Texas Schools Pressed To Accommodate Influx Of Young Immigrants

Texas Schools Pressed To Accommodate Influx Of Young Immigrants

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times HOUSTON -- A year ago, the Las Americas Newcomer Middle School in the low-income Gulfton neighborhood started the semester with 150 immi ...

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Texas Voter ID Law: Discriminatory Or Common Sense?

Texas Voter ID Law: Discriminatory Or Common Sense?

By Tim Eaton, Austin American-Statesman CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Lawyers from the U.S. Department of Justice, joining several civil rights groups, told a federal judge Tuesday in ...

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If GOP Is So Right, Why Are Red States So Far Behind?

If GOP Is So Right, Why Are Red States So Far Behind?

I have a question for my Republican friends. Yes, that sounds like the setup for a smackdown, but though the question is pointed, it is also in earnest. I'd seriously like to know ...

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Following The Beast As It Snakes Its Way Through Mexico

Following The Beast As It Snakes Its Way Through Mexico

By Alfredo Corchado, The Dallas Morning News HUEHUETOCA, Mexico -- After more than three weeks of silence, The Beast growled again, blew its whistle, and finally left Tenosique, M ...

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Rick Perry’s Clown Show

Rick Perry’s Clown Show

Trial lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. Well, meet that ham sandwich! Here in my burg of Austin, Texas, a grand ...

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Lawsuit Filed After Toddler Was Allegedly Duct Taped To Nap Mat At Texas Daycare

Lawsuit Filed After Toddler Was Allegedly Duct Taped To Nap Mat At Texas Daycare

By Deanna Boyd, Fort Worth Star-Telegram FORT WORTH, Texas -- Parents of a toddler who was allegedly duct taped to his nap mat by a daycare co-owner in Willow Park, west of Fort W ...

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‘Perry v. Lehmberg’ And The Veto That Illuminated An Unsettling Trend

‘Perry v. Lehmberg’ And The Veto That Illuminated An Unsettling Trend

A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera a ...

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Rick Perry Defiant As He’s Booked, Has Mug Shot Taken At Courthouse

Rick Perry Defiant As He’s Booked, Has Mug Shot Taken At Courthouse

By Wayne Slater and Marissa Barnett, The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Governor Rick Perry struck a tight smile for his mug shot Tuesday and issued a spirited defense ...

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Gov. Perry’s Legal Team Call Charges ‘Outrageous Assault’

Gov. Perry’s Legal Team Call Charges ‘Outrageous Assault’

By Christy Hoppe and Wayne Slater, The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry's team of nationally prominent lawyers previewed his legal and public relations s ...

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