Friday, September 30, 2022

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Florida begins a long effort to recover from Ian, an Arkansas school works to attract more students to higher education, and Massachusetts Narcan trainers enlist the public's help to prevent overdose deaths.

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Hurricane Ian leaves severe flooding and millions without power in Florida, the Senate passed a spending bill to keep the government running to December, and senators aim for greater oversight of federal prisons.

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Baseball is America's pastime, and more international players are taking the stage, rural communities can get help applying for federal funds through the CHIPS and Science Act, and a Texas university is helping more Black and Latina women pursue careers in agriculture.

Peter Malof


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Defensores de la privacidad urgen a legisladores: Cierren el vacío de los Smart-Phones

AUSTIN, Texas – Las protecciones a la privacidad van atrás de las últimas tecnologías de comunicación, a decir de los …

Privacy Advocates Urge Lawmakers: Close Smart-Phone Loophole

AUSTIN, Texas – Civil liberties groups and privacy advocates are urging state legislators to require law-enforcement officials to seek judicial …


Education Advocates Say School Plan Laced With “Poison Pill”

AUSTIN, Texas – Public-education advocates are crying foul over a tax-credit provision in a Texas school-reform package proposed this week by …

Texas Cancer-Fighting Agency at Crossroads

AUSTIN, Texas - The House committee that controls state spending meets today to consider the future of the troubled Cancer Prevention and Research …


Holiday Shoppers Vulnerable to Zero-Interest Offers

AUSTIN, Texas - 'Tis the season for splurging. And why not, when stores make it so easy - even if you're short on cash. Half of the nation's major …

Report: Death Penalty Applied Haphazardly in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - While the use of capital punishment is declining, Texas still relies on it more than any other state - and implements it haphazardly…


Texas AFT Supports “Bar Exam” for Teaching Profession

AUSTIN, Texas - A new proposal by a leading teachers' union would create standardized certification procedures for the profession, including a …

Inmigrantes de TX marchan el Día Internac. de los Derechos Humanos

EL PASO, Texas – La semana pasada se revelaron cifras de censos que confirman que la cantidad de inmigrantes sin autorización en los …


Texas Immigrants to Rally on Int'l. Human Rights Day

EL PASO, Texas - Immigrant advocates in Texas are marking International Human Rights Day today by decrying what they call "systematic violations" of …

Should Undocumented Texas Residents Get Drivers’ Licenses?

DALLAS - Could a national post-election mood change help reverse a Texas crackdown on undocumented residents receiving drivers' licenses? State Rep…


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