The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Dec. 6, 2013

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•    Former CPRIT Executive Indicted on Charges of Deception: "A Travis County grand jury has indicted Jerry Cobbs, a former high-ranking official with the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, on charges that he unlawfully secured the execution of an $11 million grant for Peloton Therapeutics, a Dallas-based biotechnology firm."

•    Carona, Sessions Face Challengers on Far Right: "In Dallas County, two established Republican incumbents — state Sen. John Carona and U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions — are under fire from conservative challengers in the 2014 primaries. That’s not the only place in Texas (or in the ...

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