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Texas Confirms First Ever Chikungunya Disease Case Near Austin

Texas Confirms First Ever Chikungunya Disease Case Near Austin

The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed the first ever human instance of Chikungunya in the state. A Williams County resident near Austin, Texas was diagnosed with the disease after returning home from a Caribbean vacation, reports the Dallas

Texas is the Second Best State for Making a Living

Texas is the Second Best State for Making a Living

Using data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, C2ER and the Gallup-Healthway Well-Being Index, MoneyRates.com determined that Texas is the second best state to make a living. The Lone Star State was only beat out by Washington, which received

Texas VA Attempts to Stop Staff 'Manipulating' Wait Times

Texas VA Attempts to Stop Staff 'Manipulating' Wait Times

Newly released federal data revealed that veterans using Texas VA hospitals suffer some of the longest wait times in the country. Out of 731 hospital surveyed, researchers found that Texas holds four of the top 10 slowest VA centers.  Federal

Bikers Ride to Mexico to Free Jailed Marine

Bikers Ride to Mexico to Free Jailed Marine

Thursday, a group of bikers set out on a 1,300 mile journey from Shiner, Texas to Tijuana, Mexico to protest for the release of a U.S. Marine from a Mexican prison, according to Examiner.  Breitbart Texas previously reported that Sgt. Andrew

Texas Men's Rights Group Sparks Controversy

Texas Men's Rights Group Sparks Controversy

A Houston-based men’s rights group has come under heavy criticism for attempting to host a conference on men’s issues later this month in Detroit. Conference organizers claim that they were required by Double Tree hotel, where the conference is being

Did the Obama Administration Botch the Moon Landing Date?

Did the Obama Administration Botch the Moon Landing Date?

Tuesday, President Obama’s verified Twitter account tweeted an image that read “It’s not 1963 anymore” superimposed over an image of Buzz Aldrin saluting the American flag on the moon.The “Equal Pay Act” was signed in 1963, and the image was

Amateur Ninja Attack Leaves Texas Man Hospitalized

Amateur Ninja Attack Leaves Texas Man Hospitalized

A Harlingen man was almost killed Monday when a man wielding a sword almost severed his arm. According to Valley Central, Michael Hernandez, 23, was initially hit over the head with a 2×4 piece of wood, and then viciously attacked

Hellfire and Brimstone Fly Over Gays at Texas GOP Convention

Hellfire and Brimstone Fly Over Gays at Texas GOP Convention

The Texas GOP Platform committee has approved language in the 2014 Texas Republican Platform to prohibit Texas from creating laws to ban reparative therapy when such treatment is sought by a patient. Other states, like California and New Jersey have

Austin Liberals Can't Afford the Taxes They Voted For

Austin Liberals Can't Afford the Taxes They Voted For

Texas is one of only seven states to not impose a state income tax on its inhabitants. While Texas has helped codify the state’s reputation for having low taxes, they can be extremely high for certain types of people. This

Texas to Keep Lethal Injection Manufacturers Secret

Texas to Keep Lethal Injection Manufacturers Secret

Texas officials have decided to keep the source of the drug used for lethal injections secret. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott reportedly told officials at the Department of Criminal Justice they must “withhold the identifying information of the pharmacy and

Obama Must Respond to Jailed Marine's Petition

Obama Must Respond to Jailed Marine's Petition

Last Friday Breitbart Texas reported on Andrew Tahmooressi, a 25-year-old marine who was imprisoned in Mexico for having illegal guns in his car. Tahmooressi claims he was driving to San Ysidro, California to meet a fellow veteran and accidentally took a

Log Cabin Republicans Denied Booth at Texas GOP Convention

Log Cabin Republicans Denied Booth at Texas GOP Convention

On Thursday in a joint press release with The Metroplex Republicans, officials from The Log Cabin Republicans addressed being denied a booth at the Texas GOP Convention. Executive Director of the Log Cabin Republicans, Gregory T Angelo, told Breitbart Texas that his

Report: Natural Disasters Not Caused by Climate Change

Report: Natural Disasters Not Caused by Climate Change

It has recently become popular to blame natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and other bad weather on climate change. Groups like the National Wildlife Federation have gone to great lengths to try and convince people of this.  On their website, the NWF says,

Iranian Immigrant Gets Life for Burying Son Alive in Texas

Iranian Immigrant Gets Life for Burying Son Alive in Texas

Narjes Modarresi, 32, an Iranian immigrant who moved to Texas, was convicted of capital murder for burying her two month old child alive, reporters Daily Mail. It took a Houston jury only two hours to deliberate before coming back with a

Texas Legislators and Their Sons: Favoritism at UT

Texas Legislators and Their Sons: Favoritism at UT

It appears that Texas legislators used their power and influence to help get friends and family into both the University of Texas, and the University of Texas Law School, reports Watchdog.org.  UT Chancellor, Francisco Cigarroa, and his office unearthed 86

Sierra Club Sues EPA with 'Friendly Lawsuit'

Sierra Club Sues EPA with 'Friendly Lawsuit'

Arguing the agency “failed to do its duty to force tougher pollution controls,” the Sierra Club has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  The Sierra Club claims that the EPA failed to switch the region’s ozone

The Movement to Turn Texas Green and High

The Movement to Turn Texas Green and High

There is currently a lot of talk in Texas about how to turn the state blue, or how to keep it red. The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) however, is more interested in how to turn the state green.  Heather Fazio,

Meet the Marine Jailed in Mexico

Meet the Marine Jailed in Mexico

On March 31 a US Marine was imprisoned in Mexico for allegedly bringing guns across the border. According to Fox News, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, a veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan, missed an exit while driving to meet

The Harm Hypersensitive Facebookers Cause

The Harm Hypersensitive Facebookers Cause

“Imagine going to work every day and at the start of your day, with your first cup of coffee, you sit down to glance at beheadings, children in the process of being raped, human bodies in various stages of decomposition,

Texas Teen Facing Possible Life Sentence for Pot Brownies

Texas Teen Facing Possible Life Sentence for Pot Brownies

On Thursday 19-year-old Jacob Lavoro made his first court appearance for allegedly making and selling pot brownies, reports KHON 2. Lavoro is being charged with a first degree felony, which in Texas is a, “Crime which results in severe body harm to a victim and

Ron Paul's Plan to #BringBackOurGirls

Ron Paul's Plan to #BringBackOurGirls

The recent kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian girls by terrorist group Boko Haram has sparked unilateral outrage around the globe. This act has left Americans torn between not wanting to interfere where they don’t belong, and not letting an atrocity like