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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)
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)
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)
Republican state House speaker backs expanding Medicaid to cover mothers for a year after they give birth
Posted 3:24 PM 4/7/2021 by SHANNON NAJMABADI
Texas Senate approves a $250 billion state budget — but questions remain about how federal aid will be used
Congress allocated $19 billion in federal stimulus money to Texas public education, but schools have yet to see an extra dimeMore Stories from 4/6/2021
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)
Texas Republicans have long pushed to allow “constitutional carry” of guns. Proponents say this year is their best chanceMore Stories from 4/5/2021
Younger people testing positive for COVID-19, Hidalgo county officials say
Bipartisan lawmakers touring the southern border causing concern for some migrants
FEMA to reimburse COVID-19 related funeral expenses, up to $9,000 per burial...
Republican lawmaker claims cartel is in charge of U.S.-Mexico border during Valley...
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