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Homelessness among veterans cut in half since 2010, VA says

Longview News-Journal 29 Jan 2023
There are thousands of formerly homeless Veterans who are going to sleep tonight in good, safe, stable homes – and there’s nothing more important than that,” VA Secretary Denis McDonough said in a press release. Texas and California have the two largest veteran populations in the country.
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Bill Whitaker: More threats to Texas voting bubbling up in Legislature

Waco Tribune-Herald 29 Jan 2023
Combine all this with the fact Republicans are just lots better at messaging than Democrats are and you have a fair explanation of why some of us wonder if voting in Texas is worth all the hassle ... Ron DeSantis and insists his marshals would be deployed by the Texas Secretary of State’s Office “to hopefully prevent a problem from occurring.”.
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Bridges: Texas businessman and commerce secretary Jesse H. Jones, part 2

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 28 Jan 2023
This week's Texas History Minute is part two of a two-part feature on Jesse H. Jones, the influential Houston businessman who eventually served as Secretary of Commerce.). Houston had long been an important city for Texas ... Instead, Roosevelt named Jones as Secretary of Commerce that September.
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Texas congressman says both parties grandstand on border security

Elko Daily Free Press 28 Jan 2023
Tony Gonzales, R-Texas ... The text of his bill, co-sponsored by a dozen other Texas Republicans, says the Homeland Security secretary would have the ability to bar “the entry of covered aliens at an international land or maritime border of the United States” if that’s necessary to “achieve operational control over such border.” ... Henry Cuellar, D-Texas.
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UN: Parts of internet becoming `toxic waste dumps' for hate

Yahoo Daily News 28 Jan 2023
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that anti-Semitism is everywhere, and it’s increasing in intensity ... Texas, to Oslo, Norway. The secretary-general warned that the world is not just facing extremism, but it is increasingly facing terrorism, and the threat is growing.
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Climate activists block main road into The Hague

The Associated Press 28 Jan 2023
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that anti-Semitism is everywhere, and it’s increasing in intensity ... Texas, to Oslo, Norway. The secretary-general warned that the world is not just facing extremism, but it is increasingly facing terrorism, and the threat is growing.
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Is Nikki Haley setting a ‘man-trap’ for Trump, Pompeo and other 2024 rivals?

The Hill 28 Jan 2023
In a recent appearance on Fox News, Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor and former U.S ... After he named former President Donald Trump, Florida Gov ... Glenn Youngkin, former Secretary of State and former CIA director Mike Pompeo, and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, Haley paused and then said with a smile, “Most of them are my friends ... Game on ... .
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Republicans introduce bill to deny undocumented migrants U.S. entry

Fox31 Denver 27 Jan 2023
Texas Congressman Chip Roy wants to give the Homeland Security secretary unilateral authority to stop all undocumented migrants from entering the U.S ... Chu said ... The bill would not only give the Department of Homeland Security secretary the authority to stop all migrants but also gives states the ability to sue if the secretary fails to take action.
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Locals recognized with the 2023 Texas Higher Education Distinguished Service Award

Jacksonville Progress 27 Jan 2023
Perkins Family Foundation, which was created to support students, institutions of higher education, and the communities in East Texas ... Blair Blackburn, president of East Texas Baptist University and secretary of the Board of Directors of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas also expressed his appreciation for the couple.
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UN: Parts of internet becoming `toxic waste dumps’ for hate

Wtop 27 Jan 2023
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that anti-Semitism is everywhere, and it’s increasing in intensity ... Texas, to Oslo, Norway. The secretary-general warned that the world is not just facing extremism, but it is increasingly facing terrorism, and the threat is growing.
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Mexico gripped by ex-security chief's US drugs trial

Raw Story 27 Jan 2023
Garcia Luna, who was arrested in December 2019 in Texas, was Washington's interlocutor when he was Calderon's security chief. Meeting then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton in 2009 as the neighboring countries launched a joint initiative to fight cross-border organized crime, the pair were all smiles as they shook hands in front of the cameras.
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Homelessness among veterans has been cut in half since 2010, VA says

TDT News 27 Jan 2023
There are thousands of formerly homeless veterans who are going to sleep tonight in good, safe, stable homes — and there’s nothing more important than that,” VA Secretary Denis McDonough said in a press release. Texas and California have the two largest veteran populations in the country.
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First Lady Relaunches Human Trafficking Campaign

Texas Border Business 26 Jan 2023
Texas Border Business ... The First Lady was joined at the relaunch by Secretary of State Jane Nelson, Senator Joan Huffman, Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw, Outdoor Advertising Association (OAAT) President Lee Vela, A21 Chief Advancement Officer Bill Clark, and other state and local anti-human trafficking leaders.

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