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Ebola fear, monitoring ease for some in Dallas

Officials said 43 of 48 people on an original watch list have passed the 21-day maximum incubation period for the viral disease and are now in the clear.

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Texans hope to change things on Election Day

In the Texas elections, the top of the ticket is generating hope and fear. The fear comes from the polls, which show Republicans from the far right maintaining solid leads.

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Texans rally against ALEC, the right-wing stink tank

The "stink tank" is responsible for initiating and financing anti-union, privatization, racist, and anti-democratic state legislation throughout the nation.

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Immigration activists arrested at civil rights meet

The protest, organized by United We Dream, was to "protect Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of civil rights for all, including the immigrant community."

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Dallas coalition holds action day for immigration reform

Pueblo Sin Fronteras, an immigrant rights group, and the Texas Organizing Project, which gets into any and all community issues, sponsored the activity, but the Dallas AFL-CIO banner was front and center.

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Texas MoveOn takes aim at ALEC

ALEC brings together right-wing politicians and big-money corporations to write and promote anti-worker legislation throughout the country.

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Ban Tasers in Texas schools, groups demand

A deputy immobilized a Texas high school student on school grounds with a stun gun, leaving him hospitalized and in a coma. A coalition is asking to end use of  "less-than-lethal weapons" in school districts statewide.

 

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Texas GOP points fingers for Wendy Davis’ rise

The all-powerful Texas GOP has resorted to apologetics to explain the emergence of Democrat State Sen. Wendy Davis.

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Day of reckoning set for Texas voter ID law

Texas' voter ID law, passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature and widely condemned as discriminatory and unconstitutional, now has a day in court.

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Sen. Davis registers candidacy for governor

State Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth filed her official candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Texas governor on Nov. 9.

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