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A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Flight From Texas Delayed Because Of Tuberculosis Scare

Authorities are trying to determine whether a man who flew on Texas flight into Phoenix has tuberculosis, but any risk to passengers on his flight is extremely low.

12/02/2013

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Texas Dems See Chance To Become Relevant Again

It would seem that Texas Republicans have never been stronger. Behind the scenes, however, anxious Republicans and hopeful opponents are poring over data suggesting that the GOP hegemony may end.

07/15/2013

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Texas Senate On Track To Pass Tough Abortion Rules

This time when the Texas Senate takes up tough new abortion restrictions, the chamber’s top Republican is determined not to let anything — or anyone — derail a vote.

07/12/2013

The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation’s second most-populous state, and Democrats planned an old-fashioned marathon filibuster to stop the final vote. (credit: Alyssa Potasznik)

Texas House Debates Abortion Limits Before Vote

The Texas House is debating a bill that will impose tough new restrictions on abortions, as activists announce plans to take their opposition campaign across the state.

07/09/2013

The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation’s second most-populous state, and Democrats planned an old-fashioned marathon filibuster to stop the final vote. (credit: Alyssa Potasznik)

Texas House Schedules Abortion Bill Vote

Texas Republicans on Monday pushed on with aggressive efforts to pass tough new abortion restrictions they were prevented from passing last month.

07/08/2013

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State House Ready For Crowd & Abortion Bill Vote

Thousands of people may converge on the Texas State Capitol once again next week. Next Tuesday the full House is expected to vote on House Bill 2, the bill enacting harsh abortion restrictions.

CBS 11–07/03/2013

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Texas House Committee Approves Abortion Restrictions

After hours of emotional testimony that stretched late through the night, the Texas House State Affairs Committee approved controversial bills adding new restrictions on abortions, by a margin of 8-3.

CBS 11–07/03/2013

Lawmakers Weighing Animal Abuse Registry

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a statewide animal abuse registry.

05/03/2013

The Pennybacker Bridge in Austin. (Credit: Google)

Denison Man Posing For Picture Dies In Fall From Cliff

A North Texas man is dead after he fell from a cliff while posing for a photograph with a landmark Austin bridge in the background.

04/02/2012

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Duncanville Cruises To 7th Girls State Crown

Duncanville used a suffocating full court press to build an insurmountable 24-3 1st quarter lead as the Pantherettes cruised to their 7th girls basketball state championship __-__ over Spring Dekaney on Saturday night in Austin.

03/03/2012

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Sixth Annual Fun Fun Fun Fest Ready For Blastoff

Two days away from its sixth birthday, Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest is slapping the finishing touches on its new digs. Find out about them, as well as 10 acts not to miss at Auditorium Shores, from Nov. 4 – Nov. 6.

11/02/2011

A customer looks over a .45-caliber pistol in suburban Chicago on July 12, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas House Overwhelming For Guns-In-Parking-Lots Bill

Texas businesses could soon be forced to allow their employees to bring their guns to work. The bill would allow individuals that have the proper license to keep guns in their locked cars.

05/27/2011

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