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Census 2010

Monday, February 28th, 2011

For Republicans, the hazards of red meat

The growth of the state’s Hispanic population and the rise of immigration as a political issue put Texas Republicans in a tight spot — especially the ones with statewide aspirations.

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Nuse: Census count won’t affect San Marcos’ territorial claim, police authority

Despite the shock of learning it is home to about 20.6 percent fewer people than everyone thought, San Marcos appears unlikely to suffer major consequences for apparently falling below the 50,000 threshold, particularly loss of its claim...