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Paul J. Weber
Activists: ‘Sandra Bland Act’ unworthy tribute

Activists: ‘Sandra Bland Act’ unworthy tribute

AUSTIN -- A Texas police-reform bill named after a black woman found dead in jail following a confrontation with a white state trooper during a traffic stop has been stripped down to the point that some community organizers say it's no longer a worthy tribute.

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School vouchers falter in Texas

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Will Weissert

AUSTIN -- Gary VanDeaver describes himself as a conservative less than a minute into many conversations. The Texas state representative blames "unelected federal judges" for imposing gay marriage on America and has been endorsed by anti-abortion groups and the National Rifle Association.

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