Aggregated Texas News Articles
- O'Rourke might halt new oil and gas drilling on federal land
Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke said Thursday he's willing to consider a moratorium on new leases to drill for oil and gas on federal lands to help combat climate change. ...
ABC News. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 22:10:14 -0400.
- Cardinals take Murray with first pick in NFL draft
The Arizona Cardinals drafted Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the first overall pick on Thursday, uniting Murray with Kliff Kingsbury, who unsuccessfully recruited the reigning Heisman Trophy winner to Texas Tech.
ESPN. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:24:39 EST.
- South Texas Mayor Is Arrested on Election Fraud Charges, Fueling Bitter Political Fight
The arrests of Richard Molina, the mayor of Edinburg, Tex., and his wife, Dalia Molina, occurred in a region with a long history of voting improprieties.
Manny Fernandez. New York Times. Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:13:42 GMT.
- An environmental agency wants more data before they OK a medical waste facility in El Paso
Commissioners with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality want more data on how a medical waste facility would affect an El Paso neighborhood.
Aaron Montes, El Paso Times. El Paso Times. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:10:34 -0400.
- The Latest: Central Texas storm confirmed as a tornado
Damaging winds that destroyed a Central Texas warehouse have now been confirmed as a tornado
ABC News. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:30:29 -0400.
- Texas border mayor charged for voter fraud, accused of rigging his own election
The mayor of a town located near the Texas-Mexico border was charged Thursday with rigging his own ...
John Bowden. The Hill. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 22:49:35 +0000.
- Motiva Enterprises CEO plans more growth for the company he took over one year ago
Brian Coffman, president and CEO at Houston-based Motiva Enterprises LLC, has been on the job for a little more than a year, but he has been shepherding the company into a period of rapid changes.
Joshua Mann. American City Business Journals. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 22:05:12 +0000.
- Driver Surrenders After Leading Police on Chase in Dallas Co
A suspected thief is in custody after leading Mesquite police on a chase through Dallas County Thursday morning. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News.
NBC. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:19:09 -0500.
- LAX to SATX: Why LA investors are buying big in local CRE market
As Texas' economy has boomed, investors have begun to seek more affordable opportunities outside Dallas, Austin and Houston. Investors in San Antonio should take note: The Alamo City is squarely in LA investors' sights.
Ryan Salchert. American City Business Journals. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 21:00:00 +0000.
- George H.W. Bush grandson considering run for his grandfather's former Congress seat
Pierce Bush, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, says he is "seriously considering running" for the 7th Congressional District in Texas.
Yahoo. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:06:35 -0400.
- ExxonMobil Continues Support for Fight Against Malaria
IRVING, Texas - ExxonMobil Continues Support for Fight Against Malaria ...
Business Wire. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:51:00 UTC.
- A Houston High School Has a New Dress Code. For Parents.
The dress code, which bans satin caps, bonnets, hair rollers, pajamas and revealing and sagging clothing, has been criticized as racist and elitist.
Sarah Mervosh. New York Times. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:29:23 GMT.
- Bumble launches 'Private Detector' AI feature that automatically blurs unwanted nudes
Bumble, the female friendly dating app based in Texas, is rolling out the feature in June which will be will be capable of detecting lewd images with 98 per cent accuracy.
Daily Mail. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:58:40 +0100.
- KBR to be reclassified as an IT consulting company by stock traders
Houston-based KBR will soon be reclassified as an IT consulting company by stock traders.
Sergio Chapa, Houston Chronicle. Houston Chronicle. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:10:11 UTC.
- Texas exports, boosted by oil, rise 3 times faster than the US increase, outshining California
Texas represented nearly 20% of all U.S. exports in the January-February period while California dipped to 11%.
CNBC. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:06 GMT.
- Surge Energy Claims Longest Known Lateral in Permian
Houston-based Surge Energy US Holdings Co. ...
Natural Gas Intel. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 09:40:13 -0400.
- Justin Verlander shuts down Twins in Houston's 7-1 victory
Justin Verlander became the 10th pitcher ever to record 20 wins against the Twins, a group that includes four members of the Hall of Fame.
Phil Miller. Star Tribune - Minneapolis, Minnesota. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:15:47 +0000.
- Carbo Ceramics: 1Q Earnings Snapshot
HOUSTON (AP) _ Carbo Ceramics Inc. (CRR) on Thursday reported a loss of $20 million in its first quarter. The Houston-based company said it had a loss of 73 cents per share. ...
San Antonio Express News. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:20:26 UTC.
Texas Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Texas as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||27,862,596||1.58|
|July 1, 2015||27,429,639||1.80|
|July 1, 2014||26,944,751||1.78|
|July 1, 2013||26,473,525||1.54|
|July 1, 2012||26,071,655||1.66|
|July 1, 2011||25,646,389||1.59|
|July 1, 2010||25,244,310|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Texas was 25,145,561.
In 2008, the estimated population of Texas was 24,326,974, whereas
in 2006, the population of Texas was about 23,367,534.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Texas' demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Texas
web page. For maps of Texas,
visit this Texas Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Austin, Texas.
Texas newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Texas
can be found here.
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