Statewide News

School spanking leaves bruises

A Newton, Texas mother says her 7th grade some came home with welts and a bruise after being paddled at school. "Nothing like this has ever happened to my kid before," said Annmarie Riza.

Clovis woman sues after being attacked by Family Dollar Store employee

A Clovis, New Mexico woman is suing Family Dollar after she was attacked in the store by the manager almost two years ago. It all started with a $10 bill.

UT System seeks partnerships, space research in Mexico

Randall Charbeneau, an assistant vice chancellor for research at the University of Texas System, was surprised to learn that the system did not have an agreement with Mexico to foster student and faculty exchanges and research collaboration.

Analysis: It's a lot easier to rule with a mandate

Ted Cruz had a mandate. So did Joe Straus.

Workplace deaths decline, but Texas still fares worst

How disdain for government regulation sparked a “Texas miracle” economy — while tearing down protections for the workers who built it.

Texas girl, 4, left in sweltering school bus for hours

A 4-year-old Texas girl is safe and back with her family after being left on a sweltering school bus for several hours Wednesday.

Last known 9/11 search dog up for Hero Dog Award, resides in Texas

A Texas dog -- the last known 9/11 Ground Zero search dog -- is one of the eight finalists for the Hero Dog Awards.

New Mexico Healthcare Facilities Meet National Infection Prevention Goals

The New Mexico Department of Health announced that New Mexico healthcare facilities are meeting several national healthcare-associated infection prevention goals.

History Scholars Criticize Social Studies Textbooks

Scholars recruited by the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund are criticizing social studies textbooks under state consideration, saying the books offer distorted views on history and current events.

Texas adds more private sector jobs than any other state in August

Texas added more non-farming private sector jobs than any other state last month, but still is falling short of the six-month average.

Senator: State not moving to make Voter IDs available

More than a week ago, Texas Senate Democrats put Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry on notice: They wanted

SOTX announces events for Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day

For the fifth-straight year, Special Olympics will celebrate the life, mission and accomplishments of its founder, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, around the world by designating Saturday, September 27 as EKS Day.

Despite huge warchest, Abbott still fundraising

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