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Texas, US

Texas prison officials execute Robert Ladd after Supreme Court rejects arguments he was too mentally impaired - @AP

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Texas, US

US Supreme Court declines to stop execution of Texas inmate Robert Ladd, who claims mental impairment - @TasneemN

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Prison bus accident in West Texas, Jan. 14, 2015

NTSB: Preliminary investigation finds damaged guardrail laying on road contributed to Texas prison bus crash that killed 10 - @NTSB

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Obama 2nd term nominations

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, says Loretta Lynch 'likely' will be confirmed as attorney general, although he hasn't yet made up his mind how he will vote - @rollcall

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Texas same-sex marriage

Fort Worth, Texas, officials issue memo saying that, as of Feb. 1, city will extend spousal benefits to all legally married couples - @wfaalauren

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicted for coercion

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says despite ruling that his abuse of power case will go forward, 'I am confident that I will ultimately prevail because the prosecution's case amounts to the criminalization of politics' - @CarrieNBCNews

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicted for coercion

Judge refuses to dismiss criminal indictment against Texas Gov. Rick Perry - @CarrTamicbs11

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El Paso, TX, US

More: Northbound lanes of US 54 highway at Texas - New Mexico state line closed following explosion, police say - @NC9

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Texas, US

#BREAKING ~ Texas Senate votes along party lines to get rid of two-thirds rule to bring bills to floor for debate. - @FOX4

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Texas, US

RT @EricKingNBC5: Cecelia Abbot becomes the state's 1st - Latina First Lady since Texas joined the union.@NBCDFW #breaking - @NBCDFW

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Austin, TX, US

Photo: Republican Greg Abbott is sworn in as governor of Texas - @PhilArcher_KPRC

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Texas, US

RT @EricKingNBC5: #BREAKING - Greg Abbot has taken the oath of office and is now officially the 48th Governor of Texas @NBCDFW - @NBCDFW

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Texas, US

RT @cbs11jack: #breaking New Lt. Governor Dan Patrick takes selfies before his inaugural speech. @cbsdfw http://t.co/tBFGbDHSbi - @CBSDFW

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Elon Musk's high-speed Hyperloop plan

Elon Musk says he will build a Hyperloop test track, most likely in Texas - @CNBCnow

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Texas, US

Fed's Beige Book reports 'modest' consumer spending, anxiety about Texas in light of falling oil prices - @MarketsTicker

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Austin, TX, US

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry calls 84th Texas Legislative session to order - @tomabrahams

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San Antonio, TX, US

Map: Winter Storm Warning in Central Texas now includes San Antonio and Austin - @wxprobrian

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Texas, US

USGS confirms 2 more earthquakes hit North Texas, bringing total to 6 on Tuesday - @CBSDFW

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politics

Photo: George P. Bush, son of former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush, is sworn in as Texas Land Commissioner, at the state capitol in Austin - @JebBush

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Lewisburg, WV, US

West Virginia state police name Edward Campbell, 54, and son Eric Campbell, 21, as 2 Texas men charged with shooting 2 Lewisburg police officers; to also be charged in the murders of NC couple, local sheriff says - @JeffJenkinsMN

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