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Monday, September 30th, 2013

Prairie View campus gets long-awaited voting location

Students at Prairie View A&M University, the state’s oldest historically black public college, have fought for decades to persuade Waller County to allow a polling place on the campus. Now an unlikely coalition has succeeded, by cobbling together a compromise in time for the November election.