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Wednesday, January 30 2013, 10:34 AM CST
Perry to deliver State of the State

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) --  By WILL WEISSERT/Associated Press


Gov. Rick Perry will detail his legislative priorities in a State of the State address sure to urge keeping government spending low despite brighter economic times for Texas.


Tuesday marks Perry's seventh such address before a joint legislative session since replacing George W. Bush as governor in December 2000.


Two years ago, Perry declared there would be "no sacred cows" immune to deep cuts as the state struggled with budget deficits and a sluggish economy.


The economy has brightened as the Legislature opens it session this year. But draft budgets remain austere and Perry has urged lawmakers to limit state spending at all costs.


The 2011 Perry was also gearing up for an ultimately unsuccessful presidential run. Now, Perry is mulling whether to seek another term as governor next year.


Perry to deliver State of the State

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Authorities release name of 10-year-old killed in Orange County boating accident

10-year-old girl killed in boating accident, 7-year-old girl critically injured

Kountze City Councilman charged with felony theft

Candlelight vigil held for Kimberly Langwell and other missing persons

Children dealing with cancer have day of fun

Five electrical poles down in Orange County; some residents without power

Vidor man dead after officer-involved shootings

Hear what a BISD employee who won a court case Friday against the district has to say

Undercover sting cracks down on prostitution

Vidor police working shooting

Part two: Sick bird investigation

Attacker linked to sex assaults may be connected to attempted assault late Thursday night

Judge grants Temporary Injunction to BISD's Ron Reynolds

BFD responds to boy locked in safe

Prepare to save money on Texas Sales Tax Holiday

Clevelanders celebrate LeBron James' return

County to consider incentive agreement to bring water park to Ford Park

Suspected prostitutes arrested during sting

Gunman robs PA store

Motorcyclist dies, child critical following collision

BISD record review team coverage: Justin Hinton from Austin and Kara Dixon locally

Search ends in Jasper County for missing man

Beaumont residents react to BISD record review

Three suspects charged in connection with bank robbery

Port Neches man sentenced to 25 years on child pornography charges

Jasper's Piney Woods Shelter in need of donations

UPDATE: BISD record review testimony

Silsbee High School principal leaving

First responders: don't leave child in hot car

Part One: Sick bird investigation

Port Neches man sentenced in connection with child porn violations

UPDATE: BISD Record Review in Austin completed

Road Trippin: Mid-Jefferson Extended Care Hospital in Nederland

Justin Hinton reports live from Austin with preview of BISD Record Review

Isolated thunderstorms developing over Southeast Texas; some bringing 1/2" of rain an hour

KFDM to live stream BISD Record Review in Austin

Investigators release new details about shootings that killed 4 children, 2 adults in Spring

Firefighter dies after battling fire in Kingwood

Shots fired through woman's car window at Jasper Walmart

Beaumont teachers worried about higher insurance costs

BISD preparing for second record review in Austin

Cemetery rules break hearts

7 shot, 5 killed in Houston-area home

Planned project could bring jobs and oil to Port Arthur

Some families say they're devastated when cemetery enforces rules

Prescription drugs are skyrocketing

Chevron Phillips issues statement about continuing work on investigation into cause of plant fire

Prescription drug prices increasing, pharmacists & patients express concerns

Environmental activist protests Veolia shipments

Veolia statement about chemical destruction

Train crude oil terminal project announced for Port Arthur

New season coming up at the Lutcher Theater

Authorities continue searching for body of missing Vidor man

Former New Orleans mayor sentenced to 10 years for corruption

Live stream of hearing on immigration crisis

Man charged with firing shots into home with children and engaging in hours-long standoff with deputies

Water rescue after van plunges into bayou

Neighbors react to fatal shooting

First responders monitor air quality

Doctors are concerned about public health with undocumented immigrants flooding the United States and possibly Jefferson County

Missing dog turned in to Humane Society

D.A.'s Office drops felony theft charges against Daryl Glenn Johnson

ATF: Law enforcement assisting with federal search warrant

Former NFL players one step closer to receiving financial, medical help for head injuries

Statement from TEA: No BISD trustee will be on the board of managers

Crime Stoppers: July 8, 2014

Reward offered for returned dog

Fire occurs at Chevron Phillips in Port Arthur

Beaumont police look for man connected to sexual assaults

Police believe woman accused of endangering a child no longer in SETX

Former NFL players from Southeast Texas impacted by concussions closer to settlement

Jefferson County leaders sound off on providing housing for undocumented children

Nederland man sentenced to 40 years in prison in connection with murder of mother

Beaumont man sentenced in connection with aggravated robbery case, manslaughter case

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Business News

Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine

LONDON (AP) -- The euro has fallen to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine.

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Entertainment News

JOAN RIVERS SUFFERS CARDIAC ARREST

NEW YORK (AP) -- On Wednesday, Joan Rivers seemed the picture of health -- as she attended an event for Time Incorporated employees in New York.

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SEX IN CLASSROOM

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania teacher is back in the classroom -- after being fired for having sex in a classroom.

Science/Tech News

IN THE NEWS: APPLE SETS DATE FOR ANNOUNCING NEW PRODUCTS

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