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Analysis: Women's college outdoor track grosses $32.3 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Men's college outdoor track grosses $31.2 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: In dissing GOP, San Antonio turned down potential 50,000 visitors, $200 million-plus in economic impact

San Antonio businesses will lose out on $110 million in direct spending and nearly $200 million in overall economic impact after Mayor Ron Nirenberg turned away an opportunity for his city to host the 2020 Republican National Convention.

Analysis: 31,936 college athletes play softball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Pennsylvania and New York are the most popular states for college softball, federal data shows.

Analysis: 58,361 college athletes play baseball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Texas and New York are the most popular states for college baseball, federal data shows.

585,402 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Phoenix, Everest University and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana University had the most students who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

OPINION: Next Step in Dismantling Obamacare: IPAB

Taxes are lower, ISIS is on the run, and the regulatory agencies are in a ceasefire with the US economy.

Texas foundation files petition demanding EPA withdraw Obama-era ruling

A Texas free market foundation has launched a challenge to a key Obama-era environmental regulation that states man-made carbon emissions are a danger to the people's health and welfare.

Texas ranks number one in revenue from college athletics

Texas brings in the most revenue from college athletics in the country, according to data obtained from the U.S. Department of Education.

Vets4Energy Texas supports Perry's move let Sabine Pass terminal export natural gas

Energy Secretary Rick Perry's recent approval of the first permit to export natural gas has gained a vast amount of attention, both positive and negative.

Babin supports bill to require transparency from pharmacy benefit managers

Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) is co-sponsor of a bill that would, he says, require more transparency in how pharmacy benefit managers negotiate price rebates with pharmaceutical companies.

Cornyn, Cruz laud Trump's pick for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump named federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nominee to fill the vacant U.S. Supreme Court seat previously occupied by the late Justice Antonin Scalia. U.S. senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) praised the president's pick.

TX leaders react to Trump's order to advance the Keystone XL Pipeline

"Today’s news is a breath of fresh air, and proof that President Trump won’t let radical special-interest groups stand in the way of doing what’s best for American workers," said U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX).

Deadline to apply for disaster loans from spring floods nears

Jan. 25 is the deadline to apply for a Small Business Association federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by severe storms and flooding that occurred last April in Anderson, Austin, Cherokee, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Parker, San Jacinto, Smith, Waller, Wharton and Wood counties

FTA provides update on Fort Worth's TEX Rail project

The 27-mile commuter line to connect downtown Fort Worth with DFW; will bring opportunities to the Fort Worth area.

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