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Texas’ open-carry bill derailed

AUSTIN, Texas — Inches from the finish line, a bill allowing for openly carried handguns was derailed Wednesday by law enforcement objections to language limiting the ability of police to stop and question those with a gun.

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At least 170 arrested in Waco, Texas, biker shooting

WACO — About 170 people have been arrested on felony charges of engaging in organized crime, following a Sunday bloodbath at a Waco, Texas, restaurant between rival biker gang members that left nine dead and at least 18 wounded in a shootout that involved police, authorities said.