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Texas Leads Nation in Job Discrimination Complaints

Being number 1 isn't always a good thing, especially in this category.  The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it got more complaints of workplace discrimination from workers in Texas than from any other state last year.

The EEOC says one out of every 10 job discrimination complaints filed nationwide last year came  from Texas.

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Ashby and LISD Officials Blast Beck Campaign Flyer

Lufkin School Board President Trent Ashby and school district officials are blasting a political flyer that accused Ashby of raising taxes to give the superintendent a big pay raise.

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Chamber of Commerce Calls for Testing Reform

The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce is the first Chamber in the state to send a board-approved resolution to Austin expressing serious concerns over what standardized testing is doing to Texas’ public schools, and to school students.

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Lufkin Elects a New Mayor

A majority of Lufkin voters have decided to put someone new to elected city politics in the Mayor's chair at City Hall.  Retired Lufkin business executive Bob Brown has won the Mayor's race over two-term incumbent Jack Gorden

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President Obama Endorses Gay Marriage, Becomes First President To Do So [VIDEO]

President Barack Obama shocked the world today, after announcing that he endorses the right of same-sex couples to marry, claiming his decision as an "evolution" in his views of this subject matter.

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Update: 42% of WVa Dems Voted Against Obama

President Barack Obama may be running unopposed in most Democratic Party primaries around the country, but he had an opponent in the West Virginia primary.

Obama won the statewide vote, but a man who is locked up in a federal prison in Texas, and who did no campaigning, carried eight West Virginia counties.  Absolutely true.

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TransCanada Reapplies for Oil Pipeline

The Canadian oil company that wants to build the controversial Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. has submitted a new application for the project, after changing the route to avoid environmentally sensitive land in Nebraska.

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Do You Approve of the Federal Government? — Survey of the Day

While approval of all tiers of government has fallen over the past decade, it seems Americans are most dissatisfied with the federal government.

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