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Texas deploys more help to hard-hit border as COVID-19 deaths mountAUSTIN, Texas – A raging coronavirus outbreak in Laredo, now one of the biggest hotspots in the U.S., is leading to hundreds of new cases a day around the border city as Texas again reported more than 400 new COVID-19 deaths Friday.

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‘Gondor has no king': pro-Trump lawsuit cites Lord of the RingsTexas case offers baseless mix of allegations of electoral fraud but cites the imaginary kingdom of Gondor as evidence.

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U.S. Rep. Van Duyne Tours North Texas Vaccination HubsFirst-term congresswoman U.S. Rep. Beth Van Duyne spent Friday touring vaccination hubs in Tarrant, Denton and Dallas counties.

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Governor Abbott, Texas Department Of Public Safety Release Texas Homeland Security Strategic Plan 2021-2025Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Public Safety have released the Texas Homeland Security Strategic Plan 2021-2025, the state's framework for establishing homeland security priorities and focusing its efforts to develop, sustain, and employ homeland security capabilities.

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Biden official involved in removal of DoJ lawyer concerned by family separationsEmails seen by the Guardian show that Wilkinson, who is expected to serve as acting attorney general until Judge Merrick Garland is formally confirmed by the Senate, worked with another longtime career official, Iris Lan, in reviewing complaints about Joshua Stern, a prosecutor who had told colleagues he was "disturbed" by the Trump...

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The Irving Public Library Wants You To Get Bookish With The NEA Big ReadThe library has selected a book of poetry called 'A Small Story About the Sky' by Arizona's first poet laureate, Alberto Ríos as their NEA Big Read title.

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Texas National Guardsmen Dies in Incident on DeploymentA Texas National Guardsmen died Tuesday, Jan. 20, in a non-combat related incident at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait according to the Texas Military Department.

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Rockport Art Festival Set for July 3, 2021As of this writing, the Rockport Art Festival is on. With more than 10,000 attendees in past years, the annual festival showcases artists, awards, food, drinks, and music on the Aransas Bay.

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Track and Field wraps competition at Wooo Pig ClassicThe Longhorns finished fourth on the men's side and second in the women's in the team standings.

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Dallas Vaccine Squabbling Over Politics and ResourcesDallas City leaders are squabbling over vaccine distribution and even over how to get people registered to receive it.

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Report: Mike Stoops had his job offer rescinded by Steve Sarkisian on Friday morningIt's not clear who ultimately made the final call on Stoops, but intense backlash to hiring Stoops likely influenced the new Longhorns head coach.

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Blake Joseph resigns from Magnolia West to join North Texas staffMagnolia West football coach and campus athletic coordinator Blake Joseph has accepted the position of quarterbacks coach at the University of North Texas.

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Donald Trump got 96% of the vote in this Texas county. What its residents think of Joe BidenCNN's Gary Tuchman spoke with some of the residents there to find out what they want to see from President Joe Biden.

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31 Deaths, 2,065 New COVID-19 Cases in Dallas County FridayDallas County is reporting 1,978 new COVID-19 cases Thursday along with 27 more deaths and 16 available ICU beds.

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Texas coach Steve Sarkisian unveils most of Longhorns' new coaching staffTexas coach Steve Sarkisian unveils most of Longhorns' new coaching staff.

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A€˜Hamilton' Returns to Dallas as Part of Dallas Summer Musicals 2021-2022 SeasonCall it a pandemic relief package for theater-lovers: Hamilton: An American Musical is returning to Dallas later this year.

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Texas state Rep. Carl Sherman says he's tested positive for COVID-19Sherman did not say how he thought he contracted the virus. The House, which gaveled in for start of the 2021 legislative session last week, adjourned Jan.

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Local Entrepreneurs in Kingwood, Texas Becomes Next Rosati's Pizza FranchiseePress release content from PR Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

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Inside the Numbers: Expect efficiency from Steve Sarkisian's Texas offenseWe take a look at some key stats for Steve Sarkisian's last 10 college offenses.

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Texas teen saved Covid-stricken family members from raging early-morning fire that only she could smellA Texas teenager pulled her family to safety after a raging blaze tore through their home in Waco, Texas, last week.

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Election Consequences: Texas And The Biden Administration Likely Headed For Conflict"This is the year for redistricting. And Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order that undid former President Donald Trump's plan to keep undocumented immigrants from being included in the census tallies," Samuels said.

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Texas House and Senate propose similar spending in…The proposals from the two chambers, issued first on Thursday by the Senate and then by the House, are about $7 billion over the amount of general revenue Comptroller Glenn Hegar said lawmakers have to spend during the session.

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Ken Paxton Files Lawsuit Challenging Biden Administration's Pause On DeportationsPresident Joe Biden issued an executive order calling for a 100-day moratorium on some deportations as part of a sweeping review and reset of immigration and enforcement policies.

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My Kind of Road TripAbandoned convenience store Several years ago, I helped my friend make the move from San Francisco to Austin, Texas.

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New boutique yoga + dance studio flows feel-good vibes into Fair ParkSpring of 2020 was not a particularly auspicious time to debut a new group fitness studio in Dallas.

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Viral Video Paved The Way For Roma High School Mariachi Inauguration PerformanceTo his surprise, the videos went viral, and that got the attention of Latino Inaugural 2021, a pre-Inauguration Day television special.

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Sarkisian builds Texas Longhorns staff with Alabama flavorAUSTIN, Texas — New Texas coach Steve Sarkisian is building a staff that has a whole lot of Alabama flavor.

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Muslim Community Welcomes Biden's Move To Undo Trump's Travel BanThe travel ban, which affected mostly Muslim-majority and African countries, faced several legal challenges and was eventually upheld by the Supreme Court.

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Editorial: Failure to fix vaccine registry haunts TexasNow, amid a deadly coronavirus pandemic we hope to curb with new vaccines, Texas is stuck with a vaccination database that is incomplete and cumbersome for health care providers to use.

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What would Cowboys fans reactions be if Dallas took this player in the 2021 draft?Should BPA be BPA for the Cowboys in the 2021 draft?

