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Stories Around Texas for May 4th, 2017

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Texas state lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday evening to a ban on so-called sanctuary cities, threatening to throw local law enforcement chiefs in jail if they refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Click here to read the full story.

 

After a police officer fatally shot an unarmed 15-year-old in the Dallas area Saturday night, Texas lawmakers are considering whether pending bills could prevent similar deaths — or if any legislative solution is even needed. Click here to read the full story.

 

Two people died Wednesday in an apparent murder-suicide at a Texas community college, prompting an active-shooter alert that instructed students and employees to barricade themselves in rooms. It was the second deadly attack on a Texas campus this week. Click here to read the full story.

 

The Texas House unanimously gave initial approval to an overhaul of Dallas’ troubled police and fire pension fund Wednesday. But six last-minute amendments from State Rep. Yvonne Davis, D-Dallas, have yet to be considered.  Click here to read the full story.

 

 

 

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