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The Midday Brief: June 13, 2011

Your afternoon reading: lawsuit filed over abortion sonogram law; teachers could get student criminal histories; Ron Paul likes his chances against Obama

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Your afternoon reading:

  • "Texas is close to enacting a law that would provide teachers with detailed information about the criminal histories of their students, opening juvenile files that have always been confidential and are unavailable in most states." — Texas teachers may get student criminal histories, The Associated Press

New in The Texas Tribune:

  • "The Center for Reproductive Rights, a national abortion-rights advocacy group, has filed suit over Texas' newly signed abortion sonogram law, alleging it violates the First Amendment rights of the doctor and the patient." — Abortion-Rights Group Files Lawsuit Over Sonogram Bill
  • "The Chronicle of Higher Education has released a data interactive showing the education levels of lawmakers nationally. The study shows most Texas legislators are well educated — 48 percent have attained more than a bachelor’s degree." — Texas Lawmakers Well Educated, Chronicle of Higher Ed Reports

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