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Sanders' 2016 movement now has political machine to push it

Posted 9:08 PM 2/23/2020

By WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Bernie Sanders and his top advisers entered the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary convinced he was a front-runner. They believed the political insurgency flag he planted in 2016 was still flying and that his strong stances (More)


Sheriff: 7 injured in shooting at Houston flea market

Posted 8:52 PM 2/23/2020

HOUSTON (AP) - A sheriff in Southeast Texas says seven people were injured after a shooting at a Houston flea market that was holding a dance. The Houston Chronicle reports the incident happened Sunday night at the Mercado Sabadomingo. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says the suspect told (More)


The Latest: Biden declares himself back in the race

Posted 4:51 PM 2/22/2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):

5:45 p.m.

Joe Biden is declaring himself back into the race for the presidency after early results in Nevada showed the former vice president in second place.

Biden told supporters Saturday that (More)


Dallas lawyer gets 5 years in Louisiana for beating woman

Posted 3:53 PM 2/21/2020

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Texas attorney has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to five years in a Louisiana prison for breaking his girlfriend's eye socket and knocking out a tooth. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Willlie Richardson Joseph Jr. of Dallas was sentenced Friday immediately after (More)


Higher red snapper 'target' for charter boats now permanent

Posted 3:55 PM 2/20/2020


NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After Gulf of Mexico charter boat captains stayed within federal limits for red snapper, regulators are making permanent a rule that lets them catch more of the fish. The rule initially was to be just for one year. The change (More)

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