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Texas A&M president decries reports of racial harassment

Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of black and Latino high school students touring the campus.

About 60 students from a southwest Dallas charter school reported they were taunted by students on campus during a visit Tuesday.

Two black high school students said they were approached by a white A&M student wearing Confederate flag earrings, state Sen. Royce West said Thursday. Others in the tour group said they heard white A&M students telling them to "Go back where you came from," and using an anti-black slur, said West, who said he was contacted...

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