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Houston Chronicle   +4 other publications
Texas education board pushes back on proposal to use 'involuntary relocation' to describe slavery
Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune

July 1, 2022Updated: July 1, 2022 8:44 a.m.


Crenshaw Elementary School 1st grade students walk by a wall of hands to lunch Friday, May 5, 2017, in Crystal Beach.
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07/01/2022    Online
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Texas safety officials will begin 'random intruder detection audits' of schools in September
By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune


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Abbott tasks school safety officials with unannounced intruder audits


This fall, Texas public schools will be subjected to random inspections...
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Fort Bend Herald Coaster
Fort Bend County DA announces "No Refusal" weekend to curb DWI
Richmond, TX -- The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office and local law enforcement are implementing a "No Refusal" weekend for the July 4th weekend.


Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, July 1st...
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KDAF (WB) 33 (Dallas)
Juarez threatens to send cargo trucks through New Mexico if Texas slows trade
EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) - Juarez industry leaders are worried about Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s vow to increase highway truck inspections following the deaths of 53 migrants in the back of a truck in...
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KDAF (WB) 33 (Dallas)
Texas rural areas severely lacking mental health practitioners, board says
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Texas needs more mental health practitioners — especially in more rural areas like Uvalde.

According to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP), about 170 counties...
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KDAF (WB) 33 (Dallas)
Monkeypox in Texas: State health officials say 12 cases found
AUSTIN (KXAN) — After testing, state health officials said at least 12 monkeypox cases were found in Texas so far. Some of those patients haven’t traveled outside of the state recently.

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WFAA ABC 8 Dallas
Takeaways from the latest Uvalde City Council meeting, one defined by frustration and anger
Uvalde CISD Police Chief Pete Arredondo, also a councilmember, wasn't in attendance, and has yet to appear in any meeting since his swearing-in.


Author: Victoria De Leon, David Lynch (KENS 5), Kristin...
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Corpus Christi Caller Times
As COVID-19 cases rise in Nueces County, the search for a public health director continues
Four months after the city of Corpus Christi took over control of the public health district, a leader has yet to be named.

The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District was managed jointly by...
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Austin American-Statesman
Cornyn: New gun law didn't come easy, will save lives
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Just when it seemed federal lawmakers couldn’t agree on anything, much less a gun safety bill, Sen. John Cornyn last week helped convince the Senate to do just that....
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WOAI
DPS To Step Up Truck Security Checkpoints After Smuggling Deaths
Jul 1, 2022


Gov. Greg Abbott is tightening up border security following the deaths of 53 people inside a trailer in southwest San Antonio this week. Abbott is putting the Department of Public Safety in...
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Sherman-Denison Herald Democrat
Military veterans can sue Texas over employee discrimination allegations, U.S. Supreme Court rules
By Sneha Dey The Texas Tribune

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state of Texas can be sued under military anti-discrimination law, siding with a former state trooper who said Texas violated...
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San Antonio Express News
Texas GOP pushes lawmakers to limit vote-by-mail for seniors and cut early voting period
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Delegates attend the second general meeting of the Republican Party of Texas convention at George R. Brown Convention Center on...
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San Antonio Express News   +1 other publication
‘Remain in Mexico’ ruling could slow Texas, other states from thwarting immigration policy
FILE - People gather as Rev. Albert Rivera, bottom left, speaks during a protest of people waiting in Mexico as they hope to apply for asylum, May 19, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The Supreme Court has ruled...
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Dallas Observer
In Blow to Texas Republicans, Supreme Court Says Biden Can Scrap 'Remain in Mexico' Policy
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is in a political row with the Biden administration over border issues. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons


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Houston Defender
Harris Country Sheriff withdraws name from ICE top spot consideration
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, who was previously tapped to lead the country’s immigration and customs enforcement agency, said that he was withdrawing himself from consideration for the role after...
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KIII TV 3 (Corpus Christi)   +1 other publication
Anti-LGBTQ+ bills in Texas politics
Despite some legislative defeats, there could be more battles ahead.


TEXAS, USA — Just over 30 bills targeting LGBTQ+ Texans were introduced in the 2021 legislative session, according to Equality Texas...
06/30/2022    Online
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KRIS (NBC) 6 (Corpus Christi)
Abbott allocating money towards mental health resources at schools
Posted at 10:24 PM, Jun 30, 2022

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Victoria Crosley and her two sons were spending the day on Thursday at La Palmera Mall, going from store to store while her kids...
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