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US judge voids Texas abortion law

AUSTIN, Texas -- A federal judge Friday banned Texas from enforcing an abortion regulation that would have shut down 19 licensed clinics, leaving large parts of the state without an abortion provider.

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel of Austin ...

Texas National Guard troops use border food banks

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas National Guard troops deployed to the border as part of Gov. Rick Perry's emergency security plan have sought emergency assistance from food banks in the Rio Grande Valley, officials said Friday.

According to the National ...