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Day of action focuses on CT undocumented's healthcare needs; 7 jurors seated in first Trump criminal trial; ND looks to ease 'upskill' obstacles for former college students; Black Maternal Health Week ends, health disparities persist.

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Seven jury members were seated in Trump's hush money case. House Speaker Johnson could lose his job over Ukraine aid. And the SCOTUS heard oral arguments in a case that could undo charges for January 6th rioters.

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Fears grow that low-income folks living in USDA housing could be forced out, North Carolina's small and Black-owned farms are helped by new wind and solar revenues, and small towns are eligible for grants to boost civic participation..

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Defensores de la privacidad urgen a legisladores: Cierren el vacío de los Smart-Phones

AUSTIN, Texas – Las protecciones a la privacidad van atrás de las últimas tecnologías de comunicación, a decir de los …

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Privacy Advocates Urge Lawmakers: Close Smart-Phone Loophole

AUSTIN, Texas – Civil liberties groups and privacy advocates are urging state legislators to require law-enforcement officials to seek judicial …

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Education Advocates Say School Plan Laced With “Poison Pill”

AUSTIN, Texas – Public-education advocates are crying foul over a tax-credit provision in a Texas school-reform package proposed this week by …

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Texas Cancer-Fighting Agency at Crossroads

AUSTIN, Texas - The House committee that controls state spending meets today to consider the future of the troubled Cancer Prevention and Research …

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Holiday Shoppers Vulnerable to Zero-Interest Offers

AUSTIN, Texas - 'Tis the season for splurging. And why not, when stores make it so easy - even if you're short on cash. Half of the nation's major …

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Report: Death Penalty Applied Haphazardly in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - While the use of capital punishment is declining, Texas still relies on it more than any other state - and implements it haphazardly…

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Texas AFT Supports “Bar Exam” for Teaching Profession

AUSTIN, Texas - A new proposal by a leading teachers' union would create standardized certification procedures for the profession, including a …

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Inmigrantes de TX marchan el Día Internac. de los Derechos Humanos

EL PASO, Texas – La semana pasada se revelaron cifras de censos que confirman que la cantidad de inmigrantes sin autorización en los …

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Texas Immigrants to Rally on Int'l. Human Rights Day

EL PASO, Texas - Immigrant advocates in Texas are marking International Human Rights Day today by decrying what they call "systematic violations" of …

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Should Undocumented Texas Residents Get Drivers’ Licenses?

DALLAS - Could a national post-election mood change help reverse a Texas crackdown on undocumented residents receiving drivers' licenses? State Rep…

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