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Scott Dalton

Court Orders New Trial for Dennis Davis

UPDATED: A Texas appeals court on Friday ordered a new trial for Dennis Davis, who is serving 36 years in prison for the 1985 murder of Natalie Antonetti of Austin. 


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Gabriel Cristóver Pérez

Minors Can No Longer Use Tanning Salons

This year, Texas joined several other states that ban minors from tanning indoors. Previously, certain minors — those between 16 ½ and 18 — could tan with parental consent. This story is part of our 31 Days, 31 Ways series. 

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Andrew Morton

Voter ID Debate Heats Up as Dallas County Joins Fight

Dallas County has become the first county in the state to join a lawsuit seeking to block implementation of the state's voter ID law, which state officials said would take effect after a major U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June.

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Alana Rocha

Stealth Dorms Move In and Families Move Out

College towns across Texas are seeing a rise in so-called stealth dorms, where several students cram into homes in residential areas. Some are calling on cities to limit the number of students allowed to live in residential homes.

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