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Texas voters will be required to show government-issued identification in the 2018 election. The law accepts handgun licenses as proof of identification, but not college student IDs. Lucian Perkins/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Susan Nelson, author and public speaker on brain injury awareness and gun safety, at her home in Austin, Texas. Nelson survived a point-blank gunshot to the head in 1993. Gabriel C. Perez/KUT hide caption

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Texas Disability Group Wants Victims' Voices Heard In Gun Debate

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Setting up his new classroom in Texas this school year, Shawn Sheehan took a selfie for social media to wish his home state well. "Wishing all my Norman and #oklaed fam a great school year! Representing y'all as I set up my classroom in Lewisville, TX!" Shawn Sheehan/Shawn Sheehan hide caption

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Rep. Blake Farenthold had pledged to pay back the $84,000 he used to settle a staffer's sexual harassment claim, but he apparently has hedged. Larry French/Getty Images hide caption

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Austin Police Chief Brian Manley (from left), ATF Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs at a news conference on Monday in Austin, Texas. They said a bomb that exploded Sunday night appeared to have used a tripwire. Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Investigators Say Austin 'Serial Bomber' May Have Used Tripwire In Latest Blast

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Signs mark a polling site as early voting begins began on Feb. 20 in San Antonio. Early voting in Texas ran through last Friday, March 2. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In Texas Primary, Early Signs Of A 2018 Democratic Surge

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Texas land commissioner George P. Bush attends a 2016 Veterans Day celebration. He's running for reelection with President Trump's endorsement, two years after his father's presidential bid failed amid withering insults from Trump. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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The Last Bush Tries To Survive In The Party Of Trump

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This photo combo shows death row immates, from left, Thomas Whitaker from Texas, whose sentence was commuted Thursday, Doyle Lee Hamm from Alabama, and Eric Scott Branch from Florida. AP hide caption

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The Southeast is preparing for the first winter storm this season. Though precipitation is expected, warmer air and ground temperatures should prevent serious sticking or freezing. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Chorizo and egg, papas rancheras and country guisado tacos on handmade flour tortillas from Mendez Cafe in San Antonio. Mike Sutter/San Antonio Express-News hide caption

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This Food Critic's Quest To Eat A Taco A Day For A Year Is Almost A Wrap

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A week after a gunmen killed more than two dozen at the First Baptist Church there, hundreds gathered in Sutherland Springs, Texas. for the congregation's first Sunday service since the attack. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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