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Connecticut Jury Awards $7M In Scouts Abuse Case

A man who says he was sexually abused by a Connecticut scout leader in the mid-1970s won a $7 million jury verdict against Irving-based Boy Scouts of America.

12/15/2014

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Democrat Wendy Davis Says She Would Welcome Obama Visit

Democrat Wendy Davis says she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas in the final days of her underdog bid for governor.

10/22/2014

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SEC With 5 Teams In Top 10 Of AP Poll

South Carolina’s win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15.

09/15/2014

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Appeals Court: Texas Can Use Race In Admissions

A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions, a year after the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to a lower court.

07/15/2014

Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin, welcomes guests to the discussion panel, LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream, held at the the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (credit: RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Source: UT President Powers’ Resignation Demanded

A source tells the Associated Press that University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa told University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers that he must resign or he will be fired.

07/05/2014

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Dreamliner Set To Land At American Airlines

Rumbling down the runway at New York’s JFK airport, American Airlines pilot Bill Elder points the nose of the Boeing 787 skyward and takes off for Denver.

05/27/2014

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Teen Faces Life Term For Selling Pot Brownies

A Central Texas teenager charged with selling brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil is facing a punishment that could include life in prison.

05/20/2014

President Obama Attends Memorial Service At Ft. Hood For Shooting Victims

Senator Optimistic For Passage Of Sexual Assault Bill

A senator who’s led efforts in Congress to address military sexual crimes says she thinks she has the votes to pass legislation that would remove commanders from sexual assault investigations.

03/02/2014

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Oklahoma Town Tries To Rid Water Of Worms

Beating the late-summer heat isn’t as easy as running to the sink in one northeast Oklahoma town, as residents there are being asked not to drink tap water after red worms were found in the filtering system.

08/29/2013

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Politicians Face Off Over School Lesson Plans

A conservative state senator and a moderate state board of education member are debating a school lesson plan system that has turned political.

08/24/2013

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Texas Supreme Court Denies Compensation Request To Confessed Child Rapist

The Texas Supreme Court has denied the request for compensation payments to an inmate who was wrongfully convicted for murder but confessed to raping children while in prison.

08/23/2013

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Hackers Compromise AP Twitter Account

Hackers compromised Twitter accounts of The Associated Press on Tuesday, sending out an erroneous tweet about an attack at the White House

04/23/2013

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