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Stories Around Texas for August 18th, 2017

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The katana once was the weapon of the samurai. But a new law soon will make it perfectly legal for Texans to publicly carry the warrior blade – along with a range of swords and other long knives. Click Here to read the full story.

The state hiring freeze officially ends September first. Agencies are now putting out: “Help Wanted” signs. Click Here to read the full story.

Even as a new Texas law targeting so-called sanctuary cities remains in legal limbo, police chiefs and sheriffs are making changes to comply, rewriting training manuals and withdrawing policies that prevented officers from asking people whether they are in the United States illegally. Click Here to read the full story.

A top Texas Republican wants the accuracy of memorials around the state Capitol reviewed amid calls to remove Confederate monuments. Click Here to read the full story.

 

 

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