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TexasTowelie

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Hometown: South Texas. most of my life I lived in Austin and Dallas
Home country: United States
Current location: Bryan, Texas
Member since: Sun Aug 14, 2011, 03:57 AM
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Middle-aged white guy who believes in justice and equality for all. Math and computer analyst with additional 21st century jack-of-all-trades skills. I'm a stud, not a dud!

Journal Archives

Illinois News - 5/7/2016

Illinois voters could see two proposed constitutional amendments in November

Illinois group submits signatures for ballot measure regarding redistricting

Non-tenure faculty at University of Illinois agree to first contract

Chicago State University graduation rate drops to 11 percent

State says Chicago Public Schools doesn't warrant financial intervention

Barrington High School graduate suffers fatal head injury at University of Illinois

Lincoln-Way spent $821,000 in activity funds on expenses critics question

The Illinois Way is failing Democrats in Chicago and Springfield

Rauner to skip GOP convention, won’t endorse Trump

Union files unfair labor charge against state over overtime

Civil suit filed against ex-Naperville teacher accused of sex assault

St. Charles school board president saved 2 lives in thwarted shooting

Restore Illinois Office of Tourism Funding

Tuition increase approved for new Illinois State University students

Bill to raise cigarette age unlikely to pass this session

Illinois service agencies sue Rauner for $100M past due

Senate passes $454 million funding bill for higher ed
Posted by TexasTowelie | Sat May 7, 2016, 03:42 AM (0 replies)

Report of shots fired at University of Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — University of Missouri police are seeking a suspect after two shots were fired on the campus in Columbia, Missouri.

Major Brian Weimer said officers were trying to determine the nature of an "incident" on campus Friday night, but he gave no further details.

A notice posted on the university's website says no injuries were reported and "there is no indication of a current threat to campus."

Police are seeking a suspect described as a black male with dreadlocks, standing 5-foot-7 and weighing 160 pounds. Police say he was wearing a white shirt and was last seen driving a white, four-door vehicle.

Read more: http://www.pantagraph.com/news/national/police-report-of-shots-fired-at-university-of-missouri/article_31003dff-4678-58df-8ee5-e6166db54734.html
Posted by TexasTowelie | Sat May 7, 2016, 03:11 AM (0 replies)

Iowa News - 5/7/2016

Governor appoints new member to Iowa Board of Regents

Perk for lawmakers: Courtside seats for Iowa State hoops

Racism helped kill Iowa pork plant deal, Prestage official says

Family has final $7M gift for hometown

Iowa students protest, rally and issue statements against hate crime

City clears Des Moines homeless camps on private properties

At Iowa forum, U.S. energy secretary stresses security

Attorney: Iowa Supreme Court ruling further defines landlord

Iowa's state revenue growth could slip by $50 million
Posted by TexasTowelie | Sat May 7, 2016, 01:56 AM (0 replies)

Missouri News - 5/6/2016

Crowds jam streetcars in Kansas City return

Bob Dole endorses Trump, says he’ll attend Cleveland convention

4 injured on Six Flags - St. Louis roller coaster

Legal bills mount as Ferguson stands by 'failure-to-comply'

Mizzou's enrollment plummet is more drastic than previously projected

Nixon wary of Planned Parenthood cut, signs ethics bills

Nixon vetoes Missouri legislation to cap school funding goal; Senate votes to override

High-speed hurdle? Proposed Missouri law would restrict municipal broadband networks

Gov. Nixon signs $27 billion budget despite concerns

Missouri House passes bill endorsing over-the-counter birth control pills

Ethics commission reverses course, agrees to investigate complaint against Schaefer

Missouri Senate passes bill to lower traffic violation fines



Posted by TexasTowelie | Sat May 7, 2016, 12:41 AM (2 replies)

South Dakota News - 5/6/2016

Will Trump effect sway state legislative primaries?

Report: S.D. drug laws hurt prison reform efforts

TransCanada nearly finished hauling soil from oil leak site
Posted by TexasTowelie | Fri May 6, 2016, 07:26 AM (0 replies)

Oklahoma News - 5/6/2016

Woman accused in fatal OSU parade crash pleads not guilty during formal arraignment

University of Tulsa trustees vote to remove college of law building name with KKK ties
Posted by TexasTowelie | Fri May 6, 2016, 06:54 AM (0 replies)

Nebraska News - Omaha police bomb squad detonates device found near office

Omaha police bomb squad detonates device found near office

Initiative will focus on north Omaha in effort to register up to 10,000 Douglas County voters

Three groups trying to put medical marijuana on 2018 ballot

Ex-court clerk pleads guilty to felonies

Jury returns $2.6B verdict in wrongful-death suit involving Omahan who disappeared from Peru State in 2010

Sasse says Americans need third presidential candidate
Posted by TexasTowelie | Fri May 6, 2016, 05:30 AM (0 replies)

Kansas News - 5/6/2016

Anti-abortion activist goes to trial over letter to doctor

Feed worker likely caused Amtrak derailment in Kansas

Wichita man pleads guilty in Kansas voter fraud case

Senate vice president, who rejected budget deal citing KPERS payment delay, won't seek re-election

Planned Parenthood sues state after being defunded by Brownback administration

Moody's hits Kansas with negative reports tied to KDOT raids

Hen relocated

Assailant 1 apprehended then released.

Rooster at large

Assailant 2 is on the lamb and armed.
Posted by TexasTowelie | Fri May 6, 2016, 04:03 AM (0 replies)

Tennessee News - 5/6/2016

Bill allowing staff to be armed at Tennessee colleges becomes law without governor's signature

Haslam's position on Trump questioned by Democratic Governors Association

$10M suit filed against Cornerstone Nashville church

'List' of lawyers given to Tennessee athletes raises questions

Five Tennessee health centers getting $4M in federal funds
Posted by TexasTowelie | Fri May 6, 2016, 02:30 AM (0 replies)

Georgia News - 5/6/2016

New term for your driver’s license: 8 years

Bond denied for man accused of throwing hot water on two men while they were sleeping

Governor signs bill targeting sex trafficking

Teen political blogger C.J. Pearson suspended for cyberbully

Gov. Deal ‘redirects’ National Infantry Museum funding in state budget
Posted by TexasTowelie | Fri May 6, 2016, 02:02 AM (0 replies)
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