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Unions help towns in tornado aftermath

"I've been in the labor movement since 1998, and seeing more than 150 of my union brothers and sisters come together to help one another and their communities is the proudest moment of my life."

In business survey Texas “reigns supreme” but California makes “hall of shame,” again

Texans: Your much-maligned Lone Star State has been vindicated once again by none other than Chief Executive magazine.

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For Dallas jobless, it's statistics versus facts

Activists joined the national effort for "First Friday Vigils" on behalf the unemployed the day that the Bureau of Labor Statistics released new unemployment data.

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In Texas, thousands rally to "Save our State"

Days after 1,000 union-inspired protests rattled America, tardy Texans held their statewide coalition march and rally.

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Texas joins national protests

Activists note even in Republican dominated Texas, protests for public workers and labor rights have been occuring throughout the state almost every day.

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Dallas residents: "Save our schools"

Students, teachers and even one school board member protested education funding cuts.

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Dallas demonstrates for Wisconsin

Speakers urged the crowd to do everything possible to overcome the crisis in Wisconsin and at home.

Justice finally served for nurse whistleblowers

It looks like justice is finally being served against the real criminals in the Winkler County Nurses Case, according to a January13 report from the Odessa American.

DREAM Act hunger strikers to end strike after 40 days

After going up to 40 days without food to show their determination to get the DREAM Act passed, strikers will take their first meal at the United Methodist Church.

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Dolores Huerta joins fast for DREAM Act

Sixteen people on hunger strike, and supporters around the country, are continuing to push for passage of the DREAM Act.

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