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The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority already knows a lot about who isn't paying tolls on its roadways and will soon deploy more tools and resources to track drivers.

This week, the Tarrant County District Attorney’s office dismissed about 235 misdemeanor marijuana possession cases. It was an unusual move, and a response to changes in state law earlier this month.

The fates of almost 1 million people brought to the country illegally as children, known as DREAMers, are now in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The court granted an appeal to the Trump administration's decision to end the DACA program, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

The Obama-era program to protect DREAMers will get a one-hour hearing before the high court next term. The court said it would consolidate three appeals into one argument.

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Starting in August, San Antonio employers are required to offer paid sick leave to employees — or they could face a $500 fine each time they don’t.


The two presidential candidates from Texas sparred over immigration at Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Miami. 

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Homeowners in San Antonio have a new tax exemption available to them this fall. The San Antonio City Council approved its first homestead exemption in a special meeting called Monday night.

Reynaldo Leaños Jr. | Texas Public Radio

People who attempted to donate soap, diapers and other supplies to children held in detention facilities on the Texas-Mexico border claim federal agents rejected their offers.


Julian Castro speaking in January, 2019.
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The first Democratic presidential candidate debate is Wednesday night in Miami. Candidates are split into two separate debates scheduled for June 26 and 27.

Courtesy of CPS Energy

More than 30,000 CPS Energy customers were left without power in the immediate wake of a storm that blew through the city before rush hour on Monday afternoon, according to the city-owned utility.

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