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Fraser Failed to Disclose Perry Land Deal

The Texas Tribune

Date: 9/2/2014 5:00:00 PM

The lawmaker involved in a questionable land deal with Gov. Rick Perry failed to disclose ownership or sale of the property to the Texas Ethics Commission, an apparent violation of a state ethics rules, according to a review of his personal financial

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Slight chance for rain, high of 98 Tuesday for Central Texas


Date: 8/19/2014 4:39:00 AM

Central Texas should see a high near 98 degrees with partly sunny skies and a slight chance of heavy rain Tuesday, the National Weather Service said. There is only a 20 percent chance of rain in the Austin area, but the service has issued a hazardous

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Retiring Lubbock-Cooper Superintendent reflects on last 19 years

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Date: 6/3/2014 1:00:00 AM

For 19 years, Superintendent Pat Henderson wrote personalized birthday and Christmas cards to every employee in the Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District and bought donuts for central office staff every Friday. It’s no wonder he’s going to be missed

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Bulldog Bass Club’s April tournament, Halcumb, McLin take first place on Toledo

Longview News-Journal

Date: 5/9/2014 4:52:00 PM

On Saturday, April 19, the Carthage High School Bulldog Bass Club held their monthly 'Bulldog Bass Battle' tournament on Toledo Bend. Six two-person teams of student anglers from Carthage and Gary competed for first, second, third, and big bass titles

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Donald Braswell II: The Month Ahead, April, 2014


Date: 3/30/2014 9:33:43 PM

While April, 2014 has Donald Braswell II heading to Boynton Beach again for another clubhouse performance, his sixteen year old daughter, Aria Braswell, is preparing her first one-woman concert in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. On April 5, Mr. Braswell has a

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• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 6,534 Acres
Lake Lyndon B. Johnson is located on the Colorado River in the Texas Hill Country in the United States. The reservoir was formed in 1950 by the construction of Granite Shoals Dam by the Lower Colorado River Authority. The Colorado River and the Llano River meet in the northern portion of the lake. The dam was renamed Wirtz Dam in 1952 for Alvin J. Wirtz, the first general counsel of the LCRA. The lake was originally called Lake Granite Shoals, but was renamed to Lake Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965 in honor of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson.

The lake provides cooling water for the Thomas J. Ferguson power plant operated by the LCRA.

Lake LBJ has been stocked with several species of fish including largemouth bass, white bass, catfish, and crappie.

The Nightengale Archaeological Center at Kingsland is an educational park operated by the Lower Colorado River Authority that is adjacent to Lake LBJ. Its normally constant level water which provides ideal conditions for boating, water-skiing, jet-skiing and other water sports, makes the lake very popular within the region.

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