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Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Halt to DeportationsTexas on Friday moved to stop President Joe Biden from allowing a 100-day moratorium on deportations, bringing one of the first lawsuits against his new administration.

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Just How Many Texans Are in the Marvel Universe Now, Anyway?At least eight. Plus: Luke Wilson coaches Fort Worth’s most famous orphans, another JFK assassination drama heads to TV, and McConaughey goes to the dogs.

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Texas files lawsuit to block Biden's 100-day deportation freezeTexas, which shares a long border with Mexico, claims freeze will cause ‘irreparable harm' to the state.

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This is how much credit card debt the average Houstonian carriesResidents of Houston are nursing New Year's hangovers of another kind - credit card debt.

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Tennessee transfer RB Eric Gray visiting TexasWith Keaontay Ingram in the transfer portal, the Longhorns are looking for depth at the position.

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San Antonio leads the way as a top metro for minority-owned startupsBoth San Antonio and the state of Texas earn high rankings on a recent study that looked at minority-owned startups in regions across the U.S. "Today there are nearly 170 thousand minority-owned..."

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This is how much credit card debt the average Austinite carriesResidents of Austin are nursing New Year's hangovers of another kind - credit card debt.

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TX GOP Chairman West to speak during Saturday's Paris Patriot RallyTexas GOP Chairman Allen West to speak during Saturday's Paris Patriot Rally.

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Texas Expands COVID-19 Rapid Testing for Front Line Workers of Small BusinessesTexas is expanding the COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program for front line workers at small businesses.

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Master list of Dallas restaurant openings coming in spring 2021The New Year is usually the time to celebrate new beginnings, but the coronavirus has made that a challenge for 2021, following a year in which Dallas saw a brutal number of closures.

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Texas announces nearly-completed coaching staff under Steve SarkisianFriday marked the official addition of nine assistant coaches and the Director of Football Performance.

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Surprise! In-Fighting on Dallas Council Actually Brings Progress on VaccinationsThe state will send more doses, and the city is setting up more centers to get shots.

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Nostalgic Atmosphere in the best Arcade in Austin TexasJump into your retro self and take a journey with us through one of the most nostalgic places ever.

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Texas Becomes First State To Sue Biden AdministrationThe lawsuit, filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, comes just two days after President Biden took office.

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From Texas: King Ranch casseroleI want to come clean: I am not a fan of casseroles. I love the dish-object, but I dont love the dish-concept.

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Men's Golf releases 2021 spring scheduleThe Longhorns will compete in the Lone Star State five times before the NCAA Championships in May.

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Houston chef weds longtime friend in elegant Mexican getawayGratitude: Thats the first word David Cordúa and Sara Padua Cordúa use to describe how they feel about their marriage.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sues Biden admin over deportationsPresident Joe Biden issued an executive order calling for a 100-day moratorium on some deportations as part of a sweeping review and reset of immigration and enforcement policies.

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Hamilton, Wicked, and more big Broadway shows are Dallas-bound in 2021Only a day after a comprehensive COVID-19 plan was outlined by the newly sworn-in President Biden, Dallas Summer Musicals felt optimistic enough to announce a 2021 line-up, with live, in-person...

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Typewriter Rodeo: Madame Vice President. Finally.Each week, the Standard reaches out to Austin’s Typewriter Rodeo for a custom poem on Texas topics.

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Texas Supreme Court: Alex Jones, InfoWars can be sued by Sandy Hook parentsThe Texas Supreme Court on Friday rejected, without comment, conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' attempt to toss out four defamation lawsuits by parents of children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012.

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‘TIMEOUT' with Lady Mustangs senior basketball player Jordan LawsonTIMEOUT' with Lady Mustangs senior basketball player Jordan Lawson.

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The Taco Window Is the FutureWalk-up sales have helped keep restaurants afloat in the pandemic—and they're likely to long outlast it.

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Mayor of the City of Bonham Roy Floyd resignsHe continued, "I am unable to fully express the depth of my gratitude and sincere thanks to you my fellow Councilors, the city staff, and the residents of this city for the support and trust that has been given to my family and I over the years."

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Texas Monthly Recommends: Nighttime KayakingPlus: the cult classic ‘Veronica Mars,' Selena Gomez's new single, and a plant-based burger joint.

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‘Let's talk Texas': State Senate redistricting committee looking for public input in virtual regional hearingsThe Texas Senate redistricting committee will hold a series of hearings giving the public the opportunity to give their input.

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Popular bakery food truck rises into South Austin brick-and-mortarAustin is about to be rolling in dough, thanks to one popular local bakery. Teal House Coffee and Bakery, which began as a family-operated cottage busi.

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Watch: New Texas senators discuss plans to address COVID-19's impactState Sens. César Blanco, D-El Paso; Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio; and Drew Springer, R-Muenster, detail their ideas to combat the wide-ranging effects of COVID-19 on Texans.

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Ravens Hire Anthony Weaver as Defensive Line Coach and Run Game CoordinatorWith a new head coach coming in one day, rather than wait and get the axe, or try to make his case to stay in Houston, Weaver is moving to Baltimore to become their defensive line coach and run game coordinator.

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Police Reports January 20, 2021Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 200 block of E Hickory St at 2:22 A.M. on January 22, 2021, due to the driver being known to have outstanding felony warrants.

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Big 12 reschedules Texas at Iowa StateOriginally scheduled for Wednesday, the game was postponed due to COVID-19 issues in the Cyclones program.

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Lawyer For Harris County Doctor Accused Of Stealing COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Says They Would Have Gone To WasteThe doctor was accused of giving doses to friends and family, but his lawyer says he "went above and beyond as a public servant" to make sure they didn't go to waste.

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Elon Musk's SpaceX Plans to Drill for Natural Gas Next to Texas LaunchpadElon Musk recently moved to Texas, where he launches some of his rockets and is building a battery factory.

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Dallas ISD Superintendent Named Winner of Empowered Superintendent AwardDallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa has been named the winner of the Empowered Superintendent Award by the Texas K-12 CTO Council.

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City of Dallas to Receive 5,000 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for DistributionDallas will receive 5,000 first doses of the coronavirus vaccine next week, separate from allocations to the county and other health care providers, the city says.

