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Texas Tea Party Stages Anti-Health Care Law Meet

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tea party activists staged a meeting at the Texas Capitol urging Congress to withhold funding for the White House-backed health care law.

ForAmerica Chairman L. Brent Bozell III co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots told Wednesday's event that now is the time to defund the program before it is implemented

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Nidal Hasan Sentenced to Death for Fort Hood Shooting

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A military jury has sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for killing 13 people during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood.

Hasan never denied being the gunman and has said the attack on unarmed soldiers was motivated by a desire to protect Muslim insurgents fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Nearly 2.5 Million Texans to Travel During Upcoming Labor Day Holiday Weekend

The AAA Texas travel agency says nearly 2.5 million Texans will be traveling during the upcoming Labor Day holiday, a 4.1 percent increase from last year.

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Fort Hood Shooter Nidal Hasan Found Guilty, May Face Death Penalty

Major Nidal Hasan was convicted on Friday of the premeditated murder of 13 people at the Fort Hood Army base in November 2009. As a result, he may be executed for his crimes.

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Texas Police Dog Dead After Being Left in Deputy’s Hot Car

The Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston is investigating a deputy after his K-9 dog died of heat exhaustion after being accidentally left in the deputy's patrol car.

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Bees Sting North Texas Man More Than 100 Times

Bee swarm in Fort Worth building goes on the attack

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Judge Bars Most Motive Evidence In Fort Hood rial

Fort Hood killer trial continues

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Texas prisons buy air coolers for pig barns
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Texas Prison System Spends Three-Quarter Million on Air Conditioners for Pig Barns

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas prison system is paying $750,000 for climate-controlled barns for use in its pig farming program.

The buys come as the system faces lawsuits, criticism and complaints by inmates and guards about extreme heat

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