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Attorneys fees awarded to plaintiff in Kim Davis case

U.S. District Judge David Bunning ordered Kentucky to pay attorney fees for same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses by Kim Davis.

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LGBT groups and allies hold press conference in rotunda while Senate committee hears anti-trans bills

Equality Texas, Human Rights Campaign, the ACLU of Texas, the Texas Freedom Network and the Transgender Education Network of Texas holds a press conference this morning,

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And so it begins

Special session kicks off in Austin as hundreds rally outside the Capitol   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com The special session of the Texas Legislature that convened this week in Austin offers some interesting parallels to what’s going … Continue reading

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Expo vendors offer wedding ideas

Vendors offering everything from traditional to creative to make your wedding memorable   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Worried about whether your florist will object to your “lifestyle” or that your baker will back out at the last … Continue reading

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Hello, Dolly

Denton writer compiles interviews that trace the career of Dolly Parton   DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com In the Ladies Home Journal, Jim Jerome described Dolly Parton as Patsy Kline in Jessica Rabbit’s body. What editor Randy L. … Continue reading

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Mayor announces city council committee appointments

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced his committee assignments for city council members for the new term. The council has recessed for July and reconvenes in August.

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Episcopal Church denounces bathroom bill

The national Episcopal Church denounced the bathroom bills that the Texas Senate is considering. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the House of Deputies, urged Speaker of the House Joe Straus to continue opposing the discriminatory proposals.

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First female DPD chief appointed

City Manager T.C. Broadnax named Detroit Deputy Police Chief U. Renee Hall as the new chief of Dallas Police Department.

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PHOTOS: Capitol protest in Austin

About 1,000 people protested the opening of the Texas Legislature including supporters of Planned Parenthood, education funding, trees, immigration reform and other issues that will be addressed in the special session that began today (July 18).

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Bathroom bill special session convenes in Austin

State Rep. Eric Johnson called the special session of the Texas Legislature a “Million-dollar 30-day taxpayer-funded political commercial.”

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