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  1. Texas windstorm compromise passes both chambers, heads to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Lawmakers passed this session's windstorm legislation on May 28, with most efforts intended to push back additional changes to the bill. In a statement sent out from his office, Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, said coastal members in the House stood together to thwart amendments that would have negatively impacted the windstorm program.

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  2. Southeast Houston suburbs named best in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Some of the best places to live in Houston aren't inside the Loop, according to rankings released by Niche , a neighborhood statistics site. Niche named Friendswood as the best suburb in the Houston metro area, based on factors like things to do, ease of commute around the area, quality of schools and the area residents' involvement in their community.

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  3. UHV Softball Signs ThreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KAVU

    ... pounded out 12 doubles and a triple and had a .602 slugging percentage. Mills, a junior middle infielder from Friendswood, was named first team all-conference as a freshman and selected second team this year. She compiled a .296 batting average for ...

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  4. Best and worst Houston suburbs: Top locales get A+ for livability; others aren't so dandyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CultureMap

    While there are a myriad of suburbs situated within the Houston metro area, a new ranking has deemed one suburb as better than the rest. The ranking noted that Friendswood - which received an "A+" grade overall - boasts high home values and low unemployment levels, as well as a population with "generally high education levels and very high income levels."

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  5. Friendswood Police Activity Report May 18-25, 2015Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | The Family Badge

    May 21 Maria Isabel Rodriguez, 46, of Friendswood, was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Assault Causing Bodily Injury . A Friendswood man called police after his wife attacked him with a knife.

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  6. Gadget Masters scoop prizes at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair | Electronics WeeklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Electronics Weekly

    ... air planes. Two Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards winners - Nicole Ticea of Canada and Karan Jerath of Friendswood, Texas - also each received prizes of $50,000 from the Intel Foundation. There's a UK angle, too. Congratulations are due to ...

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  7. Rupp has Deer Park thinking deeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Houston Chronicle

    Deer Park's pitcher Tyler Smith hits a single against Friendswood in the top of the fourth inning in a playoff baseball game on Friday, May 15, 2015 in Pearland, TX. Smith felt Gwynne leaned into the pitch to get hit on purpose.

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  8. Manvel Streaks to Dominating 5-0 RecordRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Rivals.com

    ... opened the day with a 68-0 pounding of Fort Bend Clements, they got tested in their second game slipping past Friendswood 28-15 before cruising past Pasadena Memorial 38-6 to win Pool D. In the semi-finals Manvel took on unbeaten Fort Bend Ridge ...

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  9. Texas schools would be rated A to F under bill OK'd by SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Dallas Morning News

    ... and student and parent "engagement" would also be a factor. Senate Education Committee Chairman Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, said the changes will give parents and local communities a better idea of how well their local schools are educating ...

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  10. Texas schools would be rated A through F annually under Senate billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Dallas Morning News

    ... graduation rates and student and parent "engagement." Senate Education Committee Chairman Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, said the changes will give parents and local communities a better idea of how well their local schools are educating students. ...

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  11. Galveston, TX - September 21, 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Texas Tribune

    ... years, more fiscally sound. "This is a bill that is good for Texas and all Texans," said Rep. Greg Bonnen , R-Friendswood, who pushed the bill in the House. Currently, insurance agents and coastal residents split representation on the association's ...

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  12. Wedding: Taylor Dought & Dustin LucasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dusty Dought of Lafayette, LA, and Dustin Troy Lucas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Lucas of Friendswood, TX, were married on May 23, 2015. The ceremony was held at Southern Oaks Plantation in New Orleans, LA, with friend Sarah ...

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  13. House Panel OKs Bill Banning Insurers From Covering AbortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Texas Tribune

    After clearing a House panel on Saturday, a bill prohibiting health insurers from covering abortion in all cases save for medical emergencies is up against the clock to be considered by the full chamber before a legislative deadline next week. The House State Affairs Committee passed Senate Bill 575 by Republican Larry Taylor of Friendswood on a 7-1 vote after amending it to only ban insurance coverage on health insurance purchased through the federal Affordable Care Act's marketplace.

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  14. Julian Alvarez and Abraham Padron: Hailstorm lawsuits are threatening Texas homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | El Paso Times

    ... that allows them to rebuild after these storms. At issue is legislation sponsored by state Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, and state Rep. John Smithee, R-Amarillo, that will stop opportunistic, storm-chasing trial lawyers and their soliciting ...

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  15. Bill requiring heart screens for UIL athletics looks unlikely to make ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... without committee chair, Sen. Larry Taylor, bringing the measure up for a vote. After the votes, Taylor (R-Friendswood) said that it was the committee's last formal hearing, and fellow members praised him for his efforts as the chair during the ...

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  16. Buyers can win diamonds, get options with purchase of David Weekley home in West RanchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Chron

    ... but only pay $12,500. Buyers can take advantage of this offer by finding a dream home in West Ranch, located in Friendswood. David Weekley Homes has nearly completed the first section of West Ranch - with final opportunities remaining - and is ...

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  17. State Rep. John Smithee (l), R-Amarillo, with a reporter off the House floor in 2011.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Texas Tribune

    But in recent days, they have been sounding the alarm about legislation - pushed as a pro-business answer to money-hungry trial lawyers - that critics say would stack the deck in favor of insurance companies at the expense of businesses and homeowners. At issue is Senate Bill 1628, by state Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, which supporters say would help consumers by preventing unnecessary increases in deductibles and premiums.

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  18. Wildcats sharpen claws for return dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Houston Chronicle

    Deer Park's Mason Williams and Tanner Goodwin celebrate Jordan Fernandez RBI double in the top of the fourth inning against Friendswood in a playoff baseball game on Friday, May 15, 2015 in Pearland, TX. Deer Park's pitcher Tyler Smith reacts after hitting Friendswood's Jacob Gwynne with a pitch with the bases loaded in the top of the third inning in a playoff baseball game on Friday, May 15, 2015 in Pearland, TX.

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  19. Gadget Masters scoop prizes at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair | Electronics WeeklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Electronics Weekly

    ... air planes. Two Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards winners - Nicole Ticea of Canada and Karan Jerath of Friendswood, Texas - also each received prizes of $50,000 from the Intel Foundation. There's a UK angle, too. Congratulations are due to ...

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  20. SAEN Editorial: Protection for insurers at your expense, 5-17-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... of trial lawyers and to a glaringly loosey-goosey definition of conflict of interest. State Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, who sponsors this bill, is also owner of Truman Taylor Insurance Agency. This bill exists, he says, for the consumer. And ...

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