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Bryan police are investigating the shootings of seven people, including a law enforcement officer, that started at Kent Moore Cabinets, where officials said someone opened fire Thursday afternoon, … more
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month The latest report on child maltreatment fatalities and near fatalities, compiled by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, indicates 251 … more
Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday that he banned state agencies, political subdivisions and organizations receiving public funds from creating "vaccine passports" or otherwise requiring someone to … more
Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday named Will McAdams, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas and a former aide at the Texas Capitol, to the board of the Public Utility … more
The Katy Area Chamber held a community discussion with State Representative Mike Schofield, R – Katy, and Austin Arceneaux, district director for State Senator Joan Huffman, R – Houston, … more
Fredericksburg retiree Cyn White has been trying to find a COVID-19 vaccine in her Hill Country community since she became eligible for it in December. White, 63, who has a disability, grew … more
As the 87th Texas Legislative Session chugs along and the pandemic appears to be on the decline, here are seven decisions coming out of Austin that Texans should know about. Bill tightening voting … more
The Texas House’s George Floyd Act is a sweeping police reform bill, named after a Black man killed by a white Minneapolis police officer last year, that would in part ban chokeholds and … more
PUC chair resigns in wake of call to energy investors  Arthur D’Andrea, the chair and sole remaining member of the Public Utility Commission, resigned late last week at the request of … more
Twenty-three Katy Independent School District Destination Imagination teams will head to the 2021 Lone Star Finals DI Tournament to be held virtually throughout the month of March.  In addition, … more
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Thursday pleaded for Gov. Greg Abbott to take executive action on reversing billions of dollars in charges for wholesale electricity during last month’s deadly winter … more
State’s jobless rate still double record low The state’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.8% in January, down a tick from December’s 6.9% rate but double the record low of 3.4% in … more
In an effort to lower healthcare costs for millions of Texas families, State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) has filed SB 827 to implement a cap of $50 on the out-of-pocket monthly cost on … more
It's as though the COVID-19 pandemic was a motivator, as opposed to a setback, for seven Katy Independent School District high school teams determined to win big at the 2021 Texas Academic Decathlon … more
As many Texas universities take the extraordinary step of canceling or significantly reducing spring break during the pandemic, some schools are hosting on-campus events and continuing the weeklong … more
 Mask mandate ends March 10; many entities to continue requiring them While Gov. Gregg Abbott has lifted the statewide mandate to wear a mask in public and allowed all businesses to operate … more
This developing story will be updated soon. Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he is ending Texas' statewide mask mandate next week and will allow all businesses to operate at full … more
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit Monday against electricity retailer Griddy, claiming it misled customers using deceptive business practices after some customers reported bills … more
The Food and Drug Administration approved Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday for use in the U.S., the third vaccine to be approved since the pandemic began. Texas could initially … more
Five board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas — the entity that manages and operates the electricity grid that covers much of Texas — will resign on Wednesday, according … more
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