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4 hrs ago | Paradise Post

Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

7 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than... Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Iraq, Middle East

11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

In Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016

Firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors

15 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Ind. Gov. Pence discusses presidency in Texas stop

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors

18 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

Former employee of an East Texas hospital pleads guilty to criminal HIPAA charges

When all other Seminole students were headed to their first day of school on Monday, one little boy was sent home because his hair was too long.

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Related Topix: Prison, Healthcare Law, Law, Austin, TX

22 hrs ago | Breckenridge American

1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record

A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record.

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Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member

The Border Patrol says an agent shot at someone near the Texas-Mexico border who later identified himself as a militia member.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Star Tribune

Texas National Guard says 2 soldiers deployed to Texas-Mexico border getting financial help

At least two Texas National Guard troops are in need of financial assistance after being sent to the Texas-Mexico border in response to a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally, officials said Friday.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors

Philly.com

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Abortion, Rick Perry, US Governors, Women's Health, Health, US Supreme Court

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Experimental Ebola drug cured 100% of monkeys tested

An experimental medication called ZMapp - given on a compassionate basis to a handful of Ebola victims in the current outbreak - cured 100% of monkeys treated in a Canadian study, researchers announced today.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Texas Government, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Southern Utah University, Rick Perry

The Washington Post

Perry criticizes Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria

Texas Gov. Rick Perry wasted little time pouncing on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq, accusing the White House of "dithering and debating" the threat posed by the Islamic State group.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Barack Obama, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Examiner.com

Was justice served, or done, in Texas 'revenge killing' case?

Updated: A Texas father is free this morning following his acquittal yesterday in Angelton on charges that he gunned down the drunk driver who had just killed his two sons in a December 2012 crash, and the case is eliciting some interesting remarks from Seattle Times readers who have followed the story.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Publishing, Media, Seattle Times, Criminal Defense Law, Law

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Texas Law Could Lead To Closure Of Clinics That Offer Abortions

The Hilltop Women's Reproductive clinic in El Paso, Texas, is expected to close if a state law is upheld by a federal judge.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Abortion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Wanted Texas sex offender arrested in Mexico

A 49-year-old man wanted in Hill County for failing to register as a sex offender, burglary and a parole violation has been arrested in Mexico after eluding capture for almost 10 years.

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Related Topix: Hill County, TX

KXAN-TV Austin

Texas school funding still unconstitutional

A judge declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional again Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer the state still fails to provide adequate funding or distribute it fairly among school districts in wealthy and poor areas.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

CBS Local

Film Official: Incentives Keep Texas In Picture

The director of the Texas Film Commission says incentives used to reimburse production companies are helping lure them to the Lone Star State.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Highway department backs off billboard proposal

A spokesman with the Texas Department of Transportation says the agency is backing off a proposal to raise the height of billboards.

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Related Topix: Texas Government

NewsOK.com

Retail gasoline prices drop 2 cents across Texas

Retail gasoline prices across the state continue to drop as millions of Texans prepare to hit the road for the long Labor Day weekend.

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FOX23

Texas abuzz about possible Perry-Cruz 2016 battle

Texas Governor Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz during a press conference held at the front gate to Fort Hood about Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Fort Hood, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs

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