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District 83 Rep. Charles Perry on LFN [AUDIO]

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State Rep. Charles Perry joined Chad an Rex on Lubbock's First News to discuss issues affecting the state of Texas. 2/09/2011

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Pratt on Texas Morning Update February 7, 2011 [AUDIO]

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Gun legislation update and some good news. Pratt on Texas Morning Update from February 7, 2011 sponsored by 21st Century Satellite.

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Does Affirmative Action Have a Place in College Admissions Standards?

College Students in Protest Against Affirmative Action (brotherpeacemaker.wordpress.com)
College Students in Protest Against Affirmative Action (brotherpeacemaker.wordpress.com)

Today, the AP covered a story regarding a ruling on UT-Austin Admission Standards. Read the story and what I think about the University of Texas' actions after the jump.

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Payday Lending May be Expensive, but Should Government Intervene?

Photo by Oli Scarff, Getty Images
Photo by Oli Scarff, Getty Images

The Lubbock City Council is asking the state to add more regulation to high-interest payday lenders, and some members have even mentioned zoning these businesses out of the less affluent areas of the city. Find out why the buck should stop far before the council's dais.

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The Lone Star Nanny State

Texas State Preservation Board
Texas State Preservation Board

Personal freedoms and private businesses are coming under attack in Texas, and it's not only coming from the people you'd expect. An article that came out on Tuesday claims that 70% of Texans favor a state-wide smoking ban. Now, lawmakers have unveiled legislation to ban smoking in indoor work places, including bars and restaurants. Who's behind this push? Click ahead to see.

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District 83 Rep. Charles Perry on LFN [AUDIO]

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Texas Legislature

State Representative Charles Perry joined Chad Hasty and Rex Andrew on Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News. Click Read More to hear the audio.

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Craig James has Misread the Tea Leaves

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So, former SMU Mustang and current ESPN college football analyst, Craig James is gearing up for a run at the U.S. Senate.

Of course, most Texas Tech Football fans know James for being instrumental in the turmoil surrounding the firing of Mike Leach before the 2009 Alamo Bowl. Read more about the latest with Craig James after the jump.

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District 83 Representative Charles Perry on LFN [AUDIO]

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Texas Legislature

Representative Charles Perry joined Chad and Rex on Lubbock's First News on 1/26/2011

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Payday Loans And The City Of Lubbock

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Councilman Todd Klein will be presenting a non-binding resolution this week at the City Council meeting dealing with payday loan companies and the State of Texas. Klein wants more regulation on these companies, but is it really needed? (more after the jump)

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Disarmament Of The Lawful On College Campuses Must Be Changed By Texas Legislators

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Gun rights have been under attack in the United States quite heavily over the past few years, and students and employees at institutions of higher education are still not allowed the opportunity to protect themselves adequately. More after the jump.

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