To get a sense of how Tony Buzbee approaches his current case, the defense of Gov. Rick Perry, you can reach back to his upbringing in a nook of working-class Northeast Texas called Atlanta. Back then, in the early 1980s, he was still Anthony, a dutiful young man raised by his butcher father and his high school cafeteria worker mother in a 1,400-square-foot, three-bedroom house along with three siblings. The family had chickens, horses, ducks, geese, hogs – a property with a lot of chores.
In the latest sign of a deepening drought, officials in San Marcos announced Thursday they had halted work that could further stress endangered species in the region that depends on the flow of water. In a twist, the work halted — the extraction of silt from the San Marcos River and the uprooting of invasive plants along the river’s banks — is specifically designed to improve the habitat of those species.
6: 30 p.m. update: After University of Texas officials said a gun rights demonstration planned for this weekend could be considered criminal trespass, the organizers said the demonstration would likely be staged on Guadalupe Street, adjacent to campus. “We will move forward with the event on the adjacent public land using UT as the backdrop,” said Murdoch Pizgatti, a founder of the gun rights groups Come and Take It Texas and DontComply.com.
@rachanadixit & @ddiamond: Thanks for all the HHS/Tom Price reporting. Do you know (and forgive me if I missed your reporting on this): Did Price in fact pay back what he said he'd pay back? Has that check been cut?
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
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World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
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