Wade Goodwyn Wade Goodwyn is a NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media and supporters after he was booked on August 19 in Austin. Perry is charged with abuse of office and coercing a public official. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion

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No Boss But The Land And Cattle: A Rancher's Coming Of Age

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Grand Jury Indicts Texas Gov. Rick Perry On Charges Of Abusing Power

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Hobby Lobby Ruling May Have Poked A Hole in The 'Corporate Veil'

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to local party activists on July 19, in Algona, Iowa. Though his 2012 presidential bid crashed, Perry is now drawing mention as a 2016 contender. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Prosecutors said a project to review untested rape kits proved the innocence of Michael Phillips, who says he pleaded guilty to a 1990 rape because his attorney advised him to avoid trial. AP hide caption

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Airlines Cancel Service To Israel Amid Heightened Aviation Safety Concerns

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Njoki Wa Ndegwa, left, mixes with fans of Jambo Boston Radio in Alabama last March. Jambo has become such a vital part of the Kenyan-American community it's touring the country, throwing big parties for its listeners. Courtesy Jambo Boston Network hide caption

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An American Radio Station That's Saying 'Jambo' To Kenyans

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For A Business Built 'On Bended Knee,' Hobby Lobby Ruling Is A Boon

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A sign posted on a roadside fence outside a Dow Chemicals plant in Freeport, Texas. The front-runner for governor, GOP Attorney General Greg Abbott, sparked controversy recently by suggesting citizens should simply go to nearby chemical and fertilizer plants and ask what's being stored there if they are worried about hazardous materials. Pat Sullivan/AP hide caption

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After Isolation, Bergdahl Likely Faces A Long Recovery

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As Bergdahl Touches Down In Texas, Reintegration Begins

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Grand Jury In Texas Probes Whether Gov. Perry Abused Powers

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