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Supreme Court Puts Texas Abortion Law On Hold

Supreme Court puts on hold Texas law that would close most of state’s abortion facilities.

10/14/2014

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Court Refuses To Reconsider Texas Abortion Ruling

A federal appeals court dealt Texas abortion providers another blow Thursday when it refused to reconsider its previous ruling that upheld one part of tough restrictions that altogether have closed most abortion facilities.

10/09/2014

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Tough Texas Abortion Law May Head To Supreme Court

Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting “a showdown” at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas’ abortion clinics.

10/03/2014

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Appeals Court Lets Texas Enforce Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second most-populous state.

10/02/2014

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“Hot Bench” Is Hot

I have been programming TV stations since 1983 and I have seen a lot of shows but I am liking a new first run court show Hot Bench (weekdays 3:00 pm on TXA21)

09/16/2014

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Texas Asks Court To Allow Closure Of Most Clinics

A federal appeals court that has already upheld a Texas law restricting abortions heard arguments Friday about an even tougher part of the same law, which requires all abortion clinics to adopt costly standards mandated for walk-in surgical clinics.

09/12/2014

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First School Marshal Training Begins Monday

The first class of teachers and school administrators seeking a school marshal license begin training Monday.

07/13/2014

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I-Team Reveals How Cite and Release Could Make a Come Back

Caught with pot, but treated like it’s a speeding ticket. There’s actually a Texas law that allows people arrested for possessing small amounts of marijuana to be ticketed and let go.

07/10/2014

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Legal Volunteers Needed For Thousands Of Border Kids Coming To Dallas

The Dallas Hispanic Bar Association needs a few – or a thousand – lawyers, law students, para-legals – anyone willing to interview, screen and represent the proposed 2,000 border children.

07/03/2014

Hobby Lobby supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled in a  5-4 decision in favor of Hobby Lobby saying that some private companies can be exempted, on religious grounds, from health care reform's requirement that employer sponsored health insurance policies cover contraception.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

06/30/2014

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SCOTUS: Public Union Can’t Make Nonmembers Pay Fees

The Supreme Court says public sector unions can’t collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.

06/30/2014

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Rules To Combat Zebra Mussels Extended Statewide

A new Texas rule, just passed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, expands boat draining rules from 47 counties to statewide to combat the spread of Zebra mussels.

05/22/2014

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