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The Texas Apocalypse That Wasn’t

Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at the annual National Rifle Association convention in Dallas, Texas, May 4, 2018. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson) When Texas lifted its mask mandate, many criticized the state. As its cases decline and other states fare worse, where are those critics now? It’s now been about a month since the state of Texas…

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Explosion on Texas Bridge to Be Investigated by FBI, Police

Police and federal agents are investigating an explosion that took place on a small bridge in Bedford, a suburb of northern Texas located between Dallas and Fort Worth.No one was hurt and officials believe the incident was not targeted. The explosion was heard by several locals nearby who called 911 immediately.Police discovered another “suspicious item”…

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Texas’ Distanced Juries Hit Big Tech With $3.7 Billion of Awards

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Racist Texas

‘The Eyes of Texas’: Does its origin in a racist era make it racist?

As Robert Reeves’ baby son cried for the first time in his arms, the new father grasped for the most soothing thing he could think of: He sang the University of Texas at Austin spirit song – “The Eyes of Texas.”Bound in memories, emotion, and fierce pride, the song has been the source of an…

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Texas Senate passes bill aiming to counter federal subsidies for wind and solar

While President Joe Biden moves to expand the use of renewable energy nationwide, the Texas Legislature is doing the opposite, adding fees on solar and wind electricity production in the state in hopes of boosting fossil fuels.Among the reforms of the state’s electric grid following last month’s deadly winter storms, Republicans in the Texas Senate…

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Texas Gov. Bans Vaccine Passports Statewide

While team-left cries “racism” over Georgia’s new voting law, they are simultaneously pushing a nationwide vaccine passport, requiring proof of vaccination in order to participate in normal life.  But, Texas is pushing back.  Republican Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday banning government-issued vaccine passports statewide.  Abbot said that vaccinations cannot be government-mandated, and…

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Scotland Texas

Texas, Scotland, Ecuador Students Hear from Space Station Crew

Students from the Rice Space Institute will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

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agencies Texas

Texas Bans Agencies and Some Businesses From Requiring Covid Vaccine Proof

Under a new executive order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas this week, government agencies, private businesses and institutions that receive state funding cannot require people to show proof that they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus.Mr. Abbott said that vaccination status is private health information, and that no one should have to disclose…

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An Important Texas highway expansion project has been paused to Analyze possible violation of 1964 Civil Rights Act

The Department of Transportation has paused a Houston-area highway widening project. In the past, highways were constructed with no regard for minority communities. The Biden administration is seeking to address past racial inequities in planning decisions. See more stories on Insider’s business page. The US Department of Transportation is using a provision of the Civil…

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Texas Moving Forward With Voter Restriction Bill After 22-Hour Hearing–Over 350 Similar Bills Filed Across U.S.

Topline A meeting held in Texas over a proposed set of new voting restrictions in the state wrapped up Friday morning after dragging on for nearly an entire day, after hundreds of Texans lined up to share their thoughts on the bill—one of now more than 350 voting restriction proposals reportedly filed across 47 states,…