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New plates to pay for instruments for needy kids
amarillo.com / Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:25:53 +0000

The Texas Music Office has now given music lovers a new way to show their support for the aural arts with license plates that will support music programs for underserved school children.

The Texas Music License Plate Grant Program will offer plates either online or through the county tax offices.

The plates will feature the headstock of a six-string guitar on the left, and “Texas Music” on the bottom, and will cost $30, of which $22 will go toward the grant program.


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Rio Grande algae behind weird tap water taste
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:24:37 -0400
El Paso Water is treating water to remove a musty smell and taste in tap water reported near Downtown.

Canyon officials to review pool bids
amarillo.com / Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:26:05 +0000

The City of Canyon will open sealed bids at 3 p.m. Aug. 11 to determine which company gets the $6 million contract to build the city’s new aquatics center to replace its aging public pool at Southwest Park.

The proposed center would feature a 7,590-square-foot multi-use pool, which includes water slides, a lazy river, a zero-entry area and children’s play piece, a sprayground, a six-lane competition pool for the Canyon Swim Team, a pavilion, a building for changing rooms, a concessions area and a 120-car parking lot.


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Family law attorneys sue watchdog group over social media posts
star-telegram.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:49:38 CDT
Two attorneys are suing a watchdog group dedicated to reforming the Tarrant County family court system and alleging libel and slander, saying it used social media posts to falsely accuse … Click to Continue »

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