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The Alamo, in collaboration with the City of San Antonio and Texas General Land Office, is initiating Phase II Archaeology Work for Plaza de Valero, which marks a significant milestone in the Alamo …

The risk for wildfires across the state has risen along with the hot and dry conditions, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. “With the recent uptick in wildfire activity, Texas …

An awareness campaign about the devastating Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is set to be unveiled by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) this year, targeting the hunting community and the …

As ages everyone to be careful with any outdoor activity that may cause a spark.Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July, Texas A&M Forest Service encour

Texas’ power grid reported record electricity use early last week. Both the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas are urging residents and businesses …

The Texas Historical Commission's Heritage Tourism Program announced Thursday, June 22nd,  the seven communities selected to host the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street traveling …

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick claimed last week that Gov. Greg Abbott is sabotaging the Senate’s work because of their ongoing feud over which approach to property tax reform is best, The Dallas Morning News reported. Abbott vetoed three bills by Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, who has been Patrick’s point senator on increasing homestead exemptions in order to provide tax cuts. As of Friday afternoon, he had vetoed 31 bills.

Using a portable generator can keep major appliances working during a power outage. The Texas Department of Insurance urges that you remember to use it safely.

AEP Texas has deployed over 100 full-time employees and over 200 contract employees to Louisiana to assist with the Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) storm response effort.  Hurricane force winds slammed into the area early Friday. AEP Texas and SWEPCO are part of American Electric Power Corporation.

Learn About Your Soil Health and Its Nutrient Deficiencies to Increase Your Soil Fertility

The Austin real estate developer who is at the heart of Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment was arraigned on eight federal charges Friday, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Nate Paul was arrested by the FBI on Thursday.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) received notification of a new case of Chronic Wasting Disease in a free-range white-tailed deer in Bexar County.

State Representative Andrew Murr (R-53) of Junction chaired the House Committee on General Investigating that recommended impeachment charges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. He offered the following statement after the full house voted on Saturday, May 27th to impeach Paxton on 20 counts:

The Texas House voted overwhelmingly to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton Saturday, only the third time in the state’s history that has occurred. The Austin American-Statesman and numerous news outlets reported the chamber voted 121-23 to remove Paxton, 60, from office while he awaits a trial in the Senate during a special session yet to be called.

A key House education committee adjourned last week without voting on a school voucher bill that is Gov. Greg Abbott’s top priority this session, the Houston Chronicle reported. Barring some unforeseen maneuver in the last week of the regular legislative session, the bill is effectively dead for now.

AUSTIN – Memorial Day is just days away and that means kids are getting out of school, the days are getting longer and more people are hitting the road. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is taking this time to also remind drivers to celebrate this unofficial kickoff to summer safely so that everyone can enjoy their holiday.

It’s official. Fort Hood, named for a high-ranking Confederate officer in the Civil War, has been renamed Fort Cavazos, in honor of native Texan Richard E. Cavazos, the country’s first Hispanic four-star general.

A new poll released by the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin indicates three-fourths of Texans polled said they support raising the minimum age to purchase a firearm from 18 to 21, the Texas Standard reported.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott participated Tuesday, May 9th, in a groundbreaking ceremony in Robstown to celebrate Tesla’s new lithium refining facility and its potential economic impact on Texas.

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) law enforcement reports.

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