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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Pope Francis to finish Mexico trip at the edge of the Rio Grande

Papal visit has meaning for people on both sides of the border. “It’s a message of love and respect and dignity,” one woman said.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Cruz, Trump vitriol hits new high as Texas primary draws closer

The feud between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump soared to new heights Monday as the billionaire and the U.S. senator from Texas traded accusations of dishonesty and desperation. "Ted Cruz is a totally unstable individual," Trump said....

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Derailed: Union Pacific puts brakes on Austin-San Antonio commuter rail

Union Pacific will no longer consider rerouting its Central Texas freight traffic to make way for commuter rail between Georgetown and San Antonio, quite possibly killing the decade-old effort to build a regional rail transit system.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

University of Houston keeps GOP presidential debate

CNN announced Wednesday that the University of Houston will still get to host the Feb. 25 GOP primary presidential debate. The university's status had been called into question after NBC News was removed as the organizer of...

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Fantasy sports sites involve illegal gambling, Texas AG says

While placing bets in fantasy sports leagues may involve skill, there is still an element of chance that would equate such leagues with illegal gambling in Texas, Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a nonbinding opinion released...

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Governor names Greater San Marcos Partnership president to state board

Greater San Marcos Partnership president Adriana Cruz is among three people appointed today to the state’s new Economic Incentive Oversight board by Gov. Greg Abbott.

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Texas attorney general unveils unit to fight human trafficking

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday announced a new unit in his office dedicated to combating human trafficking.

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Could San Marcos land the Oakland Raiders? ‘A natural play,’ officials say

A sports insider’s report that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis owns property between San Antonio and Austin has sparked media speculation that the San Marcos area could be in the running to host a National Football League...

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Border patrol agent indicted in cartel murder

The capital murder indictment of a U.S. Border Patrol agent with drug cartel ties should signals that local authorities will fight back against violence spilling over from Mexico, the Cameron County district attorney said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Governor names Comal ISD superintendent to lead committee on public school accountability

Gov. Greg Abbott has named Comal ISD Superintendent Andrew Kim as chair of a working committee charged with recommending a new system for student assessment and public schools accountability.

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