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Stories Around Texas for March 27th, 2018

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President Donald Trump’s top appellate lawyer has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow him to argue in defense of Texas political maps that were found to be discriminatory by a lower court. Click Here to read the full story.

The ground in West Texas could soon be pockmarked with new sinkholes, thanks to oil and gas exploration. New research from two scientists from  Southern Methodist University published March 22 in Scientific Reports reveals that the ground is rising and subsiding in a 4,000-square-mile swath of the Permian Basin at higher than natural rates. Click Here to read the full story.

Texas schools issued more than 64,000 in-school suspensions to students in second grade or younger during the 2015-16 school year, and a disproportionate number of those students were black, male, in foster care or in special education, according to a report released Monday by a children’s advocacy group. Click Here to read the full story.

Federal prosecutors say a man charged with trying to assassinate a Texas judge had photos of her car and electronic searches for her home address in his cellphone. Click Here to read the full story.

 

 

 

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