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DALLAS (AP) — Organizers say this year's State Fair of Texas set a new record for food and ride sales, with more than $41 million in coupons sold. The fair said in a statement that the previous record was $37.3…

20 October 2014 [11:35 AM]
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Gov. Perry calls for travel ban due to Ebola

WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry reversed course and joined other top conservatives in calling…

17 October 2014 [03:28 PM]
Appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated Texas' tough voter ID law for the November election, which the U.S. Justice Department had condemned as the state's latest means of suppressing minority voter turnout. The ruling by…

14 October 2014 [04:45 PM]
As election looms, where does Texas' voter ID law stand?

WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi has declared Texas' strict voter identification law unconstitutional, likening it to a poll tax meant to deliberately suppress minority voter turnout. Her nearly…

10 October 2014 [02:42 PM]
San Antonio highway redesign accommodates endangered spider

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06 October 2014 [10:42 AM]
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Texas gubernatorial showdown in Dallas

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01 October 2014 [11:01 AM]
More than 700 exposed to TB by hospital worker in El Paso

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19 September 2014 [11:15 AM]