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Texas mass shootings: committee talks mental illness

A person attending a vigil for Leilah Hernandez, one of the victims of the shootings in Odessa and Midland, lights a...
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Harris County election results delayed until 2 a.m.

Harris County's election results won't arrive until about 2 a.m., according to a statement from the County Clerk's office. The delay in...

Texas mass violence committee talks video games and masks, again

A Texas mass violence committee held a hearing in Austin on Oct. 30. The Texas Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence...

Houston METRO bond on Nov. ballot

A new Houston METRO bond is on the ballot this Election Day. Houston voters are considering a transportation bond that would build...

How a bond election changed Texas’ early voting laws

The phrase “elections have consequences” has become a cliche, a political version of “it is what it is.”  However,...

Texas schools get an ‘F’ for lead levels in drinking water

Some Texas schools have toxic drinking water. The Texas Public Interest Research Group and Environment Texas Research and Policy Center recently issued...

Voters to decide fate of Texas cancer center

Millions of dollars in cancer-fighting grants are on the line when voters head to the polls in a few weeks. 

Tarrant County closes college campus voting location

One question Tarrant County Commissioners and the areas’ college chancellors are asking themselves this week is, “What’s the out-of-pocket for democracy?”

A State of Need: Texas' struggles with mental healthcare

North Texas is in the throes of a “behavioral health crisis,” according to local health care professionals. Since December 2017, the closure...

Bohac not seeking reelection

State Rep. Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) announced he won’t be seeking another term. In 2018, Bohac won reelection by less than 50 votes. 

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