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When Vietnam veterans say “welcome home” to one another, it’s an act of remembering — memories of loyalty, selflessness and the cold shoulder the American people gave them on their return from a war the nation did not understand.

A Central Texas civil lawyer who garnered national attention last weekend for a tweet advocating sexual violence against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has resigned.

County political parties are split on a federal judge panel’s Thursday ruling to invalidate nine Texas House district boundaries — including those of District 54 Rep. Scott Cosper, R-Killeen, and District 55 Rep. Hugh Shine, R-Temple — due to alleged minority discrimination in the districts’…

Jerry Wald retired early after 21 years of state service and left behind the stresses of his supervisor role at the Department of Aging and Disability Services. But a decade after he stopped punching the clock, the 67-year-old has a different sort of anxiety: watching the buying power of his…

WOLFFORTH, Texas — As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and m…

Law enforcement agencies in Bell County will not have to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars thanks to the Texas Department of Public Safety announcing Friday it will reverse its plan to begin charging for forensic analysis.

AUSTIN — Texas’ attorney general disclosed Wednesday that a Washington-based conservative group is helping pay his legal defense on criminal securities fraud charges but would not say who is behind the political organization, which has virtually no public profile.

As State Rep. Hugh Shine discussed Senate Bill 2 in a phone call with the Herald, he had to stop to register his vote for an unrelated bill being debated. He was on the Texas House of Representatives floor Thursday, and his colleagues were in the middle of a debate about funding for Child Pr…

WASHINGTON — In a stunning reversal of momentum, Republicans salvaged long-held ambitions to unwind former President Obama's 2010 health care law, passing a major overhaul in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday afternoon.  

Four weeks ago Euronet Worldwide, Inc. placed a $1 billion bid for MoneyGram, a money transfer service based in Texas and commonly used by Fort Hood soldiers and other military personnel to send and receive money while deployed overseas.

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(NATCHITOCHES, LA) – Northwestern State University partnered with Natchitoches music group Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs to encourage donations for flood relief for residents of southwest Texas and southwest Louisiana affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Moondogs, along with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy winner James Burton, Grammy winning Zydeco legend Jo-El Sonnier and legendary singer Estelle Brown of the Sweet Inspirations, have created a music video to assist flood victims in Louisiana and Texas.

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(HALLSVILLE, TX) - Hallsville ISD announced Tuesday the district will begin closing and locking its athletic facilities from public use pending a submitted written request and district approval, after recent vandalism was discovered at the district's stadium.

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(MARSHALL, TX) - About 450 residents turned out Tuesday as the Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce honored the service and sacrifice of Marshall and Harrison County's first responders at the 2017 Law Enforcement and Firefighters Appreciation Dinner.

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