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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:42am

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A&M System launches think tank with eye on state policy

Earlier this month, the Texas A&M University System's board of regents approved the establishment of the cryptically named Area 41 Institute.

Law Enforcement groups come out for gay marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Texas' new Social Studies textbooks under fire

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Texas still tops census list of highest uninsured rates

The rate of Texas residents without health insurance has dropped slightly but continues to outpace every other state, according to early figures r

Sixth Texas woman to face execution

A 38-year-old Arlington woman is scheduled to be executed in Texas on Wednesday for the starvation death of her girlfriend’s son, Davontae Marcel Williams.

Sierra County commissioner upset over Spaceport delays

A Sierra County commissioner says he's losing patience after yet another delay at Spaceport America. But it's how Walter Armijo found out about Virgin Galactic pushing back its launch date that really makes him upset.

Flu Season is almost here

The timing of flu is unpredictable and can vary from season to season. Seasonal flu activity can begin as early as October and continue to occur as late as May. Flu activity most commonly peaks in the United States in January or February.

Analysts: Employers looking to hire more this season

With holiday season just around the corner, now might be a good time to start looking for a job. 

EPISD extends Cabrera's contract by a year

Just a few weeks into the new school year and it’s already report card time, at least for EPISD Superintendent Juan Cabrera.

EPISD extends Cabrera's contract by a year

Just a few weeks into the new school year and it’s already report card time, at least for EPISD Superintendent Juan Cabrera.

El Paso ISD uses Ray Rice scandal as a way to talk to students about dating violence

The El Paso Independent School District is using the Ray Rice scandal as a way to talk to students about dating violence.

Chapin WR named Academy Sports Right Stuff Player to Watch

Brannon Bullit – Chapin Junior Receiver – 6-1, 175 lbs: Bullit is just that, a bullet on the field. Last season, Bullit was one of the top receivers in the city, on a team loaded with talent, but tore his ACL in Week 6.

Law Enforcement Groups Come Out For Gay Marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Las Cruces police searching for teens involved in alleged school vandalism

Las Cruces police arrested a 13-year-old boy for allegedly vandalizing his school, and investigators are searching for additional teens who they believe were involved.

Texas' New Social Studies Textbooks Under Fire

Several academics pointed to flaws — including inaccurate descriptions of world religions and out-of-date racial terminology — in proposed social studies textbooks up for adoption by the Texas State Board of Education.