The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Jan. 3, 2014

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•    Stockman Enters Legal Gray Area With Bitcoin Donations: "U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, a Friendswood Republican with a history of flouting campaign finance laws, entered a new legal gray area this week when he announced his campaign can now accept donations in Bitcoin, a private virtual currency."

•    After Surprise Quakes, North Texans Speak of Impact: "The crowd also expressed frustration when agency officials, peppered with questions, refused to answer any, saying they planned to simply listen. [Texas Railroad Commissioner DavidPorter did say, however, that the agency was working with the state geologist on a ...

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