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New laws to take effect Sept. 1

August 22, 2013

The state of Texas will get a black eye from some and heaps of praise from others regarding new laws that come into effect in a few days.

Switchblade knives? They’ll be legal in Texas beginning Sept. 1.

Concealed Handgun Licenses? It will only take four hours of training — plus range time — to get a license now, not 10 as in the past.

Those are just two of many laws which go into effect the first day in September.

Here’s a look at just a few of them:

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Forsan ISD looking at tax increase

August 22, 2013

FORSAN — A new elementary school is about to go up in Forsan. Not surprisingly, so is district taxpayers' bills.

Forsan Independent School District officials are putting the final touches on a new budget that features employee pay raises, deficit spending and a notable spike in the tax rate.

When district voters approved a $23 million construction bond earlier this year, they also voted themselves a tax increase to pay for the improvements, and that process will begin when trustees formally approve the new budget and tax rate Tuesday.

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