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Firefighters work unusual hours. In fact, Rosenberg firefighters work 48 hours on and 96 hours off. At the most recent Rosenberg City Council meeting, council members unanimously agreed to amend the personnel policies and procedures as they relate to working hours for the fire department. Read more

AUSTIN (AP) — Texas’ Republican governor said he is creating a homeless campsite on state land in the capital of Austin, escalating a battle with the city’s liberal leaders over people living on the streets. Read more

FORT WORTH (AP) — A Fort Worth hospital has stopped plans to end life support for a 9-month-old girl. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the family of Tinslee Lewis said Cook Children’s Medical Center told them Sunday that a ventilator will not be removed Sunday night as planned.  Read more

Neeta Sane has filed for Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector in the March 2020 Democratic Primary. Sane is a long-time active, true Democrat and trailblazer 2006 Fort Bend Democratic Party Nominee with a proven Democratic voting record. Read more

The Travis High School football team is one of nine squads that were able to finish the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record. But the Tigers needed all 11 weeks to crack Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and’s final high school football rankings. Read more

AUSTIN — Last month, the Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program hit a key milestone, and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is proud to announce that 10,000 individuals — in Texas, across the nation and around the globe — have been trained through this vital program.

Fort Bend County Indictments for Nov. 4, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date.

Fort Bend County Indictments for Oct. 14, 2019 follows (The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense and offense date):

Fort Bend County Indictments for Oct. 21, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date.

Area fire departments responded to a structure fire near the intersection of Williams Way Boulevard and FM 762 early Monday morning.

Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputies continue to search for the driver of a pickup truck who fled the scene of an accident involving a Lamar Consolidated ISD school bus on Monday afternoon.

State & National News

HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (OTC-PINK:WFTIQ) and partners raised and donated more than $370,000 to four Houston-area non-profit organizations as a result of the 2019 edition of their annual Weatherford Walks event, held November 9. The proceeds will be shared equally between the Houston Area Women's Center, Camp Hope, Small Steps Nurturing Center, and Spindletop Charities. Since its inception, Weatherford Walks has raised more than $1.9 million for the Houston community. Read more

HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Marker Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MRKR), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company specializing in the development of next-generation T cell-based immunotherapies for the treatment of hematological malignancies and solid tumor indications, today provided a corporate update and reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Read more

DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, the storied 365 +/- acre T BAR W Ranch in Mineola, TX was sold at 1pm via foreclosure auction on the steps of the Wood County courthouse in Quitman, Texas. The property was thereafter immediately seized and secured by security teams and locksmiths. Entry gates, homes, offices, barns and buildings were rekeyed, and the property repossessed. Read more

There are all kinds of people at my health club who use canes and walkers and crutches to get around; all kinds of people who wear braces and slings. Many members are overweight, and some are so skinny their Spandex sags. Some have beer bellies and love handles, hairy backs, bald heads, flab… Read more

A recent survey conducted by the Victims of Communism and polled by YouGov, a research and data firm, found that 70% of millennials are likely to vote socialist and that one in three millennials saw communism as “favorable.” Read more

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The Happy Cousins Dance Club will host its monthly dance on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 8-11:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on SH 36 in Rosenberg. Al Sulak & Country Sound will provide the dance music. The public is invited. Admission is $10. For more information, call 281-232-3531. Read more