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National News

New Documents Reveal Secret Gov’t Rules For Spying On US Journalists

New Documents Reveal Secret Gov’t Rules For Spying On US Journalists

Journalists and free press advocates are responding with alarm to newly released documents (obtained through an ongoing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed last November) revealing the U.S. government’s secret rules for using the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court orders to spy on reporters, calling the revelations “important” and “terrifying.” “There’s a lack of clarity on the circumstances when the government might consider a journalist an agent of a foreign power,”.

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Lifestyles

Nearly Half Of All Teens Wish They Could Travel Back In Time To An Era Before Social Media

Nearly Half Of All Teens Wish They Could Travel Back In Time To An Era Before Social Media

A new study found that today’s teens overwhelmingly believe that social media interferes with homework, personal relationships and sleep and more than two-thirds of teens agree with the statement, “social media has a negative impact on many people my age.” And 40% agree with the statement, “I sometimes wish I could go back to a time when there was no such thing as social media.”

Down Home Dining

Down Home Dining: Episode 2 – The Backdrop Events

In the second episode of our new series, Down Home Dining, we were in Sealy, TX at The Backdrop Events to sample some Cajun cuisine! The Backdrop Event’s owner, Monique Watkins is not only a great cook but, she can host some out of this world events for you at her location!

Sealy City Council

Historic Austin County

The Alamo Road Show Coming to San Felipe de Austin Museum

The Alamo will hit the road and be at the San Felipe de Austin Museum in San Felipe on Thursday, July 19. Roadshow presenters will bring artifacts from the Alamo and General Land Office (GLO) Archives that will someday appear in the forthcoming Alamo Museum and Visitor’s Center. Roadshow organizers will also gather feedback from attendees on their thoughts and suggestions for the future of the Alamo.