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Jeff Katz
May 21, 2019 - 1:45 pm
The "Save Chick-fil-A" bill passed both houses of the Texas Legislature Monday. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to sign it when it reaches his desk. On March 21, the San Antonio City Council blocked Chick-fil-A from opening a franchise location in the city's airport. Councilman Robert...
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Jeff Katz
May 16, 2019 - 3:39 pm
2020 presidential candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) live-streamed himself getting a haircut in his hometown of El Paso, Texas, this Wednesday, an apparent part of his “reintroduction” as he tries to boost national interest in his campaign. Beto O'Rourke is livestreaming his haircut...
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May 14, 2019 - 8:12 am
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A Texas police officer fatally shot a woman moments after she seems to say "I'm pregnant" in an altercation captured on video. The shooting happened late Monday in Baytown, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of Houston. Baytown Police Lt. Steve Dorris says the officer was...
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Jeff Katz
May 07, 2019 - 11:39 am
A post from Vindicator, a small newspaper based in Liberty, Texas, planned to post the Declaration of Independence on Facebook in 12 daily installments leading up to the Fourth of July. On the 10th day, however, the Vindicator’s latest post was removed by Facebook. The company told the newspaper...
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Jeff Katz
April 26, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Bernie is doubling down on his advocation for criminals to be allowed to vote in elections. At a campaign rally in Fort Worth, Texas, Sanders accused Republicans of suppressing votes while claiming that incarcerated and convicted crminals should have the right to vote.
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December 15, 2018 - 6:37 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now. In a 55...
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December 01, 2018 - 11:55 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush: President Donald Trump is directing that American flags be flown at half-staff for 30 days to honor the memory of former President George H.W. Bush. In a proclamation signed Saturday hours after Bush died, Trump is also...
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December 01, 2018 - 9:36 am
By NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Texas' attorney general sued the San Antonio police chief Friday for what he said are violations of the state's immigration law targeting "sanctuary cities" and sought millions of dollars in sanctions. The lawsuit Ken Paxton filed in state court...
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December 01, 2018 - 6:44 am
By JIM VERTUNO , AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Big school schedulers are probably second-guessing themselves for calling tiny Radford for a game. If the head coaches weren't such good friends, Texas would probably rather never see the Highlanders ever again. Carlik Jones made a spinning,...
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November 27, 2018 - 2:04 pm
By GARANCE BURKE AND MARTHA MENDOZA , Associated Press TORNILLO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration announced in June it would open a temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months later, the facility has expanded into a...
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