Mueller to testify publicly before House committees July 17

Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before two House committees after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of the two committees announced Tuesday.
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  Trump awards highest military honor to Iraq veteran

President Donald Trump awarded the nation’s highest military honor to an Iraq veteran who cleared an insurgent strongpoint and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety.

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  Required high school civics questions to be added to current U.S. history exam

  Nacogdoches ISD board works to finalize lower tax rate following passage of Texas school finance bill

Jasper County law enforcement investigating series of pickup thefts

  Crews dismantle enormous tree that toppled during early morning storms in Nacogdoches

Jasper County sheriff: Home burglarized, car stolen near where police chase ended

A Jasper County home was burglarized, and a car was stolen near where a police chase involving a stolen truck ended in a crash on June 20.
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  McConnell pledges vote on 9/11 bill after Stewart criticism

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the commitment after meeting Tuesday with a group of first responders.

Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office: Man pistol-whipped girlfriend, causing head, facial injuries

2 Polk County Sheriff’s Office patrol units involved in wreck on SH 146

Dallas police: Situation cleared near federal building; all roads to reopen

Missing man in Polk County found dead

  Respect Institute graduates take on public speaking

  Suppression hearing scheduled for suspect in drowning death of 3-year-old Lufkin boy

Texas will deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to the border amid migrant surge

  East Texas volleyball legend dies

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  Border official resigns amid uproar over migrant children

The conditions at the station in Clint, Texas, included inadequate food, lack of medical care, and older children trying to care for toddlers.

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  Lufkin, Crockett ready to make noise at 7-on-7 state tournament

  East Texas volleyball legend dies

For Roger Williams, the annual Congressional Baseball Game is personal

The Texan is hoping to leverage a life of elite baseball experience to propel his squad past its vaunted Democratic rivals.

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  Polk County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing man

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Houston County grand jury indicts man accused in shooting death of Crockett man

Woman accused in drowning death of her 3-year-old nephew agrees to plea deal

  City of Lufkin begins process of covering red light cameras after bill bans them in Texas

In early June, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted that he signed off on banning the traffic enforcement cameras statewide.
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  VIDEO: Police officer dad “pulls over” adorable 10-month-old daughter

Orlando Police Officer Alex Kipp meet his match last week when he pulled over his daughter Talynn for driving on the wrong side of the road in her stroller car.

  Traffic study underway in downtown Center

Polk County Sheriff’s Office releases name of still-at-large suspect in pickup theft

  Improvements proposed for Nacogdoches airport to further city’s economic development

  Veterinarian lauds Texas Tech vet school’s future impact on East Texas: ‘It’s going to fill a large hole in our industry’