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Momentum for Four-Year Degrees at Community Colleges

Momentum for Four-Year Degrees at Community Colleges by Reeve Hamilton, The Texas Tribune September 1, 2014

Fetus found in bathroom of Dallas area High School

A fetus was found in the bathroom of a Dallas High School Saturday.

Analysis: A lot of races, but not as much drama

The elections are coming, but voters in most regions can go back to sleep — at least when it comes to down-ballot contests: Only a handful of legislative and congressional races are competitive.

Momentum for four-year degrees at Community Colleges

Since 2003, when South Texas College, Midland College and

On environment issues, Bush takes more moderate tone

On the campaign trail in Texas for a little-known statewide office, George P.

Rick Perry takes back tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized.

On environment issues, Bush takes more moderate tone

 

Commissioners OK Betting on Historical Horse Races

Updated Aug. 29, 2:15 p.m.: The Texas Racing Commission is moving forward with a plan to install historical racing machines at racetracks in the state despite opposition from a Fort Worth lawmaker.

Texas Tribune: Abbott opinion murky on plastic bag bans

Do plastic bag bans and restrictions in cities like Austin, Laredo, and Brownsville violate Texas law?

Abbott opinion murky on plastic bag bans

    Do plastic bag bans and restrictions in cities like Austin, Laredo, and Brownsville violate Texas law?

Federal ruling allows only abortion clinic in El Paso to stay open

More than 12 abortion clinics across Texas found relief in a ruling by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel Friday. He ruled holding clinics to hospital level operating standards to be unconstitutional.

Federal Judge strikes down Texas abortion regulation

A federal judge on Friday struck down new requirements for Texas abortion facilities — a decision that could have shuttered all but a few abortion clinics in the state. The standards were set to go into effect Monday.

On Border, questions over National Guard Troops' needs

After media reports in the Rio Grande Valley suggested that some National Guard troops dispatched by Gov.

Taxpayer tab grows for Perry's defense

Gov. Rick Perry has billed taxpayers $133,000 to hire several lawyers to defend him against public corruption allegations, his office confirmed Friday.

SpaceX, Blue Origin compete for NASA contract

Two private space travel companies working to launch shuttles out of Texas are competing for the same NASA contract that is expected to be handed out in the coming weeks.