State News

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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Shooting
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

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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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