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Texas Catholic Bishops Support Same Sex Marriage Appeal

Texas Roman Catholic Bishops have thrown their legal support behind the effort to reinstate the same sex marriage ban in Texas.

08/05/2014

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Paxton Wins GOP Runoff For Texas Attorney General

Tea party favorite Ken Paxton has won the Republican nomination for Texas attorney general after a bruising runoff against fellow lawmaker Dan Branch. Paxton is now the favorite to replace Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor.

05/27/2014

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Federal Judge Halts 2 Texas Executions Over Drug Secrecy

The Texas attorney general’s office says it is appealing a federal judge’s order stopping the state from executing two condemned inmates until prison officials disclose information about the supplier of a new batch of drugs that would be used to kill them.

04/02/2014

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AG Abbott Shifts Gubernatorial Run To Education

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is putting new emphasis on education in his campaign to replace Gov. Rick Perry.

12/03/2013

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Federal Court Mulling Delay Of Texas Abortion Law

The Texas attorney general’s office defended strict new state limits on abortion Monday by arguing at a court hearing that they seek to expressly protect “fetal life,” not just the safety of women terminating pregnancies.

10/21/2013

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Texas AG Drops Out Of AA, US Airways Merger Lawsuit

Nearly two months after joining the U.S. Department of Justice Lawsuit to block the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced he’s pulling out of the suit after reaching a settlement.

CBS 11–10/01/2013

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Politicians In Hot Water After Questionable Interactions On Social Media

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. They’re popular ways for people to communicate these days. But for politicians, there can be pitfalls.

08/19/2013

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Texas AG Explains State’s Lawsuit To Block AA/US Airways Merger

In his first remarks, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott seeks to explain why his office joined the U.S. Justice Department’s lawsuit to block the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways.

08/16/2013

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AG Warning Texans About Door-To-Door Scams

Unscrupulous door-to-door salespeople frequent Texas neighborhoods mostly during the summer months. Officials say they’ve recently seen an increased number of Texans scammed by people selling security systems.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2013

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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Announcement Coming Sunday

Long-serving Republican Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will have a “major announcement” Sunday, fueling speculation that he will formally kick off his 2014 gubernatorial campaign.

07/11/2013

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Federal Judge Rules Apple Colluded To Raise E-Book Prices

A federal court determined on Wednesday that Apple unlawfully conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices. In the ruling, the federal judge cited “compelling evidence” from the words of the late Steve Jobs.

07/10/2013

"Five Hammering Men" sculpture by Jonathan Borofsky at the North Park Mall in Dallas, Texas, on loan from private collection of Raymond and Patsy Nasher, photo

Two Men Mistakenly Roughed Up By NorthPark Guards

NorthPark Center in Dallas bills itself as one of the premiere shopping destinations in the country.

But don’t tell that to Tom O’Brien and Duong Hai To. “It was extremely humiliating,” said To.

02/21/2013

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