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Graduation
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March 07, 2019 - 8:56 am
Texas Higher Education Commissioner Dr. Raymond Paredes told Senate Higher Ed committee members on Wednesday the state needs to do better in producing college-ready students.
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Houston Texas Flooding
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March 07, 2019 - 7:38 am
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and members of the Senate announced at a State Capitol press conference on Wednesday the filing of three bills aimed at helping communities recover from Hurricane Harvey and preparing for future disasters.
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Judge, Courtroom
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Barbara Schwarz
March 06, 2019 - 4:31 pm
Judge Strikes Down Census Question DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A second federal judge has ruled it is illegal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. The judge in San Francisco called the government's move arbitrary and said it would violate a constitutional requirement that the census...
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Cook Children's Hospital
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Austin York
March 06, 2019 - 4:20 pm
DECATUR (1080 KRLD) - CPS is investigating after a 3-year-old drowned in a bathtub in Decatur. Police say the child's mother left her unattended in the bath for "just a few minutes" while she went to check on her other two children. She came back to find her daughter underwater. Police and...
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 Texas Governor Greg Abbott
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March 06, 2019 - 6:13 am
Governor Abbott addressed the need for a mental health plan in Texas schools as one of his emergency items and on Tuesday State Senator Jane Nelson’s bill creating the Texas Mental Health Consortium passed out of the Senate unanimously.
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