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Texas' Voter ID Law Creates A Problem For Some Women

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Texas Judge Rules Abortion Law Unconstitutional

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Cruz Takes Center Stage, Drawing Cheers And Jeers

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97-Year-Old Birder Has No Intention Of Slowing Down

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Closing Arguments Begin Thursday In Fort Hood Shooting Trial

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Prosecution Rests In Court Martial Of Maj. Nidal Hasan

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Young Chefs Disrupt The Barbecue Game In Texas

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Feds Sue To Block Proposed Airline Merger

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DOJ Tries To Block Airline Merger With Antitrust Suit

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Federal Case Pits Wounded Warrior Against FBI

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Texas Pit Masters Bask In Moment Of Barbecue Glory

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Democrats Want To Mess With Texas? GOP Says Not So Fast

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Fort Hood Trial Delayed; Suspect To Represent Himself

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Health Officials Decry Texas' Snubbing Of Medicaid Billions

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