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  1. Senate leaders would grade Texas schools - A' through - F'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... pass all coursework and meet other requirements - but still cannot pass all five end-of-course exams. Taylor, R-Friendswood, laid out several proposals his committee will take up in coming weeks, including a requirement that all school campuses ...

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  2. Seliger bills aim to 'better prepare teachers' in Texas for 'diverse classrooms'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... in Texas has an opportunity and every parent has a choice for the best opportunity for their child." Taylor, R-Friendswood, author of SB 6, which would grade schools A through F, said his proposal is necessary because it would force mediocre or ...

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  3. Senate school agenda vexes teacher groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chron

    ... takes in every area of the state, takes in every student, every parent and every teacher." Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, chosen by Patrick to replace him as education chair this session, said the upper chamber wants to "unshackle" innovative, ...

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  4. Clear Creek win delivers messageRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... he somehow got to them." Getting all three points did wonders for Clear Creek in the District 24-6A standings. Friendswood and Clear Falls are comfortably ahead of the field, but there are five teams vying for the final two postseason spots. When ...

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  5. Surveillance photos released in Friendswood burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    Friendswood police have released surveillance photos in connection with a home burglary. A homeowner in the 1900 block of Carriage Creek Lane contacted police after getting a call from an alarm company about a motion detector alarm going off in the house on Feb. 25. A glass pane at the home had been smashed.

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  6. Patrick Unveils First Round of Education ProposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... the state's high-performing schools and "help children find a way out" of those that are failing, said Taylor, R-Friendswood. The proposals Taylor described included an A through F rating system for public school campuses; lifting existing limits on ...

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  7. Five arrests in meth bust in FriendswoodRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    The Friendswood Police Department said officers stopped the vehicle of Edward Dewayne Johnson in the 100 block of East Parkwood Avenue on the afternoon of Feb. 24 and found that he had a suspended driver's license. Officers said Johnson and his passenger, Misty Wagner Clark, began making suspicious movements.

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  8. Patrick touts comprehensive education planRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Chron

    ... takes in every area of the state, takes in every student, every parent and every teacher." Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, chosen by Patrick to replace him as Public Education chair this session, said the upper chamber wants to "unshackle" ...

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  9. The Brief: March 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texas Tribune

    ... focusing today on changes to the business franchise tax ( E1.036 ). Senate Education Chairman Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick hold a 10:30 a.m. press conference on education at the Capitol. Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at 2:15 p.m. ...

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  10. No soap in kitchen at one restaurant, roaches in ice at anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Click2Houston

    ... ICE. THERE WAS NO MANAGER WHEN WE STOPPED BY. NO ONE WANTED TO TALK ABOUT THE POOR INSPECTION. AT CAFE ADOBE IN FRIENDSWOOD INSPECTORS TOLD MANAGERS TO SET OUT TRAPS WHEN THEY DISCOVERED DROPPINGS IN THE RESTAURANTS. 40 POUNDS OF CHEESE WENT ...

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  11. Cano bowls first-ever perfect game 47 minutes ago On Feb. 11, Jerry...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... (Pflugerville) are the No. 1 seed with Jason Belmonte (Australia) and Bill O'Neill being the 2nd seed. With Friendswood D.J. Archer and Houston's Shawn Maldonado seeded 3rd it will make three Texas bowlers in the match. Dom Barrett (England) and ...

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  12. Cell phone tracking app helps police catch suspected burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Click2Houston

    At 5:14 a.m. Wednesday, a man who lives on Meadow Bend Drive called Friendswood police after his unlocked vehicle was burglarized. The victim told police he plugged his iPhone into his car charger around 11:30 p.m. and when he went back to get it around 2:00 a.m., the phone was gone.

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  13. Clear Creek among early favorites in 24-6ARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Houston Chronicle

    ... titles you have to include a lot of teams even just in south Houston. Pearland, Brazoswood, Deer Park and Friendswood are going to be great." Normally during this time of year teams are scrambling to find new players who will fill spots left by the ...

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  14. Anadarko, Enterprise form JV with Colorado midstream companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Business Journal

    A joint venture for a natural gas liquid pipeline in Texas between Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners LP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. , Denver-based DCP Midstream Partners LP and Friendswood-based MarkWest Energy Partners LP formed Feb. 24. The 181-mile Panola NGL pipeline extends between Carthage, Texas, and Mont Belvieu, Texas, the latter of which is just outside Baytown and is home to refineries owned by Houston-based Phillips 66 , Irving, Texas-based Exxon Mobil Corp. and Enterprise Products.

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  15. Teen Victim to Teen Madam: Among All the Kids Money Mike Handed $100...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Houston Press

    ... nickname Cara and her friends gave the 62-year-old big-tipping regular at her old restaurant job. She met the Friendswood businessman the summer of 2013, right before her sophomore year in high school. With all the attitude an obstinate just-turned ...

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  16. Will coast get help with high insurance rates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... strong advocates of windstorm reform, like Rep. Todd Hunter , R-Corpus Christi, and state Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, are or already have introduced bills for reform.

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  17. Texas Lawmaker Urges Extension of Wind Insurance Inspection WaiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Insurance Journal West

    A Texas lawmaker says thousands of coastal residents could lose their windstorm insurance coverage if the Legislature doesn't extend a program that provides waivers for those who have been nonrenewed for coverage by a private insurer. Republican state Sen. Larry Taylor of Friendswood has introduced a bill that would extend beyond a 2016 expiration the building code inspection exemption provided to dropped homeowners in order to be covered by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

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  18. Coastal residents risk losing Texas windstorm insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Click2Houston

    A state lawmaker says thousands of coastal residents could lose their windstorm insurance coverage if the Legislature doesn't extend program that provides waivers for those who have been dropped by insurance coverage. Republican state Sen. Larry Taylor of Friendswood introduced a bill last week that would extend beyond a 2016 expiration the inspection exemption provided dropped homeowners for coverage by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

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  19. Senators praise bill that would help seniors bypass Texas graduation examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Dallas Morning News

    ... these 30,000 students an opportunity to become productive citizens." Committee chairman Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, said parents and local school officials have complained of a "big disconnect" between test results and how students perform in ...

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  20. ServiceMaster Bay Area in Galveston, TX Joins...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | PRWeb

    ServiceMaster Bay Area has increased the outreach of their online marketing program within their service area by joining RestorationMasterFinder.com. ServiceMaster Bay Area is a ServiceMaster business located in the Galveston, TX area and they provide disaster restoration and cleaning services to Galveston, League City, Friendswood, and the surrounding communities of southeast Texas.

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