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Politics
11:12 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Texas Conservatives Say Congress Must Break Gridlock on Immigration Reform

Although immigration legislation may be a tougher prospect now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lost his primary to a Tea Party opponent, a number of Texas Republicans say they’ll keep urging Washington to change immigration law.
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Originally published on Wed June 11, 2014 4:12 pm

Now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lost his primary to a Tea Party opponent, immigration legislation may be a tougher prospect.

But in Texas, a number of Republicans say they’ll keep urging Washington to change immigration law.

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:47 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Likely Stories: Stoner

Stoner by John Williams
Jim McKeown

A young man raised on a struggling farm, goes off to the University fo Missouri to study agriculture; however, an encounter with an English Professor dramatically alters the course of his life.  

Jim McKeown reviews Stoner by John Williams

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Business
7:44 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Business Reivew: Ethics In Business

Business Reivew Host, CJ Jackson

Business Review June 12, 2014

When teaching business ethics, developing critical thinking skills by considering real life examples helps when facing difficult ethical issues.

Guns
5:14 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

West ISD Considers Concealed Carry On Campus

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Tonight the West ISD school board is discussing whether to let employees carry concealed handguns in school. Since last year’s fertilizer plant explosion in West, many of the district’s classrooms have been moved into portables. That has some school officials worried about safety. 


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Politics
9:16 am
Wed June 11, 2014

The Cooter Effect: Did Ben Jones Help Unseat Eric Cantor?

Former Rep. Ben Jones, a Democrat, wrote an open letter calling on voters to oust Eric Cantor in the Republicans' open primary — an event that transpired Tuesday. A former actor, Jones played the role of Cooter on TV show The Dukes of Hazzard. He's seen here meeting a fan last year.
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Originally published on Wed June 11, 2014 1:18 pm

To the pile of explanations for the shocking primary loss by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to challenger Dave Brat, add one more: the idea that Democrats and independents tilted the Republicans' open primary at the prompting of former Rep. Ben Jones, a Democrat.

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