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California bill reignites affirmative action fight

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Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the... More>>

Over a dozen deaths linked to lack of air conditioning in Texas prisons

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More than a dozen deaths are being linked to no air condition inside Texas prisons; something a new report is calling unconstitutional. More>>

NYPD Twitter hashtag backfires Video included

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A NYPD plan intended to better connect with the community seems to have backfired a bit. The police department asked its twitter followers to share pictures of themselves with New York City police officers using the hashtag "myNYPD." Some did share nice pictures, but others not so much.Some of the first pictures posted showed regular citizens standing with very friendly looking police officers.
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Dog shot by police had animal control history

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The residence of the dog killed by Austin police last week, has a lengthy history of Animal Control calls. More>>

Student targeted by "tripping officer" gives her perspective on what happened

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The video has hundreds of thousands of views online. Students charged the field after the Vandegrift High School girls soccer team won state and an officer wasn't too happy about it.
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San Marcos hotel SWAT situation ends in arrest

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A SWAT situation at a San Marcos hotel ends with one man in custody.
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Monsignor wins raffle trip for canonization ceremony

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On April 27, Popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be granted sainthood by Pope Francis.
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Advocates push for alternatives for non-violent offenders

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Criminal justice advocates are urging state lawmakers to draft new legislation to reduce the number of non-violent criminals sent to prison. More>>

Perry making 2nd job-poaching trip to New York

Gov. Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York, hoping to convince employers there to move to Texas. More>>

ACL releases 2014 lineup

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Back for its 13th year, the Austin City Limits Music Festival is making a return to Austin's Zilker Park, and this year's lineup features some of the top names in music. More>>

Netflix poised to raise prices after strong 1Q

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Netflix is preparing a sequel unlikely to be a hit with its subscribers. The Internet video service is about to raise its prices for the first time in three years to help pay for more Internet video programming such as its... More>>

APD responds to criticism over fatal dog shooting

APD responds to criticism over fatal dog shooting

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Austin police are responding to criticism over a fatal dog shooting. More>>

Georgetown officer seen in video tripping, pushing students as they rush field

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Video shows a Georgetown police officer tripping and pushing students as they rush the field seconds after a high school state soccer game ends.
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  • AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

    AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:17:06 GMT
    EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.
    EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.
  • 9th suspect in NC kidnapping turns self in to FBI

    9th suspect in NC kidnapping turns self in to FBI

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:17:01 GMT
    As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.
    As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.
  • Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

    Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:15:54 GMT
    The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the...
    The planned release of portions of the Senate report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the...
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  • Cardinals player gets probation for assault plea

    Cardinals player gets probation for assault plea

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:16:47 GMT
    Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his guilty plea to a charge that he assaulted a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.
    A judge on Wednesday sentenced Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington to a year of supervised probation for assaulting a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.
  • Ivanovic beats Lisicki in 1st round at Stuttgart

    Ivanovic beats Lisicki in 1st round at Stuttgart

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:16:40 GMT
    Ana Ivanovic defeated Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-3 to send the Wimbledon finalist out in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Wednesday.
    Ana Ivanovic defeated Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-3 to send the Wimbledon finalist out in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Wednesday.
  • Peng, Peer reach quarters in Morocco

    Peng, Peer reach quarters in Morocco

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:54:41 GMT
    Peng Shuai of China beat Ukrainian qualifier Maryna Zanevska 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix SAR.
    Peng Shuai of China beat Ukrainian qualifier Maryna Zanevska 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix SAR.
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  • First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

    First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:16:37 GMT
    The government is developing a website to help job-seeking veterans and military spouses create resumes, make connections with employers and become part of a database that companies can mine for skills and talents.
    First lady Michelle Obama has announced a new online effort to link soldiers leaving the military with jobs that match their skill sets.
  • Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

    Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:04:44 GMT
    By TOM MURPHY and CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow...
    By TOM MURPHY and CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder...
  • Norfolk Southern railroad 1Q profit falls 18 pct

    Norfolk Southern railroad 1Q profit falls 18 pct

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:54:35 GMT
    Norfolk Southern Corp.'s first-quarter profit fell 18 percent as severe winter weather slowed shipments and the railroad delivered 1 percent less freight overall.
    Norfolk Southern's first-quarter profit fell 18 percent as severe winter weather slowed the railroad's shipments and coal revenue dropped 15 percent.
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    Mugshot Madness

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    Check out the most recent Central Texas mugshots in this gallery! All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
    Check out the most recent Central Texas mugshots in this gallery! All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
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    Crimewatch

    FOX 7's Noelle Newton investigates how law enforcement battle crime in the community
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    FOX 7 is honoring those who make a difference at a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.
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