Democrats appear to want illegal alien families to live “in the shadows”

It is now abundantly clear that Democrats and other Leftists want illegal aliens to live in the shadows where they are subject to all the bad things they told us comes with living “in the shadows” over the last decade. They decried illegal alien children and parents being held separately while their cases of illegal […]
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Lubbock-area news for 6/21/2018

Expanding I-14 getting more traction than Ports-to-Plains corridor Lubbock County Constable Carelton Peterson Fights for His Job Lubbock police promote new camera-based crime prevention program, more TTU: Collaborative Project Improves Campus Grounds Along 19th Street TTU: Resources available for dwelling test anxiety Tech falls to Arkansas, moves to loser’s bracket Red Raiders, fans get another […]
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Abilene-area news for 6/21/2018

Expo Center still waits on 4H contract renewal VIDEO Water line break highlights common problem Official: Pentagon agrees to house migrant kids, Dyess AFB named as possible location ACU shaking things up with 2 of Bard’s classic One system tackles two concerns among U.S. cotton producers Missing boy with Autism found safe Tye man arrested, […]
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Wichita Falls-area news for 6/21/2018

Studies for the MPEC hotel to be subsidized by taxpayers VIDEO Animal Services offers reduced adoption fees for cats, kittens Outcry raised about child predator’s role city Challenging Weekend Forecast Prairie Dog Relocation Underway in Wichita Falls’ Kiwanis Park What Happened to the Downtown Wichita Falls McDonald’s? Downtown development continues with new Bistro Local artist […]
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Lubbock-area news for 6/20/2018

LP&L OKs budget with no rate increase for first time in 5 years – and many of those rate increases were at a time of declining energy costs. Lubbock PD launches surveillance camera registry system; asks for residents, businesses to join Lubbock Parks and Recreation announce Movies in the Park this summer Mayor Dan Pope […]
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Abilene-area news for 6/20/2018

Abilene Parks funding could be reallocated to help with street maintenance VIDEO Work continues on major water main break in north Abilene, more Roads closed in central Abilene due to downed power lines 211 Abilene call center on ‘Emergency Preparedness’ mode Abilene city, school officials prepare for possibility of ‘tent city’ at Dyess AFB HSU: […]
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Wichita Falls-area news for 6/20/2018

Four applicants submit resume for District 3 council seat Council amends budget for MPEC hotel VIDEO City OK’s MPEC hotel funding Hotel and convention center project could bring tax relief VIDEO laughable claim Lake Wichita group, city choose design group Wichita Falls Man Confronts Sex Offender, City Parks Employee City responds to online outcry about […]
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Bush signed law exploding child illegal immigration; detention environment better under Trump than Obama

In July of 2014, during the Obama administration, the Washington Post wrote: “The most obvious and direct cause of the flood of children from Central America is the 2008 human trafficking law that ended the rapid deportation of unaccompanied minors who come illegally from countries other than Mexico and Canada. The law, which cleared both […]
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Juneteenth proclaimed freedom in Texas but reminded that all must work

Yesterday lovers of Liberty recognized Juneteenth in Texas. Juneteenth is the anniversary of June 19, 1865, when union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and issued General Order Number 3, which read, “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.” […]
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Texana 6/19/2018

Juneteenth: 19 June 1865, word that slavery is no more reaches Texas! Poet & ranchman Larry Chittenden’s “The Cowboys’ Christmas Ball” first published in Anson on 19 June 1890 Seeking solitude, and celebrating a milestone, in West Texas Self proclaimed ‘Chinese Cowboy’ embraces southern culture  VIDEO– I think they mean western culture. If Kawhi leaves […]
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