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Cowboys CB Diggs starring after position switch at Alabama

Cowboys CB Diggs starring after position switch at Alabama

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — NFL interceptions leader Trevon Diggs cried when Nick Saban wanted him to move to cornerback from receiver at Alabama four years ago. The breakout star of the Dallas Cowboys also did what came naturally, seeking encouragement in a phone call with older brother Stefon Diggs, Buffalo’s 2020 All-Pro receiver who was…MORE

Online Threats Draw Longest Term Yet In Capitol Riot Probe

Online Threats Draw Longest Term Yet In Capitol Riot Probe

UNDATED (AP) – A man who pleaded guilty to writing threatening social media posts in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol has been sentenced to 14 months in prison. It’s the longest term to date resulting from the federal investigation of the insurrection. But Troy Smocks of Dallas wasn’t accused of storming the…MORE

Public Utility Commission of Texas Approves Weatherization Rule

Public Utility Commission of Texas Approves Weatherization Rule

(WBAP/KLIF) – The Public Utility Commission of Texas voted on Thursday to require power generating companies to weatherize their generators. The move comes in the aftermath of February’s deadly winter storm that left millions of Texans in the dark. According to the PUC, the approval gives generators a benchmark for preparation by taking what were…MORE

Pennsylvania Man Gets Reward after Submitting Election Fraud Tip to Lt. Gov Dan Patrick

Pennsylvania Man Gets Reward after Submitting Election Fraud Tip to Lt. Gov Dan Patrick

(WBAP/KLIF) – Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has issued his first reward related to fraud in last November’s election. Following the 2020 election, Patrick announced that he had set aside a million dollars of campaign money as potential rewards for election fraud tips that led to a conviction. Eric Frank, a poll watcher in Pennsylvania,…MORE

Governor Abbott Appoints New Texas Secretary Of State

Governor Abbott Appoints New Texas Secretary Of State

A new secretary of state has been appointed by governor Greg Abbott. Attorney John Scott is now the Texas Secretary of State. Scott previously served as Deputy Attorney General for Civil Litigation for then-Attorney General Greg Abbott. He also has 33 years of experience and has presented cases in front of the Supreme Court. The…MORE

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