Stories Around Texas for April 28th, 2017

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In a huge win for environmental groups, a federal judge has ordered ExxonMobil to pay nearly $20 million for spewing millions of pounds of excess air pollution from its Houston-area industrial facilities. Click Here to read the full story.

Federal agents descended on the North Texas headquarters of television evangelist Benny Hinn and took boxes out of the offices. Click Here to read the full story.

A plan to eliminate the state’s main business tax won initial approval from the Texas House late Thursday, despite arguments from opponents that the move is short-sighted at a time when lawmakers already are struggling to bridge a multibillion-dollar funding gap with deep budget cuts. Click Here to read the full story.

The Texas Senate has approved safety standards for self-driving cars, hoping to better regulate technology that’s already been tested on the streets of the state capital. Click Here to read the full story.

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