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2 gunmen killed outside anti-Muslim rally in Garland

    2 gunmen killed outside anti-Muslim rally in Garland

Two gunmen were killed Sunday in Texas after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.

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Bush, Rubio bring fluency in Spanish to campaign

    Bush, Rubio bring fluency in Spanish  to campaign

AUSTIN — Republicans are bringing something unique to the 2016 presidential campaign: an ability to speak to Americans in both of their main mother tongues, Spanish as well as English.

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Galveston Island State park to get money for recovery from BP spill

    Galveston Island State park to get money for recovery from BP spill

GALVESTON — The headquarters at The Galveston Island State Park was meant to be temporary.

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Texas House approves slicing state sales taxes

    Texas House approves slicing state sales taxes

AUSTIN — The House has preliminarily approved a $4.9 billion tax cut package featuring the first sales tax reduction in Texas history — setting the chamber up for a fight with the Senate over whose tax plan is best.

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National Weather Service: Over 8 tornadoes hit Texas on Sunday

    National Weather Service: Over  8 tornadoes hit Texas on Sunday

DALLAS — A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday.

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Plan to fix Houston interstate congestion

    Plan to fix Houston interstate congestion

Texas transportation officials have unveiled a bold plan to reconfigure a major interstate through downtown Houston that would place lanes below ground level, alleviate congestion and give the city a dramatic face lift.

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Changes may be on horizon for veteran tuition, red light cameras

    Changes may be on horizon for veteran tuition, red light cameras

Texas veterans and their children would see their higher education benefits sliced significantly under a plan heading to the Senate floor.

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West two years later: Long after the fire, prevention measures see lack of progress

    West two years later: Long after the fire, prevention measures see lack of progress

It’s been two years since the deadly explosion in West, but lawmakers have yet to make the critical changes that would prevent potential recurrences.

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Blue Bell still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

    Blue Bell still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

HOUSTON — A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases.

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Records reveal Dallas officers remain on job despite multiple case offenses

    Records reveal Dallas officers remain on job despite multiple case offenses

DALLAS — Records show that about 160 officers in Dallas, one of the country’s largest police departments, remain on the job despite being punished for a variety of offenses, some serious such as theft, excessive force and lying.

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