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2 hrs ago | Paradise Post

Texas' Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized

A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, The Perrys, Gospel, Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

6 hrs ago | KWTX

Texas Boy, Girl Shot While In Car With Mother

Two young siblings, a boy and a girl, were both shot in the head while sitting in a car as their mother tried to drive away from her male partner in southeast San Antonio.

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9 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Dash cam video of Texas woman who asphyxiated to death following arrest

One year after the death of a Texas woman who died from asphyxiation while in police custody, a dash cam video has been released in response to a civil suit filed by the woman's family against the police department.

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13 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com

California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses

When California rolled out a $750 million plan this year to attract and retain businesses, many aspects mirrored longtime perks used by Texas, where officials love nothing more than stealing jobs from the Golden State.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Jerry Brown

17 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Texas governor's race: Sure thing? Or stunning upset?

More than a year after it began, the Texas governor's race is entering a frenzied two-month windup toward the Nov. 4 election, with Republicans exuding confidence that they will easily keep the office that Gov. Rick Perry has held for 14 years while Democrats insist that they are within striking distance of a stunning upset.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, Abbott, TX

20 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Border Patrol agent shoots at armed militia member in Texas

A U.S. Border Patrol agent fired several rounds toward an armed militia member in Texas, reigniting concerns among law enforcement officials about conflicts with untrained and unregulated volunteers who have arrived at the Mexican border in the wake of the recent immigration crisis.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Cameron County, TX, Brownsville, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travel

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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