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  1. Rick Perry Takes Back TweetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KIII

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night.

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  2. Abbott Supports Prosecutors' Unit Vetoed By PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Integrity Unit," Abbott said in a brief interview. Perry's veto of the state Public Integrity Unit came after Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, who oversees the unit, refused to resign after a drunken-driving arrest. A grand jury ...

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  3. Public Forum on Police AccountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    The public forum will focus on a recent resolution passed by the Travis County Democratic Party calling for action from the Austin Police Department to address systemic issues surrounding racial profiling, excessive use of force, and accountability in relation to the African-American community.

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  4. Preliminary hearings for Sanders, Meander rescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Texan

    ... was reset to 9 a.m. on Oct. 16, and Sanders' was reset for the same time on Oct. 17, according to county Travis County court bailiff Anthony Casarez. Meander and his attorney did not show in court Tuesday, when the hearing was originally supposed to ...

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  5. Drone, ham radio destroyed amid headbutting assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... spy on him and was using "triangulation" to speak to him in his head. Garza was arrested and booked into the Travis County Jail on charges of assault causing bodily injury and criminal mischief. He was still in jail in lieu of $10,000 bond at the ...

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  6. Rick Perry Takes Back TweetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KCEN

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night.

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  7. 4 reasons Rick Perry is in troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNN

    ... indicted on felony charges. On the face of it, you might think that Rosemary Lehmberg, district attorney for Travis County in Texas, would be out of her job after being caught driving under the influence, haranguing those who took her in, being ...

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  8. In Context: Gov. Rick Perry's IndictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Law.com

    The following timeline details the events that unfolded in Texas courts following Travis County D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg's drunk driving conviction in April 2013 through Gov. Rick Perry's booking Aug. 19.

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  9. Conservative group cites Khator texts in complaint against WhitmireRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chron

    ... Khator agreed to withdraw the proposal and asked Whitmire to forgive her. The complaint, filed Aug. 29 with Travis County's Public Integrity Unit by the Conservative Action Fund, cites the exchange. The unit investigates claims against elected ...

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  10. Former UT football players charged with sexual assault will appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CultureMap

    ... the female student in the San Jacinto Residence Hall when they got home after a night on Sixth Street. A Travis County judge released the men on a personal bond after their arrests, so they didn't have to put up any money for their release. Sources ...

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  11. 4 reasons why Rick Perry's exercise of power got him in troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CNN

    ... indicted on felony charges. On the face of it, you might think that Rosemary Lehmberg, district attorney for Travis County in Texas, would be out of her job after being caught driving under the influence, haranguing those who took her in, being ...

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  12. Texas Supreme Court Rules in Internet Smear CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Houston Press

    ... Kinney immediately upon discovering the kickback scheme. Kinney insists that's all false. The case landed in Travis County court when Kinney sued Barnes, BCG and two subsidiaries for defamation. The case entered questionable First Amendment ...

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  13. The Face of AIDS in AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Austin Monthly

    ... living with HIV/AIDS, according to Dr. Philip Haung, the medical director and health authority for the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department. Since 2006, there has been a 40 percent increase in the number of HIV-positive people ...

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  14. Rick Perry Disavows 'Most Drunk Democrat' TweetRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... was unclear who does the actual posting for the feed. The earlier tweet posted an unflattering mock image of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, who was convicted of drunken driving in April 2013. Perry vetoed funds to her office when ...

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  15. Former UT players appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... the female student in the San Jacinto Residence Hall when they got home after a night on Sixth Street. A Travis County judge released the men on a personal bond after their arrests, so they didn't have to put up any money for their release. Sources ...

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  16. School Finance System Unconstitutional AgainRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Hillsboro Reporter

    In an outcome that school officials in districts across Texas had predicted, a Travis County district judge ruled Thursday, August 28, that the state's school finance system is unconstitutional.

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  17. Rick Perry removes - unauthorized' tweet about Rosemary LehmbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Dallas Morning News

    ... was removed Sunday, with an announcement that the post was unauthorized. Shortly after the tweet referring to Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg's drunken-driving arrest last year was posted, it was withdrawn. "A tweet just went out ...

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  18. Texas governor's verified Twitter sends offensive messages to his political opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2014 | Russia Taday

    ... saying he did "not condone" the message. The controversial tweet featured an unflattering mock-up image of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, who was convicted of drunk driving in April 2013. After the incident Rick Perry insisted ...

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  19. Indictment mischaracterized in deleted tweet from Perry accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Houston Chronicle

    ... at 8:20 p.m. The original tweet, which went out almost exactly an hour earlier, included a graphic mocking Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, whose drunk-driving arrest led Perry to threaten to veto funding for the state's Public ...

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  20. Rick Perry deletes tweet calling district attorney the 'most drunk Democrat in Texas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Raw Story

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday deleted an image posted by his official Twitter account that labeled Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg "the most drunk Democrat in Texas."

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