TSTC fills state’s need for automotive technicians

Waco, TX -  Interstates and highways are busier compared to a year ago, and that means maintenance on vehicles will increase.  Texas State Technical College helps automotive shops around the state fill the need for service technicians.

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Texas Senate passes GOP elections bill after Democrats left the state to protest

The Texas Senate passed a Republican-led elections bill Tuesday evening after dozens of House Democrats fled the state to avoid voting on the measure.   In a party-line vote of 18-4, Senate Republicans approved the controversial bill that Democrats

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One arrest made in Austin, Texas, mass shooting that injured 14 people

Austin, TX - Authorities have arrested one person in connection with the mass shooting overnight in downtown Austin, Texas, that left 14 people injured, Mayor Steve Adler's office said.

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Oncor has asked customers to be prepared to be without power for an extended period of time.

The Texas power system is currently facing an unprecedented shortfall of electric generation. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has requested Oncor and utilities across the state to implement controlled power outages to reduce high demand and protect the integrity of the electric grid. 

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Governor Abbott’s Executive Order (GA-32) Order In Effect at 12:01 a.m. on December 4th.

Texas - On Thursday, December 3, 2020, Ellis County and all of Trauma Service Area E (TSA-E) reached seven consecutive days of lab-confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations being above 15%. Per Governor Abbott's Executive Order GA-32, all restaurants, retail stores, office buildings, manufacturing facilities, gyms, exercise facilities and classes,

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More than eight years in, Texas high-speed rail company still lacks permits to build Dallas-to-Houston route

DALLAS — Less than two months before the Texas Legislature begins its next session, the years-long battle over a controversial high-speed rail project is expected to spark more legislative skirmishes.

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TSTC helps unemployed workers get trained faster with RISE programs

HARLINGEN, Texas - The new coronavirus has impacted more than just social gatherings. In Texas, nearly 1.3 million people are unemployed because of the current pandemic, and that number continues to climb. 

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Texas Doctor Says Man Died After Attending ‘COVID Party’

San Antonio, TX - A doctor in Texas said a young man died after he said he went to a “COVID party.”  Dr. Jane Appleby, chief medical officer at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, said the man was 30 years old.  “He didn’t really believe, he thought the disease was a hoax.

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TSTC Career Services helps students find employment

Waco, TX - Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the spring, employees have been furloughed or laid off, leading Texas to its highest unemployment rate in years.  When government officials began reopening the state in May, employers started to hire people, including graduates of Texas State Technical College.

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CARES Act funding allows some TSTC students to continue education amid pandemic

Waco, TX - The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund provides Texas State Technical College with the means to help full- and part-time students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Texas Farm Bureau offers scholarships to attend TSTC

Waco, TX - Texas Farm Bureau members have a financial opportunity for family members to attend Texas State Technical College.  “TSTC's partnership with Texas Farm Bureau is the perfect example of working together for the greater good of Texas.

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