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What My Aunt Yoli Taught Me About Being a TejanoThe Rio Grande Valley gets its magic from residents like her—those who believe in the blessedness of time and space.

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Daniel Jeremiah mock draft: Dallas Cowboys add some depth in the trenchesIn a perfect world the Cowboys would be able to trade out of number 10 and pick up more draft capital, a reality that is seemingly becoming all the more possible these days.

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New beer garden, cocktail bar, and bakery heats up Washington AvenueThe Kirby Group, the hospitality company behind Heights Bier Garten and Holman Draft Hall, has picked Washington Avenue for its next project.

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John L. Junkins Answers Call To Serve As Interim Texas A&M PresidentThe aerospace engineering professor and director of the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study aims to preserve what's great about the university, and where possible, find ways to make it better.

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San Antonio travelers can embark on getaway to Hill Country castleAre you yearning for the royal treatment during a getaway but want to stick close to San Antonio?

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The Democratic President Already Clashing with Texas RepublicansHe's just been sworn in this week and Democratic President Joe Biden is already at odds with Texas Republican leaders on a host of issues from immigration to energy.

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Undermain Theatre's 2021 season has hopes of in-house audience soonJust five months ago, Undermain Theatre was the first to transition to an all-virtual season.

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Lamar Electric Cooperative announces opening of new facilityLamar Electric Cooperative headquarters will open its new doors Monday, January 25th. The new site is located just west of Blossom, Texas on U.S. Highway 82, and is more central to many of our rural members. The physical address is 5225 U.S. Highway 82 E, Blossom, Texas 75416.

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2 Weekend Austin Takeout and Delivery Recommendations From Eater EditorsKorean corn dogs from H Mart food court stand Oh-K Dog and Chinese fried rice from Tso Chinese Delivery.

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Winners Revealed: D CEO and Dallas Innovates Innovation Awards 2021Meet the 13 individuals and organizations blazing the trail toward the next normal in Dallas-Fort Worth.

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Texas suburb ranks among 10 best places in the nation to live if you work from homeEmployees in one Texas suburb will be in no rush back to the office. Cedar Park ranked No.

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Change, Human And Truth: How A Presidents Unique Inaugural Word Choices Reflect The World As It IsIn this edition of Texan Translation, linguistics professor Lars Hinrichs analyzes the inaugural speeches of the new president and two of his Lone Star State predecessors.

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Austin health officials acknowledge frustration amid slow COVID-19 vaccine rolloutAustin health leaders urged patience - and continued vigilance - amid a slow rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Texas designer with TCU ties unveils new 'Simplicity' jewelry lineThough she's jet set across the globe, Texas-based jewelry designer Christina Greene McAllen’s heart is firmly set in the Southwest, as evidenced by her glittering gold creations anchored by turquoise.

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A New Microscope Developed at Rice Could Revolutionize Cancer SurgeriesEnhanced by deep-learning artificial intelligence, the device promises to aid in the removal of tumors.

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Phil Bennett named defensive coordinator for North Texas Mean Green footballPhil Bennett, who had been out of college coaching since being Arizona State's defensive coordinator during the 2017 season, is the new defensive coordinator at North Texas.

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Texas Trump voter: Biden needs to unify; not sure he canDonald Trump got over 96% of the vote in Roberts County, Texas, during the 2020 presidential election.

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Doses Are 'Trickling In': A Look At Vaccine Rollouts In The Rio Grande Valley And DallasReporters in both corners of the state say theres simply not enough doses going to where theyre needed yet.

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Texas files first major lawsuit against Biden administrationThe suit highlights the clash between Biden's pledge to reverse Trump's efforts to clamp down on people in the US illegally and Republicans who want to continue those policies.

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Recipe: Confit Smoked Chicken ThighsThis low and slow cooking technique locks in smoky flavor and juicy, tender meat.

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Gov. Abbott sets police funding as a priority, remains…Gov. Greg Abbott maintains hard line against cuts to city police budgets, remains silent on reform proposals.

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Texas Supreme Court Rejects Alex Jones' Request To Throw Out Sandy Hook Defamation SuitsFour lawsuits accusing Alex Jones of defamation based on wild conspiracy theories he spread after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School will be allowed to move forward, the Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday, continuing the legal battle against Jones relating to some of the most infamous comments the brazen InfoWars host has made on...

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Texas National Guard sergeant dies in KuwaitA 34-year-old Texas National Guard staff sergeant has died while deployed to Kuwait.

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East Austin Italian Pop-Up Le Cowboy Is Closing In FebruaryLauded Austin chef Grae Nonan's temporary Italian restaurant known for its pasta is closing on February 19.

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2021 NFL Free Agency: Pre-Agency Texans Positions of NeedIt's a chicken and the egg issue for the Texans. Is the run defense poor because teams can easily throw on us, or is the pass defense poor because it's so easy to run on us?

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Educating in TexasEven as schools start to reopen in Texas, parents and school boards are beginning to recognize that returning to business as usual isnt possible.

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Preview: Robert Earl Keen @ The Birchere, 1/27 + 1/28/21Americana titan Robert Earl Keen performs two shows at The Birchmere in Alexandra, Va., on Wednesday, Jan.

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5 Ways to Incorporate Healthy Eating Habits at HomeLiving Healthier coach offers tips for having healthy food choices available at home and ways to make healthy eating easier.

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Rom-com Breaking Fast gives spotlight to underrepresented groupsAs with all things surrounding the acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community, it's taken a long time - too long - for movies centering on them to come to the fore....

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Bevo's Daily Roundup: Report: Texas HC Steve Sarkisian says Texas isn't hiring Mike StoopsTexas coach Steve Sarkisian tells me this morning the Horns are not hiring Mike Stoops.

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Austin's Black Pumas Tapped To Play At Virtual Inauguration CelebrationThe psychedelic soul group played Eric Burton's song, "Colors" as a special request from the Biden team.

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Democrats file ethics complaint against Ted Cruz after Capitol riotThe complaint says that Cruz lent "legitimacy" to unfounded claims of voter fraud prior to the violence on Jan.

