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Forum Post: For a change of pace, what's happening in Texas this week.

Posted 2 years ago on March 19, 2015, 7:46 p.m. EST by Narley (272)
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Just a quick news update about what's going on in Austin, Texas.

Carrying guns on college campuses approved, and open carry of handguns approved. Gonna be like the old west I guess. http://www.kwtx.com/centraltexasvotes/home/headlines/Texas-Moves-Closer-To-Allowing-Guns-On-Campuses-296893951.html

Legislation passed to seal the border. Hire more State Troopers to supplement the border patrol. http://www.kwtx.com/centraltexasvotes/home/headlines/Sweeping-Border-Security-Bill-Clears-Texas-House-Hurdle-296925861.html

Texas AG sues to stop same-sex benefits. http://www.kwtx.com/centraltexasvotes/home/headlines/Texas-Attorney-General-Sues-Over-Same-Sex-Benefits-296893721.html

Looks like the SXSW party will get rained on. http://kxan.com/2015/03/19/storm-risk-threatens-to-wash-out-sxsw-events/

"Whites Only" stickers put on businesses doors. http://kxan.com/2015/03/18/exclusively-for-white-people-stickers-placed-on-east-austin-businesses/

Texas to nix rules on deep fried foods. http://kxan.com/2015/03/19/state-agency-proposes-loosening-rules-on-deep-fried-foods-in-schools/

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[-] 2 points by Shule (2638) 2 years ago

Good reason not to live in Texas.