03:11 PM CDT

House OKs Online Tracking System for Sex Assault Cases

House OKs Online Tracking System for Sex Assault Cases

The Texas Senate has preliminarily approved a hotly debated bill allowing county judges and other officials to refuse to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couple because of personal religious objections.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 02:33 PM CDT

Texas Sand Mining Industry Grows Amid Gas Drilling Needs

Texas Sand Mining Industry Grows Amid Gas Drilling Needs

As gas drilling recovers, sand mining has exploded in Texas.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 09:38 PM CDT

14 States Urge Appeals Court to Reinstate Travel Ban

14 States Urge Appeals Court to Reinstate Travel Ban

Texas, Florida and a dozen other states are urging a San Francisco-based federal appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:47 AM CDT

Judge Again Finds Discrimination in Texas' Voter ID Law

Judge Again Finds Discrimination in Texas' Voter ID Law

A judge has ruled for a second time that Texas' strict voter ID law was intentionally crafted to discriminate against minorities.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 05:09 PM CDT

Historic Abilene Hospital Goes Up in Flames

Historic Abilene Hospital Goes Up in Flames

After hours of fighting the fire, the Abilene Fire Department contained the flames that almost destroyed a "local landmark". As the neighbors down the street of the old Saint Ann Hospital watched it...

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 09:07 AM CDT

New Houston Pool May Give You Texas-Sized Jitters

New Houston Pool May Give You Texas-Sized Jitters

The Market Square Tower in Houston is home to the tallest clear, projecting pool in the country.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 04:36 PM CDT

Nuclear Waste Again Headed to US Underground Dump

Nuclear Waste Again Headed to US Underground Dump

The nation's only underground nuclear repository has received its first shipment of waste, more than three years after shipping was halted.

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