Court sees if church solar panels break electricity monopoly

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s highest court is taking up a case that could force new competition on the state’s electricity monopolies. Source: Business – The Eagle

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 A&M scientist is among team to prove royalty among termites

  Discovery could lead to eco-friendly control measures Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ed Vargo, 979-845-5855, ed.vargo@tamu.edu                 COLLEGE STATION – Termites! Just the insects’ common name can…

The presence of one could signal identity theft By Dinah Wisenberg Brin Parents place the utmost attention on their children’s safety, education, health and happiness, but even the most conscientious parent may…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Joining a bipartisan coalition of 18 states, Attorney General Ken Paxton today urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to make sure that public…

Morning in the Mountains: New cookbook highlights recipes from Asheville bed and breakfasts

A new cookbook shines a light on breakfast in the mountains of North Carolina. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

“Business, universally, does not like this type of legislation.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I continue to believe that if Gov. Abbott, who is our most popular elected official,…

AgriLife Research study: Winter wheat feasible cover crop for Rolling Plains cotton

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Srinivasulu Ale, 940-552-9941, sriniale@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – Interest in using cover crops to improve soil health continues to grow in the Texas Rolling Plains…

Who thinks a middle class, rust belt construction worker applauds kneeling for the National Anthem? Anyone? By Edward Zipperer Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democratic party has a…

Are we blinding ourselves to this threat of democracy? Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Simply put, American elections are vulnerable and fraudsters know it. Not content to leave their…

North Texas seminar for pest control pros is low-cost CEU opportunity

Janet Hurley, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service school integrated pest management specialist, Dallas, gives a lecture on pest control for a Dallas area school district. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by…

Researchers stumped by plants with multiple chromosomes set January meeting to collaborate

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu   Contact: Dr. David Byrne, 979-845-9500, dbyrne@tamu.edu               COLLEGE STATION — Some of the world’s most beloved plants — coffee, bananas, potatoes, chrysanthemums and…

Governor Abbott Calls Lawmakers Back For A Special Session

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is reviving a so-called “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people after the last try ended with Republican lawmakers angry and deadlocked. Abbott on…

Texas Capitol News Includes Return Of Former Governor Perry

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says his late father taught him how to be a cowboy but “his real impact on my life was mentoring me…

U.S. Army Special Operations Training Returned To Brazos & Surrounding Counties

For the third straight year, the Army has conducted special operations training in Brazos and surrounding counties. In 2015, Army officials from Fort Bragg, North Carolina appeared before Brazos County…

Credit Suisse gets $40m in tax breaks, adds 1,200 jobs in NC

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Credit Suisse is adding 1,200 jobs at its technology hub in North Carolina, which approved more than $40 million in tax breaks on Tuesday to lure…

NewsMax.com President Donald Trump and Republicans in the House have resumed their discussions around healthcare reform and may be close to bringing the American Health Care Act back to life, according…

Texas must set a sensible, non-discriminatory Gender Policy, or someone else will do it for us. By Texas State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — ​In May 2016,…

North Carolina hopes 'bathroom bill' deal saves NCAA events

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Basketball-mad North Carolina is hoping its move to roll back its “bathroom bill” will help it avoid another costly hit when the NCAA selects four years…

“Our 2017 Class of Emerging Leaders exemplifies men & women who are focused on boosting their state’s efforts…” Texas Insider Report: ARLINGTON, VA — GOPAC, the Republican Party’s premier center…