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State of Texas

April 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Coast Guard today ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the extensive four-year active cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon accident. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office recently completed a joint operation with Fort Worth and Arlington law enforcement to arrest 33 fugitives with outstanding felony and misdemeanor family violence arrest warrants. More
April 15, 2014 -- The eclipse of the moon shot at 2:15am on Tuesday morning in Galveston. Photo by Robert Mihovil
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April 14, 2014 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced that he intends to appoint a board of managers to oversee the management of Beaumont Independent School District and to name a new superintendent for the district. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Friday issued an opinion regarding whether section 505.152 of the Local Government Code authorizes an economic development corporation to fund certain entertainment projects. More
April 13, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement was presented to National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Charles Bolden on Friday evening. More
April 13, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III invites all to come out and meet the 16th president of the United States and share in the history and fun of the 9th annual Juneteenth Family Day at Stringfellow Orchards on June 14, 2014. More
April 12, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III suggests that Galveston is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth and asks "How does it change the conversation about the potential of a national celebration if the conversation became less about us and them to more about we?" More
April 11, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of a partnership with the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children to expand a scholarship program for child care providers. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Sierra Club today issued a statement following an appeals court decision rejecting the club's challenge to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's issuance of a license for a radioactive by-product disposal facility. More
April 11, 2014 -- State Representative Sylvester Turner will host his Family Day in the Park at Acres Homes in Houston on Saturday. More
April 10, 2014 -- ADP on Wednesday released its regional employment report, announcing that Texas added 28,650 private sector jobs during March. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Texas Retirement System and the Texas Workforce Commission will host the 14th Annual Purchasing and HUB Connection on May 8 in Austin. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Green Party of Texas will hold its State Nominating Convention in Austin this weekend, April 11-13, at the Pearl Street Co-op. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Bullock Texas State History Museum will host Frank Denius, a decorated World War II soldier, to speak on May 3 at the screening of the new IMAX film, "D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944". More
April 10, 2014 -- Galvestonians and those with links to Galveston's past are urged to contribute stories and photos to "Save Our Stories Galveston", an effort to capture a wide range of the Island's history told through the lives of ordinary citizens. More
April 09, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has made appointments to the STAR + PLUS Facility Advisory Committee. More
April 09, 2014 -- A memorial service was held at Fort Hood today for the victims of the April 2 shooting at the base. Several officials issued statements on the memorial. More
April 09, 2014 -- United States President Barack Obama today gave remarks at a memorial service for victims of the April 2 shooting at Fort Hood in Texas. More
April 09, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that state sales tax revenues for March totaled $2.09 billion, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to March 2013. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Democratic National Committee today announced that it has hired Sondra Haltom as Texas State Director under the committee's Voter Expansion Project. More
April 09, 2014 -- Texas Central Railway Co. President Robert Eckels, a former Harris County Judge, on Tuesday updated the Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on the proposed Dallas-Houston High Speed Rail project. More
April 09, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today reported on the assistance the university's Texas Automated Buoy System provided during the recent oil spill in Galveston Bay. More
April 09, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday visited the W.W. Caruth, Jr. Center for Sexual Assault Forensic Exam Healing in Dallas to discuss the center's Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors on Tuesday voted to endorse the $590 million Houston Import Project. More
April 09, 2014 -- State Representative Sylvester Turner on Tuesday reported that twenty-seven sex offenders were moved out of a facility in Acres Homes. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Monday issued an opinion regarding whether the Red River Authority must obtain county approval for any purchase of groundwater in a county without a groundwater conservation district. More
April 07, 2014 -- Senator Ted Cruz's bill to prevent terrorists from entering the United States as United Nation Ambassadors passed the Senate by unanimous consent. More w/Video
April 07, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service today reported that investigators have arrested a suspect in connection with an on-going timber theft investigation. More
April 07, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today named Felix Browne as director of communications and Hugh Addington as director of scheduling and advance for his office. More
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