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On the eve of World AIDS Day, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg signed a declaration to end new cases of the disease by 2030.

San Antonio became the 14th U.S. city Thursday to become a part of an international agreement known as Fast Track Cities.

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Updated at 5:21 p.m.

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez has not announced she is running as a Democrat in the 2018 gubernatorial primary race, but political experts say that doesn’t mean she isn’t planning on running. And there may also be other top tier Democrats running for the position.

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Cannabidiol oil, which is derived from the marijuana plant, will be available by prescription for the first time in Texas early next year.

The 2015 law that set up Texas’ medical marijuana program allowed the state to license three marijuana businesses. So far the state’s approved two. One dispensary near Schulenburg and another, named Compassionate Cultivation, near Manchaca, just south of Austin.

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Updated at 5 p.m.

Centro San Antonio CEO Pat DiGiovanni has resigned amid an embezzlement investigation, according to a news release.

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Three months after the Hurricane Harvey made landfall, the Texas Coastal Bend is still far from back to normal. The Category 4 storm delivered winds of 130 miles-per-hour that battered Aransas County communities and many residents there are still without housing.