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6:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

University, Commerce hope to attract USDA medical center

Dr. Dan Jones
Texas A&M University-Commerce

A&M-Commerce president Dr. Dan Jones and Commerce mayor Dr. John Ballotti say the university and the city are doing a feasibility study of applying for a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to attract a regional medical center to Commerce.  This would be in addition to the new Hunt Memorial Hospital District facility that will be built here this year.

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10:43 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Texas Falls Deeper Into Drought

Cornfield near Taylor, northeast of Austin on 7-23-12
therealjoeo Flickr

For the first time in more than a month, parts of Texas are back under exceptional drought. That's according to the latest map from the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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8:29 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Northeast Texas shares in most widespread drought in decades


The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week declared over 1,000 counties in 26 states disaster areas because of drought.

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