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AT&T blames coding error for massive cellular outage: The Dallas-based company said “execution of an incorrect process” occurred during a network upgrade.
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AT&T blames coding error for massive cellular outage
Quick Glance: Disruptions at US Telecom Firms Impact Users
  • A widespread cellular outage hit large parts of the United States early Thursday, resulting in disruptions to the services provided by telecom companies like AT&T.

  • At the break of dawn, more than 32,000 outage incidents were recorded in AT&T's service, based on data from the outage tracking website Downdetector.com. Impacted cities included San Francisco, Houston, and Chicago.

  • Users of Verizon, T-Mobile, and UScellular also raised concerns about issues with the telecom companies' services according to Downdetector.

  • The companies did not immediately address Reuters inquiries regarding the causes of the outages.
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Texas opts out of federal summer meals program for kids: The USDA estimates the families of 3.8 million children could have received $120 per child to cover ...
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Texas opts out of federal summer meals program for kids
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'DON'T GO THERE': Business leader warns others why they should get out of New York City now after verdict in Trump's fraud trial. trib.al/4tH3b6T
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Columbus Fury earns first win in home debut: 'It's a dream come true': The Columbus Fury earned its first win in team history in its first game at Nationwide ...
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Columbus Fury earns first win in home debut: 'It's a dream come true'
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Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to top Billboard's country chart: Beyoncé's "Texas Hold 'Em" has the No. 1 country music spot ...
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Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to top Billboard's country chart
Quick Glance: Beyoncé Tops Country Charts with 'Texas Hold 'Em'
  • Beyoncé hits No. 1 on Hot Country Songs chart with 'Texas Hold 'Em', first Black woman since 1958.

  • New album announcement follows success of 'Texas Hold 'Em' on streaming platforms.

  • Beyoncé's success in the country music industry sparks discussions among fans and critics.
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Crypto Miners Fight Federal Agencies’ Demands To Reveal Energy Use: A judge has temporarily halted the Department of Energy’s attempts to force crypto companies ...
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Crypto Miners Fight Federal Agencies’ Demands To Reveal Energy Use
Quick Glance: Crypto Miners Resist Government Demands on Energy Data
  • Lawyers representing a crypto trade group secure a temporary win to halt data collection on energy usage.

  • A federal judge in Texas temporarily stops a mandatory survey for companies to disclose electricity usage.

  • The Texas Blockchain Council lawsuit against federal agencies effectively halts the case for at least four weeks.

  • Government officials at all levels express concern over the increasing energy consumption of the cryptomining industry.
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Texas just got an enormous 1.1-million-panel solar farm: Renewable developer Clearway Energy Group has completed a 452-megawatt (MW) solar farm in West Texas – ...
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Texas just got an enormous 1.1-million-panel solar farm
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Ken Paxton accuses Denton principals of illegal electioneering: The two principals encouraged colleagues to vote for candidates who oppose school vouchers.
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Ken Paxton accuses Denton principals of illegal electioneering
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To 'Push' Biden on Gaza, Beto O'Rourke Latest to Back 'Uncommitted' Campaign in Michigan
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Texas Newspaper Turns on Greg Abbott: 'Spewing Lies': A Texas newspaper in existence since 1899 says it regrets endorsing Gov. Greg Abbott due to his recent ...
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Texas Newspaper Turns on Greg Abbott: 'Spewing Lies'
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Gov. Greg Abbott’s border tactics force Democrats to confront migrant crisis in their own backyards
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Gov. Greg Abbott’s border tactics force Democrats to confront migrant ...
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Judge rules that Texas high school legally suspended Black student over hairstyle
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Quick Glance: Judge Rules: Barbers Hill ISD Complies with CROWN Act
  • A local judge has ruled that Barbers Hill ISD did not violate Texas' CROWN Act after suspending a Black student multiple times due to his dreadlocks.

  • The CROWN Act prohibits discriminatory treatment based on hairstyles like braids, locks, and twists.

  • A court trial focused on whether the CROWN Act applied to the district’s hair-length policy, resulting in a ruling in favor of Barbers Hill ISD.

