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Texas Mulls New Textbooks, Sparks Evolution Debate

Dozens of experts and activists have lined up to testify before the State Board of Education as it mulls approval of new science textbooks for classrooms around Texas.


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Cruz, GOP Dominate Election But Dems Made Inroads

Mitt Romney’s victory in Texas wasn’t enough to put him over the top but Election Day was sweet for tea party favorite Ted Cruz, who trounced his Democratic opponent to become the state’s first Hispanic U.S. Senator.