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The Party Pariah: How Henry Cuellar rose to power—and how he intends to stay there.
In Southeast Lubbock Neighborhood, Residents are Fed Up With a Feedlot: Kathy Stewart has complained for years about the fecal dust invading Yellowhouse Canyon. But so far, her concerns have mostly been ignored.
Texas Prisons Ban Greeting Cards, Expand Drug-Sniffing Dog Searches to Visitors: Families of prisoners and civil rights groups call the new policies arbitrary, punitive, and isolating for people behind bars.