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Female veterans finding solace through Houston program

Wed May 18, 2016 9:45 am

Female veterans finding solace through Houston program By Alana Rocha and Justin Dehn, The Texas Tribune, https://www.texastribune.org
More female veterans call Texas home than any other state in the country, according to 2015 figures from the Department of Veterans…


Texas school district: Jump-rope with cat intestines was part of lesson, no punishment

Wed May 18, 2016 6:35 am

Texas school district: Jump-rope with cat intestines was part of lesson, no punishment SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Texas school district says no one will face punishment after video surfaced of high school students using…


Austin officer not indicted for naked teen's fatal shooting

Tue May 17, 2016 2:19 pm

Austin officer not indicted for naked teen's fatal shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Travis County grand jury has decided not to indict on criminal charges a former Austin police officer who shot and killed an unarmed, naked 17-year-old.

District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg's office announced Tuesday that jurors met…


Lawyer for Waco biker seeks to disqualify district attorney

Tue May 17, 2016 1:16 pm

Lawyer for Waco biker seeks to disqualify district attorney By EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - An attorney for one of the nearly 200 bikers arrested after a shooting melee outside a Waco,…


Ruled 'broken,' Texas foster care system faces long overhaul

Sat May 14, 2016 9:17 pm

Ruled 'broken,' Texas foster care system faces long overhaul By JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press
DALLAS (AP) - At 5, the girl identified as S.A. entered the Texas foster care system. Within months, she reported being raped…


Lock of hair from Thomas Jefferson auctioned for $6,875

Sat May 14, 2016 8:40 pm

DALLAS (AP) - A lock of hair from Thomas Jefferson has sold at auction in Texas for $6,875, nearly 190 years after the former president died. Heritage Auctions in Dallas said Saturday's sale involved 14 strands that were snipped by…


Officials: 8 dead, about 40 hurt, in South Texas bus crash

Sat May 14, 2016 6:59 pm

Officials: 8 dead, about 40 hurt, in South Texas bus crash LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A charter bus headed to a casino crashed in far South Texas on Saturday, killing eight people and…


Cruz shuns Trump, GOP unity; says 'challenges' may lie ahead

Sat May 14, 2016 6:44 pm

Cruz shuns Trump, GOP unity; says 'challenges' may lie ahead By Will Weissert, Associated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Ted Cruz on Saturday used his first speech since dropping out of the presidential race not to endorse Donald…


Texas Supreme Court upholds state's school funding formula

Fri May 13, 2016 12:38 pm

By WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Texas' complicated school finance system is constitutional, the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled Friday - a surprise defeat for…


Texans first to decry Obama's transgender bathroom directive for public schools

Fri May 13, 2016 8:19 am

By Katie Mettler, The Washington Post
News of the president's forthcoming directive requiring educators to let students use bathrooms according to their gender identity -- not their birth…


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