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UT-Austin won’t require SAT or ACT scores for 2022 applications due to COVID-19

Universities across the country have started to extend "test-optional" policies for undergraduate applicants as the pandemic wears…

Texas National Guard deployed to get COVID-19 vaccines to older Texans who are homebound

Gov. Greg Abbott said he wants the majority of Texans who are 65 and older to be…

Winter storm could cost Texas more money than any disaster in state history

Lawmakers and analysts say it is too soon for an exact estimate, but the financial damage from…

Race to replace late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright already crowded — with more candidates likely

At least 10 candidates have already surfaced for the May 1 special election, including Wright's widow, Susan…

Texas utility regulator to investigate indexed retail electric providers following massive electric bills

While these plans are allowed under state law, the Texas Public Utility Commission said that “an influx…

“Please support us”: Texas’ citrus and dairy farmers urge patience as they rebuild after the winter storm

The historic winter storm wiped out most of South Texas' citrus crop and halted dairy processing in…

Resigning ERCOT board members acknowledge “pain and suffering” from extreme power grid strain that caused outages for millions of Texans

In the power grid operator’s first board meeting since Texas’ power outages, a sixth ERCOT board member…

Texas plants released nearly as much pollution during winter storm as during Hurricane Laura

Oil refineries, chemical plants and other industrial operators emitted 3.5 million pounds of excess pollution during the…

Federal judge indefinitely blocks enforcement of Biden administration’s 100-day deportation freeze

Texas sued to block the ban on Biden's third day in office. Federal Judge Drew Tipton had…


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