Category: State

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Fight leads to gunfire on Texas college campus

HOUSTON (AP) — A fight between two people erupted in gunfire Tuesday at a Houston-area community college, catching a maintenance man in the crossfire and leaving students and others cowering in classrooms. No one was...

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Texas State University bomb threat

By Caleb McCaig
At around 9:40 a.m. Texas State University sent out an emergency text alert to all students registered for the alert service advising them of a bomb threat on campus at the admissions building.

Holy cows, it’s hot! 0

Holy cows, it’s hot!

By Kayla Hall –  The heat wave is taking its toll on dairy production in Erath County. Dairy farmers are struggling with unproductive cows, evaporative cooling systems and breeding rotations to get their cows...

State budget cuts likely to cost students’ campus jobs 0

State budget cuts likely to cost students’ campus jobs

By Molly Roberson –  Texas lawmakers’ efforts to balance the state budget are likely to cost some Tarleton students their campus jobs and result in reduced hours for other student workers.  The number of...

What could budget cuts and student growth mean for you? 0

What could budget cuts and student growth mean for you?

By Deana Coan –  The record size of Tarleton’s 2010 freshman class is making the budget cuts facing the university a little less painful. The 1,427 students who enrolled last fall pumped millions of...

Budget cuts may slash financial aid for thousands 0

Budget cuts may slash financial aid for thousands

By Sarah Friesen –  One in five Tarleton State University students will lose grants next year if budget cuts approved by the Texas House and Senate finance committees become law, a university spokesman said...