The twentieth century became the great age for the battleship as navies around the world raced to build the most powerful vessels on the seas. As the United States established itself as a world power, the nation was determined to show the strength of its own navy. As a result, the Battleship USS Texas, designated BB-35, was built as the second vessel named for the state by the US Navy.
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State Comptroller Glenn Hegar last week released his agency’s plan to support the expansion of broadband internet access to areas with limited or no access. Hegar and his agency’s Broadband Development Office received feedback through a series of town halls, virtual discussions and more than 16,000 responses to a survey.
It started with an insurance salesman and one small airplane. From there, it became an aviation empire and one of the most noted names in Texas aviation. From Braniff Airline’s humble beginnings, Tom Braniff ’s story became one of many colorful tales of Texas pilots and businessmen and the quest to conquer the skies.
If anyone knows me well enough, they probably remember that I made a living as a web designer and social media marketer. I like the internet, and spend hours researching information, checking out national sporting events even pulling story ideas from community pages. That said I think the local newspaper is still the most reliable source of local news and the best place to submit local content (news tips, pictures, and articles). In my opinion, it is also the best place to advertise locally.
Anti-gun violence protests were held in multiple cities across the state over the weekend, while the state has imposed additional measures designed to strengthen school security.