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22 January 1973In the first trimester of pregnancy, the state may not regulate the abortion decision; only the pregnant woman and her attending physician can make that decision.

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Tigers Head to College Station for Meet Against Texas A&MThe LSU Swimming and Diving team is making the trip to College Station, Texas as they will take on No.

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Mexican steakhouse selects prime Texas spot for first U.S. locationNext week, Texas will say olá to a new Brazilian steakhouse. Bovino’s Churrascaría, a Mexican restaurant mini chain, will open its first U.S. location in San Antonio on Tuesday, January 26.Â.

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Former HPD officer, Spring veteran connected to U.S. Capitol riot appear in federal courtTwo Houston-area men with connections to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack appeared in federal...

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Archway Gallery Dives into Identity with "Duo"Jiashan Lang and Anthony Pabillano present their figurative works in this exciting art exhibition focusing on identity.

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Governor Abbott, TDEM Expand COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program For Front Line Workers Of Small BusinessesThe COVID-19 Small Business Rapid Testing Program launched in December as a pilot program and has helped small businesses throughout the state conduct rapid tests on employees to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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SpaceX is sparring with a Texas oil company to drill for natural gasTim George, an attorney for the SpaceX subsidiary fighting for the land, was quoted by Bloomberg News, which first reported the legal despite, as saying methane reserves from the land will be used “in connection with their rocket facility operations.”.

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How Hospitals Are Asking the Legislature To Enhance Insurance CoverageThe state is facing what could be a multi-billion dollar budget deficit, but the Texas Hospital Association is still prioritizing expanded coverage amid the pandemic.

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Top 2021 free agents at positions of need for the Cowboys: SafetiesThe Cowboys need safety help, let's look at who may be available in free agency.

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No. 9 Baseball announces 2021 Big 12 scheduleNo. 9 Texas Baseball has announced the Big 12 portion of its 2021 schedule, the league office announced Friday.

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Section 230 and why do Texas officials want to change it?Republicans and Democrats both want to repeal part of a digital content law, but experts say that will be extremely tough.

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Rom-com Breaking Fast gives spotlight to underrepresented groupsAs with all things surrounding the acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community, it's taken a long time - too long - for movies centering on them to come to the fore....

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Viral video forces wealthy Texas suburb to confront racismNBC News' Mike Hixenbaugh reports on the fallout one suburban Texas town is facing after a viral video exposed what some Black parents have called the town's "dirty secret."

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Driver steals ambulance, caught while stopping at Jack In the BoxA man who stole a Houston Fire Department ambulance apparently needed a taco.

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9 things to know in Houston food right now: NYC ice cream in MontroseEditor’s note: Houston’s restaurant scene moves pretty fast. In order to prevent CultureMap readers from missing anything, let’s stop to look around at all the latest news to know.

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The Bernie Sanders Meme: Austin Restaurants Edition Is Still Going StrongThe Inauguration Day joke, featuring Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders Photoshopped into various situations, is still going strong with Austin restaurants playing along, from Nickel City to La Barbecue to P.

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Bad birds&I give my birds nearly 2 acres to roam free. They are only in the run occasionally when I need to leave the house.

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Texas Files First Major Lawsuit Against Biden AdministrationBloomberg) - Texas sued the U.S. government for ordering a temporary halt to most deportations of undocumented immigrants, the first major lawsuit challenging President Joe Biden’s policies just two days into his term and a likely sign of what’s to come from other Republican-led states.

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Alan Bowman announces he will transfer from Texas TechAlan Bowman released a statement on Twitter thanking Coach Kingsbury for seeing something in him when no other Big 12 school would give him the opportunity.

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Rare gold coin sells for $9.36 million at Texas auctionA rare gold coin made by a noted craftsman in New York in 1787 has sold at auction in Dallas for $9.36 million.

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Longhorns extend offer to 2022 LB Kip LewisTexas joins the offer party for fast rising linebacker prospect Kip Lewis.

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Asia Society Texas Center Celebrates ArtistsThe Asia Society Texas Center invites visitors to view the artistic processes of four Houston-based artists.

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Millions More Texans Have Had COVID-19 Than We Like to PretendThe official case count doesn't reflect the pandemic's reality. Though I found estimates of the actual number to be cold comfort.

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San Antonio builds reputation as potential top U.S. city for telecommutingThe coronavirus pandemic set off a work-from-home wave. But it also spawned a work-from-anywhere trend, and San Antonio is in the spotlight for a top place for telecommuting.

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Pandemic drives worst annual job losses on record for TexasTexas saw the worst job loss on record in 2020, shedding more than 400,000 jobs and exceeding the losses of of the worst year of the Great Recession.

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Texas Standard For January 22, 2021What's gumming up the system when it comes to COVID vaccinations in Texas. Perspectives from the northern and southern regions of Texas.

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SpaceX Plans to Drill for Natural Gas Near Texas LaunchpadBloomberg) - Elon Musk recently moved to Texas, where he launches some of his rockets and is building a battery factory.

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PayPal axes fundraiser by infamous Frisco Capitol protestor Jenna RyanFrisco's finest Jenna Ryan, the real estate agent who was arrested for participating in the January 6 riot on the Capitol in Washington, D.C., will no longer be able to accept donations on PayPal.

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Unemployed Texas Oil Workers Find Jobs in Growing Solar IndustryThe growing Texas solar industry is offering a safe harbor to unemployed oil and gas professionals amidst the latest oil and gas industry bust, this one brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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As Biden Inherits A Harsh Immigrant Detention System, Advocates Look For Him To Change ItTexas is home to more immigrant detention centers than any other state, making it ground zero for any changes President Joe Biden will make to the system.

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Today On Texas StandardHealth officials continue to struggle with COVID vaccine distribution across Texas, a look at two Texan presidents' inaugural addresses and how Austin's Black Pumas ended up performing for the new president.

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Houston ranks high on list of areas with most minority-owned startupsBoth Houston and the state of Texas earned high rankings on a recent study by Self Financial that looked at the percentage of minority-owned startups in regions across the U.S.

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Texas AG Sues Biden Administration Over 'Unlawful' Deportation Pause"The Biden administration directed DHS to violate federal immigration law and breach an agreement to consult and cooperate with Texas on that law," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a Friday statement.

