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  President Trump signs executive action on oil, gas industry

Smith County sheriff looks toward 2020 election, no formal announcement yet
U.S. House committee investigating Texas voter roll review
Ralph Hall, oldest-ever member of U.S. House, dies at 95
LIVE: Michael Cohen testifies in front of House committee
Governor Greg Abbott delivers 2019 State of the State address

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Ralph Hall, oldest-ever member of U.S. House, dies at 95

Former Rep. Ralph Hall, who served in the U.S. House, has died at age 95.

LIVE: Michael Cohen testifies in front of House committee

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, is testifying in front of a House committee.

Governor Greg Abbott delivers 2019 State of the State address

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is set to deliver his annual State of the State address Tuesday morning.

Lawmaker files resolution to legalize sports betting in Texas

The Texas House and Senate could take up a measure to legalize sports betting in the state.

McKellar announces bid for Tyler City Council seat

Dr. Shirley McKellar has announced her bid for the District 3 Tyler City Council seat.

  VIDEO: Sen. Hughes discusses proposed legislation on feral hogs, biometric data

State Sen. Bryan Hughes visited with KLTV’s Jeremy Butler and Blake Holland on Thursday. Hughes spoke with the East Texas Now desk about proposed bills concerning feral hogs and biometric data.

  US wants 2 years to ID migrant kids separated from families

The Justice Department said in a court filing it will take at least a year to review about 47,000 cases of unaccompanied children taken into government custody between July 1, 2017 and June 25, 2018.

Hiring rebounds as US employers add a solid 196,000 jobs

The unemployment rate remained at 3.8%, near the lowest level in almost 50 years, the Labor Department reported Friday.

Ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner ordered to register as sex offender

A New York City judge designated Weiner a Level 1 offender under the state's version of what's known as Megan's Law, meaning that he is thought to have a low risk of reoffending.

House votes to end support for Yemen war, rebuffing Trump

The bill now heads to President Donald Trump, who is expected to veto it. The White House says the bill raises "serious constitutional concerns," and Congress lacks the votes to override him.

More than 750K could lose food stamps under Trump administration proposal

The federal proposal would tighten the definition of areas where there are insufficient jobs, limiting the states' ability to grant waivers.

  It’s just what it sounds like: Kranch is the latest condiment from Heinz

The new combo is part of the company’s Saucy Sauce line.

  Lori Lightfoot will be Chicago’s 1st black, female mayor

Lightfoot defeated Toni Preckwinkle, who served in the City Council for 19 years before becoming Cook County Board president.

2nd woman recounts unwanted touching by Joe Biden

The allegations by multiple women could leave Biden appearing out of touch with his party as the Democratic presidential primary begins.

  Migrants fleeing Central America wait for unknown next stop in US

If their U.S. relatives can buy them a bus ticket, they are then taken to the central bus station. Their long journey is followed by confusion - a release with notices to appear in court, which many of them don't understand.

Democrats to prepare subpoenas for full Mueller report

The House Judiciary Committee will prepare subpoenas this week seeking special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report’s release.

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  RAW VIDEO: President Trump signs executive actions

President Donald Trump signed an executive action to boost the oil and gas industry on Wednesday in Crosby, Texas.

  RAW VIDEO: Excerpt of President Trump's speech on oil, gas industry

President Trump said the executive action will cut through the permitting delays so oil and natural gas workers can get to work faster.

  Water cascades from high-rise in the Philippines

A powerful earthquake rocked the Philippines on Monday.

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