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Texas shooting: Gun restrictions help yet another bad guy

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Refineries And Oil Rigs Shuttered By Harvey Are Coming Back Online

Oil industry infrastructure that was shut down as Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Gulf Coast of Texas is starting to come back online, Axios reports. Eight refineries representing 11.4 percent of U.S. refining capacity are beginning procedures to restart, a process … Continue reading

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Justice Alito temporarily blocks order for Texas voting map to be redrawn

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Monday agreed to a request from Texas officials to temporarily block a lower court order directing Texas to redraw two of the state’s 36 congressional districts. The case, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott v. Shannon Perez, centers on … Continue reading

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Red Cross Workers From N.H., Vermont In Texas To Help With Harvey Recovery

A group of American Red Cross workers from New Hampshire and Vermont traveled to Texas over the weekend to help with recovery efforts from Tropical Storm Harvey. Lloyd Ziel of Greenland is chief communications officer for the organization’s N.H. and … Continue reading

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Texas Becoming A Magnet For Conservatives Fleeing Liberal States Like California

There are no cardboard boxes or bubble wrap or heavy duty packing tape in Tim Stokes’ 1,600-square-foot Sacramento, Calif., home. But, according to the 36-year-old, he and his pregnant wife, their three kids and their two 100-pound mastiffs are on … Continue reading

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Oregon, Texas Lay Down Markers On Abortion Coverage

Last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, signed a bill generally prohibiting health insurers who offer individual and employer-based plans from covering abortion unless a woman’s life is in danger. That same day, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, signed a bill requiring most health … Continue reading

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Texas triggers plan to ‘open the floodgates’ for states to defund Planned Parenthood

With the effort to defund Planned Parenthood stalled at the federal level, Texas is spearheading a plan that could “open the floodgates” for states to strip taxpayer dollars from the abortion giant one by one. Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, … Continue reading

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