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4:43 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Proffesor Says Texas AG's Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage Could Hold Up, Could Fizzle

Ken Paxton says county clerks can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on religious objections

Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land. But, according to the state's top attorney, not every county clerk has to perform those marriages, if they don't want to. As Houston public media’s David Pitman found, there are ways that opinion could hold up, and ways that it could fall apart.


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Local News
7:04 am
Thu June 25, 2015

McLennan County Waits for SCOTUS Ruling, State Agencies Before Moving Forward

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The Supreme Court is set to issue a ruling on same-sex marriage as early as June 25th. KWBU’s Carlos Morales reports on what that would mean for McLennan County.   

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Texas News
3:49 pm
Thu June 18, 2015

Deep Fryers Allowed Back in Texas Schools

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Deep fryers and soda machines will be allowed back in Texas public schools this fall. KUT’s Kate McGee reports the Texas Agriculture Commissioner—who monitors school nutrition policy—announced today he’s lifting a decade-old ban to give schools more local control.

 


Texas Legislature
9:22 am
Wed June 10, 2015

Governor Abbott Signs A String Of Border Security Bills Into Law

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Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law a handful of bills that provide record-level spending on a state-led effort to provide more security along the Texas-Mexico border.   Texas Public Radio’s Ryan Poppe reports.  


 

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Nine dead, at least 18 injured
5:32 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

174 Bikers Jailed, Held on $1Million Bonds

Carlos Morales

The bonds for the 174 bikers charged with engaging in organized criminal activity have been set at $1 million each. 


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