  • Despite arguments claiming the district's policy was discriminatory against dreadlocks, the judge sided with Barbers Hill ISD.
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Texas to build 80-acre border base for National Guard troops: Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that the base will hold up to 2,300 soldiers who have been ...
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Texas to build 80-acre border base for National Guard troops
Quick Glance: Military Camp at Border
  • Governor Abbott constructs camp in Eagle Pass to deter illegal immigration.

  • Base named Forward Operating Base Eagle to house up to 1800 troops.

  • Texas deploys National Guard, builds makeshift wall, and blocks city area for migrants.

  • New camp six miles south of Shelby Park aims for strategic response to border crossings.
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Texas has spent over $148 million busing migrants to other parts of the country: Since 2022, GOP Gov. Greg Abbott has bused over 102,000 migrants to ...
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Texas has spent over $148 million busing migrants to other parts of the ...
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In reelection bid, Tony Gonzales under attack for centrism: Gonzales is running for the first time since the Texas GOP censured him for breaking with the party ...
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In reelection bid, Tony Gonzales under attack for centrism
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Does federal law cited by Tarrant County judge really ban free transit rides to polls?
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Catholic migrant shelter battles Texas AG, who wants to shut it down: Texas' Republican attorney general, Ken Paxton, sued to shut down Annunciation House ...
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Catholic migrant shelter battles Texas AG, who wants to shut it down
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GOP's Anti-Abortion Big Brother Not Just Watching You. They're Stalking You: Going full-tilt totalitarian, the Texas Republican posse has demanded that ...
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GOP's Anti-Abortion Big Brother Not Just Watching You. They're Stalking ...
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Paxton and allies target court of criminal appeals judges: The attorney general has tried to supplant eight Republican judges on the court after they rejected ...
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Paxton and allies target court of criminal appeals judges
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Private US moon lander reaches lunar orbit ahead of touchdown attempt: A moon lander built by Houston-based company Intuitive Machines reached lunar orbit on ...
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Private US moon lander reaches lunar orbit ahead of touchdown attempt
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Ken Paxton sues El Paso nonprofit for withholding client records: Annunciation House, a network of shelters that serves migrants, sought relief from the attorney ...
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Ken Paxton sues El Paso nonprofit for withholding client records
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Greg Abbott to Build Massive Base in Texas Border City of Eagle Pass: In Texas, Republican Governor Greg Abbott has announced plans to build an 80-acre military ...
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Greg Abbott to Build Massive Base in Texas Border City of Eagle Pass
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Greg Abbott Discusses Creating Texas Border Wall With Oklahoma: The Texas Governor joked that the wall would stop the "radical woke left agenda.. ...
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Greg Abbott Discusses Creating Texas Border Wall With Oklahoma
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Supreme Court will hear challenge to EPA's 'good neighbor' rule that limits pollution
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Student Loan Borrowers in Texas Get Biggest Share of Biden’s $1.2 Billion Forgiveness Plan
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Quick Glance: Student Loans Canceled for 153,000 Borrowers
  • President Joe Biden announced the cancellation of federal student loans for almost 153,000 borrowers to expedite the path to debt forgiveness.

  • The administration has initiated the new SAVE program which brings forward the loan cancellations originally set for July.

  • The first round of forgiveness from the SAVE plan will clear $1.2 billion in loans, informing borrowers via email about their early loan forgiveness eligibility.

  • Over 7.5 million people have enrolled in the new repayment plan, described by Biden as a life-changing relief for individuals and families.
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Noem deploying troops from South Dakota to border ‘warzone’: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem joined a list of Republican state leaders who have said they will ...
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Noem deploying troops from South Dakota to border ‘warzone’
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Woman suing Texas over its abortion ban plans to move her embryos out of state: A woman who is suing Texas after she said she nearly died when doctors delayed ...
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Woman suing Texas over its abortion ban plans to move her embryos out of ...
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Black soldiers executed after 1917 Houston riot honored with new headstones - UPI.com
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Black soldiers executed after 1917 Houston riot honored with new ...
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State rep, surgeon lead pack running for Colin Allred's seat: As Allred vies to unseat U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a crowded field of 10 Democrats is lining up to ...
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State rep, surgeon lead pack running for Colin Allred's seat
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Trump's promised mass deportations would be met with resistance: Two previous mass deportations of Mexicans and Mexican Americans in U.S. history caused trauma ...
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Trump's promised mass deportations would be met with resistance
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Musk moves SpaceX incorporation to Texas amid frustration with Delaware court: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk moved the spacecraft and satellite communications company’s ...
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Musk moves SpaceX incorporation to Texas amid frustration with Delaware ...
Quick Glance: Billion-Dollar Bonuses: Musk Moves SpaceX to Texas
  • Court nullifies $56 billion Tesla bonus for Musk.

