Texas Teacher Terminated For Posing for Playboy
Texas Teacher Terminated For Posing for Playboy
By Cristina Arreola | 10/17/2013 - 14:56

A Texas teacher is facing the heat for activities she participated in outside of the classroom before she began working with students. 

Cristy Nicole Deweese, 21, a Spanish teacher at Townview Magnet High School in Dallas, was featured as Playboy’s “Coed of the Month” in 2011.


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Everything’s Bigger in Texas: 22 Latino Celebs with Texas Roots!
By Jill Pankow | 10/07/2013 - 12:00

It may be dubbed the Lone Star State, but there are many Latino stars that hail from Texas! It seems like that they say is true, everything is bigger in Texas, including the celebirites. Check out which of your favorite Latino celebs call the second largest state home!


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73 Migrants Rescued in Mexico Near U.S. Border
73 Migrants Rescued in Mexico Near U.S. Border
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/02/2013 - 12:15

It appears Mexico is continuing its success in tracking down kidnapping victims along the country's United States border.


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Texas Town Trying to Suppress Latino Voters
Texas Town Trying to Suppress Latino Voters
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/22/2013 - 18:00

Houston suburb, Pasadena, is reportedly taking steps to make it harder for voters to elect Latino candidates.

The Huffington Post reports that the mayor of the town, Johnny Isabel, is proposing Pasadena make demographic changes to its current voting system.


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Dr. Juliana Rangel-Posada
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Entomology Professor & Bee Researcher Dr. Juliana Rangel-Posada
By Valerie Tejeda | 08/20/2013 - 11:47

Dr. Juliana Rangel-Posada, Ph.D., is the associate professor for Texas A&M's Entomology Department. Only in her early thirties, this native Colombian has quite the impressive resume! 


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Latina Texans Face Health Crisis
WATCH: Latina Texans Face Health Crisis
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/23/2013 - 16:52

The passing of the new Texas abortion law last week has left many women in the state feeling worried when it comes to reproductive health.

According to The Huffington Post, the restrictive abortion law is now forcing the community to be faced with several challenges.


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Rosy Esparza
Woman Killed Riding Roller Coaster
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 10:17

A Texas woman died on Friday while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags in Dallas.

According to NBC Latino, Rosy Esparza was killed when she was ejected from a roller coaster at the Dallas theme park. It was Esparza's first trip to the park.


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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Signs Abortion Bill Into Law
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Signs Abortion Bill Into Law
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/18/2013 - 12:16

After the Texas Senate approved the widely protested abortion bill on Friday, it was only a matter of time before the bill would become a Texas state law.


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Texas Abortion Bill Passed in the Senate
Texas Abortion Bill Passed in the Senate
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 12:29

Texas will soon have a new abortion law to follow.

According to The New York Times, on Friday, the Texas Senate approved the abortion bill which was passed by the Texas House last week. With the Senate's passage, the bill can now be signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry.


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Flea Market Abortions on the Rise in Texas
Flea Market Abortions on the Rise in Texas
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/12/2013 - 13:34

After the House approved a bill on Tuesday to ban abortion, flea market abortions have been on the rise in Texas.

According to MSN Now, women who want abortions can buy drugs to induce miscarriages at an open-air flea market on the Mexican border town of McAllen. Most women who choose to buy these drugs are often too poor to afford an abortion at a clinic or are deterred by some states' 24-hour waiting period.


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