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Police: 1 dead after woman opens fire at Texas warehouse

Police: 1 dead after woman opens fire at Texas warehouseMISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — A female employee opened fire at a Houston-area food distribution center early Monday, killing a company manager and wounding another worker, police said.



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Records: Texas dad said son pleaded for mercy before death

Records: Texas dad said son pleaded for mercy before deathDALLAS (AP) — A Houston man accused of killing his two children told authorities his 8-year-old son said "daddy, I'm sorry" before having his throat cut, according to court documents obtained Tuesday.



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Records: Texas dad said son pleaded for mercy before death

Records: Texas dad said son pleaded for mercy before deathDALLAS (AP) — A Houston man accused of killing his two children told authorities his 8-year-old son said "daddy, I'm sorry" before having his throat cut, according to court documents obtained Tuesday.



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Texas College Senior Poses With Giant Alligator Known as 'Big Tex' in Jaw-Dropping Photos

Texas College Senior Poses With Giant Alligator Known as 'Big Tex' in Jaw-Dropping PhotosMackenzie Noland is interning at Gator Country, a sanctuary in Beaumont, Texas.



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Texas Governor Greg Abbott Tweets Fake Winston Churchill Quote On 'Anti-Fascists'

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Tweets Fake Winston Churchill Quote On 'Anti-Fascists'Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), apparently responding to recent news reports



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The Latest: Texas executes man condemned for 1979 killing

The Latest: Texas executes man condemned for 1979 killingHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Texas inmate who confessed to numerous killings and rapes (all times local):



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Texas executes 'ice pick killer' for 1979 rape and murder

Texas executes 'ice pick killer' for 1979 rape and murderBy Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Texas on Wednesday executed a man dubbed the “ice pick killer” for the weapon he used to murder a woman in 1979, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal from his lawyers, who argued his veins were too compromised for a lethal injection. Danny Bible, 66, was put to death at the state’s death chamber in Huntsville. Bible made no last statement, a prisons official said.



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One Killed, a Dozen Others Injured in a Texas Construction Site Explosion

One Killed, a Dozen Others Injured in a Texas Construction Site ExplosionThe killed or injured were construction workers, not hospital staff or patients



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Democrat's viral campaign video could be trouble for tea party Republican in deep-red Texas

Democrat's viral campaign video could be trouble for tea party Republican in deep-red TexasMJ Hegar’s biographical and cinematic campaign ad could give the Democrat a chance in the heavily Republican 31st Congressional District of Texas. Yahoo News spoke with Hegar to learn more about how the video came to be and what she hopes to do in Congress.



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U.S. top court largely backs Texas Republicans over electoral maps

U.S. top court largely backs Texas Republicans over electoral mapsBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Texas Republicans by reviving electoral districts drawn by the state legislature that had been thrown out by a lower court for diluting the influence of black and Hispanic voters. In a 5-4 ruling, the conservative-majority court largely accepted the state’s argument that the Republican-led Texas legislature acted in good faith when it adopted new electoral maps in 2013 for state legislative and U.S. congressional seats. Republican President Donald Trump’s administration had backed Texas in the case.



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