Toni McDowra

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Report suspicious behavior at school || If you See It, Say It

Just how observant are we? We think we are watching our surroundings, but most likely we are busy with our routine of the day or...

Your tax refund may be less this year

One year ago, Congress overhauled the tax code and now early federal tax filers have found tax refunds to be on average 8 percent...

Medicaid, abortion and vaccines || Texas legislative session

Texas state legislators will tackle several healthcare issues during this session. From abortion to Medicaid, vaccines and opioids just to name a few. Texas is right...

A dog returns home || The story of Bobo

What would you do if your dog went missing or was stolen, then surrendered to the animal shelter and adopted out? Then, as the...

Texas House approves tougher anti-sexual harassment rules

On Wednesday, the Texas House voted 142-0 to strengthen its anti-sexual harassment policies. The policy will mandate training and allow a legislative committee with...

Texas Legislature 86th Session hot topics || Follow eExtraNews for updates

Lawmakers will be back in session beginning January 8, 2019, and eExtraNews will be covering many topics rural Texans are interested in. Currently, 579 bills...

Texas Legislature 86th Session hot topics || Follow eExtraNews for updates

Lawmakers will be back in session beginning January 8, 2019, and eExtraNews will be covering many topics rural Texans are interested in. Currently, 579 bills...

Texas DMV Board votes no on Confederate group’s proposed Rebel license plate || Regional news

Today the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Board voted 5 – 3 rejecting a license plate designed by the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The...