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Education a National Priority

From kindergarten through college at Texas A&M, I'm a proud product of the Texas public education system. I was fortunate to attend schools with dedicated teachers and my parents took my education very seriously.
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Heroin Deaths Double by Gil Potts

According to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Mexican produced heroin is to blame for a new wave of addictions and overdoses in the United States. Heroin deaths have doubled from 2011 to 2013, while deaths from cocaine and prescription opiates…
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Weather Whys Jan. 22, 2015

Q: You hear a lot about El Niño and La Niña. What's the difference? A: The main difference between the two involves water temperature, explains Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. More specifically, El Niño and La Niña – both Spanish for…
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Update from Congressman Will Hurd, Jan. 15, 2015

Working to fulfill his promise to find solutions that will secure our border and enforce our laws, Republican Representative Will Hurd of Texas intends to vote to pass the House appropriations bill that will fund the Department of Homeland Security and…
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"For Richer For Poorer, In Sickness And In Health, To Love"

I know Christmas is over for this year, but there are a few "leftovers" hanging around in all our homes. There is leftover pie, leftover presents, and maybe even a leftover cousin you find in that back bedroom that never went home. Leftover decorations…
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Weather Whys from Texas A&M: December 4,2014

Q: Is the saying "red sky at night, sailor's delight, red sky at morning, sailor take warning" really accurate? A: Generally, the answer is yes, says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. The saying has been around for thousands of years…
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Feature: "New Mexico Roadblocks"

It's happening now just a few short hour's drive from Van Horn. People from around the world are congregating near the small town of San Antonio, New Mexico, in witness to one of nature's marveled wonders. The event celebrates the annual…
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Weather Whys: November 20, 2014

Q: What is a lunar rainbow? A: It's a rainbow that has been formed by moonlight instead of sunlight, says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. "A lunar rainbow is sometimes called a moonbow, but they're the same thing," he explains.…
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Update from Congressman Pete Gallego, Nov. 13, 2014

This week, we celebrated Veterans Day. For two years, I've had the privilege of meeting with members of our community when they come to visit Washington, DC. From the White House to the Lincoln Memorial, the area has many great sights that leave…
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