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Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – The number of children living in poverty has swelled over the past three decades in fast-growing, ethnically diverse states such as Texas, Arizona, and Nevada as the nation’s population center shifts south and west, a report Monday on childhood well-being shows.

Lawyers say Infowars host Alex Jones sent them child porn

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers in Connecticut allege conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them electronic files containing child pornography as part of a defamation lawsuit against the Infowars host by relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Texas sheriff’s sergeant dies after found with head injuries

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A Texas sheriff’s sergeant who died shortly after being found in his car with head injuries apparently suffered a medical emergency and wasn’t shot, as deputies initially suspected, authorities said Saturday.

Governor signs law boosting Texas’ lagging teacher pay

Abbott on Tuesday called it a “monumental moment” while signing the bill at an Austin elementary school. It comes near the end of an often rocky decade for Texas schools, which had absorbed steep budget cuts and saw the state’s school finance system declared flawed but constitutional in 2016.

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