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Gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott spoke to the locals of Wichita Falls at the 8th Street Coffee House in Wichita Falls, Feb. 18. Photo by Sam Croft.

Gov Abbott says ‘freeze’

Kara McIntyre February 8, 2017

The order from Gov. Greg Abbott was simple — an immediate hiring freeze.The initial reaction to the memo from Texas state Budget Director Steven Albright, however, was one of immediate concern. State...

Vote or not, get involved

The Wichitan October 28, 2014

Our view: Voting in state and local elections this year is important, but informed voting and political and social engagement are even more important. As gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott said in...

Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott spoke at Stanleys BBQ at Stanleys BBQ in Wichita Falls, Texas Oct. 25, 2015. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Gov candidate makes campaign stop in hometown BBQ joint

Ethan Metcalf October 25, 2014

About 100 people descended on Stanley's BBQ on Saturday afternoon to see gubernatorial candidate and "hometown boy" Greg Abbott and State Sen. Ken Paxton, R-McKinney, for a campaign stop just two weeks...

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