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GOP Rep Kinzinger: I’m ‘Nervous’ About Tariffs

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) stated that he is “nervous” about the new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, but hopes the president can successfully use his leverage to deal with abusive trade practices.

Oct 10, 2015; Lubbock, TX, USA; The Texas Tech Red Raiders Masked Rider enters the field before the game with the Iowa State Cyclones at Jones AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Mayors Gather to Discuss Texas Tech University Veterinary School

Mayors from across West Texas and the Panhandle met this week to discuss a variety of economic and educational issues pertinent to the region, notably one particular project, the long-awaited Texas Tech University veterinary medicine school.

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Jay Leeson: How Millie the Milk Cow Might Just Change Politics in Texas

Brandon Darby is in overalls, sitting on his wooden front porch, pulling a natural blend American Spirit to light up. He’s anxious. “She wasn’t treated very nicely,” the Breitbart Texas chief says through an exhale of smoke, rubbing a scruffy bearded chin with his palm. “She’s hot and cold. Sweet and aggressive. I think she’s still upset from yesterday.”

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Dairy Cows are ‘Raped’ to Produce Milk, Says PETA

The animal rights group, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), says dairy cows are raped to produce milk. The organization attempts to equate artificial insemination of farm animals to women being raped and human trafficking sex crimes. “When

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Trump Relaxing EPA Water Regulation; Heartland Farmers Applaud

Farmers in Michigan are expressing relief that President Donald J. Trump has, through an executive order, started the process of reviewing, revising, or rescinding the Waters of the U.S. portion of the Clean Water Act that threatened to put huge swaths of land under federal control.

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Texas Farmers Promise D.C. Fight for Land, Water

The president of the Texas Farm Bureau warned ranchers and farmers at the 83rd annual meeting that the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule for waters in the U.S., “if it’s allowed to happen, will hamstring many farmers and ranchers to the extent that it might not even be possible to farm.” Farmers and ranchers in Texas are struggling with government bureaucracy in many areas.

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Texas Farmers, Ranchers Call for Fairness in Eminent Domain

Texas farmers and ranchers will vote on resolutions to stand-up against taking more farm and ranch lands through eminent domain for high speed rail and other construction projects during a meeting in San Antonio December 3-5. The 83rd meeting of the Texas Farm Bureau will address the challenges in agriculture and rural Texas.

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Texas Tech to Monitor Meat Products for Superbugs

In a reported bid to protect public health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enlisted a Texas Tech University food center to monitor commercially-sold meat for pathogens and superbugs.

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Yes, Donald Trump Campaigned in … California

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made two quick stops in California on Tuesday for fundraisers, speaking on issues of particular importance to Californians ahead of a Wednesday meeting in Mexico with the President of Mexico, and Trump’s much-anticipated immigration speech in Arizona.