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Austin.com Here's What's Happening in Austin January 22 2021What's happening in Austin news, food, entertainment, and more in today's newsletter! If it's #soaustin, you'll find it on Austin.com.

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Central Texas Mhc, Rv Portfolio Lands $17m RefiA JLL team arranged the 10-year Fannie Mae financing for Lewis Investments.

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Dave Chappelle cancels Austin residency after testing positive for COVID-19Wear your masks, folks. Dave Chappelle has been forced to cancel the remainder of his Stubbs residency after testing positive for COVID-19.

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Texas likely won't move to next vaccine phase until May or June, official Dr. David Lakey predictsWhat's going on with vaccine distribution in Texas? If you qualify, what's the best way to get an appointment?

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Austin.com Your Complete Guide to the Best Austin BreweriesWhether you're visiting the taproom for the beer or just looking to hang with friends, these are the best Austin breweries!

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Houston Texans Podcast: 2020 Conference Championship Games PreviewChiefs v. Bills. Buccaneers v. Packers. It's your 2020 NFL AFC and NFC Conference Championship Games Preview.

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Top Fort Worth restaurants for Valentine's Day 2021 dining-in or to-goA day dedicated to celebrating romance, Valentine's Day gives restaurants an opportunity to showcase super fancy meals for two.

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Texas doctor accused of stealing vial of Covid-19 vaccineDr. Hasan Gokal charged with theft by a public servant after authorities said he stole a vial containing nine doses of the vaccine.

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Here's what Texas officials say you need to be concerned about when you go to the beachTexas officials at Padre Island National Seashore warn swimmers that the real danger is rip currents - where water can move at speeds of up to 8 feet per second, faster than any human can swim.

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Texas teen saved family members with Covid-19 from early-morning fire only she could smellBianca Rivera, 19, quickly evacuated her family, who didn't realize the house was on fire after losing their sense of smell due to Covid-19.

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In first lawsuit against Biden administration, Texas AG Paxton challenges deportation freezeFollowing through on his promise to sue the Biden administration early and often, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday asked a federal judge to block a new policy that pauses most deportations for the next 100 days.

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Five-Minute Tours: Ruth Pastine at Gallery Sonja Roesch, HoustonNote: the following is part of Glasstire’s series of short videos, Five-Minute Tours, for which commercial galleries, museums, nonprofits and artist-run spaces across the state of Texas send us video walk-throughs of their current exhibitions.

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Artist On Artist: Being Together with Carolyn SortorArtist on Artist: art conversations with artists in Dallas, artists in Houston, artists in Austin, artists in San Antonio and across Texas.

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Senate Democrats File Ethics Complaint Against Cruz, Hawley After Capitol RiotThe letter, spearheaded by Rhode Island Democrat Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, asked for an investigation into the two members to "fully understand their role" as it relates to the attack on the Capitol and to determine if disciplinary action is needed.

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Welcome back Texas Legislature, let's get to work: Commissioner David StoutWe stand ready to work with you again, but the priority should be significant property tax cuts for homeowners and small business.

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The Well ATXIf you are on a health kick, we salute you! This healthy spot is one of our new favs and will support you in this endeavor.

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The Lege This Week: Texas Lawmakers Tackle the BudgetFrom budget cuts to ending Confederate Heroes Day, get caught up on what happened this week with the 87th Texas Legislature.

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Checking out Dane Brugler's Top 100 draft board and what it could mean for the Dallas CowboysDane Brugler just published his Top 100 players of the 2021 NFL Draft, but what does his rankings tell us about the players who might be available when the Dallas Cowboys are on the clock?

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Austin: Documents Reveal Inconsistencies in Police Narrative on Murder of Alex GonzalesTribune of the People received a copy of Alexander Gonzales Jr.’s custodial death report which exposes inconsistencies in the police narrative about Gonzales's encounter with plainclothes officer Gabriel Gutierrez, who shot at Gonzales on January 5, starting a sequence of police aggression that would lead to Gonzales's death and the...

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Texas Man Accused in Capitol Breach Surrenders to AgentsA Central Texas man shown on video participating in the U.S. Capitol insurrection two weeks ago has surrendered to the FBI in San Antonio, according to court documents filed Thursday in Washington.

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Leading OffMore Capitol arrests amid a foggy Friday morning.

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Texas sues Biden administration claiming halt in deportations is ‘unlawful'The suit alleges the 100-day freeze violates the Administrative Procedure Act.

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Dallas ISD Launching Innovative Programs Next School YearDallas ISD is looking forward to brand new programs later this year, one of which could help transform the Oak Cliff community.

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ICUs are completely full in at least 50 Texas hospitals from COVID-19 surgeAcross Texas, hospital intensive care units are being battered as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in a post-holiday surge.

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Houston Texans News: January 22, 2021Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, January 22, 2021.

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12 Fires WineryA scenic drive down 290 just outside of Johnson City brought us to the secluded 12 Fires Winery on Durango Road, just between Carter Creek Winery Resort and Spa and 290 Wine Castle.

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Chinese outfit delivers Texas storageSungrow will supply a fully-integrated system for the 100MW Chisholm Grid project.

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How Halting The Keystone XL Pipeline Could Affect HoustonOn Friday's show: How Pres. Biden's pipeline decision could affect Houston, taking stock of the major natural disasters in 2020, and what you'd add to the Constitution.

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Austin.com Top 5 FREE Fun in Austin Weekend Events: January 22 through 24 2021Looking for free events happening this weekend? Look no further. Get this weekend started off right!

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Analysis: Top Texas lawyers skipping the Biden administration honeymoonAs the new president and vice president were taking their oaths in Washington, D.C., the state's top lawyers were promising to legally challenge the new administration at every step.

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A viral video forced a wealthy Texas suburb to confront racism. A 'silent majority' fought back.Southlake, Texas, is known for its top-ranked public schools. But a heated fight over a diversity plan has some parents questioning their future in the city.

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Calls Mount for Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to Resign over Role in InsurrectionSupport the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

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People Keep Using Photos of Isabela Becker To Catfish DudesPhotos of Dallas native Isabela Becker are all over dating apps, but it's someone else pretending to be her.

