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The Midday Brief: Oct. 13, 2010

Your afternoon reading.

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Your afternoon reading:

  • "Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today said his office has joined with attorneys general of 48 other states in a joint investigation into allegations that mortgage companies mishandled documents and broke laws in foreclosing on hundreds of thousands of homeowners." — Texas joins foreclosure investigation, Austin American-Statesman
  • "The group invited the candidates in six races. Only one candidate from each race showed up. Organizers opted to have each candidate deliver a short speech instead of answering audience questions." — Candidate forum between Turner and Zedler fizzles out, PoliTex
New in The Texas Tribune:

  • "Ben Philpott of KUT News and the Tribune is reporting this week on the hard-fought battles for Central Texas seats on the State Board of Education. Today: where candidates in District 10 — which covers 16 counties, including Williamson, Bastrop and parts of Travis — stand on a variety of issues." — Jennings, Farney Agree State Board Must Change

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