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Opposition to proposed lake continues to grow

From the first opposition meeting more than 20 years ago in a tiny church in Boxelder, to now a statewide, organized effort, the opposition to the massive, proposed lake in the Sulphur River Basin continues to grow. The proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir has long been deemed by the people of...
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See the heartwarming moment friends reunite after two years apart

A 10-year-old thought she was boarding a plane for Florida to visit her grandfather, but she was actually headed to Texas for a surprise reunion with her childhood friend she hadn’t seen in more than two years. TODAY’s Hoda Kotb shares the Morning Boost.Sept. 29, 2022.

Southern Baptist Texas Convention prepares to help Hurricane Ian victims

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas — Mike Northen was surprised to get the call before Hurricane Ian made landfall. "Normally, we wouldn't be called out this early because there are a lot of states between us and Florida that could send resources, but there's not many kitchens this big," Northen said as he stacked propane tanks and supplies for the drive ahead. "They know they're going to need something big, so that's why we're driving 18 hours to get wherever we're going to go."
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How to Help the Red Cross With Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida as one of the most powerful storms in decades, leaving residents without electricity, submerging streets and sweeping homes off their foundations. Many residents boarded up their homes and fled to shelters ahead of the storm. Now, volunteers with organizations in North Texas and around...

Toxic Texas Revealed

Texas is a notably easy place to set up shop for industrial projects with lots of liquid waste and nowhere good to put it. The state’s waterways are open for business, an analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data shows, to send large volumes of discarded chemicals and industrial discharge downstream and out to sea.

Poll Gives Insight Into Texas Hispanic Voters – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A ballot by the Telemundo Station Group and Mason-Dixon Polling and Strategy regarded on the Texas governor’s race and several other key points in Texas. In the race for governor, 54% of registered voters surveyed would assist Democratic former El Paso Rep. Beto O’Rourke whereas 31% would vote for Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The remaining 12% are undecided. (See the ballot beneath)

East Texas nonprofits lending a hand for Hurricane Ian

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – Texas Baptist Men and the Northeast American Red Cross are ready to aid the people of Florida. Hurricane Ian made landfall Wednesday and damages have been seen throughout the west coast. The Red Cross is sending volunteers to help before, during and after the storm “In total we had about […]

The Family-Friendly Guide to the 2022 State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas opens on Friday, and while we’ve already mentioned how to save some cash, highlighted the food you can indulge in, and even how to plan a more enjoyable outing if you need to factor in sensory sensitivities, we haven’t yet told you what you need to know if you’re planning a family-friendly outing.

Teen in foster care says he just wants to be loved

AUSTIN, Texas — Like a game of putt-putt or a competitive match of air hockey, life is about trying to get to the next round with resiliency. Someone who knows all about that is 16-year-old Anthony. KVUE's Hannah Rucker met up with Anthony to play some fun games at Main Event.