State News

12:01 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

New Emergency Management Deputy Administrator

FEMA Region 6 Deputy Administrator Tony Robinson

Denton, Texas - Today, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 6 Administrator Tony Russell officially welcomed Tony Robinson as the new FEMA Region 6 Deputy Regional Administrator.

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Be Prepared
3:56 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

FEMA Director: Resolve to be ready in 2012

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DENTON As 2012 follows one of the most active years for disasters in recent history, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages all Americans to Resolve to be Ready by taking simple steps to prepare for emergencies.

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State News
5:00 am
Mon January 2, 2012

Exxon Mobil Wins Arbitration Against Venezuela

According to Exxon Mobil, an arbitration body has awarded the company nearly $908 million in a dispute with Venezuela.

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State News
5:00 am
Fri December 30, 2011

Businessman Arrested for Buying Guns

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A McAllen businessman convicted of arranging for others to purchase assault rifles for him from gun stores has been sentenced to a 10-year prison term.

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5:00 am
Fri December 30, 2011

Man Killed in Houston

A man attempting to flee gunmen trying to kick down a door was shot and killed yesterday in a southeast Houston apartment.

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Peace Corps
12:00 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Texas Ranks #3 on Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer Producing States of 2011

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DALLAS – In the last year, Texas moved from fourth to third on the list of states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers. Four hundred and twenty-four currently-serving Peace Corps volunteers call Texas home.

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Texas Corn Producers
10:03 am
Thu December 8, 2011

Texas corn grower attends USGC Asian leadership mission

LUBBOCK - Bruce Wetzel, a Sherman, Texas, corn farmer and Texas Corn Producers director, joins the U.S. Grains Council for a tour of the three most prominent Asian markets – Japan, China and Vietnam. The Asian Leadership Mission began Nov. 29 and will last through Dec. 9.

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Texas Endangered Species
7:00 am
Sun December 4, 2011

Research: Sagebrush Lizard may yet be endangered

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced today that it has granted a 6-month extension on the final determination of protection under the Endangered Species Act for the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard (DSL).

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