By Erick Erickson Attacked repeated as a racist and responding weakly, Hyde-Smith still won. Good. Cindy Hyde-Smith won in Mississippi, beating former Clinton Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy who had been…

Noland new agronomist at Texas A&M AgriLife San Angelo center

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Dr. Reagan Noland has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo as AgriLife Extension agronomist specializing…

By John C. Goodman Donald Trump was right. When asked why black voters should vote for him, he answered, “What have they got to lose?” Virtually every major city in the…

Outdated Medicaid Rolls may tell us something about outdated Voter Rolls By Dr. Merrill Matthews Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The governor’s election in Georgia has led to charges…

Spam and phishing in Q3 2018

Quarterly highlights Personal data in spam We have often said that personal data is candy on a stick to fraudsters and must be kept safe (that is, not given out…

Texas A&M leads $5.7 million research project to attack annual bluegrass

Troublesome weed affecting athletic fields, turf farms Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Muthu Bagavathiannan, 979-845-5375, muthu@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The most widely grown irrigated crop in the U.S. – turfgrass…

Here’s the breakdown on 5+ million votes already cast in the 2018 Mid-Term Elections Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — As of October 22nd, over 5 million votes have already…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined a 17-state friend-of-the-court brief to defend the right of citizens to keep and bear arms. The case challenges…

As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world’s “extraction colony”

Vehicles pass oil pumpjacks at sunrise in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. Jerod Foster for The Texas Tribune MIDLAND — Drilling booms have come and gone in this…

College Station City Council Announces Four City Manager Finalists

From the city of College Station: Through a six-month nationwide search facilitated by Affion Public, the College Station City Council recently selected these finalists from more than 100 total applications.…

Students in Georgia and Washington, D.C., will talk live with two NASA astronauts on the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. Source:…

Walters named grand champion at American Brahman Breeders Association 2018 All American competition

Winston Walters of Brenham won the senior division and grand champion in the bred and owned red bull category at the American Brahman Breeders Association 2018 All American competition in…

13 States have Automatic Voter Registration Policies Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thirty-eights states allow citizens who have never resided in the United States to vote. The requirements vary from…

Some Latinos, like other Americans, are themselves weary of undocumented immigration. By Steffen W. Schmidt Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democratic Party shouldn’t count on Latinos swinging many mid-term races…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Joined by Louisiana and Mississippi, Attorney General Ken Paxton late yesterday filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of…

Spam and phishing in Q2 2018

Quarterly highlights GDPR as a phishing opportunity In the first quarter, we discussed spam designed to exploit GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which came into effect on May 25, 2018.…

Q2 figures According to KSN: Kaspersky Lab solutions blocked 962,947,023 attacks launched from online resources located in 187 countries across the globe. 351,913,075 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by…

IT threat evolution Q2 2018. Statistics

Q2 figures According to KSN: Kaspersky Lab solutions blocked 962,947,023 attacks launched from online resources located in 187 countries across the globe. 351,913,075 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by…

Meet ratatouille's cousin, the dish that can turn your farmers market bounty into dinner

In Georgia, there’s a dish that, quite simply, is a genius answer to summer’s most delicious dilemma: the glut of sun-ripened vegetables. If you’re a home gardener, this may sound…

Texas-New Mexico water fight could be impacted by SCOTUS ruling

A U.S. Supreme Court decision on Wednesday in a water fight between Florida and Georgia could have implications for a similar legal battle between Texas and New Mexico over the Rio…