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Dear Editor: “It not only takes a village to raise our children, but it also takes a village to put on the best Fourth of July Celebration ever. The Silsbee Chamber of Commerce thanks the … more
House Democrats filed a petition with the Texas Supreme Court on Friday, seeking to overturn Gov. Greg Abbott’s veto of funding for the legislative branch. As the Austin American-Statesman and … more
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas urged Texans to cut back on power usage last week when an unusually large number of power plants shut down for unexpected repairs as temperatures soared. … more
Time is a curious thing. There are points in your life in which time seems to stand still. That’s usually when you’re a kid and you can’t wait to “grow up.” There are other points in … more
The U.S. Census Bureau has released is sub-county population estimates from April 2010 to July 2020. That includes population estimates for the 1,200 incorporated places in Texas. Nine additional … more
Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, the landmark federal civil rights law that bans sex discrimination in education programs that receive federal funding. Title IX … more
The Texas Legislature sent a $248 billion two-year state budget to Gov. Greg Abbott after the House approved the measure last Thursday. The 140-day legislative session ended at midnight May 31. … more
The nation paused earlier this week for Memorial Day to remember and honor all of our military members who died while serving our country. I was enthralled by a documentary that I watched which … more
A day in Texas with no COVID-19 deaths Texas lawmakers will adjourn the regular session on Monday — Memorial Day — but Gov. Greg Abbott has already indicated he will call a special session in … more
Thirty-two years and counting. That’s how long it has been since I graduated from high school. 1989. The 20th century. The Berlin Wall was still a thing. It wouldn’t be toppled for another four … more
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