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Leander holds Liberty Fest 2022

Liberty Fest returns to Leander on Monday, July 4. The free annual event will again feature live music, food, children's activities and a fireworks display. This year's event will be held at …

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Texas safety officials will begin “random intruder detection audits” of schools in September

This fall, Texas public schools will be subjected to random inspections to detect weak access points in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting — but a state school safety leader says these …

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UIL Council studying possible changes to baseball playoffs

The UIL Legislative Council will further study a proposal that would require a best-of-three series in all rounds of the Class 5A-6A baseball postseason after hearing a presentation at the most recent council meeting last week.

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Spurs select Baylor's Jeremy Sochan with 9th overall pick in NBA Draft

If Jeremy Sochan liked the tacos in Waco, he’s in for a pleasant surprise in San Antonio. The San Antonio Spurs selected the Baylor forward and Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year ...

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“Nobody’s giving us any answers”: Uvalde families demand details of shooting investigation at City Council meeting At an emotional City Council meeting Thursday, families of the Robb Elementary School shooting victims demanded the mayor release details from the investigation. Mayor Don McLaughlin …
A “cloned” 18-wheeler made it easy for smugglers to pass through the border, say state officials vowing to crack down The right paint job and a copied federal ID number on the door. That’s all it took for smugglers to commit identity theft of a tractor-trailer, passing it off as a hauler from a legitimate …
Texas has a law that allows parents to give up newborns at fire stations or hospitals. Hardly anyone uses it. Patsy Summey spent more than a decade with a nonprofit providing education about Texas’ safe haven law. She distributed signs, gave presentations, helped with public service announcements and …
Military veterans can sue Texas over employee discrimination allegations, U.S. Supreme Court rules The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state of Texas can be sued under military anti-discrimination law, siding with a former state trooper who said Texas violated federal law when it did not …
U.S. Supreme Court ruling limits EPA’s authority in regulating greenhouse gases The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency does not have broad authority to require states to decarbonize their electricity sectors, a decision that is expected to …
‘It’s bad to fly right now:’ Travelers, airlines brace as summer hits busiest stretch Robert Hopkins got ahead of the summer travel rush with a trip to Scandanavia to celebrate his 27th wedding anniversary with his wife and escape the Texas heat. He hopes he can …
Rabbi’s suit over Florida abortion law tests bounds of religious objections after Roe Weeks before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, revoking a woman’s constitutional right to abortion, a rabbi and lawyer in Boynton Beach was preparing to take action against …
Poll: Majority of Americans disapprove of Supreme Court’s Roe decision A CBS News poll found that a majority of Americans disapprove of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning the constitutional right to an abortion, which is inflaming a …
US jobless claims fall slightly, remain near five-month high Applications for U.S. unemployment insurance fell, though remained near January levels, suggesting that labor market conditions are moderating. Initial unemployment claims decreased by 2,000 to …
Deadline approaching in Texas for SBA disaster loans for property There is a July 5 deadline to apply for a Small Business Administration federal disaster loan for property damage caused by the severe storms and tornadoes in Bastrop, Grayson, Houston, Jack, …
For gas station owners, record prices aren’t the windfall people think About a decade ago, when gas prices last surged above $3 a gallon, Chuck Graff put up a message on the sign at his St. Anthony, Minnesota, gas station: "We Hate Our Gas Prices Too." Early this …
More than half of global consumers didn’t save during pandemic More than half of consumers in major economies didn’t build up their savings during the pandemic, a survey shows.The research in 18 nations by YouGov Plc, shared exclusively with Bloomberg News. …
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