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Clara Brown Trimble, 63, put flowers next to a small memorial to police officers killed by sniper fire the night before in downtown Dallas following a peaceful Black Lives Matter Protest.
 Leslie Boorhem-Stephenson

Tensions Remain High in Dallas After Attack

Two days after the shooting that left five Dallas police officers dead and wounded seven more, state and national officials are continuing to offer prayers, calls for unity and praise for the heroism of local law enforcement. But tensions are still running high in the city.

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Jennifer Ingram left the U.S. Army Reserve in 2011 because she was tired of hiding her gender identity. Now that the Pentagon has lifted its ban on transgender troops, she's considering returning to the army.
 Darren Abate for The Texas Tribune

Pentagon Lifts Ban on Transgender Troops

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Thursday that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on transgender troops. While some Texas lawmakers have raised concerns, transgender Texan service members and LGBT advocates are cheering.

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