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Another Year In The Life of TWIA For Coastal Ratepayers Is In The Books

Dealing with the ever questionable Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) is almost a never ending battle for residents and businesses along the Texas Gulf Coast. For years the ratepayers have seen this group as a thorn in their side that promises to be by their side when they need them the most. But on Christmas Eve many Texans that call

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Las Vegas Is Watching Texas Very Closely This Week And They Have Good Reason To Be Concerned

The first National Finals Rodeo was held in Dallas in 1959. Three years after that they moved to Los Angeles for three years. From there, they moved out to Oklahoma City, where they maintained a home through 1984. In 1985 the National Finals rodeo packed their bags once more and headed out to the entertainment Mecca of America—Las Vegas.  The

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73 undocumented migrants were detained at a ranch in South Texas

Federal authorities discover 73 undocumented migrants on a South Texas ranch near Catarina.  Officials say that the ranch, located in the area of Highway 83 North and State Highway 44 is very close to federal checkpoints and is not a common location to apprehend migrants trying to get through.  The undocumented migrants were found hiding in a box truck that

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Candidate for Texas Railroad Commission Makes Big Bucks Off The State’s Biggest Flaring Companies And Misleads Texas Voters

Democrat candidate for Texas Railroad Commission      Chrysta Castañeda has multiple conflicts of interest that could pose a problem for her and the industry if she was to get elected.  Castaneda, an attorney, has at least 9 known former clients who often have business before the state’s oil and gas regulatory commission. Beyond that, Castaneda has represented some of

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Mexican International Land/Bridge Crossings Remain Restricted As Coronavirus Concerns Continue

The Mexican  Ministry of Foreign Relations announced on Friday  that restrictions on land transit will be extended for non-essential travel on international bridges on the border between Mexico and the United States. Just across the bridge in Laredo, Texas, officials were already prepared for the opening of international bridges, with security protocols to prevent the spread of Covid-19, however, the

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As Texas prepares to further open up for business COVID-19 counts slowly begin creeping back up

On Wednesday something will happen that hasn’t technically been allowed since late June, bars will be allowed to reopen at 50% capacity if county judges allow. “Until now, only two types of businesses have not been open” since then, Abbott said in a Facebook video last week when he made the announcement. “One is river tubing operations and the other

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One County In Texas Is Known As A Pivot County And These Democrats Are Helping To “Drain The Swamp.”

Democrats are funneling money into places like suburban Houston and Dallas and disguising themselves as grassroots organizers who are apolitical. But there is a county just up the Texas coast by about 200 miles that Democrats are losing and they can’t exactly figure out why. Jefferson County is home to Beaumont and is made up of around 250,000 residents. The

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What happened at the TIRZ 4 Board meeting on Tuesday lends to show the reality of the North Beach issue

The Corpus Christi Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #4 (TIRZ 4) board voted to authorize City Manager Peter Zanoni to execute an amendment to the agreement for a long embattled hotel project.  The meeting became heated nearly right off the bat when board member Carolyn Vaughn, who is also running for mayor of Corpus Christi began justifying the need for the

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Southwest grounds portion of their fleet over weight reporting issues

Southwest Airlines says that they have  grounded 115 of their Boeing 737-800. On Wednesday night the Dallas, Texas based carrier said that they made the move based on a weight discrepancy with the  planes out of an abundance of caution.  Southwest says that the issue lies with the reporting of the weight and balance within a dispatching software and the

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Southside Light News fights deposition from a soon to be former state oil and gas regulator

The Southside Light News publisher Matt Pierce Briscoe and Corpus Christi attorney Jeff Kane have filed motions to protect freedom of speech and the press against a public official who was defeated in the March primary.  Tony Buzbee, attorney for defeated Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton filed a motion to have the news publisher deposed in an attempt to discover

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