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Texas House proposes massive increase for public school funding

As Texas’ Republican leadership calls for property tax cuts and a school finance overhaul, the Texas House on Monday pitched a bold proposal: Pump roughly $7 billion more state funds into public …

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TSA to deploy more floppy-ear dogs because they're less scary than pointy-ear dogs

In its effort to make the airport security screening process faster, the Transportation Security Administration is employing new high-tech baggage scanners, facial-recognition cameras and …

Report: Texas has the highest number of uninsured kids in America

For the first time in a decade, the number of children without health insurance in the United States has risen — and Texas again has the largest share. A Georgetown University Center for …

Beto O'Rourke no longer ruling out 2020 presidential run

eto O'Rourke, coming off a closer-than-expected race against U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is no longer ruling out a 2020 presidential run.

Families are still being separated at the border, months after “zero tolerance” was reversed

The Trump administration has quietly resumed separating immigrant families at the border, in some cases using vague or unsubstantiated allegations...

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National parks may use fees to fund cleanup as shutdown lingers and trash piles up

As the partial federal government shutdown continues, the National Park Service says it will use funds earmarked for future projects to clean up messes like those recently reported at Yosemite and Joshua Tree national parks.

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