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DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas-area real estate agent who is facing charges for allegedly being part of the pro-President Donald Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week said she's a “normal person" who listened to her president.

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HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday asked officials to review how more than 1,900 inmates in Texas’ largest county jail could be released to relieve overcrowding at a facility where officials worry about a potential COVID-19 outbreak.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Friday upheld convictions against a sports marketer, an aspiring agent and a financial adviser in a college basketball scandal that spoiled the careers of several coaches.

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DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas City Council unanimously approved the renaming of a stretch of street after Botham Jean, a Black man who was shot and killed by a white Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has distributed more than 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday, as the state ramps up mass vaccination efforts while hospitals grapple with record numbers of patients.

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MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A West Texas flower shop owner who posted a video on Facebook bragging about breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the U.S. Capitol riot last week was arrested Wednesday, federal officials said.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One of four Texas men accused in the thefts of more than $14,000 from ATM machines in Central Arkansas has pleaded guilty to federal charges before U.S. District Judge Brian S. Miller.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An environmental group has told the National Marine Fisheries Service that it's going to court over reductions in plans to keep endangered and threatened sea turtles from drowning in shrimp nets.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The economic damage in Texas from the coronavirus pandemic has left a nearly $1 billion deficit in the state budget as the nation's energy capital remains hampered by a slow recovery and a half-million fewer jobs than a year ago.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Health officials in Austin and Travis County announced Saturday that they are working to open space in the Austin Convention Center to care for COVID-19 patients as hospitalizations in Texas set record highs.