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Texan

resident of second largest U.S. state; known for his tall tales. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
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Michael Mullen, chief of Naval Operations, noting the state's fighting tradition has led thousands of Texans today to serve in uniform worldwide.
Two other influential Texans, both born in rural, rough-and-tumble regions of Texas in 1896, will also be honored: Irl Allison, Sr.
To a degree that has not been the case since the mid-20th century, when Johnson led the Senate and Sam Rayburn the House, a Texan political culture dominates national politics.
Trouble boiled over in 1835 when Mexican President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, a dictator, abolished many rights that Texans had.
Five semi-finalists have been randomly selected for a chance to win the Ultimate Texan Fancave Grand Prize Pack.
For Texans suffering from intractable epilepsy, the wait for medical cannabis is finally over," said Jose Hidalgo, the founder and CEO of Knox Medical.
The Houston Texans and the New England Patriots are reportedly in talk on a possible trade that would send Pats backup quarterback Ryan Mallet to the Texans, a source close to situation reported on Tuesday.
As thin as we are on the defensive line, he may have to play some,'' Brown told the Daily Texan.
Hey, Texplainer: Why can't all Texans vote by mail?
At issue: An advertisement that Empower Texans mailed out, using an assumed name - the ad indicated it was from the "Texas Ethics Disclosure Board" - that was used against Geren.
Roethlisberger threw passes to six players as Pittsburgh (12-3) romped over the lowly Texans (4-11) despite missing NFL leading receiver Antonio Brown, who sat out with a calf injury.