Stories Around Texas for April 25th, 2018

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The Supreme Court was sharply divided on Tuesday as the justices considered a lower court opinion that invalidated congressional and statehouse maps in Texas, holding that they discriminated against minority voters. Click Here to read the full story.

Texas plans to execute on Wednesday a man convicted of opening fire at a children’s birthday party in 2008, believing a rival gang member was present and fatally shooting a woman and her five-year-old granddaughter in a spray of bullets. Click Here to read the full story.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has scheduled a special election for June 30 to replace former Rep. Blake Farenthold (R) who resigned earlier this month after revelations of sexual harassment claims against him. Click Here to read the full story.

A Dallas police officer was in “grave condition” and another remained “critical” hours after they were shot at a Home Depot on Tuesday night, authorities said. Click Here to read the full story.

 

 

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