  • Official relocation of SpaceX to Texas.

  • Neuralink moved to Nevada last week.

  • Challenges in moving Tesla due to stock market listing.
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Video shows man stealing cash from Girl Scouts as they sell cookies at Texas Walmart
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Video shows man stealing cash from Girl Scouts as they sell cookies at ...
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Haitian Asylum Seekers Take Biden Admin to Court for Racial Discrimination, Rights Violations
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Haitian Asylum Seekers Take Biden Admin to Court for Racial Discrimination ...
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A Texas man lost his hands and feet earlier this month after a single flea bite: Michael Kohlhof, 35, from Houston had his arms and parts of his feet amputated ...
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A Texas man lost his hands and feet earlier this month after a single flea ...
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Axios Explains: The myth of a U.S.-Mexico "open border": By using the term "open border," conservatives are falsely suggesting that anyone ...
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Axios Explains: The myth of a U.S.-Mexico "open border"
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Florida moves to join other states opening schools to chaplains : The idea has backing from conservative and religious groups yet is opposed by some in the ...
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Florida moves to join other states opening schools to chaplains
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US man accused of making $1.8m from listening in on wife’s remote work calls: Regulator charges Tyler Loudon with insider trading in case that could fuel ...
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US man accused of making $1.8m from listening in on wife’s remote work ...
Quick Glance: BP Employee's Husband Admits Insider Trading
  • Tyler Loudon, the husband of a BP employee, has admitted to insider trading by making illegal stock purchases based on information he overheard from his wife.

  • Loudon allegedly made €1.6 million by buying shares of TravelCenters of the United States before its acquisition by BP.

  • He has agreed to forfeit the illegal profits and could face up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

