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Dysfunction in Texas AG’s Office as Paxton Seeks 3rd Term

Dysfunction in Texas AG’s Office as Paxton Seeks 3rd Term

GATESVILLE, Texas (AP) — As Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton seeks reelection to a third term, his agency has come unmoored by disarray behind the scenes. Seasoned lawyers are quitting over practices they say aim to slant legal work, reward loyalists and drum out dissent. An Associated Press investigation found the Republican attorney general and…MORE

Brittney Griner to Appeal Conviction

Brittney Griner to Appeal Conviction

RUSSIA (WBAP/KLIF) – WNBA star and Baylor University Alum Britney Griner will appeal her conviction on drug possession charges October 25th in a Russian court. Griner pleaded guilty in August to having vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her luggage at a Russian Airport. She was arrested in February and held in prison until her…MORE

Ukraine Claws Back More Territory Russia is Trying to Absorb

Ukraine Claws Back More Territory Russia is Trying to Absorb

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian forces have scored more gains in their counteroffensive across a broad front. The troops advanced Monday in the very areas Russia is trying to absorb. Their breakthroughs challenged Russia’s effort to engage fresh troops and its threats to defend incorporated areas by all means, including with nuclear weapons. Ukrainian forces…MORE

Federal, Local Officials Create Awareness around Growing Number of Hate Crimes

Federal, Local Officials Create Awareness around Growing Number of Hate Crimes

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – An anti-hate mural was unveiled on Monday in Oak Cliff, kicking off an effort by the City of Dallas and the FBI to create awareness around an increasing number of hate crimes at the local and national levels. According to the FBI Dallas Office, hate crimes are the highest priority of the…MORE

ERCOT CEO Officially Begins New Role

ERCOT CEO Officially Begins New Role

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – The newly hired CEO at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas officially took over the position on Monday. Prior to Monday, ERCOT had not had a permanent CEO since Bill Magness was fired after the deadly 2021 winter storm. Millions of Texans were left in the dark after ERCOT forced power outages…MORE

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