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Texting ban bill needs to become law

Say it ain’t so, Texas Senate.

Please tell me you are going to follow the Texas House’s lead and send a bill banning texting while driving to the desk of Gov. 281 more words

State News

March gladness: Women's history month

Joyce Jackson, Copy Editor

How many of you know what else is significant about March?

March is Women’s History Month. When we think of what women of all ages have accomplished over the years, it’s mind-boggling to note how many have achieved recognition in so many different fields. 331 more words

Features

Perry Attorneys Ask Texas Appeals Court to Toss Felony Case

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have asked a state appeals court to dismiss felony abuse-of-power charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free-speech grounds. 121 more words

National News

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry touts low taxes in Va. visit

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is touting his record to Virginia Republicans as someone who favors low taxes and a more aggressive foreign policy. 94 more words

National / World

Rick Perry thinks Abe Lincoln was a closet secessionist

America Blog

In footage released by American Bridge last week, Texas Governor Rick Perry, addressing the Strafford County, New Hampshire GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner, said with a straight face that Abraham Lincoln was, in fact, a hard-line “states’ rights” advocate: 510 more words

Rick Perry