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Texas Senate OKs shuttering ‘symbolic’ Texas refugee office

Texas Senate OKs shuttering ‘symbolic’ Texas refugee office

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Senate has approved shuttering a state agency that had overseen a federal program resettling refugees in Texas -- a symbolic move that comes months after Gov. Greg Abbott said the state would stop cooperating with the process.

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Oklahoma author, Texas fight over ‘lunar Bibles’ ownership

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TULSA, Okla. -- Ten microfilm Bibles once launched hundreds of thousands of miles into space sit landlocked today inside an Oklahoma courthouse while a legal battle rages in two states over who is the rightful owner of the celestial keepsakes.

Civil rights group reaches successful settlement in jail suicide case

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District Court for the Northern District of Texas recently awarded a settlement for the family of Amber May, who was arrested in 2014 and subsequently committed suicide in the Ochiltree County Jail in Perryton, according to a press release from the Texas Civil Rights Project.

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