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Stories Around Texas for August 24th, 2017

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A federal judge who has compared Texas’ voter ID requirements to a “poll tax” on minorities once again blocked the law Wednesday, rejecting a weakened version backed by the Trump administration and dealing Texas Republicans another court defeat over voting rights. Click Here to read the full story.

A 4-year-old Texas boy with long hair was given the unkindest cut of all — barred from his public kindergarten because of his locks. Click Here to read the full story.

New information is coming to light about a violent crash that claimed the life of a teen near Cypress, Texas, over the weekend and left another in critical condition. Click Here to read the full story.

Trustees for the Employees Retirement System of Texas voted Wednesday to decrease earnings assumptions for its $26 billion trust fund, a rare move that could have major implications for the state budget and the retirement system’s beneficiaries. Click Here to read the full story.

 

 

 

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