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1-minute HIV test to debut in S.A.

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The San Antonio AIDS Foundation will begin offering more rapid HIV tests next week that generate results in 60 seconds.
Texas grid ready for summer heat, ERCOT says

Texas grid ready for summer heat, ERCOT says

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas power grid may get a break this summer, with relatively normal temperatures expected, according to state electricity planners.
Longview ISD teacher job fair

Longview ISD teacher job fair

With the school year wrapping up Longview ISD is already looking towards next year. The district will hold a teachers job fair on Thursday from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. for those interested in teaching at the district.

German beer purity threatened by fracking say brewers

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; German brewers called on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to block the tapping of shale gas by means of hydraulic fracturing, citing industry concerns that fracking could taint the purity of the co
Bills sent to Governor Perry's desk

Bills sent to Governor Perry's desk

The bills that have been signed by both the House and the Senate are arriving at the governor's office.
Boerne cop arrested after cat shot with crossbow

Boerne cop arrested after cat shot with crossbow

The Houston Chronicle reports; a Boerne police officer is on administrative leave and facing a criminal charge in the shooting of a neighbor's cat with an arrow Wednesday while he was off-duty.
Texas cities lead nation in population growth, Census Bureau reports

Texas cities lead nation in population growth, Census Bureau reports

Eight of the 15 fastest-growing large U.S. cities and towns for the year ending July 1, 2012 were in Texas, according to population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Nearly all US states see hefty drop in teen births

Nearly all US states see hefty drop in teen births

The Houston Chronicle reports; the nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
Longview Texas Listens website seeking input

Longview Texas Listens website seeking input

Earlier this year the Longview Chamber of Commerce launced Longviewtexaslistens.com to help gather input from citizens in the community.
Houston getting Super Bowl 51

Houston getting Super Bowl 51

The Houston Chronicle is reporrting; since the Houston Super Bowl Bid Committee began the hunt to host another Super Bowl, the Astrodome’s days have seemed to have been quietly numbered.
New DPS Website for Crime Reporting

New DPS Website for Crime Reporting

There is a new DPS wesbite for crime reporting.
Tomball Parkway bar fight leaves one man dead

Tomball Parkway bar fight leaves one man dead

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A man was fatally shot early Tuesday morning outside a bar in northwest Harris County.
Harris County sheriff's deputy killed by drunken driver

Harris County sheriff's deputy killed by drunken driver

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 16-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff's Office was killed by an alleged drunken driver who ran a red light early Sunday.
"Safe and well" by the Red Cross can help find family members in disasters

"Safe and well" by the Red Cross can help find family members in disasters

After a disaster, letting family and friends know that you are safe and well can bring loved ones a great peace of mind. Anyone can register themselves as "safe and well" on the Red Cross' website.
Arrests made in slaying of Mexican tourism official

Arrests made in slaying of Mexican tourism official

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Jose De Jesús Gallegos Álvarez, the assassinated Mexican state tourism secretary who until March lived in a mansion near The Woodlands, was allegedly ordered killed by Mexican cartel bosses beca