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DOJ Files Lawsuit To Block AA & US Air Merger; Airlines Vow Legal Fight

The U.S. Justice Department wants to ground the proposed $14 billion dollar merger between Fort
Worth-based American Airlines and US Airways.


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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.


Baylor Cancer Hospital (Photo credit Steve Pickett, CBS 11 News)

Baylor To Pay $907K In Health Claims Settlement

Baylor University Medical Center, Baylor Health Care System and HealthTexas Provider Network will pay $907,000 to settle allegations of submitting false claims to the government.


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Hurst Medical Clinic Owner Pleads Guilty To Fraud

The owner of two medical clinics in Hurst and Houston has plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud for filing nearly $3 million in fraudulent claims.


Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Perry: In Texas, Obama Should Apologize For Holder

Gov. Rick Perry wants President Barack Obama to apologize while in Texas for his attorney general’s criticism of the state’s voter ID law.


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AG Holder: Texas Voter ID Law ‘Harmful To Minority Voters’

Speaking to the NAACP in Houston, Attorney General Eric Holder decried the state’s controversial voter ID law as a modern equivalent to Jim Crow-era poll taxes.


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Justice Department Says Evidence Of Bias In Voter ID Law

The U.S. Department of Justice says there is substantial evidence that Texas’ Voter ID law will discriminate against minorities.


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Texas AG Abbott Challenges Fed’s Voter ID Blockade

The state of Texas wants to challenge the constitutionality of Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, a key provision of the historic federal legislation.


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Activists Protest Redistricting Plan At Dallas City Hall

More than 100 Hispanic activists took to Dallas City Hall Wednesday, upset with a proposed council redistricting plan that they say will dilute their voting power.


The City of Dallas seal on displays outside a wall at Dallas City Hall. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Latino Group Protests Dallas City Council Redistricting

Protesters will gather at Dallas City Hall Wednesday morning to call for changes to the new map for Dallas City Council districts. They’re calling it “Occupy City Hall”, although they have no official ties to the “Occupy Dallas” protest.


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Texas Elections In Limbo As Courts Mull Voting Maps

Two ongoing legal cases to determine whether new voting maps drawn by the Republican-controlled Legislature discriminate against minorities have cast uncertainty over Texas’ 2012 elections.


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Sarah Saldaña On New U.S. Attorney Appointment

She is known as the prosecutor who took on Dallas City Hall in the largest corruption trial in the city’s history. Now Sarah Saldaña is ready to continue fighting public corruption as the new U.S. Attorney for North Texas.