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AUSTIN, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials from the office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday that the town of Dumas was recently designated as a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission. According to previous reports from MyHighPlains.com, Dumas joins more than 160 Film Friendly Texas communities across the state, including Fritch, Amarillo, …

On August 30, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an order in NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc. vs. Lake, a case raising dormant Commerce Clause challenges to a 2019 Texas law that prohibits new entrants from building transmission lines that are part of a multi-state power grid. The majority …

On the face of it, Governor Ron DeSantis’ scheme is a moral and political outrage. The Florida Republican and his team are accused of using false promises to lure desperate migrants onto planes in Texas, then dumping them on a small New England island ill-equipped for their unexpected arrival. It all appears to have been …

Soccer 09/19/2022 09:15:00 History links James Madison Athletics announced Monday that all tickets for its Oct. 1 football game against Texas State have been sold out. In addition, all student tickets have been claimed. The Family Weekend game represents the first Sun Belt Conference …

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday in favor of a Texas law targeting big social media companies like Facebook and Twitter in a victory for Republicans who accuse the platforms of censoring the conservative discourse. But the ruling from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans likely won’t …

The law, HB 20, had previously been prevented from taking effect by a May 5-4 Supreme Court ruling, which granted an emergency request from technology trade groups NetChoice and the Computer and Communications Industry Association, which represent Facebook, Twitter and Google. Business groups have alleged that the Texas law violates the First Amendment rights of …

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, in campaign appearances with representatives of local law enforcement organizations for two days this week, stepped up his attacks on rival Beto O’Rourke, saying the El Paso Democrat is “a crook” that would destroy the Texas energy industry. and pursue policies that compromise public safety. Abbott, seeking a third term in …

The Verge discovered how Starbasse shapes a rural Texas community. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP (Getty Images) Since 2019, Elon Musk launches his Space X rockets from a remote point near the Texas-Mexico border. As with many of Musk’s endeavors, the launches have drawn many of his die-hard supporters to the state, but the company’s expansion has …

State Fair aficionados already know that the winners of this year’s Big Tex Choice Awards are Fried Charcuterie Board, Peanut Butter Cup and Fried Chocolate Peanut Butter Blast, and Horchata Milkshake. And they planned to consume them accordingly. New concession stands and food Many new dealers are also coming to the show this year. Here’s …

WACO, Texas (KWTX) – The broadcaster of Central Texas Sunday radio show “The Gospel Train” died on Tuesday, but his legacy of spreading hope in the community lives on as he passed his show on to his son. Joe Montgomery started his Sunday show in 1963. His show ran for six hours filled with scripture, …

HAYS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) – Federal agents are teaming up with local law enforcement to combat recent fentanyl overdoses in Hays County. On Thursday, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Kyle Police Department and Hays County Sheriff’s Office held a joint press conference outlining their new initiatives. RELATED COVERAGE: Autopsy determines death of 4th CISD Hays …

Uvalde students returned to school Tuesday for the first time since the Robb Elementary School shooting that left 21 dead and 19 injured. There was a mix of emotions as parents dropped off their children at Uvalde Elementary, one of the schools where students from now-closed Robb Elementary have been reassigned. “I’m a little worried …

Oprah Daily partners with Talenti Gelato on a new series, Cooks for a Cause: Making the World a Better Place One Meal at a Time, to feature chefs who have been part of their business to positively impact their hometowns . Houston’s Christopher Williams is one of those culinary creators who sets the bar high …

By Sally Sexton CNHI News Service WEATHERFORD, Texas – A disaster declaration authorized by commissioners in a north central Texas county has prompted a visit from a national organization and condemnation from several local groups. Parker County’s state of disaster declaration, signed July 25 after approval by the county judge and four commissioners, states that …

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) – President Biden’s loan forgiveness plan cancels $10,000 in federal student loans. But for some students this is not enough and they are now looking for more affordable options. McLennan Community College, Central Texas College, and Temple College are cheaper options around $1,200 to $1,400 per semester for full-time students or those …

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE — 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 …

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ordered a lower court to allow previously rejected testimony in a lawsuit against the Public Utility Commission. AUSTIN, Texas — A 2019 Texas law regulating power transmission projects could violate the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution, according to a federal ruling. NextEra Energy sued …

2022 Texas State Bobcats preview: Texas State season preview, forecast and prediction with what you need to know and season keys. – Contact/Follow @ColFootballNews & @PeteFiutak Texas State Bobcats PreviewHead Coach: Jake Spavital, 3rd year at Texas State, 9-27Preview 2021: Overall: 4-8, Conference: 3-5Attack, defense distribution | Keys of the seasonPrediction of the season, what …