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  1. Texas lawmakers want to cut pre-K funding; don't let themRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Dallas Morning News

    Make no mistake: There is an intense fight underway in Austin as lawmakers jockey for resources in a tightening state budget. Taxpayers can afford to pay for only so many worthy programs and initiatives.

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  2. Civil rights breakthrough or 'school voucher on steroids?' You decide.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas public school students of any income bracket could receive some state money to help them switch to private schools under an "education savings accounts" bill unveiled by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Senate Republicans on Monday.

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  3. Continue reading Texas could pay you to pull your kids from public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Dallas Morning News

    Parents would get money to pull their kids from Texas public schools and educate them elsewhere, under divisive proposals that two of the state's three top GOP leaders endorsed Tuesday. Under a plan generating the most buzz, those families would get taxpayer dollars to spend on private schools, tutoring or related expenses through something called education savings accounts.

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  4. Continue reading Texas House Speaker: Transgender bathroom bill not a priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas House Speaker Joe Straus doesn't think passing a transgender bathroom bill is a pressing issue state lawmakers need to address during the 2017 legislative session. "This isn't the most urgent concern," Straus, R-San Antonio, said on Tuesday during an interview with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith. 1 comment

  5. Federal judge, siding with Texas, blocks Obama's rules on bathrooms for transgender studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Obama administration's instructions for public schools to accommodate transgender students, siding late Sunday with Texas and a dozen other states that challenged the contentious guidelines for bathrooms and other facilities. U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor of Fort Worth, in issuing a nationwide preliminary injunction, said that federal officials didn't follow proper procedures in creating the directives.

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  6. Suspected killer of UNT student who went missing in 1997 indicted in deaths of 2 other Texas girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Convicted kidnapper and suspected serial killer William Reece was indicted Thursday by a Galveston County grand jury in the 1997 murders of two Texas girls, the San Antonio Express-News reports . The indictment accuses him of murdering 12-year-old Laura Smithers of Friendswood, who was found naked in a retention pond not far from her neighborhood; and 17-year-old Jessica Cain of Tiki Island, whose remains were discovered in a Houston field in April.

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  7. Suspected killer of UNT student indicted in deaths of 2 other Texas girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Convicted kidnapper and suspected serial killer William Reece was indicted Thursday by a Galveston County grand jury in the 1997 murders of two Texas girls, the San Antonio Express-News reports . The indictment accuses him of murdering 12-year-old Laura Smithers of Friendswood, who was found naked in a retention pond not far from her neighborhood; and 17-year-old Jessica Cain of Tiki Island, whose remains were discovered in a Houston field in April.

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  8. Texas real estate agent arrested after she had 'passionate rendezvous' in home she'd just soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A Texas real estate agent was arrested Saturday in Friendswood after police found her and a man using a home she had just sold for a "passionate rendezvous," police say. Kayla Seloff, 22, and Joshua Leal, 27, were arrested after a neighbor leaving for work noticed a couple with a flashlight entering the vacant home about 5 a.m., KTRK-TV reports .

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  9. Texas Rep. Randy Weber pushes 'Posse Act' to boost border securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    He may not be proposing a giant wall, but Rep. Randy Weber does have a few other fixes in mind to enhance security on the nation's southern border with Mexico. Weber, a Republican from Friendswood, introduced the Protect Our Southwestern States Enforcement Act, or Posse, on Thursday, which would compel the border patrol to address staffing shortages in stations at focal points along the perimeter.

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  10. Watchdog: Would you give up your rights for an insurance discount?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    "There's a reason people desperately turn to legal representation. Without that, they wouldn't have gotten a good settlement."

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