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GOP border report advises ‘compassionate but tough’ response

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Rep. Kay Granger of Texas, who heads a Republican House of Representatives working group on the southern border crisis, offered recommendations Wednesday that she called "common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions" to deal with the surge of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children illegally entering the country.
Jul 23, 2014

Granger's GOP border report advises ‘compassionate but tough’ response to immigration crisis | star-telegram.com/2014/07/23/599… #border #immig

US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild. The U.S.
Jul 23, 2014

Snakes! US wildlife officials propose limiting trade of boa constrictors, anacondas, pythons | star-telegram.com/2014/07/23/599… #snakes

Jury reaches no verdict in Ventura defamation case

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us There's still no verdict as jurors try to decide whether a decorated military sniper libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir. Jurors deliberated from about 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. Wednesday before leaving the federal courthouse in St.
Jul 23, 2014

American Sniper jury rests for the day again after reaching no verdict in Ventura defamation case | star-telegram.com/2014/07/23/598… +@startelegram

Cowboys touch down in California eager to begin training camp

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Barry Church started reading The Maze Runner on the Dallas Cowboys' team charter Tuesday. The post-apocalyptic science fiction trilogy perhaps describes where the Cowboys have been. After three consecutive 8-8 seasons, the Cowboys landed at Naval Air Station Point Mugu looking to find their way out of mediocrity and back into the playoffs.

Sen. Cruz: FAA flight ban to Israel airport ‘economic boycott’

star-telegram.com — Calling it an 'economic boycott of Israel,' Sen. Ted Cruz Wednesday blasted the Federal Aviation Administration's decision to extend the ban on U.S. flights to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv.
Jul 23, 2014

Ted Cruz: Obama administration's flight ban to Israel airport is tantamount to an ‘economic boycott’ of an ally | star-telegram.com/2014/07/23/599…

FDA warns of compounded drug recall by Texas firm

star-telegram.com — The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to risks of contamination. The agency says FDA inspectors recently uncovered unsanitary conditions at Unique Pharmaceuticals' plant in Temple, Texas. The inspections revealed production problems in several lots of drugs that were supposed to be sterile.
Jul 23, 2014

Contamination concerns spur FDA to warn of compounded drug recall by Texas firm | star-telegram.com/2014/07/23/599… +@startelegram

Hudson Oaks firefighter arrested, accused of molesting young girls

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us (Note: This report contains graphic material.) A Hudson Oaks firefighter was in custody Wednesday after his arrest on charges that he repeatedly molested two young girls at Parker County homes. Deputies identified the suspect as Richard Fredrick Adams Sr., 62, who lives in Parker County west of Fort Worth near Weatherford.

Warrant: Suspect tried to cover up slaying of Fort Worth executive

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us A suspect in the robbery and slaying of a Fort Worth executive apparently went to great lengths to try to cover up the crime in his apartment, including replacing carpet, painting and removing furniture, court documents show.

Former Cowboys running back Robert Newhouse dead at 64

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Former Dallas Cowboys fullback Robert Newhouse, who is arguably remembered most for throwing a touchdown pass to Golden Richards while running to his right in Super Bowl XII on one of Tom Landry's famous trick plays, died Tuesday night. He was 64.

For Perry, border policy seems like a 2006 replay

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us His glasses look very 2014. But behind them, Gov. Rick Perry is all 2006. That was the year when Perry vowed to "never wait for Washington" to seal the border, posed glaring across the Rio Grande for campaign ads and promised a multi-million-dollar "virtual border watch" security camera system.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @JasStanford: I'm mad at @budkennedy for writing this really smart piece about Rick Perry & the border. I should've thought of it. http:…

Jul 23, 2014

Perry looks ahead to #2016, but his border policy seems like a 2006 replay, Bud Kennedy opines | star-telegram.com/2014/07/22/598… @BudKennedy #border

Jul 23, 2014

RT @JasStanford: I'm mad at @budkennedy for writing this really smart piece about Rick Perry & the border. I should've thought of it. http:…

Jul 22, 2014

.@BudKennedy's latest: "His glasses look very 2014. But behind them, Gov. Rick Perry is all 2006." star-telegram.com/2014/07/22/598…

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