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  1. BBG Board Feels Push for ReformsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | Radio World

    A move by some in Congress to overhaul the structure of the Broadcast Board of Governors has the attention of the government entity that manages international broadcasting for the United States. At the BBG's monthly board meeting last week, BBG Chairman Jeff Shell acknowledged the amount of buzz on possible reforms to its five networks is high.

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  2. Supreme Court strikes down Texas restrictions on abortionsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | KTVN Reno

    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether Republican lawmakers in North Carolina relied too heavily on race when they redrew the state's congressional districts in ways that gave the GOP a powerful... Two men who were presumed dead when a camper was swept away in rushing waters during the West Virginia floods were found alive, officials said Monday as more heavy rain fell on already-soaked parts of the state. WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.

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  3. Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Times-Standard

    The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century. The justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics that had argued the regulations were only a veiled attempt to make it harder for women to get abortions in the nation's second-most populous state.

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  4. Joyful Wendy Davis says she's 'fighting back tears' after abortion rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Washington Examiner

    Former Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis said she nearly cried after the Supreme Court struck down a Texas law she famously filibustered back in 2013. Davis told MSNBC that she is "overjoyed" and she was "fighting back tears" after learning of the 5-3 decision on Monday that reversed the law.

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  5. Supreme Court overturns Texas abortion restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Hays Daily News

    The Supreme Court, in a victory for abortion-rights advocates, has limited the power of Texas and other states to restrict or effectively shut down clinics that offer the procedure. WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court, in a victory for abortion-rights advocates, has limited the power of Texas and other states to restrict or effectively shut down clinics that offer the procedure.

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  6. Fort Worth a focal point of Texas abortion battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Star-Telegram.com

    People waited in the Capitol rotunda for news of the vote on the comprehensive abortion bill, after a filibuster led by state Sen. Wendy Davis, on June 25, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Abortion opponents often head to Fort Worth's Planned Parenthood clinic in southwest Fort Worth to pray.

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  7. Social media reactions to SCOTUS ruling on controversial TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | MySanAntonio.com

    "Are y'all feeling the same nervousness as I am about tomorrow's S. Ct. decision in #WholeWomansHealth? I'd filibuster again if I could..." Former state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Ft. Worth.

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  8. Kevin Lamarque/ReutersThe Biggest Abortion Victory Since RoeRed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Daily Beast

    Red states like Texas have used "women's health" as an excuse to gut reproductive rights for the past 20 years. That's all over now.

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  9. Scotus Victory for AbortionistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Breitbart.com

    The United States Supreme Court has issued a decision which is a significant blow to Texas abortion law by striking down Texas House Bill 2 . In a 5-3 decision, the nation's highest court has struck down HB 2 in the case of Whole Woman's Health et al. v.

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  10. TX: Uptown Bus Lanes Won't be Ready Until 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Mass Transit

    Construction might be set to start soon on dedicated bus lanes down Post Oak through the Uptown area, but the latest projections don't have buses using the lanes for nearly three years. Despite earlier estimates to open the lanes in 2018, which Uptown Management District President John Breeding said was possible, even if it happened at "11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2018," the latest plans don't have riders hopping aboard until March 2019.

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  11. Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century. The justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics that had argued the regulations were a thinly veiled attempt to make it harder for women to get an abortion in the nation's second-most populous state.

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  12. Supreme Court Upholds Consideration of Race in a College Admissions...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | JD Supra

    On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion for the second time in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin , , a case that directly questioned whether race can be considered at all in college admissions, and had the potential to call into doubt the legality of federal affirmative action requirements for government contractors as well as some employer diversity programs.

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  13. The Brief: Texans Respond to BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Gilmer Mirror

    The Austin American-Statesman writes that the uncertainty surrounding the impact of the vote - known colloquially as "Brexit" - will reverberate in Central Texas through its impact on oil prices and currency values. The Houston Chronicle reports that experts are divided on the vote impact of the vote would unsettle already testy financial markets and weaken the global economy, lowering demand for oil, and stalling crude's recent climb from historic lows 's vote closely.

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  14. Pro-choice victory: The Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Salon

    The scene outside the Supreme Court on Monday morning was a lively one, as pro-choice and anti-choice activists gathered to hear the case that will determine whether or not abortion will be legal in all 50 states, not just in theory, but in practice. The scene outside the Supreme Court with about an hour to go before the Texas abortion ruling pic.twitter.com/h2RhQYwLRK The pro-choice side was vindicated in a robust 5-3 decision, written by Justice Stephen Breyer, that strikes down the Texas law, passed in 2013 that would shut down the vast majority of abortion provision in the state.

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  15. Supreme Court Strikes Down Anti-Choice Measures in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Democracy Now

    In a 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court has struck down sweeping anti-choice restrictions in Texas, handing down a victory for reproductive rights in the most significant abortion case in a generation. The provisions at issue in the case required abortion clinics to meet the costly standards of hospital-style surgery centers, and mandated that doctors obtain admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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  16. Conti backs DOT's 'Smart City' challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Tire Business

    Continental North America is pledging at least $1 million to Columbus - the winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Smart City Challenge - to foster improved safety and connectivity technology to the city's transportation network. As part of its commitment, Continental will provide advanced sensing, vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technology to increase traffic safety at intersections and provide a platform for intelligent transportation systems of the future.

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  17. After 'Brexit,' Can We Exit a Few Things Too?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Safehaven

    Last week's UK vote to leave the EU may have come as a shock to many, but the sentiment that led British voters to reject rule from Brussels is nothing unique. In fact it is growing sentiment worldwide.

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  18. Sorry, Texas secessionists: Why the Lone Star state can't pull off a 'Texit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Raw Story

    In the wake of Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union - nicknamed the "Brexit" - speculation of a Texit on the horizon has cropped up once again. The secessionist movement has a long history in the Lone Star State.

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  19. US Supreme Court rejects abortion restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | ABC Action News

    The Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century. The justices voted 5-3 Monday in favor of Texas clinics that protested the regulations as a thinly veiled attempt to make it harder for women to get an abortion in the nation's second-most populous state.

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  20. Key events surrounding Texas abortion restriction lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Star Tribune

    Key events leading up to Monday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that struck down the strict Texas anti-abortion restriction law known as HB2. - January 2013: Then-Gov. Rick Perry says he wants "to make abortion at any stage a thing of the past" as the Republican-controlled Legislature returns to work.

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