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Texas Education
12:01 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Texas A&M Univ. President Loftin to resign

Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin
tamu.edu

Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin will step down from his position in January, he notified university leaders on Friday.

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Texas Legislature
9:43 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Abortion bill goes before Senate this afternoon

KUT

The abortion fight that has engulfed the Texas Capitol this summer appears headed toward a dramatic conclusion today.

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State Legislature
5:30 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Campus construction bill clears committee, awaits Perry

Construction and renovation has been in full swing recently at Texas A&M University-Commerce
lionathletics.com

Texas legislators are moving forward with efforts to pass a bill that could help colleges and universities across Texas move forward with construction and improvement projects.

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Texas Legislature
5:18 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Senate approves transportation, corrections bills

Texas Senate

The Texas Senate has approved key special session measures on transportation and sentencing for 17-year-old capital murderers.

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Texas Legislature
5:38 am
Wed July 10, 2013

House gives preliminary OK to abortion restrictions

NPR

The Texas House of Representatives on Tuesday night voted 98-49 to tentatively approve the abortion regulations in House Bill 2.

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Texas Legislature
3:22 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Mid-afternoon report: Amendments to HB2 voted down

Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston) was among several lawmakers who took center stage during Tuesday's activity.
Filipa Rodrigues KUT

Several amendments were proposed, but none approved, as the Texas House of representatives continues its proceedings regarding House Bill 2, the measure that would overhaul the state's abortion rules.

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Texas Legislature
10:29 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Live video: Texas House of Representatives

Texas House of Representatives

You can watch a live video feed from the Texas House of Representatives here.

Texas Legislature
9:38 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Laubenberg ready for spotlight again

Jodie Laubenberg (R-Parker)
Texas House of Representatives

KERA's Shelley Kofler spoke with Collin County Republican Jodie Laubenberg about the abortion meaure that will once again go before the Texas House of Representatives.

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Texas Government
2:02 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Perry won't seek re-election, won't rule out 2016 prez bid

Gov. Rick Perry
NPR

In San Antonio, Gov. Rick Perry announced today that he won't seek re-election as Texas governor. Perry also did not rule out another run at the presidency in 2016.

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Northeast Texas Weather
2:19 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Slideshow from May 21 storm

Outside KETR's Studios
Cooper Welch 88.9 KETR

Over an inch and a half of rain fell on Commerce Tuesday during the storms that crossed Northeast Texas. Here are a few pictures from outside the KETR studios.

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