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March 30, 2012 | "Stand Your Ground" Law

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The fatal shooting of a 17 year old in Florida by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida is focusing attention on the Stand Your Ground or Castle Doctrine law which allows for the use of deadly force for self defense in places beyond one's home even where retreat may be possible. Now the debate is growing over whether Texas and other states need to re examine this law and its implications.

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Video thumbnail: Texas Week Aug. 19, 2016 | State representative visits 55 schools

Texas Week

Aug. 19, 2016 | State representative visits 55 schools

State Rep. Diego Bernal hopes he can persuade colleagues to help educators more

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Aug. 19, 2016 | State representative visits 55 schools

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Video thumbnail: Texas Week Aug. 12, 2016 | City’s latest plan to handle growth

Texas Week

Aug. 12, 2016 | City’s latest plan to handle growth

Is city’s latest growth plan strong enough to deal with sprawl and the environment?

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Aug. 12, 2016 | City’s latest plan to handle growth

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Video thumbnail: Texas Week Aug. 5, 2016 | Fate of long-sought police contract

Texas Week

Aug. 5, 2016 | Fate of long-sought police contract

City Councilman Rey Saldana says he isn’t signing on to long-sought police contract

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Aug. 5, 2016 | Fate of long-sought police contract

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Video thumbnail: Texas Week July 29, 2016 | Tensions between minorities and police

Texas Week

July 29, 2016 | Tensions between minorities and police

Hear about efforts to fix what some people -- on both sides -- see as a chasm

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July 29, 2016 | Tensions between minorities and police

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