The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for May 8, 2013

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•    Cruz Files Amendments to Immigration Reform Measure: "U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has jumped into the immigration reform debate by filing several amendments to the legislation put forth by the 'Gang of Eight.' His proposals call for additional fencing on the border and blocking a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants."

•    Judge: High School Cheerleaders Can Display Religious Messages: "A state district judge ruled Wednesday in favor of cheerleaders at an East Texas high school in their national headline-grabbing lawsuit to display religious messages during athletic events."

•    Perry Gives Lawmakers Roadmap to Timely Departure: "It ...

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