Category Archives: State News

An 18-year-old Venezuelan Was Among The First Set Free From Texas’ New Jail For Migrants. No One Knew What To Do With Him.

An 18-year-old Venezuelan Was Among The First Set Free From Texas’ New Jail For Migrants. No One Knew What To Do With Him.

After more than three weeks in jail, a trespassing charge against the man was dropped because state troopers shouldn’t have arrested him under Gov. Greg Abbott’s border security push. He wound up in bureaucratic limbo for days as federal agencies passed the responsibility for resolving his immigration status.

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Businesses Near Texas Tech Worry Big 12 Shakeup Will Stir Financial Trouble, EvenIif Lubbock’s Economy Isn’t In Danger

Businesses Near Texas Tech Worry Big 12 Shakeup Will Stir Financial Trouble, EvenIif Lubbock’s Economy Isn’t In Danger

Lubbock is one of the few sports hubs in West Texas, meaning college football games draw out-of-town crowds that fill local shops, restaurants and hotels. Some business owners and leaders there worry about lost revenue once the University of Texas and University of Oklahoma stop playing there.

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