Month: August 2015

Pet of the week: Gilbert – Bryan College Station

Gilbert’s mom and his four brothers and sisters were picked up roaming around in the country. Mom is a Great Dane, and his dad was probably a shepherd. The litter is about 4 months old and will grow t Source: Lifestyle Featured

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Grid Operator Asks Texans to Temporarily Curb Electricity Use – Bryan College Station

The operator of the electric grid that covers most of the state called for Texans to temporarily curb their electricity use for a few hours on Thursday afternoon as record-breaking demands strain the state’s energy resources. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates the grid, is asking consumers to use less electricity wherever possible between 3 p.m. and 7…

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Planned Parenthood’s Harvest – Bryan College Station

Planned Parenthood is nation’s largest abortion provider, but will taxpayers agree to subsidize it? From The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Democrats have been picking fight after fight in the culture wars, believing they have the upper hand with socially liberal younger votes. But that assumption is now being tested in the wake of videos…

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Cornyn Introduces Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood – Bryan College Station

“This bill will ensure taxpayer dollars are used to fund women’s health, not subsidize a political organization that perpetuates abhorrent practices.” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “The blatant disregard for precious, human life depicted in these videos is shocking, and we must stand up to protect our most vulnerable,” said Sen. John Cornyn, who…

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Sanctuary Cities: Ms. Katie Steinle & the Morality of Cities Disregarding the Rule of Law – Bryan College Station

Sanctuary cities released 8,000+ criminal offenders sought by ICE over just an 8-month period By Zack Pruitt Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to the Center for Immigration Studies there are over 200 “Sanctuary Cities” in the United States. These are cities or municipalities that have laws or policies that forbid compliance with federal…

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Anti-abortion group shows snippet of video after court order – Bryan College Station

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An anti-abortion group has released a snippet of its latest video showing discussions with the chief executive of a California company that provides fetal tissue for research. Source: Business Breaking

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Global stocks gain as Greece, creditors narrow differences – Bryan College Station

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks extended gains on Friday as the Greek government proposed a broad financial overhaul to its creditors and Beijing’s attempts to arrest a sharp slide in the Chin Source: Business Breaking

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Preserving Our National Guard – Bryan College Station

Congresswoman Kay Granger Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last month, I shared with you my concern regarding the potentially harmful effects to the National Guard resulting from the Army’s plan to transfer all Apache helicopters from the National Guard to the active Army and reduce Army National Guard end-strength. This plan, called the Aviation Restructuring…

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Comptroller’s Office Offers Free State Tax Seminars for Business Owners – Bryan College Station

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas  — The Comptroller’s office will conduct 18 free taxpayer seminars across the state in July and August. At these seminars, taxpayers can learn how to properly fill out tax forms and file and pay taxes electronically. Information about e-services also will be available to help taxpayers manage their online accounts. Comptroller…

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Jerry Patterson to George P. Bush: Focus Less on “Derriere” – Bryan College Station

Upset about the way a recent state audit portrayed the agency he led for 12 years, former Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson is jabbing his successor, fellow Republican George P. Bush, for failing to push back against the audit’s findings. “I can’t speak to the motive of the current Commissioner for apparently endeavouring to drop his predecessor ‘in the…

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