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Texas ranks 5th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Texas finished fifth in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Checkered tenure in Iraq follows Democratic congressional candidate Kim Olson

Air Force veteran Kim Olson, who is running for Texas’s 24th Congressional District in the U.S. House, steered federal money to a company she owned while she was serving in Iraq.

COPPELL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Working Women Business Forum to be Held July 25

Please join us for dinner and a Working Women Forum featuring dynamic business leaders from North Texas.Female Entrepreneurs: Building a Culture of Mentorship is brought to you by the Pack Auto Group and Dallas Women Entrepreneurs to connect local women leaders, support our local community and address key challenges women face in business and everyday life.

Schools in the U.S. with the most wrestlers

Here are the most popular states for college wrestling in 2016

Texas ranks 29th highest for state tax collections per capita

Texas finished 29th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

San Benito ranks the poorest of Texas towns, study finds

San Benito was ranked the poorest town in Texas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

COPPELL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Women in Business Committee meeting to be Held July 18

The Women in Business Committee will meet at noon on Thursday, July 18, at the Chamber.

COPPERAS COVE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Copperas Cove Farmers Market to be Held July 18

The Copperas Cove Farmers Market features a variety of Farm Fresh Products providing healthy options and "Farm To Table" ingredients for our community and those around us.

Analysis: Which college swimming & diving program grossed the most in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Austin, University of North Texas and Texas Christian University top the list of highest grossing women's college swimming and diving programs in the state in 2016

By the Numbers: University of Texas-Austin ranks 27th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

University of Texas-Austin finished in a tie for 27th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

DESOTO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Chamber Exec Committee to be Held July 16

Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Chamber Board. Generally held on the third Tuesday each month in the Chamber Conference Room.

DALLAS REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: YP Service Pillar Meeting to be Held July 17

Join us for our mid-year service pillar meeting to discuss the second half of the year and learn more about the mentor opportunity with Ingnite Middle School.

Analysis: Which college swimming & diving program grossed the most in Texas

The University of Texas at Austin, University of North Texas and Texas Christian University top the list of highest grossing women's college swimming and diving programs in Texas in 2016

By the Numbers: University of Texas-Austin ranks 10th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Texas-Austin finished in a tie for 10th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Transparency advocate: Texas needs own version of federal OPEN Government Data Act

With the federal government making its data more easily accessible, the head of an Austin campaign finance transparency group says Texas needs something similar.

Texas ranks 9th in hospital safety analysis

Texas finished ninth in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Analysis: Which college swimming & diving program grossed the most in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Christian University and University of The Incarnate Word top the list of highest grossing men's college swimming and diving programs in the state in 2016

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