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  1. Both sides in Texas bathroom bill debate preparing for future battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chron

    The demise of the bathroom bill once again in the Texas Legislature has groups who fought the bill celebrating but backers of the bill say they have not ruled out trying again. A coalition of groups that included some of Texas' biggest businesses and the travel industry fought vociferously against the legislation fearing it could result in damaging economic boycotts similar to what North Carolina experienced after it enacted a similar law.

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  2. Legislature still struggling to fulfill Abbott's demand on treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Chron

    Cities would still be able to stop homeowners from cutting down trees on their property that are ten inches or less in diameter under a compromise move the Texas Senate agreed to early Tuesday morning to preserve one of Gov. Greg Abbott's top priorities. Since Abbott called a special session in June, the House and Senate have been struggling to reach a deal on a proposed law aimed at blocking cities from going too far in stopping homeowners from cutting down trees on their own property.

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  3. Texas restaurant group joins battle against bathroom billRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Houston Chronicle

    The Texas Restaurant Association has joined a growing coalition of business executives, law enforcement officials and religious leaders opposing a bathroom bill targeting transgender people, a proposal that has highlighted deep divisions among state legislators throughout the special session now winding down. The legislation, which would require individuals in public schools and government buildings to use bathrooms, showers and changing facilities corresponding to the biological sex listed on their birth certificates, failed during the regular session but was reintroduced in the special session.

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  4. Garth Brooks performs at the Toyota Center Friday, June 26, 2015, in Houston.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Houston Chronicle

    Tim O'Connell throws his hat into the air after a strong bareback ride during the Houston Rodeo on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Houston. Tim O'Connell throws his hat into the air after a strong bareback ride during the Houston Rodeo on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Houston.

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  5. Bathroom bill wins key vote in Texas SenateRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Chron

    The bathroom bill that has divided Texans statewide continued its tenacious march through the Texas Senate Tuesday, unaffected by fresh warnings from police that the bill will make their jobs harder. After nearly 8 hours of debate and questioning, Senators voted to let the latest bathroom bill advance to a final vote of the Sen ate as early as Wednesday.

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  6. Bathroom debate begins after stalling over rules fight in Texas SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Chron

    A dramatic fight over legislative rules stalled debate on the controversial bathroom bill for two hours in the Texas Senate on Tuesday before a party-line vote ended the arguments. By a 20-11 vote, senators agreed to support a decision by Lt.

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  7. Bathroom bill primed for debate todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Chron

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick presides over the Texas Senate on the second day of a special session ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, in Austin, Texas, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Conservatives in the state Senate are swiftly advancing sunset legislation, a regulatory bill that must pass before the legislature can work on anti-abortion measures, school vouchers and defanging local ordinances in Texas' big and liberal cities.

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  8. Texas Senate wants to know why so many mothers are dying after child birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Chron

    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nurse Terri Taschner swaddles Eve Hunter, a six-day-old twin, after skin-to-skin kangaroo care with her mother, Ebony Hunter, in the NICU at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Monday, May 15, 2017 in Houston. Memorial Hermann is starting a new program to increase patient safety and reduce maternal and infant mortality.

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  9. Bathroom bill clears key Texas Senate committee voteRead the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | Chron

    Texas' battle over bathroom policies engulfed the state Capitol once again Friday as a key state Senate committee approved a bill that has divided Texans for months. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted 8-1 in favor of legislation that would -- if it becomes law -- bar cities and school districts from adopting bathroom or locker room policies that allow transgender people to use facilities that they are more comfortable with if it is opposite of what is on their birth certificates.

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  10. Texans turn out by the hundreds to sound off on latest bathroom billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Chron

    Max Briggle, right, holds a sign as he joins other members of the transgender community during a rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol, Monday, March 6, 2017, in Austin, Texas. The group is opposing a "bathroom bill" that would require people to use public bathrooms and restrooms that correspond with the sex on their birth certificate.

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  11. 'America's future is Texas,' says New Yorker essay ... but that's a bad thing?Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Chron

    Supporters of the transgender community take part in a March rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol to protest a "bathroom bill." The issue will be addressed again in the special session.

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  12. Brenham's Truth BBQ to open Houston locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Truth BBQ in Brenham, helmed by 29-year-old pitmaster and Lake Jackson native Leonard Botello IV, is opening a second location in Houston. Johnny Carrabba is an investor in the venture.

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  13. Football: New Pearland HC James Farmer to change littleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    James Farmer will try to keep Pearland's lengthy playoff streak intact as he serves as the Oilers' head football coach for the 2017 season. Farmer begins his 14th season on the Pearland staff this fall.

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  14. Blue Bell flavor returns just in time for patriotic Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Blue Bell Creameries announced the return of Red, White, and Blue Bell just in time for Fourth of July weekend. Continue clicking to learn what it's like to be inside a Blue Bell tasting room.

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  15. Surprise: Senate tacks 'bathroom bill,' property-tax reform onto a House billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Chron

    In a surprise move, the Texas Senate early Wednesday tacked its controversial version of the 'bathroom bill" and property-tax reform measure into a catch-all House bill. But it was a trap, the House author of the so-called "Christmas tree" bill confirmed, and everything in the bill is now dead.

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  16. District Judge makes landmark ruling in transgender discrimination lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Chron

    A transgender woman from Pennsylvania recently won a lawsuit that alleged she was discriminated against by her former employee, violating her protections under the American Disabilities Act. A transgender woman from Pennsylvania recently won a lawsuit that alleged she was discriminated against by her former employee, violating her protections under the American Disabilities Act.

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  17. Messing up Texas could soon cost you time in addition to a fineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Chron

    Workers remove a large ball of trash from the lawn of the Texas Capitol, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Austin, Texas. The ball of trash was used as a prop by the Texas Department of Transportation to launch new announcements as part of the "Don't mess with Texas" anti-litter campaign.

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  18. Don't count out the 'bathroom bill' yetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Chron

    Protesters chant as details of Senate Bill 6, dubbed the Texas Privacy Act, are outlined in Austin. Opponents say the measure discriminates against transgender people and will hurt businesses.

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  19. Senator files bill to let lawmakers officiate at weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Chron

    A Texas state senator has proposed a bill that would allow lawmakers to perform weddings. The measure wouldn't pay the legislators from state funds, but would allow them to collect from the happy couple.

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  20. Abbott: 'Texas will fix' its embattled special education systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Chron

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks about the upcoming legislative session with reporters at the Capitol in Austin, Texas, last December. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks about the upcoming legislative session with reporters at the Capitol in Austin, Texas, last December.

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