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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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Military, Border
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April 17, 2019 - 8:58 am
The Trump administration wants to open two new tent facilities to temporarily detain up to 1,000 parents and children near the southern border, as advocates sharply criticize the conditions inside the tents already used to hold migrants.
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Money
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Kelli Wiese
April 16, 2019 - 5:25 pm
HOUSTON (1080 KRLD) - The lucky person has yet to come forward and claim the $15.75 million dollar prize in Saturday's Lotto Texas Drawing. Teddy's Food Mart on Eastex Freeway in Houston sold the quick pick ticket. The next drawing is April 17th and the estimated jackpot is $5 million dollars. The...
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