Category Archives: Texas

Standing Up to Terrorism in Richardson

In response to the Sony hack, the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Richardson, TX decided to show a film about Kim Jong Il, a 2004 satirical documentary instead of The Interview. Scheduled for December 27th, Team America has a good … Continue reading

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Life With Amarillo Ramp

(Art. Over on Glasstire.com.) http://glasstire.com/2014/12/11/my-life-with-amarillo-ramp/

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Races of Injured While at Work Goes Unreported in TX

Injury Data by Race Goes Uncollected in Texas by Jay Root, The Texas Tribune Oct. 10, 2014 Austin lawyer Brad McClellan became convinced a few years ago that one of his clients, a black man who had been horribly injured … Continue reading

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Civil Liberties Group Threatens Suit Against Amarillo Independent School District

Civil Liberties Group Threatens Suit Against AISD – Myhighplains.com – Powered by KAMR NBC4 and KCIT FOX14.

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Texas Loses Bid for Federal Pre-K Funding by Morgan Smith, The Texas Tribune Dec. 10, 2014 *Editor’s note: This story has been updated throughout. Texas will not receive a share of $250 million in federal funding marked to help states … Continue reading

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TX Panhandle Gets a New Tract of Public Land

South of Lubbock, an approximately 15-square-mile parcel of land has been designated a piece of public land. Public lands are protected from development, sprawl, and cultivation in order to preserve the natural landscape.In addition, two other tracts, both down in … Continue reading

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Abbott Declines to Endorse Perry, Cruz for 2016 Run by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Dec. 7, 2014 Texas Attorney General and Gov.-Elect Greg Abbott on Sunday declined to throw his support behind any of the Texas Republicans rumored to … Continue reading

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Texas counties prepare for same-sex marriages

While they can. Tarrant County has an uncertain future, but Bexar County remains open 24 hours for same sex couples to apply for marriage licenses. http://www.texasobserver.org/texas-counties-prepare-for-same-sex-marriages/#

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Denton Becomes First City in Texas to Ban Fracking

Fracking a “Nuisance,” Denton Tells Court by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune Dec. 1, 2014 One day before its first-in-Texas ban on hydraulic fracturing is set to take effect, Denton called the oil and gas extraction technique a “public nuisance” … Continue reading

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How Red is Texas?

Analysis: How Red is Texas? Count the Ways. by Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Nov. 28, 2014 Texas, a hothouse for Republicans, is a decidedly hostile environment for Democrats. If that was not obvious in the first readings of election … Continue reading

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