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Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs the ball against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Union Takes NFL To Court Over Adrian Peterson

The NFL Players Association filed a federal lawsuit Monday for Adrian Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitration ruling that upheld the NFL’s suspension of the star running back.

12/15/2014

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Four More States Join Texas-Led Immigration Lawsuit

Four more states have joined a Texas-led coalition suing the Obama administration over executive action on immigration.

12/10/2014

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Justices Allow Texas Use Of New Voter ID Law

The Supreme Court allows Texas to use the new voter identification law for November elections.

CBS 11–10/18/2014

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Open Carry Group Seeks Injunction Against City Of Arlington

Members of Open Carry Tarrant County have taken the City of Arlington to court, to challenge the city’s new ordinance that prevents them from passing out literature with their guns in plain view.

07/07/2014

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Ex-Players: NFL Illegally Used Drugs To Mask Players Pain

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit that the league illegally supplied them with risky painkillers that numbed their injuries and led to medical complications.

05/20/2014

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Texas Judge Won’t Order Recalled GM Cars To Be Parked

A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.

04/17/2014

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge has struck down Texas’ ban on gay marriage and has postponed action pending an appeal.

CBS 11–02/26/2014

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Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over Texas Abortion Law

A federal appeals court heard arguments Monday on whether the state of Texas can enforce a law that led to the closing of several abortion clinics, a case that ultimately appears bound for the U.S. Supreme Court.

01/06/2014

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Former West Paramedic Sentenced In Pipe Bomb Case

A former paramedic in the Texas town of West, where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people earlier this year, was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty in a pipe bomb case that isn’t linked to the blast.

CBS 11–12/04/2013

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No Immediate Decision On Texas Abortion Law Appeal

A federal appeals court didn’t act on an emergency motion Tuesday that would’ve allowed some new abortion restrictions to take effect in Texas, the latest step in a lengthy battle activists on both sides predicted would end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.

10/29/2013

People rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas State capitol on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. This is first day of a second legislative special session called by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to pass an restrictive abortion law through the Texas legislature. The first attempt was defeated after opponents of the law were able to stall the vote until after first special session had ended.  (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Clinics Struggle To Meet Hospital Privileges Requirement

A federal court has ruled a key portion of the new abortion law set to take effect Tuesday is unconstitutional. A provision in the new law, passed by the state legislature, would have required doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.

CBS 11–10/28/2013

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Final Arguments Close Texas Abortion Law Case

A federal judge says he’ll rule on the legality of Texas’ strict new abortion law before it can take effect next week.

10/23/2013

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