  • The SEC accused Loudon of taking advantage of his wife's trust and confidential information to make unlawful profits.
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Texas open economic incentive program to replace Chapter 313: The Jobs, Energy, Technology, and Innovation program cuts property taxes for new manufacturing ...
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Texas open economic incentive program to replace Chapter 313
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Dr. Phil is launching a new TV network in Roanoke: Merit Street Media will feature "Dr. Phil Primetime" and Nancy Grace.
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Dr. Phil is launching a new TV network in Roanoke
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We endorse Nikki Haley for president in GOP primary (Opinion): An experienced, sharp and principled conservative, she appeals to what Americans have in common ...
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We endorse Nikki Haley for president in GOP primary (Opinion)
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Have you dreamt of being an astronaut? 🚀👩‍🚀NASA is on the hunt for potential “Martians” for a simulated mission to Mars. #9News HERE’S WHAT IT TAKES: nine.social/zbE
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US nears attempt at first moon landing in half century with private robot spacecraft
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NASA is looking for people to test out its Mars simulator for a year: The agency is accepting applicants for the second cohort of its Mars simulator mission ...
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NASA is looking for people to test out its Mars simulator for a year
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Rep. Stan Lambert under fire and outraised in GOP primary: District 71 is one of three-dozen Texas House races where statewide Republicans are trying to oust ...
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Rep. Stan Lambert under fire and outraised in GOP primary
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Texas Sues Shelter for Assisting Migrants in Need: In related news, Texas has sued a faith-based shelter in the border city of El Paso over its work providing ...
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Texas Sues Shelter for Assisting Migrants in Need
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Eyeing China, senior US lawmaker vows to back funding for Pacific islands: The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee ...
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Eyeing China, senior US lawmaker vows to back funding for Pacific islands
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A Texas election chief faces push to count votes by hand: Gillespie County Republicans are moving forward with a plan to count votes by hand during the 2024 ...
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A Texas election chief faces push to count votes by hand
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Parson sending Missouri National Guard, Highway Patrol to aid Texas border operation
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Parson sending Missouri National Guard, Highway Patrol to aid Texas border ...
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Texas Woman’s Life Put at Risk When Docs Refused to Treat Ectopic Pregnancy: Her life was at risk due to an ectopic pregnancy, one of the few conditions that ...
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Texas Woman’s Life Put at Risk When Docs Refused to Treat Ectopic ...
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Scarlett Johansson to star in film about probe into Aryan Brotherhood of Texas: Johansson is set to play an FBI informant.
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Scarlett Johansson to star in film about probe into Aryan Brotherhood of ...
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Joe Biden for President of the United States in the Democratic Primary: We endorse Joe Biden for President of the United States in the Democratic Primary ...
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Joe Biden for President of the United States in the Democratic Primary
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Texas House Democrat challenges incumbent for Senate seat: In a district composed mostly of communities of color, Neave Criado hopes to topple Johnson with her ...
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Texas House Democrat challenges incumbent for Senate seat
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A Texas judge has ruled in favor of a school district that is disciplining a Black student over his hairstyle.
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Join us for “We the Texans: A symposium on the state of democracy”, happening in Houston and online on Tuesday, Feb. 27. We’ll examine the state of ... Show more
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Texas Gov. Abbott announces military base at border in Eagle Pass: The move may deepen the tension between the state and federal governments.
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Texas Gov. Abbott announces military base at border in Eagle Pass
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2024 GOP primary endorsements: Where they stand: An increasing number of Republicans are weighing in when it comes to their party’s 2024 presidential choice with ...
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2024 GOP primary endorsements: Where they stand
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Disabled Texans face barriers to accessing abortions: Few organizations track the number of disabled individuals trying to access abortion ...
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Disabled Texans face barriers to accessing abortions
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Abbott seizes national spotlight amid border tensions: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) handling of the migrant crisis at his state’s southern border is catapulting ...
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Abbott seizes national spotlight amid border tensions
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Shawn Thierry faces hard reelection after anti-LGBTQ votes: The Houston Democrat voted for three anti-LGBTQ bills last year, which could make her more vulnerable ...
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Shawn Thierry faces hard reelection after anti-LGBTQ votes
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Greg Abbott's Creating New Military Base Camp on Texas Border: The Texas governor is consolidating his border forces to one area to improve their response time.
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Greg Abbott's Creating New Military Base Camp on Texas Border
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Penguins in space! 🐧✨ This enchanting pair of interacting galaxies, known as Arp 142, mimics a penguin figure protecting its precious egg ... Show more
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Jan. 6 defendant arrested at Obama's home is hit with new felony charges: Taylor Taranto, a Jan. 6 defendant who was arrested near former President Obama's home ...
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Jan. 6 defendant arrested at Obama's home is hit with new felony charges
Quick Glance: New Charges for Jan. 6 Defendant Arrested at Obama's Home
  • Taylor Taranto, arrested near Obama's home, faces new gun charges.

  • Federal grand jury issued new indictment against Taranto post arrest near Obama's home.

  • Taranto and another man sued for contributing to Officer Smith's death.

  • Videos show Taranto carrying weaponized cane leading to Smith's assault.
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A Christian Oil Billionaire Upended Texas Politics—and Is Coming for Washington Next
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A Christian Oil Billionaire Upended Texas Politics—and Is Coming for ...
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Gen Zers are choosing Texas for their new home more than any other state: Texas netted over 76,000 Gen Z movers, beating out California and Florida ...
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Gen Zers are choosing Texas for their new home more than any other state
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Greg Abbott Has Won Over Gen Z, Millennials: A new poll of registered voters in Texas show higher levels of support from younger generations towards Gov ...
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Greg Abbott Has Won Over Gen Z, Millennials
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Video captures meteor over Galveston on Fat Tuesday: Live HD camera footage captured a fireball shoot across the night sky in Galveston on Fat Tuesday.
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Video captures meteor over Galveston on Fat Tuesday
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House bill would connect Texas’s ERCOT with national grid: Reps. Greg Casar (D-Texas) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) have introduced legislation that ...
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House bill would connect Texas’s ERCOT with national grid