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New Texas Textbook Lists Slavery as Minor Reason for Civil War

Amidst national controversy over the Confederate Flag and the role of the Confederacy in slavery, new Texas social studies text books are actively downplaying the role of slavery in the Civil War.

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Southeast Texas Man Named Bear Shoots the Alligator That Killed His Friend

A southeast Texas man who only identified his name as "Bear" got revenge on the alligator that killed his friend.

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Lubbock County Emergency Management Coordinator Reinstated After Controversial Obama Facebook Post

Clinton Thetford is back on the job with Lubbock County after a brief suspension.

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Facebook Is Building A New Data Center in Ft. Worth

The new data center will run on 100% renewable energy and it will actually add 200 megawatts of new wind energy to the Texas power grid.

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Texas Town Named After Bikinis Sports Bar Reverts to Old Name

After numerous complaints from neighbors, the 1.6-acre town Bikini, TX has reverted back to its old name, Bankersmith.

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Top 10 New Texas Symbols Approved by Governor Greg Abbott

Texas has always been known as the Lone Star State, but it wasn't our official nickname until Governor Greg Abbott approved in 2015.

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Texas Pastor Makes National Headlines for ‘We Will Burn’ Comments [Update]

Texas Pastor Rick Scarborough is literally in the hot seat after he said he would be willing to be burned in his fight against gay rights.

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Rick Perry Calls Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling a Shame

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry has accused the Supreme Court of ignoring the 10th amendment with its decision to overturn U.S. gay marriage bans.

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