Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident…

Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Extension converge at EarthX April 20-22

Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.edu DALLAS – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will showcase environmental initiatives in more than 2,400 square feet of display…

Dallas Urban Quail Appreciation Day May 18

Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute associate Amanda Gobeli with Kirby Quail (AgriLife Illustration by Gabe Saldana) Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Amanda Gobeli, 720-333-6224, amanda.gobeli@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Dale Rollins, 325-653-4576,…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas–  Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that his office’s prosecution of Backpage.com has resulted in the company pleading guilty to human trafficking in Texas and…

23 had Re-Entered after having been previously deported Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Officers with the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement & Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 89 Criminal…

April 25 course will review rain garden design, construction, maintenance

Dr. Fouad Jaber teaches a course on stormwater management. (AgriLife photo by Gabe Saldana) Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Fouad Jaber, 972-952-9672, fouad.jaber@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Saima Khursheed: 214-629-4976, Saima.khursheed@ag.tamu.edu…

Texas Master Gardener Conference celebrates 40 years

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Each of the more than 700 Texas Master Gardener Association enthusiasts attending this week’s conference at Texas A&M University in College Station…

Texas Department of Transportation Promotes Awareness of Natural Gas Fueling Stations Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, and Representative Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, today announced the first…

Governor Abbott Appoints Four New Members to National Compact Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced his appointment of Representative Ron Simmons (R-Carrollton) to the Education…

Texas Workforce Commission For a full list of all Science Fair winners by category and city, please visit: txsef.org/awards.For a downloadable photo gallery of all winners, please visit: http://bit.ly/2018TSEF Texas Insider Report:…

Ryan touches down at Southwest during fund-raising trip

DALLAS (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan stopped by Southwest Airlines Monday during a fund-raising trip to Texas to tout benefits of the new tax law and talk about modernizing…

Urban riparian, stream restoration workshop set for April 11 in Austin

Registration deadline April 9 Contacts: Clare Entwistle, 210-277-0292 x205, clare.entwistile@ag.tamu.eduDr. Fouad Jaber, 512-213-7389, Fouad.Jaber@ag.tamu.edu AUSTIN – The Texas Water Resources Institute Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop…

Young named Texas A&M Distinguished Professor

Researcher honored for discoveries in bacterial viruses Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Ryland Young, Regents Professor and Sadie Hatfield Professor of Agriculture in the department of…

Scientists talk education, careers, family on ‘Women in STEM’ panel

Dr. Dotty Woodson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service water resource specialist in Dallas leads the panel discussion “Women in STEM.” (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Gabe Saldana) Writer: Gabe Saldana,…

So far in 2018, 16 Officers have been killed in the line of duty nationwide Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Growing up in Texas, I have great memories of…

PART II in a Series:  What’s In a Word? Rhetoric, the Weapon of LIAR’s (LIAR is a Tarrant County GOP term,)  By David A. Smith Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Truth…

Horticulturist: Save money, time, water with irrigation repairs

Patrick Dickinson, Texas A&M AgriLife Research water conservation horticulturist in Dallas, gives tips for repairing and maintaining sprinkler systems. (Texas A&M AgriLife video by Gabe Saldana) Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040,…

Texas Appeals Court Backs Activist Who Challenged The Waller County Courthouse Gun Ban

DALLAS (AP) _ A Texas appeals court has ruled in favor of a gun-rights activist who had complained that county officials were unlawfully barring firearms from being brought into a…

“Blow to leftist Democrats & pro-illegal alien advocates.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I definitely think that what we’ve got here is a good example that other states can…

By Tom Giovanetti Texas Insider Report: DALLAS, Texas — You would think Democrats would be content for now to simply be the anti-Trump party. After all, that seems to be working…