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Short of an immediate statewide response, Texans who lost homes and livestock are taking matters into their own hands to better prepare their property for a wildfire.
The storms spawned a tornado that overturned heavy recreational vehicles and shut down an interstate near Dallas.
The platform was voted on Saturday, with tallies expected next week. Other planks call abortion homicide and gender-transition care “child abuse.”
A 2019 law banned schools from suspending homeless students from school grounds but didn’t include money for enforcement.
George was backed by outgoing GOP chair Matt Rinaldi, who ushered in a Republican civil war and oversaw staffing cuts and drops in fundraising.
The lawsuit accuses Daniel Defense, the manufacturer of the shooter’s weapon, of marketing its products to young people.
In an update to lawmakers, university system leaders expressed worries about how the ban might affect crucial applications for federal funds.
Phelan’s foe Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick urged Republicans to stop giving Democrats a say in the speaker election.
Wind changes caused by the La Niña climate pattern and warmer-than-average ocean temperatures are expected to be major drivers to this year’s hurricane season.
One organization helping Texans pay their electric bills said the average household was $1,400 behind.
The court ruled that MRG Medical filed its lawsuit against the news organizations past the statute of limitations.

Amarillo - TX - News

A tradition started by the local VFW Chapter in Hutchinson County, on Memorial Day, is now carried on by the Borger Elks Lodge after the county’s VFW aged out.
Two dogs were killed in rollover crash on I-27 in Amarillo.According to police, a driver veered off the interstate at Hollywood Road around 6:30 a.m.The pickup
A woman was ejected during an early morning crash.It happened around 3 a.m. at SE 10th and Pierce.Adam Nathaniel Hall, 25, was southbound on Pierce.The other dr
The primary election runoff is tomorrow (Tuesday, May 28).There are races in 10 counties in the Texas panhandle.One of those is in Potter County for the 108th J
Daily rain chances return to the forecast Tuesday through the rest of this week. Storms could be on the strong to severe side Tuesday afternoon and evening.TUES
The Texas Panhandle War Memorial is holding a Memorial Day Ceremony.The guest speaker will beMedal of Honor recipient Dwight Birdwell.ABC 7 will stream the cer
One person was killed and another critically injured in a crash near Amarillo over the Memorial Day weekend.The crash happened around 10:45 a.m. Saturday on Loo
LUBBOCK — Spring rains have revived much of the green grass covering stretches of plains in the Texas Panhandle — the same land that, just three months ago, was

Austin - TX - KXAN

New park space is set to come to the trail near Rainey Street this summer.
AUSTIN (KXAN) -- With triple digit temperatures approaching and the National Weather Service issuing an excessive heat warning, city officials opened some cooling centers in Austin on Memorial Day when public buildings are typically closed. "I wanted to go to the library, the central one, but it's closed," said Hadrien C., who came to the [...]
AUSTIN (KXAN) - When Texas softball found themselves down 5-1 to Texas A&M in the sixth inning of Game two of the Austin Super Regional, a celebration was the last thing on their mind. Not only did the Longhorns fight back to force a decisive Game three, they won another thriller against the Aggies to [...]
There are a number of ways to remember our nation's finest, and over at CrossFit Central in downtown Austin, athletes spent their day competing in the Murph Challenge.
Meteorological summer starts June 1 and with it, the start of the hottest three months in Central Texas. Our partners at Climate Central show how we are getting hotter each year.
The Longhorns are headed to College Station to take on Louisiana in the opening round of the regional tournament at 5 p.m. CT Friday on ESPNU. Texas A&M earned the No. 3 national seed and the right to host the regional. They'll play Grambling to open the tournament at noon Friday. If the Longhorns and Aggies win their first matchups, there will be yet another Lone Star Showdown on the diamond.
Next year will mark 90 years since the establishment of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in San Marcos, but there are real concerns among those who keep it running that it may not make it to that milestone.
At 104-years-old, Ernie Columbus could be called a thrill seeker. KXAN caught up with the WWII veteran as he was gearing up for his second ever sky diving trip in San Marcos.
The Austin Police Department said officers were involved in a shooting early Monday morning in north Austin.
An even higher severe weather risk could come with storms late on Tuesday. -- Nick Bannin
The Longhorns plated three runs in the frame to stave off No. 16 Texas A&M 6-5 in Game 3 of the Austin super regional at McCombs Field to advance to the Women's College World Series.
Here's what you need to know before heading to the polls in the May 28, 2024, primary runoff elections.

World News from Wall Street Journal

Severe storms with tornadoes tore across states including Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kentucky over the holiday weekend, killing at least 20 people and injuring dozens more.
Biden heard calls from anxious Democrats to express more empathy over inflation and prices, as voters continue to reject the president’s positive rhetoric on the economy.
China sought to drive a wedge on trade between the U.S. and its Asian allies, using a rare exchange with the leaders of Japan and South Korea to champion a multipolar world without economic discrimination.
Died: Bill Walton, 71, basketball Hall of Famer.
The Biden administration pressed European allies to back off plans to rebuke Iran for advances in its nuclear program, even as Tehran expands its stockpile of near-weapons-grade fissile material, diplomats involved in talks said.
Israel’s Netanyahu called the deaths of civilians in an airstrike in the southern Gaza city of Rafah a “tragic mistake,” pledging an investigation as international condemnation mounted against the attack that Palestinian officials said killed dozens.
Inflation estimates combined with voting data show that states where Trump got the most votes in 2020 have on balance experienced higher inflation than Biden-leaning states, an analysis by The Wall Street Journal found.
Alstom plans to raise the equivalent of about $1.08 billion in share capital as the French train maker works to reduce its debt levels.
The ECB signaled it was likely to cut its key interest rate on June 6, moving before any potential action by the Federal Reserve.
The UAW objected to a failed unionization vote at an Alabama Mercedes-Benz plant, pushing for a fresh vote and alleging the automaker had interfered with the election.

Life Style News from Wall Street Journal