Stories Around Texas for July 11th, 2017

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A 14-year-old girl from Lubbock, Texas, died Sunday after being electrocuted in a bathtub while using her cell phone, according to local reports. Click Here to read the full story.

A state official says three of the four prison facilities set for closure under the Texas budget have ceased operations, and the fourth will be closed long before the September deadline. Click Here to read the full story.

A three-judge panel begins a weeklong trial Monday over whether Texas’s political maps discriminate against minorities. If so, the state could be forced to redistrict before the 2018 election. Click Here to read the full story.

A Texas man accused of allowing his 2-year-old grandson to swallow a lethal dose of methamphetamine then burning his body to hide the evidence has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. Click Here to read the full story.




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