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Tag Archives: Texas

Wiretap: The latest mass shooting comes to a small Baptist church in rural Texas

A small Baptist church in rural Texas is the latest site of a mass shooting, in which 26 have died and more than 20 were wounded. […]...

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November 6, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: As Hurricane Irma hits, how do you explain climate-change deniers to a 2-year-old?

I have a two-year-old grandson who is fascinated by, and a little afraid of, thunder and lightning. When he wakes up in the middle of […]...

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September 9, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: What a crowd, what a turnout, what a catastrophe

The good news for Texans is that Donald Trump really, really wants to get this right. He knows Katrina doomed George W. Bush’s presidency. Trump, […]...

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August 30, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: As Texans battle Harvey, many have had to be their own first responders

They’re calling Harvey a 500-year event, the worst storm ever to hit Texas, a storm that has left many roads impassable and 911 calls unanswered. […]...

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August 28, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: The big Supreme Court win for abortion rights defenders

 Abortion rights The Supreme Court rolls back the Texas law for unconstitutionally restricting abortions, but that’s just the beginning. Republican-led state legislatures have loaded up […]...

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June 28, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

DougCO superintendent quits for Texas gig. Hundreds of Texans protest Liz Fagen’s hire.

Liz Fagen, the embattled superintendent of the 67,000-student Douglas County Schools, announced her resignation Tuesday to become superintendent of Humble Independent School District, just outside of […]...

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May 25, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: Another white cop brutalizing black youth

More proof The video of the Texas cop manhandling a young black girl at a pool party has gone viral. And the story of cops using excessive […]...

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June 8, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Climate change? Boehner wouldn’t presume, is ‘not a scientist’

"Listen, I'm not qualified to debate the science over climate change," Boehner told reporters last week... It's a strange form of reasoning....

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June 2, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Records show Oklahoma officials wanted perks for helping Texas in search for scarce lethal injections

Oklahoma announced that a secret deal to buy drugs to carry out two executions fell through, highlighting a shadowy market for death penalty 'cocktails' and raising questions about capital punishment and public accountability....

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March 18, 2014 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, The Beats

Wiretap: Abortion clinics all gone in South Texas Rio Grande Valley

The women are still there. The last two clinics served 3,000 people annually. According to the New York Times, by September, there might be as few as six clinics that perform abortions in the entire Lone Star state....

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March 7, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Once again upon too many times, a girl was stolen from her family and delivered to men. They leered, breathed fire down her neck, nodded […]

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