Stories Around Texas for March 18th, 2017

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Every year in Texas, millions of bluebonnets bloom after warm weather, just at the cusp of spring. Bumpy blankets of blue spread across pastures, parks and highway shoulders. And because of a series of warm days in February, this year’s show has already begun. It’s expected to peak in the next week or two, so grab your camera and hop in the car — it’s time to get out there and find them. Click Here to read the full story.

 

Struggling department-store chain JCPenney (JCP) on Friday released a list of 138 upcoming store closures as part of a previously-announced plan Opens a New Window.to kick start growth and turn more focus to its e-commerce platforms. Click Here to read the full story.

 

Dr. Seuss-like flower appears in Texas.  The Atlanta State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife posted two photos on Facebook of a pink and white flower that looks distinctly like something you might find in the famous children’s books. Click Here to read the full story.

 

Many in Texas are keeping a close eye on the Republican bid to replace the Affordable Care Act. One of the big changes is how it would affect low-income people, seniors, and people with disabilities who get help from Medicaid. And people on both sides of the political spectrum say the Lone Star State is not going to fare well. Click Here to read the full story.

 

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