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LADA's Michael Ehlert Discusses 'Fine-Casual' DiningHillcrest Village, a long-neglected shopping center on the edge of Richardson, has been in the news lately as the site of a new community park billed by some as a "mini Klyde Warren park." But the revitalization of the center was already off to a good start when LADA opened there last fall.

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Dallas to Consider Expanding Food Truck OrdinanceDallas' food truck ordinance is getting another look by the city. It's a long time coming, as many know that while food trucks can be great, the city hasn't always made it easy to have them.

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Music News: Deep Ellum Venue Owner Tim Daniels Dies, Post Malone Strikes AgainThe weekly recap in Dallas music news includes news of the death of venue owner Tim Daniels, and Fortress Festival being canceled again.

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City Officials Don't Always Get Along and It's Making Vaccine Distribution Even HarderIn a statement sent to the Observer, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said there needs to be an end to the political games surrounding the roll-out of the vaccine.

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Cowboys news: Defense is a problem, but getting Ezekiel Elliott going again is also a big issueLike many of his teammates, it was a year to forget for Ezekiel Elliott. Granted much of that was down to one, Dak being injured and two, the offensive line was decimated through injury.

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Position Preview: Will The Texas Offensive Line Improve?Despite impactful losses upfront, can the Texas offensive line improve under Sarkisian and Kyle Flood?

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Rare gold coin sells for $9.36 million at Texas auction AP New York heritage Texas DallasA rare gold coin made by a noted craftsman in New York in 1787 has sold at auction in Dallas for $9.36 million.

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Report: Mike Stoops not a candidate at TexasSteve Sarkisian tells the Austin American Statesman that the Horns are not hiring Bob Stoops' brother and former Oklahoma defensive coordinator.

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Texas Longhorns' New Football Coach, Steve Sarkisian, Selling $725K Alabama HomeThree weeks after being hired by the University of Texas, the new Longhorns head football coach, Steve Sarkisian, has listed his Alabama abode for $725,000.

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Samsung Is Said to Mull $10 Billion Texas Chipmaking PlantSamsung Electronics Co. is considering spending more than $10 billion building its most advanced logic chipmaking plant in the U.S., a major investment it hopes will win more American clients and help it catch up with industry leader Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.

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Texas doctor accused of stealing vial of Covid-19 vaccineDr. Hasan Gokal charged with theft by a public servant after authorities said he stole a vial containing nine doses of the vaccine.

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Rep. Filemon Vela of South Texas sounds warning as he steps into Democratic leadership roleThe Brownsville Democrat, who on Thursday was elected vice chair of the Democratic National Committee through 2025, said Democrats have a lot of work to do in Texas - especially in areas of South Texas, including his own district, where he says the party's messaging on energy and guns cost them ground in November.

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What to do in Dallas this FebruaryExplore the city's Black arts and culture, impressive exhibits and delicious restaurants this month.

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Dave Chappelle Tests Positive for COVID-19, Cancels Texas ShowsChappelle's rep confirmed the news, saying the comedian is asymptomatic.

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Oklahoma football: Texas to hire former DC Mike Stoops, per reportAccording to a report from Matt Zenitz of AL.com, the Texas Longhorns are hiring former assistant Mike Stoops as their linebackers coach.

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Longhorns coaching search updates: Texas expected to hire Mike Stoops as LBs coachSteve Sarkisian spent the last two seasons working with Stoops at Alabama.

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Dave Chappelle Tests Positive For Covid-19, Austin Texas Shows CanceledDave Chappelle was set for a big weekend of shows in Austin, Texas at the Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater.

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Texas doctor accused of stealing COVID-19 vaccine to give to his family and friendsDr. Hasan Gokal insists he was only trying to ensure the damaged vaccine was not wasted, his attorney said.

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Texas man accused in Capitol breach surrenders to agentsSAN ANTONIO — A Central Texas man shown on video participating in the U.S. Capitol insurrection two weeks ago has surrendered to the FBI in San Antonio, according to court documents filed Thursday in Washington.

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A Brewery for the Whole Family: A Day at Fitzhugh BrewingIt has been a tough year for parents. Kids are remote learning, parents are working from home, no one has enough space and everyone wants out of the house.

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Alleged serial Muskogee rapist arrested in Texas after DA refiled rape chargesSmith left Tulsa after a Muskogee District Attorney refiled the rape charges on January 6th.

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Texas Attorney General Vows To Fight Biden's Imminent ‘Illegal and Unconstitutional' ActionsSource: Niamh Harris After politely congratulating the new US president, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton vowed to fight tooth and nail against Joe Biden’s “illegal” and “unconstitutional” actions.

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AURORA's Latest Project Spotlights Dallas Teens' Stories About MigrationPart of the AURORA Biennial 2020-21, the 3-part project organized by artist Jan Tichy builds on models of community engagement.

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A Little Howdy Y'All! from Texas :)So, it looks like I disappeared since hitting Texarkana. Let’s start getting caught up. We’ve been on the road for 4 months now.

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Texas lawyer fired after Capitol riot files ambitious suit: Dissolve Congress, don't arrest him"This is not a Sidney Powell lawsuit," Paul Davis assures court. True! Powell didn't argue for abolishing Congress.

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A Texas school district proposed a diversity plan. Angry parents stopped it in its tracks.Southlake is known for its top-ranked public schools. But a heated fight over a diversity plan has some parents questioning their future in the city.

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New Dallas Vaccine Controversy Pits Mayor Against Council MembersA new controversy over how to get the people most at risk of COVID-19 to the Fair Park vaccination hub pits Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson against several city council members.

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PayPal shuts down account of Texas real estate agent charged in Capitol riotJenna Ryan is fundraising to cover legal costs brought on by her arrest after she "stormed the Capitol." But she can't collect funds via PayPal anymore.

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Texas Man Steals Ambulance, Drives to Jack in the Box to Order Food—PoliceThe Houston Police Department said the man stole the ambulance while Houston Fire Department responders were on a call at an apartment building nearby.

