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Activist Groups Call On Perry To Ban Officers From Using Tasers On Students

AUSTIN, Texas (CBS Houston) — Activist groups are calling for Texas to ban security officers from using Tasers on students.

Texas Appleseed, along with seven other groups, sent a letter to Gov. 336 more words


State Awards $4.8M To West Recovery Efforts

WEST, Texas (AP) – State officials say an additional $4.8 million in disaster assistance will be provided to the Central Texas community of West as it continues to rebuild from the devastating… 109 more words


Perry's Lawyer In Veto Probe Hired At $450 Hourly

AUSTIN (AP) — The attorney Gov. Rick Perry hired amid a grand jury investigation into abuse of power allegations has a $450 hourly contract.

Austin attorney David Botsford is being paid with taxpayer dollars. 208 more words


Legislative Report: UT Regent May Have Broken Law

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A draft of a long-awaited legislative committee report says University of Texas System regent Wallace Hall may have committed impeachable offenses in his campaign to oust… 125 more words


Perry Searches Pacific Isles For US Servicemen

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Gov. Rick Perry and wife Anita Perry has traveled to a remote South Pacific archipelago to search for U.S. servicemen missing from… 98 more words


Fort Hood Shooting

On Wednesday at 4:00 Pm  a army solider at Fort Hood went on a shooting Rampage. This is the second time in 5 years that a army solider has done this. 40 more words

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Perry, Cruz Visit Wounded Military Personnel After Fort Hood Shooting

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they’ve visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded. 119 more words