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OSU bus struck on way to BU

    OSU bus struck on way to BU

The Oklahoma State Women’s equestrian team was involved in a bus crash around 9 p.m. Wednesday on S. 18th Street and Franklin Avenue.

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Lawmakers oppose proposed religious freedom amendment

    Lawmakers oppose proposed religious freedom amendment

Texas lawmakers and top business leaders vowed Tuesday to kill two proposed constitutional amendments they say will promote anti-gay discrimination and could lead to backlash similar to recent reactions in Indiana and Arkansas.

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House considers raising juvenile criminal age to 18

    House considers raising juvenile criminal age to 18

A Texas House panel is hearing the case for — and against — changing the state’s definition of who is considered an adult in the criminal justice system.

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Tax cuts not ignored as House works to finalize $210B budget

    Tax cuts not ignored as House works to finalize $210B budget

The first state budget under Republican Gov. Greg Abbott slogged toward a major vote Tuesday that inched him closer to sending hundreds more armed troopers to the Texas-Mexico border but muddled his proposed prekindergarten makeover that has underwhelmed educators.

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18-wheeler accident leaves 1 dead, 3 injured in Salado

    18-wheeler accident leaves 1 dead, 3 injured in Salado

Three are injured and one is confirmed dead after an 18-wheeler crashed into an overpass under construction in Salado, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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Texas rally calls for ‘biblical marriage’

    Texas rally calls for ‘biblical marriage’

About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call “biblical marriage” — a union between a man and a woman — at an event headlined by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

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Austin initiates investigation over segregation stickers

    Austin initiates investigation over segregation stickers

Employees at several Austin businesses have found stickers saying “exclusively for white people” placed on their windows, sparking an investigation into their origin and condemnation from the mayor.

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Texas could allow concealed handguns on college campuses

    Texas could allow concealed handguns on college campuses

Texas would allow people to carry concealed handguns on college campuses under a measure given preliminary approval by the state Senate, just a day after it passed a proposal allowing open carry of guns almost anywhere in the state.

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University of Houston suspends fraternity for alleged hazing

    University of Houston suspends fraternity for alleged hazing

University of Houston officials are promising swift punishment, including expulsion and criminal charges, if allegations of hazing at a fraternity are supported by the outcome of a police investigation.

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Texas bill calls for school critique reform

    Texas bill calls for school critique reform

Top legislative conservatives clamoring for Texas to adopt a school choice voucher plan proposed a series of other education changes instead Tuesday that are less controversial but could still spark heated debates.

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