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TSTC to celebrate at State Capitol
9:44 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Texas State Technical College Turns 50

TSTC has grown to four college campuses and seven extension sites across the state.
Carlos Morales

For 50 years Texas State Technical College has been in operation…AND today they’re celebrating at the state capitol where they’ll be acknowledged.  KWBU’s Carlos Morales has more on what’s in store for the college in the next 50 years.


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Texas Legislature
9:32 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Senate Passes So-Called “School Voucher” Bill

Senate Bill 4 Passed out of the Texas Senate on a 18 to 12 vote.
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A bill that would allow businesses to fund students’ education at a private school passed out of the Texas Senate. Texas Public Radio’s Ryan Poppe reports that although the bill’s author says his legislation creates a scholarship program, others in the senate call it a public school voucher bill

 


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What we knew and when we knew it
4:44 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Looking Back on the BP Oil Spill: How it All Started

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Five years ago today, an explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico killed eleven people.  It also opened the chapter on what eventually would become the largest marine oil spill on record.

 


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Local District Says Bill Addresses Non-Issue
5:23 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Senate Bill 6 Would Change How State "Grades" Public School

The Senate Passed SB 6 at the end of March
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Senate Bill 6 passed the Senate at the end of March. And if made law, the bill would change how a school is graded. 
 


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Baylor Looks to Win National Title
5:16 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Baylor Equestrian Heads To NCEA Championship

A Rider From New Mexico State Heads out to Compete in the "Reigning" category
Carlos Morales

At the end of March, Baylor Equestrian clinched their first Big 12 Championship since 2010. And now they’re aiming to become National Champions this weekend. 


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