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  • State Rep. DAVID SIMPSON writes, “I don’t believe that when God made marijuana he made a mistake that government needs to fix. The time has come for a thoughtful discussion of the prudence of our prohibition approach to drug use.”

  • A new single-sticker system for inspecting and registering millions of Texas vehicles begins on Sunday, and some lawmakers are warning that the change will confuse Texas drivers.

  • WITH VIDEO | Led by R&B baroness Beyoncé of Houston, eleven Texas-born or -based artist won the recording industry’s highest honors in Los Angeles this weekend.

  • Continuing a decades-old annual tradition, the Greater Randolph Area Trail Riders made a stop on Monday to enjoy dutch-oven peach cobbler baked on the lawn of the Old Hays County Courthouse in downtown San Marcos. The procession is on its 60-mile trek to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

  • After months of plummeting oil prices, nightmares about idled drilling rigs have become reality, hitting Texas the hardest. See how many rigs the state has lost in recent months.

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