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Texas power grid operator asks customers to conserve electricity after six plants go offline

The operator of Texas’ power grid asked residents to conserve electricity Friday after six power plants went offline amid soaring temperatures. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/texas-power-grid-operator-asks-customers-conserve-electricity-six-plan-rcna28849 Droolin’ Dog…

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Convicted murderer escapes after Texas prison bus driver is stabbed

A convicted murderer escaped in Texas on Thursday after he attacked an officer driving a prison bus and fled after the vehicle went off the…

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Texas: Austin Voters Decide in Favor of Municipal Ballot Initiative Eliminating Local Cannabis Penalties

Austin voters passed the proposition by a margin of 85 percent to 15 percent. The post Texas: Austin Voters Decide in Favor of Municipal Ballot…

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Rewards offered after dolphin ‘harassed to death’ on Texas beach, another impaled in Florida

Rewards are being offered in two recent deadly incidents involving dolphins — one that was “harassed to death” on a Texas beach and a second…

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Abbott’s Extra Border Searches Turned Up No Drugs or Weapons, But Cost Texas Billions

Texas Governor Greg Abbott caused havoc at the border earlier this month when he ordered law enforcement personnel to inspect all commercial vehicles entering his…

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Texas woman faces murder charge for alleged “self-induced abortion”

Authorities in Texas say they’ve charged a 26-year-old woman with murder for allegedly causing “the death of an individual by self-induced abortion,” AP reports. Driving…

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Dallas concert shooting leaves 1 dead, 11 wounded

One person was killed and 11 others were injured during a shooting at an outdoor concert in Dallas, police said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/dallas-concert-shooting-leaves-1-dead-11-wounded-rcna22803 Indie Brew found…

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Tornadoes tear through Texas and Oklahoma leaving trail of destruction

Four people injured in Texas but no deaths reported but storm system poised to move into Louisiana and Mississippi Tornadoes ripped through parts of Texas…

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4 hurt in shooting near South by Southwest festival

A shooting early Sunday morning wounded four people in downtown Austin, Texas as the city hosts its annual South by Southwest festival (SXSW), police said.The…

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AP: Texas’ New Voting Restrictions Led to ‘Abnormally High’ Number of Discarded Ballots

Last year, Texas adopted a sweeping new law designed to make voting more difficult. It worked. According to an analysis by The Associated Press, the…

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Texas rattlesnake butchering festival continues despite objections

A Georgia rattler roundup no longer kills the animals but Texas town of Sweetwater is proud of its tradition An annual rattlesnake roundup in south…

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Quote of the Day: Chelsea Clinton on Texas’ Anti-Trans Child Abuse Policy

Chelsea Clinton expressed her strong opposition to a new policy established by Texas’ Republican governor, Gregg Abbott, and attorney general, Ken Paxton, that classifies gender-affirming…

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More than 27,000 mail ballots flagged for rejection in Texas primary

More than 27,000 mail ballots were flagged for rejection in the Texas primaries earlier this month, which marked the first election cycle under the Lone…

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A family that tried to educate Texas’ Attorney General finds themselves targeted for child abuse for supporting their transgender son

In 2016, during the run-up to a Texas ban on transgender folks using bathrooms, Amber Briggle attempted to help Texas AG Ken Paxton understand that…

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Texas abortion ban forcing thousands to cross state lines for procedure – study

An average of 1,400 Texas women traveled each month between September and December 2021 for abortion services Texas’s highly restrictive abortion law has forced thousands…

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“Terrifying”: Understanding Abbott’s order on trans kids in Texas

Health professionals, transgender teens and their families are fearful and angry over Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s new directive to have a state agency investigate parents…

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Texas primaries: Greg Abbott to face Beto O’Rourke in governor’s race

Trump’s endorsement wasn’t enough to prevent incumbent Ken Paxton from being forced into runoff for state attorney general Republican governor Greg Abbott will face Democrat…

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Houston bar doubles down after refusing entry to service dog

A man with PTSD who uses a service dog was forbidden entry to the Crazy Girl Saloon in Humble, near Houston, and was told it…

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The establishment strikes back: 5 takeaways from the Texas primary

Establishment Republicans beat back MAGA hardliners in the Texas primary on Tuesday, while the Bush dynasty avoided extinction and progressive Democrats stopped their slide. With…

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Thousands of Texans at risk of having ballots rejected in first test of new state law

Thousands of Texas ballots will be rejected unless voters take an extra step to correct them, election officials warned on the eve of Tuesday’s primary….

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Elliot Page ‘horrified’ by Texas officials declaring trans health care ‘child abuse’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called on state agencies to conduct “prompt and thorough investigations” into the use of gender-affirming care for transgender youths. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/elliot-page-horrified-texas-officials-declaring-trans-health-care-child-n1289898…

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Samsung’s Big Leak: “Up to 763,000 gallons of sulfuric acid” spilled into an Austin TX tributary

Hi, everyone, welcome back to the show. This week was a wet and cold one in local Austin news. But we kept warm with Samsung’s…

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