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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks during a news conference at the Texas Republican Convention on May 13, 2016, in Dallas. There is a "bathroom bill" proposal in the Texas legislature that could require transgender Texans to use the restroom which corresponds to the gender on their birth certificate. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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'Bathroom Bill' Fight Brewing In Texas

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Trump Nominates Rick Perry To Lead Department Of Energy

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Funeral Directors Weigh In On Texas Rule Requiring Burial Of Fetal Remains

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U.S. Immigrant Youths Fear Deportation Under Trump

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Intensive home-visits by physical, occupational and speech therapists have been "a lifesaver," for little Haylee Crouse, her mom Amanda (left) told Shots. Haylee, who is now 2, developed seizures and physical and intellectual disabilities after contracting meningitis when she was 8 days old. Wade Goodwyn/NPR hide caption

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Cuts In Texas Medicaid Hit Rural Kids With Disabilities Especially Hard

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Marcos Spence of Dallas hands out volunteer fliers outside a Donald Trump campaign rally in Austin, Texas, in August. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Why Texas Is Closer To Turning Blue Than It Has Been In Decades

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Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump acknowledge their debate audience Monday night at Hofstra University. Tens of millions more were watching in audiences gathered elsewhere. Joe Raedle/AP hide caption

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'Come From Away' Musical Tells Story Of Resilience After 9/11

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Dallas Police Chief David Brown Announces Retirement

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Judge In Texas Blocks White House Guidance On Transgender Bathroom Use

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Police keep watch during a protest Friday in Dallas. Ron Jenkins/AP hide caption

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Dallas Police Recruitment Call Answered, But Pay Issues Are A Concern

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Multi-Racial Organization Aims To Bring Baton Rouge Together

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Baton Rouge Shooter, Gavin Long, Dispensed Radical Political Ideology

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Mourners Gather At Funerals For 3 Slain Dallas Police Officers

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