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More than 10,000 Texans join forces April 20 for nation’s biggest coastal cleanup AUSTIN — The annual Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup is Saturday, April 20 and Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson is getting the word out with a creative — and revolting — new public service announcement. “Fresh from the sea, enjoy these special dishes prepared […]

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Bill to Create New Valley University Passes Texas Senate

AUSTIN – The Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 24, the bill which will create a new Valley-spanning university comprised of the University of Texas at Brownsville, the University of Texas – Pan American, and the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen. Senate Bill 24 was announced last month in […]

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Rep. Lucio Files Bill Limiting Full Contact Football Practices To One Time Per Week

State Representative Eddie Lucio III filed HB 887 yesterday, which would limit high school and middle school football programs to one full contact practice per week. Rep. Lucio filed HB 68 previously establishing baseline testing that would be used when determining a student-athletes’ return to play after suffering a concussion. “Texas has been and will […]

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