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Posts Tagged : South Texas

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration

For South Texas, no easy road to medical school

Emily Ramshaw, The Texas Tribune | Nov 26, 2012

When Travis County voters approved a ballot measure this month that paved the way for a new University of Texas medical school in Austin, many South Texans had to stifle the emotions that came most naturally: frustration and resentment. They had been trying for decades to secure financing for a medical school in the Rio Grande Valley, only to watch the deal get sealed first for their wealthier northern neighbor.

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U.S. FDA

New U.S.-Mexico cargo agreement on horizon

Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune | Nov 23, 2012

Cargo aboard specific Mexican trucks and bound for the United States will soon be inspected by American officials south of the border and allowed to circumvent the lines at ports of entry, a top Mexican diplomat announced Thursday.

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U.S. Government Accountability Office

Employee union: low prison pay jeopardizes security

Maurice Chammah, The Texas Tribune | Nov 23, 2012

Leaders of the state’s prison employee union say that officials are leaving Texas prisons dangerously understaffed. On Wednesday, they renewed calls for better pay, noting that the holiday season is a particularly dangerous time in Texas prisons.

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USAID

Small Business Saturday comes to South Texas

Rafael Benavides, Viva South Texas | Nov 22, 2012

Local small business owners hope for a boost in sales the day after Black Friday.

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TSA

Ruling Reinforces Law on Handguns in Employees' Cars

by Audrey White | Nov 06, 2012

n an opinion released Monday that reinforces a 2011 law, Attorney General Greg Abbott's office said that employers cannot prohibit an employee with a concealed handgun license from keeping a handgun in a locked, private vehicle in an employee parking lot.

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