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Keeping the river and its ecosystems ‘alive enough’ during dry spells

Actor and author Will Rogers once famously described the Rio Grande in the 1930s as “the only river I saw that needed irrigation.” “That’s kind of what we’re doing,” said Mike Hamman,... Read more »

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Still Waiting for That Trump Health Plan

President Donald Trump keeps promising to unveil a comprehensive plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, but it keeps not appearing. However, this week he did order an expansion of telehealth for... Read more »

Gov. Greg Abbott will skip Republican National Convention to deal with coronavirus

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Gov. Greg Abbott will skip the Republican National Convention later this month... Read more »

Texas Sues EPA Over Provision of Federal Water Law

For the 20th time since the Obama administration took office in 2009, the federal Environmental Protection Agency is facing a lawsuit from Texas.Joined by Louisiana and Mississippi, Texas is challenging the “Waters of the U.S.”... Read more »

Federal judge hammers Texas officials over failures to improve foster care system

DALLAS — Nearly four years after a federal judge first ruled that Texas violated foster children’s civil rights by placing them in a system where rape and over-medication were the norm, it’s... Read more »

Denver Schools Lead in Restorative Justice Methods

In partnership with a local nonprofit and area police, the Denver Public Schools district is among the leading examples of schools shifting their disciplinary focus from punishment to restorative support. As a... Read more »

Here are the top primary races Tennessee voters will decide Thursday

(The Center Square) – No fewer than 20 candidates will be on the ballot Thursday to fill retiring Tennessee U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s vacant seat: 15 Republicans and five Democrats. Of the... Read more »

Numbers of new cases of COVID-19 continue to decline with 210 Saturday but nine deaths

The state of New Mexico started the month of August with 210 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday and nine deaths. The numbers of cases have started to trend downward after nearly... Read more »