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students at a middle school in texas say their principal announced a new rule last month over the intercom....banning all students from speaking spanish while at school.
about 50 percent of the students that enrolled at this school are hispanic.
some students say their principal's announcement as given teachers and fellow students a hall pass to discriminate.
a letter sent home by the superintendent says, "neither the district or any campus has any policy prohibiting the speaking of spanish."
the principal has been placed on paid administrative leave while the district investigates.
House lawmakers passed a 10-year extension of the undetectable firearms act.
It was first enacted in 1988 and reauthorized without issue under both President Clinton and George W-Bush.
The law bans the making, possession and sale of firearms that go undetected by metal detectors.
Lawmakers want the extension to also include 3-D printed guns.
Take a look at the world's largest gingerbread house.it measures more than 39-thousand feet, which is a new guinness world record.
The house *is* edible on the outside as required by guiness rules. It contains 35,823,400 calories. it was built by a chef. the whole thing was to raise funds for the trauma center at St. Joseph's Hospital.
Everything is bigger in texas....including the christmas light display. a 25-thousand-dollar holiday display in el paso has some residents upset about how their tax payer dollars were spent. Officials say the mayor, several representatives and private donors all contributed thousands to the cause.
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