Making a cancer cluster disappear

By David Heath

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"… nyl chloride and brain cancer as it is has to be rewritten.” …"

"… ath. In fact, the company counted only one of the 23 brain-tumor deaths in Texas City. The Center’s investigation found that because of the way industry …"

"… estimate exposures. Jim Tarr, who worked as an air pollution regulator in Texas at the time, said such a method “doesn’t even reach the level of being …"

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"… moting the billionaire businessman, but others lampooning Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who edged him out last week in Iowa’s caucus. Trump still remains a fr …"

"… — when a dozen presidential nominating contests will be waged. Of them, Texas is the biggest prize: On the Republican side, 155 delegates are up for gra …"

"… re awarded on a proportional basis.) Bush is so far the only candidate in Texas — Republican or Democrat — with a notable television advertising prese …"

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"… er his strong third-place finish last week in Iowa, where Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump narrowly edged him out. Ac …"

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"… equent clients include Navistar, a diesel truck manufacturer, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, a regulatory agency that has a h …"

"… y said. “It doesn’t advance the science very much.” Since 2013, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, a regulatory agency, has paid Gradien …"

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"… rters of the ads run by the big winner of the night, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, were positive. Factoring in ads from the cluster of super PACs supporting …"

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"… has formed to support the presidential bid of Cruz, the U.S. senator from Texas. These groups — one of which has already disbanded — combined to raise …"

"… manager Robert Mercer, businessman Toby Neugebauer and the Wilks family of Texas, who made its fortune in the fracking business. Larry Levy, the lawyer of …"

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"… or some variation thereof. They are most likely to hail from California, Texas or Florida. But small-dollar donors, who don’t have to publicly reveal …"

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"… more lawless than what we already have going on in Congress."   The Texas-based group has deep ties to the conservative Goldwater Institute in Arizo …"

"… asure in California to seek a constitutional amendment and Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott proposed nine constitutional amendments to stre …"

"… onal amendments to strengthen state powers earlier this month, urging Texas and other states to push them using an Article V convention. Not giving up …"

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"… : One of the leading presidential candidates right now is Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. And one of his campaign finance bills calls for the elimination of campai …"

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"… tions on the name “Keep the Promise” (supporting U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas) “The situation is really inappropriate — the whole point of disclos …"

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"… ntinual quarrelling with the Kentucky Republican. Investor Hal Lambert of Texas is also a major backer of Stand for Truth, according to The Washington Pos …"

"… st. Lambert, who has raised money for Cruz in the past, was previously the Texas Republican Party's finance chair. Lambert, who did not respond to request …"

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"… ers and the amounts of money being sought. Key sponsor Blake Farenthold, a Texas Republican whose district includes industry-rich Corpus Christi, says …"

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"… rney and returned to Honduras. The 11 who remained were taken to the South Texas Detention Center, where they experienced conditions their lawyer described …"

"… ere detained for six weeks before being released on humanitarian parole. A Texas-based legal service center arranged for them to travel to their original d …"

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"… , where, for the moment, business tycoon Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas lead. And Rubio now ranks second behind Trump among New Hampshire voters, …"

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"… ue shift away from dirty fossil fuels like coal and oil, people from South Texas to South Philadelphia should expect to live longer, higher-quality lives. …"

"… ff over the long haul, residents of beleaguered places like Karnes County, Texas, should see their health improve. Levels of lung-damaging ozone also may …"

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"… lso showed up in person to talk down a move for tighter state oversight in Texas. At an April 2013 House Investments and Financial Services Committee heari …"

"… loans for over $533 million at more than 1,000 locations, including 300 in Texas. Reich described about a third of his customers as small businesspeople s …"

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"… story has been updated to include comment from U.S. Rep. Roger Williams of Texas. Buried deep within a massive transportation bill that passed the House o …"

"… to car dealerships. In fact, that’s his business. Rep. Roger Williams, a Texas Republican, sponsored the amendment. In introducing it on the floor of the …"

"… eads. Williams is chairman of Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM SRT in Weatherford, Texas. In his remarks on the House floor, Williams said the bill was bad for sma …"

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"… t that if the state was cut in half, each piece would still be bigger than Texas. But with fewer than 750,000 residents, in another sense Alaska is America …"

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"… Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones as the two watched a game together in his Texas stadium. Christie’s office soon admitted that Jones covered all expenses …"

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"… on Ralph Yarborough in 1964 in an attempt to prevent the pro-civil rights Texas senator from voting at a confirmation hearing. South Carolina politics ma …"

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"… , 2015, 9:00 a.m.: Due to updates to data in another state, Texas' rank has changed to tied for 39th overall. In his first State of th …"

"… to tied for 39th overall. In his first State of the State address to the Texas Legislature in early 2015, newly elected Gov. Greg Abbott challenged lawma …"

"… raise suspicions about who we truly serve — ourselves, or the people of Texas.” If the GOP governor’s reading of the public’s attitude was on the …"

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"… Kelley. It scored an 87, good enough for a fourth-place tie with Alabama, Texas and Arizona. Washington also fared better than average for procurement and …"

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"… tus offense can lead to penalties that could bedevil minors for years. In Texas, teen Elizabeth Diaz spent 18 days in an adult county jail when a judge in …"

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"… ng out who is behind negative ad campaigns can be a laborious process. In Texas’ 2002 state attorney general race, a group called the “Law Enforcement …"

"… eclined to respond to numerous phone calls and emails from the Center. In Texas, Watson’s lawyers are hopeful they’ll have an answer soon to who was b …"

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"… e than 60 awards for his work. He has worked for a number of newspapers in Texas and California as well as publications such as U.S. News & World Repor …"

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"… ter found: Even in states where there are elections, like Minnesota and Texas, judges time their retirements so that the governor, rather than voters, c …"

"… tendency to step down before the end of their term. All in the timing In Texas, for example, supreme court justices are elected every six years. But of t …"

"… ined to comment. Perry appointed his chief of staff, Jeffrey Boyd, to the Texas Supreme Court in 2012. Boyd is on the ballot for the first time this year. …"

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"… code for the bankers who wanted the change. Then Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, the committee’s ambitious chairman, attempted to retake the discussion …"

"… sp;research by professors at Indiana University and the University of Texas. Wagner’s been richly rewarded; her strongest financial support has com …"

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"… rnment” contributed to last year’s fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, which killed 14 people and injured 226, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board re …"

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"… hts the sensitivity of studying oil and gas pollution in business-friendly Texas. The dispute began after the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) …"

"… ry was released, the Austin American-Statesman reported that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), which funded the study, had sl …"

"… A regional administrator who now works for the Beyond Coal campaign at the Texas chapter of the Sierra Club. "It's cheap, it's schoolyard bullying … to g …"

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