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Texas working to meet vaccine demand while addressing equity concernsEven with the creation of federally staffed community vaccination sites, there are concerns about how the vaccine is being distributed.

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Texas coronavirus vaccine plan should be revised, Dan Patrick saysThe lieutenant governor's request comes as distribution of the vaccine in Texas has been beset with miscommunication and technical issues that have created confusion for patients and providers, even as Texas outpaces other states in administering the vaccine.

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Texas doctor charged with stealing a vial of Covid-19 vaccineCNN)A public health doctor in Texas has been charged with stealing a vial of Covid-19 vaccine, according to the Harris County District Attorney's Office.

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Opinion: Abbott brings needed diversity to Texas' highest criminal court by appointing Judge Jesse McClureThey are the nine most powerful judges in Texas most members of the public have never heard of.

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Texas House and Senate propose similar spending in preliminary budgetsThe proposals are about $7 billion over the amount Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said lawmakers have to spend during the 2021 legislative session.

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Former North Texas ADT Technician Pleads Guilty to Hacking Into Customers' Home Security Video FeedsA former ADT security installer pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of computer fraud after admitting he repeatedly accessed unsuspecting customers’ home security video feeds.

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Texas WR Tarik Black signs with agent, will declare for 2021 NFL DraftThe graduate transfer from Michigan did not play in the Alamo Bowl win over Colorado.

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Samsung Considers $10 Billion Texas Chipmaking Plant, Sources SayBloomberg) - Samsung Electronics Co. is considering spending more than $10 billion building its most advanced logic chipmaking plant in the U.S., a major investment it hopes will win more American clients and help it catch up with industry leader Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.

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Bigger In TexasI am not sponsored by this great Texas Truck Stop Gas Station, Buc-ee's, they just inspired this poem, with my greatest respect.) Buc-ee's the King and Queen of bathrooms, If you want a room all to yourself, Pleasent in every manner, Wide enough to enjoy yourself, And have a coffee after, Maybe some jerky will&.

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What is Section 230 and why do Texas officials want to change it?Experts say the GOP's rhetoric about Section 230 of a 1996 communications law suggests a deep misunderstanding of how it works.

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Texas Republicans target tech companies, social media after Capitol siegeThe state's GOP leaders have launched a campaign against technology and social media companies after officials and followers faced repercussions for sowing the election doubts that fueled the Capitol insurrection.

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Texas OT Reese Moore enters the NCAA transfer portalAfter three years with the Longhorns, the Seminole native will become a graduate transfer.

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Texas designer with TCU ties unveils new 'Simplicity' jewelry lineThough she's jet set across the globe, Texas-based jewelry designer Christina Greene McAllen’s heart is firmly set in the Southwest, as evidenced by her glittering gold creations anchored by turquoise.

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Better East Texas: Don't mess with TexasThe Texas legislature is back in session and the daunting task of trying to plan the revenue and expense budget for the state of Texas is number one on legislators lists of "have to's".

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Opinion: Congress should learn from Texas' history of executive pardonsTrump's final list of pardons included Steve Bannon, indicted for fraud; fundraiser Elliott Broidy, convicted of foreign lobbying; Rick Renzi and Randall "Duke" Cunningham, two Congressmen convicted of bribery; Jared Kushner's friend Ken Kurson, arrested on cyberstalking charges, and other cronies, political allies and friends of friends.

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Paris Police Department opens civil service exam, set for March 23Paris Police Department opens civil service exam, set for March 23.

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27 Deaths, Nearly 2,000 New COVID-19 Cases in Dallas County ThursdayDallas County is reporting 1,978 new COVID-19 cases Thursday along with 27 more deaths and 16 available ICU beds.

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Cancer drama Our Friend falters with odd choice of focusMovies about people with cancer, save for the notable example of the Seth Rogen / Joseph Gordon-Levitt comedy 50/50, are guaranteed weepies.

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Governor Abbott hosts roundtable discussion in Austin on Law Enforcement, public safety prioritiesGovernor Greg Abbott today held a roundtable discussion in Austin with law enforcement and public safety advocates to discuss the Governor's legislative priorities to ensure a safer future for the Lone Star State.

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Officials report two new coronavirus-related deaths, 74 new cases Jan. 18-20Officials report two new coronavirus-related deaths, 74 new cases Jan.

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Buzzy East End drive-in theater hosts Sundance Film FestivalWith the enthusiasm for drive-ins showing no signs of slowing, a local venue is bringing a popular film fest to Houston.

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Baylor University students must test weekly for coronavirus, school saysThe new weekly test requirement is possible with the help of a new multimillion-dollar, on-campus lab that produces test results in less than 24 hours.

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Patsy Lou Hoffman, 81, of BlossomShe was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ray Hoffman, three sons, Tim Henry, Danny Hoffman, and Dusty Hoffman, three grandchildren, Sammy Cullum, Courtney Upchurch, and Kyle Upchurch and one sister, Martha Cummings.

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Eddie Garner Clement of Paris, TexasA Rosary has been set for Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 1:30 PM at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be at 2:00 PM, following the Rosary, with Father Gavin as Celebrant. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday evening at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home.

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Intellectual History Book Explores How Mexican-American Ideas Shaped Texas"Homeland: Ethnic Mexican Belonging Since 1900" focuses on the ideas, not just the events, that Chicanos have fostered and debated.

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Top college teams take the field in Arlington for baseball showdownGlobe Life Field will play host to the 2021 State Farm College Baseball Showdown, featuring six of the NCAA’s top-ranked baseball programs from the Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences, the Texas Rangers announced on January 21.

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Tammy Carolyn Tucker, 45, of BlossomSurvivors include three children, Kenton Upton and wife Nicole, Kayla Relford and husband Joseph, and Kody Golightly, her mother, Carolyn Tucker, grandchildren, Enzleigh, Rylen, Paisley, and Kaiden, three brothers, David Tucker, Michael Tucker and wife Jessica, and Jessie Paul Tucker and wife Stormy, a sister, Kelli McDowell and husband Billy,...

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New report shows how much it pays to work in tech in San AntonioA report published January 11 by Austin-based tech company Spanning Cloud Apps LLC shows workers in the San Antonio-New Braunfels metro area can more than double their pay when they hold down a tech job.

