TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 10/21/13

Take a look back at Faking the Grade, our four-part investigative series on how Texas spent millions of federal dollars on private tutoring for the state's poorest students under a No Child Left Behind policy — and has little to show for it.

The federal government has endorsed a plan that Texas and four other states have worked on for years to protect the lesser prairie chicken, a rare bird threatened by oil and gas interests in West Texas and the Panhandle.

Move over, Texas Trial Lawyers Association. There's a new group in town: the Texas Association of Consumer ...

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