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SISD board approves $308M bond

The Sherman Independent School District's board of trustees said yes Monday - yes to a $308 million, district-overhauling construction package and to a bond election that will put the building plans before Sherman voters in May.

Meet the ‘New Ted Cruz’

  • suggested by John Reynolds

And then Donald Trump won the White House. The ripples are visible across the Republican Party, but nowhere has the shock of Trump’s conquest been felt more acutely than inside the Texas senator’s sprawling electoral enterprise.

DPS: Terrorism threat level 'elevated' in Texas

The current terrorism threat level in Texas is "elevated" as the result of potential danger from international terror organizations like ISIS and narcotics-trafficking Mexican cartels, according to the just released 2017 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview.

Former Title IX officer accuses Baylor Bears of discrimination, intimidation

  • suggested by Ross Ramsey

A second former Title IX officer at Baylor University has filed complaints with federal officials saying she faced discriminatory treatment and intimidation while she tried to investigate sexual assault cases -- especially those involving football players -- during her seven months at the university.

Gov. Abbott to seek re-election in 2018, talks bathroom bill

  • suggested by Ross Ramsey

Though the official announcement will come after the 2017 legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, told WFAA that he will seek re-election in 2018. “I will be running again for governor,” Abbott said in an interview for WFAA-TV’s Inside Texas Politics to air on Sunday. “Let’s just say it’s my thought and intention to run again. I’ll be prepared to run again.”

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