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Nearly 300,000 Texans Get New Health Insurance Fewer than 90,000 Texans bought health insurance in the new federally subsidized marketplace in the past month. But U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials say some 295,000 Texans have bought insurance on the marketplace since October.
Two More Deaths From West Nile Announced As Spraying IncreasesAs the number of human cases of West Nile Virus continues to increase, so does spraying against the mosquitoes who carry the disease.
Scorching Summer Here Already: DFW Airport Hits 106ºTuesday marks the hottest day of the year so far and the earliest DFW Airport hit 106º since the dreaded, scorched days of 1980.
Judge: Texas Must Temporarily Keep Funding Planned ParenthoodSiding with Planned Parenthood, a district judge in Austin Monday ordered the state to temporarily lift its ban on Planned Parenthood affiliates from receiving funding as part of the Women’s Health Program.
North Texas Health Program Losing Federal Funds, ClinicsUnder a state law taking effect Wednesday, more than 100,000 North Texas women won't be able to get care at Planned Parenthood clinics -- which treat about 44 percent of those participating in the Texas' Women's Health Program.
Texas Defies Feds On Funding For Women's Clinics A battle over abortion could kill a program providing 130,000 women in Texas with free healthcare.
Debate Growing Over Religious Freedom & Birth ControlThe volatile mix of religion, reproductive rights and politics has a new flash point.
Feds Reject State Request For Insurance WaiverThe federal government has rejected a request by the state to be excluded from a new law that would limit how much health insurance companies can spend on overhead.
Jenkins Vows To Scrutinize No-Bid County Contracts More CloselyCounty Judge Clay Jenkins vowed to scrutinize no-bid contracts more closely Tuesday after the court endured a weeks-long search to locate emergency communication equipment that was thought to be missing or misplaced.
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