Texas Senate committee votes to repeal ant-gay law
The Senate Criminal Justice Committee voted on Wednesday to repeal the state's anti-gay sodomy law, a decade after the U.S. Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional.
Improvised Explosive Devices class already scheduled for first responders
Orange County Emergency Management already had plans in place for a class for Improvised Explosive Devices scheduled for Wednesday but with the events in Boston, the class becomes more important.
Gov. Perry to again discuss tax cuts
Gov. Rick Perry opened Texas' legislative session urging lawmakers to use a surplus of state funds on tax cuts.
Council opposes closing of Obstetrics Unit
Orange City Council passed a resolution Tuesday opposing the closing of the Obstetrics Unit at the Baptist Orange Hospital.
Entergy advocates take to Capitol Hill
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program serves a vital, life-saving role by helping needy customers afford to keep their homes warm in the winter and cool in the summer. But funding of the federal program has dropped by more than a third from its 2009 level of $5.1 billion to $3.3 billion today.
VIDEO: City passes resolution opposing construction, location of Confederate park
It was standing room only inside Orange City Council Chamber on Tuesday morning as the council was scheduled to consider a resolution concerning the Confederate Veterans Memorial Park.
Admiral says US can intercept North Korean missile
U.S. defenses could intercept a ballistic missile launched by North Korea, the top U.S. military commander in the Pacific said Tuesday, as the relationship between the West and the communist government hit its lowest ebb since the end of the Korean War.
Obama to bring some Sandy Hook families on AF1
President Barack Obama is providing a ride on Air Force One to 11 relatives of those killed at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School so they can attend his gun control speech Monday before heading to Washington to personally plead with senators reluctant to back gun legislation.
WO paves way for new businesses
A lien held by the City of West Orange has been released for property at 2313 MacArthur Drive.
Commissioners Court donates $1k to Lower Sabine-Neches Soil & Water Conservation District
Orange County Commissioners Court donated $1,000 to the Lower Sabine-Neches Soil & Water Conservation District.
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