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Texas ag commissioner has beef with Chipotle
The Texas agriculture commissioner on Monday aired a beef with Chipotle Mexican Grill and wants to talk with its founder after the company decided to import grass-fed beef from Australia.
Texas judicial vacancies among highest in nation
The number of federal judicial vacancies in Texas is among the highest in the nation and the problem is compounded by budget cuts and a growing volume of felony cases that are being delayed, federal officials say.
US to send more troops to Iraq
The U.S. is urgently deploying several hundred armed troops in and around Iraq and considering sending an additional contingent of special forces soldiers as Baghdad struggles to repel a rampant insurgency, even as the White House insists anew that America will not be dragged into another war.
Texas to rework sex offender registry after failing to meet basic standards
State officials say the Texas agency that oversees violent sex offenders must undergo an overhaul because for years it didn't operate according to basic management practices.
US teachers nowhere as diverse as their students
Almost half the students attending public schools are minorities, yet fewer than 1 in 5 of their teachers is nonwhite.New studies from the Center for American Progress and the National Education Association are calling attention to this “diversity gap” at elementary and secondary schools in the United States. The groups want more to be done to help teachers more accurately mirror the students in their classrooms.
Supreme Court to issue ruling on warrantless cellphone searches
How the justices answer that question could determine the outcome of the cases being argued Tuesday. A drug dealer and a gang member want the court to rule that the searches of their cellphones after their arrest violated their right to privacy in the digital age.
Davis: Senate votes didn't conflict with clients
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis voted for bills in the Texas Senate that affected her clients and sought federal money while in office for a transportation project being handled by her Fort Worth law firm, a newspaper reported Sunday.
- Teen mom claims she has killed at least 22 people in five states, including Texas
Adorable video of girl who meets dads twin for first time
The young girl in this video met her dads identical twin for the first time, which produced a hilarious and cute reaction.
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