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Weather Whys March 26, 2015

Q: I see that a few weeks ago, it was proved that there was snow on the ground in all 50 states. Has there ever been a day when it was sunny all over the United States? A: The short answer is probably no, but no one really knows for sure, says Brent…
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State Capital Highlights March 19, 2015

Debates over the Texas House and Senate versions of the state budget lie ahead, and movement toward setting budget controls to blend into a final, agreed-upon budget for 2016-2017 emerged in low-numbered bills filed last week. SB 20 by Senate Finance…
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Weather Whys March 19, 2015

Q: You sometimes hear in the forecast of either "scattered" or "isolated" showers. What is the difference? A: The terms can be confusing, but both refer to rain chances, says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. "In general, weather…
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Texas Campus Carry debate hits Senate floor

Texas may soon be a step closer to requiring public colleges and universities to allow concealed handguns on campus — a policy opposed by many higher education leaders. The state Senate began debate on a bill Wednesday that would repeal existing law…
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Weather Whys March 12, 2015

Q: Some areas near here were recently under a "freezing fog" warning. What is freezing fog? A: "Freezing fog is similar to regular fog, with the exception that it occurs at temperatures below 32 degrees," explains Brent McRoberts of Texas…
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DPS invites current Texas peace officers to become troopers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is now accepting applications for an advanced recruit school designed for current Texas law enforcement officers who are interested in becoming Highway Patrol Troopers. The application deadline is March 25;…
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DPS offers safety tips during spring break

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to drive responsibly and to take extra precautions as they make travel plans during Spring Break. "With students and families out of school and off work, the weeks during Spring Break…
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