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Stories Around Texas for July 19th, 2017

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A special legislative session in Texas ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott began Tuesday with loud protests over a revived “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people, renewed hostilities about a crackdown on immigration and GOP infighting that could keep demands of influential social conservatives again out of reach. Click Here to read the full story.

Authorities say a Texas man has been charged with gross abuse of a corpse in Ohio after his wife’s body was found in the hatchback of her sport-utility vehicle. Click Here to read the full story.

Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson joined 17 other mayors in signing a letter sent to Gov. Greg Abbott asking for a meeting to discuss his agenda for the special session that started Tuesday. Click Here to read the full story.

In February, a contractor working on a downed power line in Tyler was injured by exposure to a live wire, and a second contractor was killed. OSHA has investigated the incident, and has now issued a fine. Click Here to read the full story.

 

 

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