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‘We’re Hurting,’ Dallas Police Chief David Brown Says

Police used a bomb robot to detonate a device that killed a suspect who was in a standoff with police in downtown Dallas on Thursday, when 12 officers were shot.

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Supreme Court Upholds University Of Texas’ Affirmative Action Program

In a 4-3 decision, the court ruled that the university’s “race-conscious admissions program” is constitutional.

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Lines in the Land: Stories about Lines that Define Life in West Texas

This month, we brought you a week-long news series called “Lines in the Land” that explored the visible – and invisible – lines that define life in West Texas. Our part of the state is chock full of physical – borders, railroads, highways, … Continue reading

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Lines in the Land: Descendants of the Buffalo Soldiers in Fort Davis

In 1867, two regiments of black soldiers were stationed in West Texas. They were called the Buffalo Soldiers by the Native American tribes they fought. Many of those soldiers were former slaves, and their descendants still live in the area. … Continue reading

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