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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, detained immigrant children line up in the cafeteria at the Karnes County Residential Center, a detention center for immigrant families, in Karnes City, Texas. The Trump administration stopped using the center to hold parents and children in March 2019. It’s cut back on family detention even as it complains it has to “catch and release” migrant families, many of them Central American parents and children who seek asylum. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
April 19, 2019 - 7:05 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned that Central American families are staging an "invasion" at the U.S.-Mexico border. He has threatened to take migrants to Democratic strongholds to punish political opponents. And his administration regularly complains about having to "catch and...
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In this Jan. 23, 2019, photo, construction workers build new housing in Salisbury, Mass. On Friday, April 19, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in March. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 19, 2019 - 8:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped 0.3% in March, as housing starts are running below last year's pace in a sign that inventory could be a challenge for would-be buyers. The Commerce Department says that housing starts last month were a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million...
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Barbara Schwarz
April 19, 2019 - 7:36 am
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - Under legislation proposed by Republican Sen. Pat Fallon of Prosper, an ex-felon would only be able to run for a political office if they have been pardoned. The current state law says they can run if they have been released from "resulting disabilities." Fallon's bill came in...
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Gov. Greg Abbott
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Kelli Wiese
April 17, 2019 - 4:35 pm
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration today for nine Texas counties. It's after the severe weather over the weekend. The counties include: Houston, Cherokee, Freestone, Leon, Madison, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Shelby and Robertson. Governor Abbott says he wants...
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