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4/10/2021

Nearly one-third of Texans have received virus vaccine

Nearly one-third of Texans have received virus vaccine

Posted 10:26 AM 4/11/2021 by The Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The percentage of Texans who have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine is nearing one-third, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control on Saturday.

The CDC reported 30.6% of the state's residents, more than 8.8 million have been given (More)

4/9/2021

Texas Rep. Crenshaw temporarily blinded after eye surgery

Texas Rep. Crenshaw temporarily blinded after eye surgery

Posted 1:27 PM 4/10/2021 by The Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) — Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a Texas Republican, said Saturday that he has undergone eye surgery and will be virtually sightless for a month.

Crenshaw, 37, is a Navy veteran who lost his right eye and suffered damage to his left eye in 2012 when a homemade bomb exploded when he (More)

4/7/2021

Police: Employee kills 1, wounds 5 at Texas cabinet business

Posted 11:25 PM 4/8/2021 by The Associated Press

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — A man opened fire Thursday at a Texas cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one person and wounding five others before shooting and wounding a state trooper prior to his arrest, authorities said.

Larry Winston Bollin, 27, of Iola, Texas, was booked into (More)

4/5/2021

Texas, Louisiana sue US government over deportation holds

Texas, Louisiana sue US government over deportation holds

Posted 2:23 PM 4/6/2021 by JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — Texas and Louisiana sued the federal government Tuesday alleging immigration authorities have declined to take custody of people who have been convicted of crimes and could be subject to deportation.

In a complaint filed with a federal court in Houston, the states (More)

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