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April 2022 Top 10
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- Texas bullet train: State Supreme Court authorizes eminent domain – The Black Chronicleon June 26, 2022 at 2:20 am
Waller County Judge Trey Duhon, who can also be president of Texans Against High-Speed Rail, stated in assertion stated the group will proceed to …
- Glendale forest fire consumes 80 acres, 20% contained – KETK.comon June 25, 2022 at 11:47 pm
GLENDALE, Texas (KETK) — A forest fire is currently raging in Glendale, according to Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace, causing some road …
- Washington-Texas Runs – SFGATEon June 25, 2022 at 11:13 pm
NBA commissioner says luxury tax doesn’t ‘penalize’ Dubs … Washington-Texas Runs. June 25, 2022. Rangers second. Kole Calhoun flies out to left …
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