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Sep 20 2015

Cornyn Statement on Anniversary of September 11th


‘Fourteen years later, as we remember the lessons of that day, we also must preserve the memory of the American heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for their fellow countrymen.’ U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement in remembrance of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001: “It has been fourteen years since …

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Sep 06 2015

Dying for a Fluff Piece

Alison Parker-Adam Ward-what people care about this week-dante ross-dantania-blogspot-com

By: Marc Munroe Dion When new reached our newsroom that a couple of television reporters were gunned down in Virginia, somebody made a joke. Reporters pride themselves on what we inevitably call “gallows humor.” Somebody HAD to make a joke, to live up to our self-anointed reputation for toughness. It was not a funny joke. …

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Aug 09 2015

RadioShack Customers Deserve to be Treated Fairly

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently added a new count to the lawsuit against RadioShack to protect the interests of consumers holding unredeemed gift cards with the company. The count alleges RadioShack violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by selling 16,700 gift cards to consumers between January 1, 2015 and February 6, …

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Aug 20 2013

Lone Star State: Merger challenged

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced today that the State of Texas, along with Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Department of Justice, has filed a complaint in federal court challenging the proposed merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. Today’s legal action was prompted by the State’s concerns …

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May 28 2013

Our women in uniform deserve better

Americans have honored our soldiers and those killed in U.S. wars in late May for nearly 150 years. Memorial Day, which became an official holiday in 1868, was originally called Decoration Day and got started when civilian women decided to decorate military graves from both sides of the Civil War. There were already female warriors …

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Mar 19 2013

Voting rights act in danger?

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard a case which seeks to overturn the historic Voting Rights Act. If opponents of the Voting Rights Act succeed, I believe the protection of Texas voters and those all across the nation would be at severe risk. The court heard arguments in Shelby County v. Holder, which argues that …

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