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West Texas WWII Soldier’s Remains Return After 74 Years

The remains of a World War II soldier from West Texas were laid to rest on Monday 74 years after he went missing in action from a German battlefield. This was the result of a sister’s unwavering five decade long search to find her brother’s remains and bring them home.

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Texas AG Demands School District Release 6th Grade Sex Ed Materials

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton demanded the Fort Worth Independent School District release a copy of its sixth grade human sexuality curriculum after parents complained they were “repeatedly denied” access to the instructional materials.

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Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in Texas Border City, Say Police

Vandals defaced a Jewish cemetery in a El, Paso, Texas, over the weekend. They spray painted and tagged grave sites with anti-Semitic images including swastikas and references to Adolf Hitler, say authorities.

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North Texas Man Indicted in Voter Fraud Probe Pleads Guilty

The North Texas man indicted in an ongoing Dallas County voter fraud investigation pleaded guilty to a lesser charge this week. He was sentenced to serve six months in jail, according to the Office of the Dallas County District Attorney.

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60 Arrested in Texas Online Child Sex Crime Sting

Multiple law enforcement agencies came together for a three-month investigation called Operation Broken Heart, which resulted in 60 arrests and 152 charges across eight southeast Texas counties for numerous Internet crimes against children.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 8: Maryjane Medina, 18, a first time voter, walks up to polling booth to cast her vote at a polling station set-up at Watts Towers Arts Center on November 8, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Texas Democrat Pins Primary Loss on ‘Voter Fraud’

A South Texas Democrat candidate, who lost by six votes in a recent primary runoff, is contesting the race results against the Democrat winner, claiming “irregularities, misconduct, and fraud” impacted the outcome of the election.

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Texas Governor Proposes Plan for Enhancing School Safety

Texas Governor Greg Abbott unveiled a comprehensive new plan to enhance school safety during a Dallas-held news conference on Wednesday. His recommendations come nearly two weeks after an active shooter killed eight students and two teachers plus injured many others at Santa Fe High School.

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Texas AG Probes Voter Fraud in Border City

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Wednesday that his office is investigating alleged voter fraud activities stemming back to a 2017 election in a city located on the U.S. and Mexico border.

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California Jerky Giant Going to Texas

A Northern California jerky snack food giant is the latest company to announce plans to exit the Golden State and relocate in Texas, potentially, later this year.