Tribpedia: Sexting

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"Sexting" is generally known as sending sexually explicit messages to friends. In 2011, Texas lawmakers and Attorney General Greg Abbott made a push to discourage the practice by changing current laws. A bill carried by state Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, working with Abbott, would classify a sexting offense as a Class C misdemeanor for first-time violators under 18. Currently, it ...

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Dr. George Denkowski conducted psychological exams for more than a dozen current death row inmates. 1) Anthony Pierce 2) Virgilio Maldonado 3) Calvin Hunter 4) Derrick Charles  5) Steven Butler 6) John Matamoros 7) Joel Escobedo 8) Jamie McCoskey 9) Warren Rivers  10) Tomas Gallo  11) Kim Ly Lim 12) Alfred Brown 13) Coy Wesbrook
Dr. George Denkowski conducted psychological exams for more than a dozen current death row inmates. 1) Anthony Pierce 2) Virgilio Maldonado 3) Calvin Hunter 4) Derrick Charles 5) Steven Butler 6) John Matamoros 7) Joel Escobedo 8) Jamie McCoskey 9) Warren Rivers 10) Tomas Gallo 11) Kim Ly Lim 12) Alfred Brown 13) Coy Wesbrook

Death Sentence Reviews Leave Unsettled Issues

Defense lawyers argue that judges in Harris County — ordered to review a psychologist's work in two death penalty cases — are simply rubber-stamping the conclusions of the psychologist, who was reprimanded last year.

Cracks have formed in the asphalt on Bayou Wood Circle near County Road 687 south of Angleton, Texas Tuesday Aug, 2, 2011.
Cracks have formed in the asphalt on Bayou Wood Circle near County Road 687 south of Angleton, Texas Tuesday Aug, 2, 2011.

Pay to Pave

Texas Weekly

More energy producers are making "donations" to the Texas Department of Transportation to fix roads torn up by gas well operations. 

Planned Parenthood clinical assistant Nicki Bailey discusses the new abortion laws with a patient in Austin.
Planned Parenthood clinical assistant Nicki Bailey discusses the new abortion laws with a patient in Austin.

Komen Drops Support of Planned Parenthood

The Dallas-based breast cancer prevention group Susan G. Komen for the Cure has halted its financial support of Planned Parenthood, yet another blow to the family planning organization that provides abortions in some of its clinics. 

State Sen. Royce West D-Dallas at the 2010 Texas Democratic convention in Corpus Christi, Tex. on June 26.
State Sen. Royce West D-Dallas at the 2010 Texas Democratic convention in Corpus Christi, Tex. on June 26.

Senate Approves Legislation on Teen Sex

Two bills regulating teenagers’ sex lives passed on the Senate floor today — one would outlaw “sexting” by minors; the other would exempt young adults caught having consensual sex with a minor from registering as sex offenders.