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Texas History Minute

The Navarro Family played an important role in the early, formative years of Texas. Angel Navarro was an important early political leader in San Antonio, service that paved the way for his son. Jose Antonio Navarro, a leader of the Texas Revolution and in the early Republic of Texas, was inspired for a life of service by his father. In turn, he would inspire his own children and citizens across the state.

Turnout drops in recent election

Turnout drops in recent election

Voter turnout in the midterm elections again dropped statewide, with just over 45% of registered voters either casting ballots early or at the polls on Nov. 8. Republican candidates continued to hold a hammerlock on statewide positions, with incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott handily winning a third term over challenger Beto O’ Rourke.

Texas History Minute

Babe Didrickson Zaharias succeeded at nearly every sport she tried. The Texas native was a gifted athlete, becoming an Olympic medalist, champion golfer, and a celebrity along the way. She paved the way forward for women as professional athletes and became an inspiration for millions.

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