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Texas county axes plan to focus Covid vaccines on people of colour after state threatens to cut supplyOfficials in the county that includes Dallas, Texas, abandoned a plan to focus Covid vaccination efforts on the most at-risk neighbourhoods, primarily communities of colour, after state officials threatened to cut down their vaccine allocation.

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New Dallas Cowboys DC Dan Quinn and 1 techsLet's look at who Dan Quinn has used for the job during his career.

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Dallas Political Battles Further Complicate Fair Vaccine DistributionLocal governments are responsible for getting vaccines in people's arms. It isn't going smoothly because they don't all agree on the best path forward.

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Texas Capital: 4Q Earnings SnapshotDALLAS _ Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $60.2 million. The Dallas-based bank said it had earnings of $1.14 per share.

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Pair of four-star Dickinson teammates commit to Texas A&MTexas A&M tripled their number of commits in the 2022 class on Thursday, and did so in a big way with pledges from four-star Dickinson teammates PJ Williams and Donovan Green.

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California man blasts Texas 'dystopia' in Op-Ed after moving to AustinA California man moved to Texas, then moved back to California.

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Cancer drama Our Friend falters with odd choice of focusMovies about people with cancer, save for the notable example of the Seth Rogen / Joseph Gordon-Levitt comedy 50/50, are guaranteed weepies.

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How Dallas Is Preparing To Get $40 Million In Rent Assistance To People In NeedWith rental assistance on the way, communities are scrambling to get ready to actually hand out the money to people who need it.

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Buzzy Austin craft brewery pours into San Antonio for first timePinthouse currently has three beers available in San Antonio: Electric Jellyfish Hazy IPA, a hazy, hoppy yet minimally bitter beer and among the first hazy IPAs to be brewed in Texas; Magical Pils, modern American Pilsner, dry-hopped pils with American hops; and Training Bines IPA, a drinkable IPA with a profile of fruit, citrus, pine, and...

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Fired Harris County doctor charged with stealing vial of COVID-19 vaccineA Harris County Public Health doctor has been fired and charged with theft for allegedly taking a vial of COVID-19 vaccine, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Thursday.

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Stoutin' Around: Ten Hearty Texas Beers to Cure Your Winter DoldrumsIf you like a pint of Guinness, you will love Bearded Seal. It’s everything you want in a classic stout: dry and drinkable, and made fresh year-round at all four Pinthouse locations, including the newest mega-brewpub on East Ben White Boulevard.

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North Texas woman sentenced to federal prison for bankruptcy fraud schemeA 47-year-old Arlington woman has been sentenced to federal prison for a bankruptcy fraud scheme in the Eastern District of Texas.

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Gov. Greg Abbott sets police funding as a priority, remains silent on reformsTouting his public safety priorities for the legislative session, the governor continued to assail Austin for redirecting part of its police budget.

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What Bidens Coronavirus Plan Might Mean for Texas RestaurantsIf passed, the American Rescue Plan could potentially help restaurants weather the remainder of the pandemic.

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Bill Cawley: Get Ready for a ReboundThe real estate investor and developer expects the Dallas market to begin to recover this summer and be "very active" by the end of the year.

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I-10 to close near downtown Houston this weekendAll lanes of Interstate 10 between Interstate 45 and U.S. 59 will be closed from late Friday till early Monday as construction continues.

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Midtown's first residential high-rise towers with Aussie flair and high-tech livingMidtown real estate is surging, thanks in part to Australian firm Caydon, the group behind Midtown’s Laneways, a 2.5 million-square-foot mixed-use development spanning three blocks on Main, Fannin, Tuam, and McGowen streets.

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Texas Attorney General Threatens to Sue Biden Administration Over Deportation FreezeTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the pause on deportation would "seriously and irreparably harm the State of Texas and its citizens" in a Thursday letter.

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A new cancer cluster identified in Houston's Kashmere Gardens neighborhoodNearly 13 months after a cancer cluster was detected right in northeast Houston, a new cancer cluster has emerged in Houston's historically black Fifth Ward and Kashmere Gardens neighborhoods.

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Highland Park Has a New Academic Rival: DISDs Solar Prep School for GirlsBut that's just part of the story.

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Top-ranked college baseball teams descend on Arlington's Globe Life Field for showdownGlobe Life Field will play host to the 2021 State Farm College Baseball Showdown, featuring six of the NCAA’s top-ranked baseball programs from the Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences, the Texas Rangers announced on January 21.

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Cancer drama Our Friend falters with odd choice of focusMovies about people with cancer, save for the notable example of the Seth Rogen / Joseph Gordon-Levitt comedy 50/50, are guaranteed weepies.

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Texas congressman Ron Wright tests positive for coronavirusWright, who was hospitalized in September while undergoing cancer treatment, said in a statement that he's been in quarantine since Friday.

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News of the World  Paulette JilesLife continues with university classes now back in session – the first class is today so I’ve been busy prepping for that and doing general office-y things that have cropped up.

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Buzzy Austin craft brewery pours into San Antonio for first timeA San Antonio distributor and Austin brewery are teaming up to delivery a new brew to the Alamo City.

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A Texas school district had a diversity plan. Parents fought back.In 2018, a video showing students in Southlake, Texas, chanting a racist slur went viral, prompting the school district to propose a diversity education plan.

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Appeals court revisits Texas ban on abortion procedureAttorneys for the state of Texas have returned to a federal appeals court to argue that the state should be able to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure.

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Texas trending for 4-star DE David AbiaraWith National Signing Day around the corner, the Texas Longhorns are trending in the 247Sports Crystal Ball for one of the top uncommitted prospects in the country in four-star defensive end David Abiara.

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Meet the maestro behind Spring Branch's hottest new restaurant, plus the hottest food newsOn this weeks episode of "Whats Eric Eating," chef Brandon Silva joins CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler to discuss Degust, his newly opened tasting menu restaurant in Spring Branch.

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ESPN Discusses Possible Deshaun Watson Trade SuitorsThe Deshaun Watson trade saga is never going to end. Signing a head coach he wants isn't going to be enough.

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