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Without State Aid, Advocates Worry Port Arthur Will Bleed Residents Long After Harvey

by | Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 6:09 CST
Flooding was so widespread in Port Arthur during Harvey that even shelters had to be evacuated.
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Austin Passes First Paid Sick Leave Policy in the South

After five raucous hours, the Austin City Council passed a policy providing paid sick leave to at least 87,000 Austinites. Council members say they hope other Texas cities will soon follow.

At nearly 1 a.m. on Thursday night, the Austin City Council passed a citywide, mandatory paid sick leave policy that will provide sick days to around 87,000 wor...Read More

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Fanning The Flames

The same conservation efforts that saved Texas from the Dust Bowl may have opened the door to a new man-made disaster.

Fanning the Flames The same conservation efforts that saved Texas from the Dust Bowl may have opened the door to a new man-made disaster. At just past 8 p.m. on...Read More

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Over the Wall

After a decade of living in the shadow of the border wall, people in the Rio Grande Valley are ready to move on. But Donald Trump has other plans.

Over the Wall After a decade of living in the shadow of the border wall, people in the Rio Grande Valley are ready to move on. But Donald Trump has other plans....Read More

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