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  1. Sharply divided Senate gives preliminary approval to voucher billRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wilson County News

    ... are paying attention and taking note of the feeble excuses offered by the Senate author, Sen. Larry Taylor of Friendswood, for refusing to repair these defects in his bill. When and if this bill crosses the Capitol rotunda to the House, this ...

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  2. Senate gives tentative OK to modified school voucher billRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... given to businesses who donate money to fund the private school scholarships. The bill by Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, has drawn stiff opposition from public school groups. And Democrats on Monday blasted the idea as lacking in accountability ...

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  3. Norman Land of Cleveland, Texas is the 2015 Big Bass Splash ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... captured an 8.59 lb sow to take the lead. Only one more exact weight bass was weighed in before days end, by Friendswood TX angler Jeremy Morton who caught a 4.00 lb bass for a $5,000 payday. On the final day of competition, Rowdy Slaughter of ...

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  4. Castle Biosciences Incorporated - Medical Equipment - Deals and...Read the original story

    Sunday | PR-inside.com

    ... serves customers in Canada, Latin America, Europe, Israel, and Australia. Castle Biosciences is headquartered in Friendswood, Texas, the US. Castle Biosciences Incorporated - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive ...

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  5. Premier agent spotlight: David Gloger's education, experience benefit his clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Chron

    ... regarding contracts, finances, or the real estate process," Gloger said. Gloger is a native Texan and grew up in Friendswood, and has lived in the region all of his life. Today, this area south of the Beltway is his real estate focus area, even ...

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  6. 'Parent Trigger' school bill clears Texas SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... or more. "You take five years from an elementary school child? They're never going to catch up," said Taylor, R-Friendswood, during the bill's committee hearing in March. Opponents of the policy say it creates conflict instead of positive engagement ...

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  7. Senate OKs faster a parent triggera for struggling schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... that can force changes in administrators, or even close schools, after five years of poor state ratings. But Friendswood Republican Sen. Larry Taylor wants that process to start faster. The chairman of the Senate Education Committee, he says parent ...

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  8. Highlights from around the CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... that can force changes in administrators, or even close schools, after five years of poor state ratings. But Friendswood Republican Sen. Larry Taylor wants that process to start faster. The chairman of the Senate Education Committee, he says parent ...

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  9. Senate OKs changes to Texas 'parent trigger' lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Chron

    ... received an "unacceptable" state performance rating for five straight years. Senate Bill 14 by Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, would reduce that to three years. The bill, one of six Patrick supports this session, originally set the parent trigger ...

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  10. Senate OKs faster 'parent trigger' for struggling schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... that can force changes in administrators, or even close schools, after five years of poor state ratings. But Friendswood Republican Sen. Larry Taylor wants that process to start faster. The chairman of the Senate Education Committee, he says parent ...

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  11. Florence Shapiro and Lionel Sosa: A raft of improvements for our schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Dallas Morning News

    ... turn around failing schools is to empower parents to negotiate needed changes in those schools. Sen. Taylor, R-Friendswood, and Rep. Harold Dutton, D-Houston, are proposing to change Texas law that now empowers parents to petition for corrective ...

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  12. Police Arrest Subject for Gun Charge After PursuitRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Family Badge

    ... such a beautiful island, ya'll keep arresting these thugs over and over.. If the low life people won't move to Friendswood why don't the Police,district Attorney and Judges get together and keep them in jail.. keep them in cages and watch how much ...

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  13. Castle Biosciences Secures $6 Million Credit Facility from Silicon Valley BankRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... with uveal melanoma, cutaneous melanoma and esophageal cancer, among others. Castle Biosciences is based in Friendswood, TX (Houston), and has laboratory operations in Phoenix, AZ. More information can be found at www.castlebiosciences.com. ...

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  14. Texas Senate Approves $211 Billion BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... all Texans in all our schools," she said. "This is going to be a little, teeny tiny step." Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, who chaired a workgroup on education spending, said universal pre-K would have been too expensive. And he said he thinks ...

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  15. Texas Senate passes $211 billion budget stressing tax cuts, roads, border securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Dallas Morning News

    ... of the 50 states in a per pupil expenditures," he said. "We're still below the pre-recession levels." Taylor, a Friendswood Republican who is the Senate's chief education budget writer, noted that after covering the cost of adding 84,000 more ...

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  16. Tax scammers steal refundsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | KHOU-TV Houston

    The Friendswood Police Department says they have received around 30 calls from people who can't get their refunds because scammers have filed their tax returns. Tax scammers steal refunds The Friendswood Police Department says they have received around 30 calls from people who can't get their refunds because scammers have filed their tax returns.

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  17. Texas agency to no longer give ringside seats to lawmakersRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... sent a memo restricting who could be allowed to sit in ringside seats after Republican Sen. Larry Taylor of Friendswood brought up the issue at a Senate Finance panel hearing in February. Taylor said he was informed of the issue by various promoters ...

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  18. Texas girl honored for saving dad with 9-1-1 callRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | EMS1

    On April 6, 2015, the Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network , the Friendswood Police Department, and the City of Friendswood honored a very special girl as a 9-1-1 Kid Hero for her exemplary actions during her lifesaving call to 9-1-1. On March 7, 2015 at 3:00PM call eight year old, Victoria Grabowski, a second grader at Westwood Elementary called 9-1-1 to report that her father had accidentally cut himself on his wrist.

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  19. Berth not coming easy for FalconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Houston Chronicle

    ... it down. The Falcons begin the second half of district play this week on the heels of losses to Clear Creek and Friendswood. After hanging tough with both first-place teams the Falcons believe they have what it takes to qualify for the playoffs. ...

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  20. Friendswood girl honored for saving dad's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | KHOU-TV Houston

    An 8-year-old in Friendswood is being credited for helping save her father's life thanks to her poised 911 call. Friendswood girl honored for saving dad's life An 8-year-old in Friendswood is being credited for helping save her father's life thanks to her poised 911 call.

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