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Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Hispanics Targeted In 2nd Year Of Health Overhaul

From grocery stores to music radio stations, there are some atypical approaches to selling health insurance policies playing out across the country since the second round of enrollment under the Affordable Care Act opened.

12/01/2014

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Court: School District Violates Voting Rights Act

A federal court has determined that the Irving Independent School District denies Hispanic residents an equal opportunity to vote and elect candidates of their choice.

08/15/2014

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Soon Available In Texas: Montejo Beer Imported From Mexico

Hoping to tap the fast-growing Hispanic market and please the palette of those who enjoy authentic beer from south of the border, Anheuser-Busch is importing its first Mexican lager to Texas and few other states in the U.S.

08/06/2014

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Texas’ 2013 On-Time Graduation Rate Increases To Record 88%

Texas’ education commissioner says a record 88 percent of the state’s high school students graduated on time last year.

08/05/2014

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Texas BOE Ducks Mexican-American Studies Vote

The Texas Board of Education has bypassed voting on a hotly debated proposal to create a statewide Mexican-Americans studies course as a high school elective.

04/09/2014

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Texas Public School Enrollment Topped 5 Million In 2012

Texas says its public school enrollment surged by nearly 20 percent in a decade, enough to officially top 5 million as of the 2012-2013 academic year.

04/01/2014

Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Hispanics Being Left Behind In Health Care Overhaul

Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation’s uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of 6 million sign-ups by March 31.

03/24/2014

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Greg Abbott, Wendy Davis Target Hispanic Vote

There’s a new so-called battle- ground receiving more attention in this year’s governor’s race.

03/17/2014

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Focus On Hispanic Voters In Governor’s Race

Greg Abbott is bringing the governor’s race back to the Texas border, where Wendy Davis is on the defensive after losing heavily Hispanic counties in this week’s primary election.

03/06/2014

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Greg Abbott Widely Expected To Win Republican Primary In Governor’s Race

The moment Republican Greg Abbott announced he was running for Governor, political analysts started saying it’s his race to lose.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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Changing Demographics Shows Hispanic Voters Shaping Future Of Texas Politics

A new report on the changing demographics in Texas shows Hispanic voters could be shaping the future of politics in the state.

02/27/2014

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Civil Rights Leader Adelfa Callejo Dies At 90

Civil rights leader, philanthropist, attorney and education activist Adelfa Callejo died on Saturday, Jan. 25 from a brain tumor.

01/25/2014

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