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Texas Woman Accuses Sheriff’s Deputy of Sexual Assault During Traffic Stop

A 21-year-old Texas woman has accused a Harris County Sheriff's deputy of sexually assaulting her during a traffic stop in June.

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Texas Executes 10th Inmate This Year

Wednesday night, Texas officials executed Daniel Lee Lopez by lethal injection for the 2009 vehicular homicide of a Corpus Christi police lieutenant.

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Texas School Uses False Reagan and Washington Quotes to Promote Christianity

An East Texas school district has come under fire for painting religious quotes on school walls, some of which are incorrectly attributed to Presidents Washington and Reagan.

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via Austin Police Department
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Texas Oil Exec Arrested and Charged with Assaulting a Gay Man

Anthony J. Fera, President of MidStar Energy, was arrested earlier this month after allegedly assaulting a gay man on an Austin street.

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via txcourts.gov
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Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Divorce

On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court ruled against the state in the matter of granting a divorce to a same-sex couple.

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Texas Prosecutor Disbarred for Wrongful Conviction of Death Row Inmate

Charles Sebesta has been disbarred after being found guilty of professional misconduct as Burleson County district attorney in the 1994 trial of Anthony Graves, which resulted in Graves spending 16 years on death row and nearly executed twice.

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Texas Executes 67-Year-Old Inmate Who Maintained His Innocence For Over 30 Years

Officials carried out the execution of Lester Bower Jr. Wednesday night at 6:36pm, making the 67-year-old inmate the oldest executed since the death penalty was reinstated in 1982.

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Texas Democrats Run the Clock Out on Anti-LGBT Bill

Remember when Ted Cruz talked for over 21 hours against the Affordable Healthcare Act?  Well, Texas Democrats took a page out of his playbook and used similar tactics to end an anti-LGBT bill this week.

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