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Texas Women Go After Trump on Night One

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 25, 2016.
The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 25, 2016.

A succession of Texas women took the Democratic National Committee Convention stage Monday night, and threw some of the sharpest daggers of the night at Republican nominee Donald Trump. 

Alamo Dig Yields Colonial Wall Remnants

An archaeologist points to recently-discovered Spanish colonial era adobe bricks.
An archaeologist points to recently-discovered Spanish colonial era adobe bricks.

Spanish colonial adobe bricks discovered at a dig site in downtown San Antonio's Alamo Plaza may have comprised part of the mission's original western wall, researchers announced Monday.  

 

 

After Dallas Ambush, Texas Police to Push for Open Carry Changes, Funding

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo and Austin Police Association President Kenneth Casaday speak with state Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, right, on Feb. 12, 2015, at the Texas Capitol.
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo and Austin Police Association President Kenneth Casaday speak with state Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, right, on Feb. 12, 2015, at the Texas Capitol.

Texas lawmakers brushed off the wishes of many in law enforcement when they passed open handgun carry legislation in 2015. With pro-police rhetoric flowing after numerous shootings, police groups hope the law can at least be revisited.

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