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Rick Perry Calls Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling a Shame

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry has accused the Supreme Court of ignoring the 10th amendment with its decision to overturn U.S. gay marriage bans.

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Top 10 New Texas Symbols Approved by Governor Greg Abbott

Texas has always been known as the Lone Star State, but it wasn't our official nickname until Governor Greg Abbott approved in 2015.

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Adorable Great Dane Refuses to Let His Owner Just Relax on the Couch [VIDEO]

If you've ever wondered what it's like to live with a Great Dane, look no further than this adorable and hilarious video of a Dane refusing to let his owner relax.

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AEP Power Restoration Update

At 11 a.m. Thursday, approximately 400 electric consumers in El Campo, Bay City, Eagle Lake and Columbus remained without power after Tropical Storm Bill hit the area Tuesday morning. The number is down from 2,700 yesterday. A reported 11.5 inches of rain soaked the area when the storm made landfall.

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‘TexMoji’ The First-Ever Texas Emoticon App Has Arrived

In a move that has left each of us other 26,956,956 Texans thinking to ourselves, "Why the hell didn't I think of that," singer Rich O'Toole and @SorryImTexan founder, Sean Compton, are "putting the Tex back in in text." After months of anticipation, today, the two proud Texans launched the biggest, and most appropriate app to ever hit the Lone Star State.

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June 1st… 3PM… Guadalupe River Flood at Victoria Info

River level – The latest river level measurement from the National Weather Service is 28.94 feet with a flow of 29,900 cubic feet per second. The river level continues to drop after a crest of 30.19 feet at 4:30 Saturday morning, but at a very slow rate. According to NWS estimates, the water will be near 28.60 feet at midnight tonight and not will drop below 25 feet by June 5th.

2)      Voluntary Evacuation Lifted: The water has drained out of Greens Addition. The voluntary evacuation for the Greens Addition, in effect since Monday, May 25,   has been lifted. Citizens may return to their residences.

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7:45AM Sunday; Guadalupe River Flood at Victoria

1. Residents who evacuated and motorists in general, should NOT drive through any water that is standing in low-lying neighborhood streets. Waves of water created by even slow moving cars can push water into homes and businesses that are currently dry.
2. The large amount of water that is still flowing down the river will result in a very slow drop in the river level. There may be standing water in some low lying neighborhoods for several more days.
3. The NWS reports the river level at 29.97 feet with a flow of 57,700 cfs. The river level continues to drop, but at a very slow rate.

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Watch Horrifying Footage of Out-of-Control River Flooding Into Home

We're getting more looks at the scary flooding that caused chaos throughout Texas last week.

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Latest Guadalupe River Flood Info for Victoria

At 6:45am the river is at 30.19 feet with a flow of 66,100 cubic feet per second. The river will remain close to this level until midnight Saturday night before it begins to slowly drop.

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Anheuser-Busch Stops Making Beer, Starts Canning Water for Texas Flood Victims

Many people are looking to help flood victims. Anheuser-Busch has found an interesting way to do their part.

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Sewage Accidentally Released Into Guadalupe River at Gonzales

(News release from the Gonzales Inquirer, Gonzales, Texas) — As if things aren't bad enough right now...Gonzales city officials announced Thursday afternoon that floodwaters from the Guadalupe River flowed into the city’s collection facility for domestic wastewater at about 8 a.m. Thursday, causing the accidental discharge of 200,000 gallons of untreated sewage. Discharged water flowed into Tinsley Creek and then to the Guadalupe River.

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Drone’s Overhead View Captures Devastating Texas Flooding

Texas continues to grapple with the vicious flooding that has crippled the state. To see just how bad it is will leave you speechless.

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