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Texas College Fraternity Indicted for Alleged Hazing

A grand jury indicted the fraternity at a Texas university in response to an alleged brutal, three-day hazing ritual that deprived pledges of sufficient food, water, and sleep plus forced them to roll around in vomit, spit, and feces.

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Texas College Campuses See Rising Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism continues to rise on many U.S. college campuses including in Texas where universities face increasing vitriol that targets their Jewish student communities.

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Missing Son of Michigan Congressman Found in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas — The missing son of U.S. Representative John Conyers, Sr., has been found safe in Houston. His roommate said Carl Conyers shaved his beard on Tuesday and then disappeared.

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Houston ‘F**k Trump’ Protest Wants “A World Without Police’

HOUSTON, Texas — A “F**k Trump” protest was held at the University of Houston that was billed as “A World Without Police.” It was organized by a group of the same name. DREAMers and “Undocumented! Unafraid!” activists were also part of the protest.

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Texas Poll Shows Tight Race for Trump, Clinton

HOUSTON, Texas – A new poll released this week from the University of Houston (UH) reveals a tight race in the campaign for Texas’ 38 electoral votes. While voters show confidence in GOP candidate Donald Trump’s abilities to handle most issues, he leads Texas by a very small margin.

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Green Party National Convention to Offer ‘Plan B’ for Disaffected Dems

HOUSTON, Texas — Green Party candidates and delegates are arriving in Texas for their 2016 Presidential Nominating Convention with the theme – “Houston, We Have A Solution: Vote Green 2016.” Both the Green Party and their presumptive presidential nominee Jill Stein, are appealing to angry Bernie Sanders supporters, and “Never Hillary” voters, to vote Green as their “Plan B.”

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Oil Bust Tanks More Texas Jobs

The continuing weakness in the oil and gas sector has caused the ax to fall on another energy giant. Chevron announced they will lay off 1,500 employees worldwide. Nearly one thousand of those oil bust job losses will come directly from Houston.

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Univ of Houston Professor Apologizes for ‘Ill-Conceived Attempt at Humor’

HOUSTON, Texas – University of Houston Political Science Professor Cyrus Ali Contractor apologized to his students for the inappropriate email message he emailed Wednesday night. The professor apologized for the message which contained a fake “1st draft of Sen. Cotton’s Letter” which some students found to be in poor taste.