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Al-Queda Election Threats in Texas

Texas (KFXV) –With only four days left until election day, the FBI says it’s investigating possible Al-Queda threats to three states. It is believed New York, Virginia and Texas are possible targets. This after federal authorities intercepted conversations among Al-Qaeda supporters overseas about the attacks on November 7th. U.S. officials stressed that the threat is not specific and therefore could just be “idle” chatter but, are taking it seriously. Governor Greg Abbott today issued this statement saying his office is working with law enforcement officials and continuing to monitor the situation in close coordination with DPS and Texans should...

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Texas Workforce Commission Awards $92,000 Grant to La Joya ISD Academy of Health Science Professions

La Joya, TX – On September 29, 2016, The La Joya ISD Academy of Health Science Professions received a JET (Jobs and Education for Texans) grant from the Texas Workforce Commission in the amount of $92,539.00. The grant is open to public community and technical colleges, and to independent school districts, for programs that focus on supporting new, emerging industries or high-demand occupations. For the LJISD Academy of Health Science Professions the grant will help purchase and install medical equipment to provide 214 students in the medical profession with training for nursing assistants. “With this contribution we will be...

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One Day Left to Register to Vote

Elections are right around the corner and while many are registered to vote, some still haven’t. Tomorrow is the deadline to register to vote. Texans have one more day to register to vote before the October 11th deadline. Due to a low voter turnout in our area, AACT now representatives remind the community to take advantage of this time. The voter registration process can be started online at AACTNOW.org, once you apply and submit your application, a voter registration certificate will be mailed to you within thirty days.You must ensure everything is correct once you receive it, if not,...

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Houston’s Watt re-injures back, could miss entire season

HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt has re-injured his back, according to a person familiar with his condition, and the Houston Texans expect the star defensive end to be sidelined until at least December, and possibly the entire season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because the team hasn’t confirmed the injury. Watt missed training camp and Houston’s four preseason games after surgery in July to repair a herniated disk in his back. He started each of the team’s three regular-season games and got hurt again Thursday against the Patriots. It’s unclear...

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Patriots go from Brady to back up to Brissett, keep winning

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The more assets the Patriots lose this season, the better they seem to play. New England entered Week 3 of Tom Brady’s four-game "Deflategate" suspension down to just one healthy full-time quarterback following backup Jimmy Garoppolo’s shoulder injury last week against Miami. But not even one of the NFL’s top-ranked defenses could slow down a Patriots train that has barely missed a beat while getting off to a 3-0 start. The latest exhibition was a 27-0 dismantling of the Houston Texans (2-1), a team that suddenly looked very pedestrian. "We really asked a lot out...

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