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    Obama celebrates 50 years since Civil Rights Act

Obama celebrates 50 years since Civil Rights Act

A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had “lived out the promise” envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.

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    Fort Hood memorial service honors fallen soldiers

Fort Hood memorial service honors fallen soldiers

President Barack Obama visited Fort Hood Wednesday for the second time during his presidency to provide a message of hope and love a week after the post’s second shooting initiated by a soldier.

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Student-run company spreads Southern flair

What happens when you combine southern tradition, moderately priced clothing and a flair for business? You get The Southern Gentleman, a clothing company owned and operated by Dallas junior Jackson Vaughn and Nashville, Tenn., sophomore Scott Dalton.

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    Woman convicted of killing man using stiletto

Woman convicted of killing man using stiletto

A Houston woman was convicted of murder Tuesday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5½-inch stiletto heel of her shoe, hitting him at least 25 times in the face.

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    Businesses undermine power of political parties

Businesses undermine power of political parties

Millionaires and billionaires are increasing their influence in federal elections, leaving political parties to play more limited roles, and raising questions about who sets the agenda in campaigns.

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Fraternities weigh in on elimination of pledging

Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s March 7 media statement called the decision to eliminate pledging from its fraternity experience “historic.”

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    Fort Hood  shooter’s  path  retraced

Fort Hood shooter’s path retraced

U.S. Army officials retraced the steps of the gunman in Wednesday’s Fort Hood shooting at a press conference Monday afternoon.

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    Radical new surgery could fix  giraffe’s birth defect

Radical new surgery could fix giraffe’s birth defect

A 6-month-old giraffe born with a terminal defect that prevents her from digesting most foods is scheduled to undergo groundbreaking surgery that an Oklahoma City Zoo veterinarian said has never before been performed on her species.

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    Names of Fort Hood victims released

Names of Fort Hood victims released

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commander at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, on Friday released the names of the three soldiers killed by Spc. Ivan Lopez, who then used the same .45-caliber pistol to kill himself. Milley said the shooting rampage on Wednesday at Fort Hood followed a verbal altercation.

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    Details of Fort Hood shooter confirmed

Details of Fort Hood shooter confirmed

Spc. Ivan A. Lopez, 34, has been identified as the Fort Hood shooter who killed three soldiers and wounded 16 others before killing himself Wednesday, said Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley.

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The Multicultural Student Leadership Summit will be held from 9…

The Multicultural Student Leadership Summit will be held from 9…

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