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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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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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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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Effects of a devastating drought in West Texas in 2011. (Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture.)

In Texas, extreme weather is the new normal

by Mose Buchele, KUT/StateImpact Texas | Nov 06, 2012

Increasingly hot summers and new extreme weather patterns have helped activists raise awareness of climate change. But in Texas, weather that once would have been considered extreme has become commonplace.

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Tequila Group

Annual shrimp cook-off Nov. 4 in Port Isabel

Allan Hollander, Tequila Group | Oct 29, 2012

The 19th Annual World's Championship Shrimp Cook-Off will take place in Port Isabel Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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