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Friends of the Brazos asks for help in water rights fight

Friends of the Brazos asks for help in water rights fight

  Special to the Current Friends of the Brazos, a nonprofit formed in 2005 mainly to try to block the Brazos River Authority’s unprecedented water rights application to take water…

Texas parks hoping for a funding boost

Texas parks hoping for a funding boost

By Neena Satija Texas Tribune Garner State Park, 1,800 acres of Hill Country with a spring-fed river and numerous hiking trails, is the most visited Texas state park. Incredibly popular…

Texas oil and gas royalties hit record in 2014

Texas oil and gas royalties hit record in 2014

Special to the Current AUSTIN – The Texas oil and natural gas industry paid a record $15.7 billion in state and local taxes and royalties in 2014, the highest figure…

Routh transferred to Abilene prison

Routh transferred to Abilene prison

By Travis M. Smith Texan News Service  For the first time in over two years, Eddie Ray Routh is no longer a burden on the taxpaying citizens of Erath County.…

Many Texans say Routh received fair trial

Many Texans say Routh received fair trial

This story is based on reporting by Kasey Burgan, Candy Carpenter, Shelby Clayton, Thy Dang, Morgan Duncan, Sean Hargrove, Lauren Herndon, Tara Hughey, Erin Mozzillo, Lara Oler, Wendy Rape, Breanna…

Routh’s lawyers to appeal guilty verdict

Routh’s lawyers to appeal guilty verdict

By Kathryn Jones Editor Attorneys for Eddie Ray Routh, the former Marine sentenced to life in prison last week for murdering Chad Littlefield and Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL sharpshooter…

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