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Sound of Grace concert series at St. Mark’s Grace Campus

The Sounds of Grace concert series continues their 4th season of community outreach concerts on September 28th at 3:00pm. Fragile Balance acoustic guitar trio will perform at St. Mark’s Grace Campus, 400 N Carolina Drive.

Sixth Texas woman to face execution

 

Midland ISD developing "Petroleum Academy"

MIDLAND — As this Permian Basin city continues to thrive amid an oil boom transforming the region, local drilling companies have faced challenges in recruiting workers to come to West Texas.

A&M System launches think tank with eye on state policy

Earlier this month, the Texas A&M University System's board of regents approved the establishment of the cryptically named Area 41 Institute.

Texas' new Social Studies textbooks under fire

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Texas still tops census list of highest uninsured rates

The rate of Texas residents without health insurance has dropped slightly but continues to outpace every other state, according to early figures r

Sixth Texas woman to face execution

A 38-year-old Arlington woman is scheduled to be executed in Texas on Wednesday for the starvation death of her girlfriend’s son, Davontae Marcel Williams.

SpaceX one of two companies awarded NASA contracts

NASA announced on Tuesday that it will contract with two private companies, Boeing and SpaceX, to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station beginning in 2017.

Vikings: Adrian Peterson won't play until legal issues are resolved

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.

Analysts: Employers looking to hire more this season

With holiday season just around the corner, now might be a good time to start looking for a job.

El Paso ISD uses Ray Rice scandal as a way to talk to students about dating violence

The El Paso Independent School District is using the Ray Rice scandal as a way to talk to students about dating violence.

Army releases latest policies on female hairstyles, tattoos

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept.

Law Enforcement Groups Come Out For Gay Marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Las Cruces police searching for teens involved in alleged school vandalism

Las Cruces police arrested a 13-year-old boy for allegedly vandalizing his school, and investigators are searching for additional teens who they believe were involved.

Texas' New Social Studies Textbooks Under Fire

Several academics pointed to flaws — including inaccurate descriptions of world religions and out-of-date racial terminology — in proposed social studies textbooks up for adoption by the Texas State Board of Education.