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New law will allow hairstylists to work at weddings

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Just in time for the fall wedding season, new rules take effect next week that will impact most brides and their wedding parties, along with the people hired to do their hair on their wedding day. 404 more words

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Governor Presents Texas Medal Of Honor For Chris Kyle

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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) — Governor Greg Abbott presented the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor for Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle, the ‘American Sniper,’ at the Governor’s Mansion on Wednesday. 318 more words

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Follow Live: Texas Racing Commission to decide on historical racing

The members of the Texas Racing Commission are scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to repeal historical racing, a form of electronic gambling in which bettors electronically wager on already-run races that have been stripped of all identifying markers. 39 more words

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Birth certificate paperwork to match for same-sex ruling by Monday

AUSTIN (KXAN) – As of Monday birth and death certificates in Texas have to comply with the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage, and that means the proper birth certificate indicating both parents.  403 more words

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DPS border pay could lure police from other areas

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Texas Department of Public Safety is paying a lot of money for experienced deputies and officers. This year, lawmakers put $800 million toward improving border security. 462 more words

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TxDOT shows improvement with TxTag

AUSTIN (KXAN) –  Progress but not perfection. That’s the update on TxDot after a year of confusion, long lines and wait times for TxTag customers. 260 more words

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TxDOT report says AT&T cost taxpayers $21 million

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The Texas Department of Transportation says $25 million of your tax dollars have been spent on road projects because of utility company delays. 450 more words

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