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September 16th, 2013
08:36 PM ET

Friend of Navy gunman speaks to CNN

"I just don't know... I have no idea."

A friend of Aaron Alexis, the man officials have identified as the dead Navy Yard shooter, speaks to CNN's Ed Lavandera in Ft. Worth, Texas.


Filed under: Ed Lavandera • Navy Yard Shooting • Texas
July 1st, 2013
10:41 AM ET

Davis: Gov. Perry has demeaned his office

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, who rose to national fame this week after her 13-hour filibuster in the state legislature, said she was not angry with the deeply personal criticism leveled against her by Republican Gov. Rick Perry, but said his comments were “symptomatic” of his perspective on women’s issues.

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Filed under: abortion • Texas • Wendy Davis
June 19th, 2013
02:15 PM ET

Shark attacks teen off Texas coast

A 15-year-old boy was attacked by a shark off the coast of Texas. The injuries were not life-threatening.

RELATED STORY: Shark attacks Texas teen in waist-deep water


Filed under: shark • Texas
April 9th, 2013
07:37 PM ET

Student: We tackled stabbing suspect

Student Steven Maida talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the Lone Star College stabbing spree and how he helped to catch the suspect.

Steven Maida shot this photo of the suspect in today’s Lone Star College stabbing lying on the ground. (Source: Steven Maida/CNN iReport)

RELATED STORY: Texas college stabbing: 14 injured, 2 in critical condition


Filed under: Crime • Interviews • Texas
April 8th, 2013
10:26 AM ET

Perry: background checks a "kneejerk reaction"

In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Texas Governor Rick Perry expresses his opposition to universal background checks.

RELATED STORY: Perry 'indeed' open to 2016 bid

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Filed under: Guns • Politics • Rick Perry • Texas • Wolf Blitzer
April 8th, 2013
09:43 AM ET

Rick Perry: Open to a 2016 run

Texas Governor Rick Perry tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer he's open to a 2016 presidential run.

RELATED STORY: Perry 'indeed' open to 2016 bid

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Filed under: 2016 election • Politics • Rick Perry • Texas • Wolf Blitzer
January 31st, 2013
02:33 PM ET

Tumbleweed stampede blows across truck

It's not every day a truck drives through a tumbleweed storm. Lisa Sylvester reports on this movie-like scene in Texas.


Filed under: Lisa Sylvester • must-see video • Texas • Transportation
August 13th, 2012
10:27 AM ET

Disabled vet mocked at hotel

A paralyzed war veteran says a hotel worker in Texas mocked his request for help down a flight of stairs.


Filed under: Sandra Endo • Texas • veteran
July 12th, 2012
10:32 AM ET

Romney gets booed during NAACP speech

Mitt Romney was booed at an NAACP event for vowing to repeal the president's signature health care law.

RELATED STORY: NAACP chair: 'They absolutely booed' Romney

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Filed under: 2012 election • Health Care • Jim Acosta • Mitt Romney • NAACP • Texas
July 2nd, 2012
01:16 PM ET

NAACP fights to ban Texas lottery

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the effort by the Dallas branch of the NAACP to abolish the Texas lottery.

RELATED STORY: Dallas NAACP seeks end to Texas lottery

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Filed under: Brian Todd • NAACP • Texas
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