Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States, while San Antonio is the second largest in the state and seventh largest in the United States. Dallas–Fort Worth and Greater Houston are the fourth and fifth largest United States metropolitan statistical areas, respectively. Other major cities include Austin (the state capital) and El Paso. Texas is nicknamed the Lone Star State to signify Texas as a former independent republic, and as a reminder of the state's struggle for independence from Mexico. The "Lone Star" can be found on the Texan state flag and on the Texan state seal. The origin of the state name, Texas, is from the word, "Tejas", which means 'friends' in the Caddo language.
"Christmas trees are usually planted through November and March, the trees being sold for this year's holiday season were actually planted four years ago to reach the mature height of 6 to 8 feet," said Stan Reed, executive secretary for the TexasChristmas Trees Growers Association.
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Now Texas lawmakers are scrambling to address the challenges in hopes of preventing further delays ... The proposition also gives a significant boost to Texas' main tax break for homeowners ... Voting machines used in Texas by vendors ES&S and Hart InterCivic have been certified by the Texas Secretary of State and the U.S.
DHSSecretaryAlejandro Mayorkas meets with Border Patrol horseback agents falsely accused of whipping migrants ...Texas has since bused over 70,000 migrants to self-declared sanctuary cities, providing much-needed relief,” Andrew Mahaleris, the Texas governor’s press secretary, told The Post.