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  1. Another legal bill for TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Off the Kuff

    The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to let stand a ruling that awarded more than $1.1 million to lawyers who represented former Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis and several minority-rights groups in a case challenging Texas' redistricting plans. The justices this week refused to review the state's appeal of legal fees granted to opponents of a lawsuit Texas filed seeking federal approval of political maps drawn by the Republican-led Legislature in 2011.

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  2. 'Slocum Massacre' descendents to converge at site of killings this...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Constance Hollie-Javaid and author E.R. Bills are shown with the historical marker to be unveiled Saturday in Slocum, the site of the killings of black residents by white mobs in 1910. Courtesy photo Descendants of people who fled or were killed during what is now dubbed the Slocum Massacre will gather Saturday to unveil a historical marker commemorating the 1910 event.

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  3. Lawmakers say raids 'terrorize' immigrants seeking safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A growing number of Democrats in the House - including two from North Texas - say recent raids targeting Central American families have "terrorized" immigrant communities throughout the country. Lawmakers say raids 'terrorize' immigrants seeking safety A growing number of Democrats in the House - including two from North Texas - say recent raids targeting Central American families have "terrorized" immigrant communities throughout the country.

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  4. Dems weigh in on looming abortion battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The Hill

    Congressional Democrats are pressing the Supreme Court to uphold access to abortion clinics, stepping into a looming legal battle on reproductive rights. One hundred and sixty-three members of Congress, including independent Sens. Bernie Sanders and Angus King , filed a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that a Texas law at the center of the Whole Woman's Health v.

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  5. State cuts off funds to Planned Parenthood for HIV testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Off the Kuff

    Amid an ongoing battle over Planned Parenthood's participation in the state Medicaid program, Texas health officials are cutting off funding to a Planned Parenthood affiliate for an HIV prevention program. In a notice received by Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast late Monday, an official with the Department of State Health Services informed the Houston-based provider that it would not renew its contract for HIV prevention services.

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  6. Texas Democrats in Congress request federal relief in Planned Parenthood fight over MedicaidRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas Democrats in Congress, led by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, call on Texas Republicans to help reopen the government. From left: Reps.

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  7. March 1 primary: Noisy at the top, quiet belowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    If 2016 is supposed to be the year of the challenger, nobody can tell it from the lineup for the March 1 Texas primaries. Three local members of Congress - U.S. Reps.

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  8. UTA physicists are analyzing space weather effects to improve satellite tracking systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington are analyzing the energy entering the upper atmosphere following space weather events like solar flares to help refine the models used to forecast and track satellite trajectories. Current estimates of the energy entering the upper atmosphere during times of greatest solar output can be off by as much as 100 percent.

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  9. Clock ticking for Texasa 2016 candidate filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Anyone planning to run for a post in the March 1 primary must turn in paperwork by the end of business Monday. Dozens of local candidates have already filed, setting up contested races up and down the Tarrant County ballot.

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  10. Fort Worth To Host Democratic Party State ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... ia Morgan (Texas Young Democrats). Delegation leaders also received a letter of support from U.S. Representative Marc Veasey (D-Fort Worth) and the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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  11. Supreme Court Takes Up 'Fundamental Concept of Democracy' in Voting CaseRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Common Dreams

    The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up the decades-old issue of "one person, one vote." The main question is, what does "person" mean? The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard a case on redistricting that could have a profound impact on voting and representation nationwide, as it considered the dynamics of the "one person, one vote" principle.

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  12. Supreme Court to consider Texas case: - One person, one vote'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | TheMonitor.com

    In a Texas case challenging the traditional view of "one person, one vote," the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday on the way states and localities draw district lines. In Evenwel v.

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  13. Facing heat, Dems defend backing GOP refugee billRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | The Hill

    A handful of House Democrats are racing to defend their support for legislation imposing new conditions on the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the face of blowback from human rights groups and other liberal advocates. Almost 50 Democrats bucked President Obama and other Democratic leaders Thursday to join nearly every Republican in passing the bill, which toughens screenings on refugees arriving from Syria and Iraq before they can enter the country.

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  14. Texas Take: Nov. 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Chron

    House Speaker Paul Ryan discusses the resettlement of Syrian refugees during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 19, 2015. The House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would slap stringent new screening procedures on refugees from Syria A A A A A A A even after the White House implored Democrats to vote against the measure.

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  15. Home of the Brave?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Burnt Orange Report

    Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives cranked the volume to 11 in the xenophobic hysteria over Syrian refugees that has gripped the country all week. The American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act, which would effectively keep Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., was passed by a vote of 289 to 137 .

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  16. Arlington pastor gets WWII medal 70 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | KBMT

    "When your life is on the line and you see other men dying around you, you look yourself in the face, and say 'I know you're a member of the church but do you have a relationship with the Lord?'" said Robinson. The 94-year-old Army veteran remembers the exact minute he dedicated his life to serving God, 6:55 p.m., February 16, 1944.

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  17. Arlington pastor gets WWII medal 70 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Arlington pastor gets WWII medal 70 years later Pastor Norman Robinson will tell you he's a soldier in a spiritual battlefield. Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1iMIWe1 "When your life is on the line and you see other men dying around you, you look yourself in the face, and say 'I know you're a member of the church but do you have a relationship with the Lord?'" said Robinson.

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  18. Arlington Pastor Receives World War II MedalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | NBC Dallas

    Arlington Pastor Norman Robinson received hhis World War II Service Medal, Bronze Star and victory medal on Sunday, November 8, 2015. There are less than 900,000 U.S. World War II veterans still alive, according to the National World War Two Museum.

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  19. Regional patent office to open in Dallas on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will open a regional office in Dallas to serve Texas and several other states. Tech startups are booming in Dallas-Fort Worth, and the region will get another boost Monday when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office opens a Texas Regional Office in Dallas.

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  20. Cornyn, Sessions Trounce Opponents; Hall in RunoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    November 15th, 2013: US Senator John Cornyn is joined by Gov. Rick Perry at his reelection campaign kickoff rally in Austin, Texas Texas primary voters showed a preference for incumbents in Congress on Tuesday, as U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions , both Republicans, and U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey , a Democrat, fought off high-profile challenges from within their own parties. Another incumbent, U.S. Rep Ralph Hall , R-Rockwall, nearly avoided a runoff in his bid for an 18th term, drawing just less than 50 percent of the vote against challenger John Ratcliffe, a former U.S. attorney during the George W. Bush administration and mayor of Heath.

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