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FBI was warned about Dallas federal courthouse gunman in July 2016

DALLAS – A relative of the man who opened fire outside downtown Dallas' federal building this week warned the FBI in 2016 that he shouldn't be allowed to buy a gun because he was depressed and …

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WilCo sues big pharma over opioids

Like a number of Texas counties, Williamson County last week filed a lawsuit against the makers, distributors and retailers of pharmaceutical opioids.The lawsuit, which was filed in the a Williamson …

Texas lawmakers boosted special education funding this year, prompting hope for more from advocates

Texas lawmakers left the Capitol this week with some hits and some misses for a state special education program that has faced intense federal scrutiny in the past few years. As the …

Texas has more than 200 freestanding ERs. Lawmakers just passed bills to combat patient confusion and price gouging.

Ten years ago, Texas became the first state to allow licenses for independent freestanding emergency rooms. Since then, just over 200 have opened their doors around Texas, according to state …

"Safety is at risk": Future of Texas plumbers' licensing and regulation uncertain after legislative impasse

Plumbers in Texas will no longer be subject to state regulations after lawmakers this week flushed the state plumbing code and the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners, a state agency that …

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Fed is headed for two quarter-point rate cuts this year: Survey

Economists now expect the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates multiple times this year – coming round to the view held by investors, though they haven't gotten all the way there …

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