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AUSTIN COUNTY WORKING TO IMPROVE ELECTION VOTE COUNT

The election night vote totals from Austin County were wrong for the March 4th primary election, and it was well over a week for the correct results to be made…

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PRESIDENT OBAMA TO HONOR FORT HOOD VICTIMS

President Obama is spending much of this week in Texas.  He is coming to Austin Tuesday for a panel discussion with former Presidents Carter, Clinton and George W. Bush at…

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STATE REP. KOLKHORST HONORED FOR CANCER WORK

District 13 State Rep. Lois Kolkorst has received recognition from the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network for her work to advance the fight against cancer in Texas. The award…

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION DEBATE IN GOVERNOR’S RACE

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott announced his plans for education this week, emphasizing  the importance of early grades and setting ambitious goal of achieving the highest high school graduation rate…

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FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE RICE TO SPEAK AT A&M

One of the most prominent faces of U.S. foreign policy in the past decade is coming to Texas A&M to speak. Condoleeza Rice, at first the National Security Advisor then…

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MCCAUL RELEASES REPORT ON BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING

Local U.S. Congressional Representative Michael McCaul, the Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee has released a ‘bipartisan report on the attack at the Boston Marathon a year ago.  McCaul,…

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PARTY CONVENTIONS FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS

Saturday is the day for the county conventions for the Democratic and Republican parties in Washington County. The Democrats are meeting first, at 10am at the Boys and Girls Club,…

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WRONG ELECTION NIGHT COUNTING IN AUSTIN COUNTY

The election night vote totals from Austin County were wrong for the March 4th primary eleand it took well over a week before the correct results to be reported. Austin…

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AREA COUNTY JUDGE RACES

Several area counties had contested races for county judge. Long time incumbent Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski is stepping down at the end of this term.  There was a six…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY VOTERS LARGELY AGREE WITH STATE VOTERS

Washington County voters voted for governor, comptroller, attorney general and lieutenant governor as did the rest of the state Tuesday.   For the most part, county voters agreed, but with some…

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