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Severe drought in the western United States is largely terrible news, but Texas saw an interesting side effect when hidden dinosaur tracks appeared in Dinosaur Valley State Park southwest of Dallas. The paleontological treasure was discovered in a dry river bed. “Due to excessively dry conditions this past summer, the river has completely dried up …

The Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 797 more than a year ago, but school districts and citizens were concerned about the pandemic. No one paid much attention to SB 797’s requirement that all public schools in Texas—from freshman through college—display our national motto: In God We Trust. But as students return to classroom learning this …

The Palestine Wildcats received the Danny Palmer East Texas Community Service Award on Wednesday for their outstanding community service last summer. A spontaneous gesture from the summer turned into a heartwarming accomplishment for the Wildcats. Palestine Athletic Trainer Bethany Coyne lost her husband, Michael Coyne, in May in a fatal car accident – who was …

Work on the railroad “When I was a senior in high school, I worked at the Texas State Railroad. I started on the Piney Woods Express, which goes from Rusk to Palestine and back. I did the Polar Express ride in the winter and I handed out hot chocolate and cookies in the observation dome …

GLEN ROSE, TX – New dinosaur tracks were discovered in a Texas state park last week after a year of excessive drought. The tracks, which date back 113 million years, were discovered at Dinosaur Valley State Park in Glen Rose, southwest of Dallas. “Most of the tracks that have been recently discovered and discovered at …

A blue-chip Texas program that guarantees public school bonds is near capacity amid a large wave of voter-approved debt to fix aging facilities and accommodate a growing student population. The Texas Permanent School Fund (PSF) program, which is capped at $117.32 billion under federal law and assigns triple-A ratings to school bonds, reducing their interest …

National Fentanyl Awareness Day is Sunday, August 21. Across the country, communities have come together to shed light on an issue that plagues countless families. At Flower Mound, teenagers and their parents came together to better understand the deadly drug and the tools to hopefully avert tragedy. It was the pain of her own loss …

As the new school year begins, “In God We Trust” signs are appearing in Texas schools under a new state law that requires schools to post them if donated. The law was known as Senate Bill 797 and it was passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott last year. It …

Lancaster community mourns loss of coach killed in Little League game Lancaster community mourns loss of coach killed in Little League game 01:50 Lancaster, Texas – People are mourning the loss of Mike Hickmon, a Little League coach many have called a pillar of the Lancaster community. “They took on a great person, a great …

Renuka Rayasam If you or someone you know is in crisis, dial “988” for the 988 Suicide & Crisis lifeline or text HOME to the crisis text line on 741741. (The old phone number, 800-273-8255, will continue to operate indefinitely. ) SANTA FE, Texas — In May 2018, after a high school shooting killed 10 …

A Texas jury has returned a nearly $50 million judgment in a libel lawsuit against extremist talk show host Alex Jones for claiming the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax. He was being sued by the parents of a 6-year-old boy killed in the drama. At issue is whether the Texas law …

State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio, was one of the most vocal lawmakers in the Department of Public Safety’s handling of the Robb Elementary School massacre. Credit: Evan L’Roy for The Texas Tribune Subscribe to La Brèveour daily newsletter that keeps readers informed of Texas’ most essential news. A state district judge ruled Wednesday that …

“This 2003 Texas law could prevent Alex Jones from paying the vast majority of the $50 million libel judgment,” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — on public policy, politics, governmental and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief, our daily …

It all started with 51 entries represented by 36 dealers. The Texas State Fair has now narrowed down the Big Tex Choice Award finalists to a coveted 10, judged on uniqueness, creativity, presentation and taste. These final 10 dishes will be tested by a panel of celebrity judges on August 28. This elite panel will …

Correction, August 12, 2022: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that a 2003 Texas law passed by Republicans established the current cap on punitive damages. It was a 1995 law passed by a Democratic-controlled legislature that set the cap. The 2003 law, passed by Republicans, required that they be decided by a unanimous …

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History links SAN ANTONIO – Goals of Kendall Kloza (3′), Abby Kassal (20′) and Sarina Russ (’72) paced UTSA, as the football program fell Texas State 3-2 in Saturday’s exhibition contest. UTSA struck early, as in the third minute Kloza scored a goal after a Lexi Bolton cross from the corner. Later …

Texas State Board of Education plans to scrap BC, AD calendar dating system In the draft, BC and AD would be replaced with more religiously neutral language in Texas social studies classes. TEXAS – A proposed new social studies curriculum in Texas removes the commonly used BC and AD calendar dating system. The terms meaning …