The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Sept. 9, 2013

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•    No NCLB Waiver for Texas on Testing for Younger Students: "A state request to waive No Child Left Behind testing requirements for students in elementary and middle school has been denied by the federal government, thwarting a state effort to end some tests for high-performing students."

•    Wayne Christian Joins Crowded Railroad Commission Race: "Former State Rep. Wayne Christian, R-Center, says he will run for the Railroad Commission, joining a crowded field."

•    In New Web Video, Dewhurst "Standing Tall" for Texas: "In a new campaign web video released Monday, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst tells voters that ...

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