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Texans kick off early voting

 "Don't be a goat, early vote!" was the slogan on handheld signs at a voter rally on the first day of early voting in Texas.

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One Nation boosts progressive links in Texas

Several North Texas progressive organizations converged to increase their connections during the lead-up to October 2.

“Pro-Muslim” textbooks banned in Texas

By focusing on Texas, the extreme right has been able to keep Thomas Jefferson and Thurgood Marshall out of textbooks in districts around the country.

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Civil liberties advocates slam pay-to-protest ruling

SAN ANTONIO - Progressive activists here are considering further action against a ruling by a three-judge appeals panel that the police department can selectively penalize free speech rights.

30,000 mentally ill may be cut off in Texas

The national average for mental health care spending is $103 per capita, but in Texas, it is $34, yet the state Legislature is planning drastic cuts.

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One hot August...city cuts protested

DALLAS - Local politics and thermometers are breaking over the top in this part of the Sun Belt.

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Texas governor candidate passes up Obama meeting

Texas politics is getting more complicated, but lots more interesting. Bill White, Democrat of Texas, is trying to unseat two term Republican Governor Rick Perry in November.

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Cuba caravans cover 130 cities

When all the world has free and open relations with revolutionary Cuba, and when we can all go back and forth freely, we'll owe a debt to the Pastors for Peace "caravanistas" who, every year, defy reactionary U.S. travel laws to bring gifts to the Cuban people.

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Progressive center machine-gunned

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Southwest Workers Union's living quarters was sprayed with semi-automatic rifle fire July 11, leaving a 23-year-old intern in critical condition.

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La Raza conference: Overturn Arizona law

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Some 30,000 participants turned out for the National Council of La Raza annual conference here last weekend, where a major focus was Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070 law.

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