The Midday Brief: Top Texas Headlines for June 27, 2011

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• "State Rep. Burt Solomons says at least one version of the contentious sanctuary cities bill will advance out of committee today, despite the morning cancellation of a House State Affairs meeting." — Sanctuary Cities Bill Clinging to Life

• "The Rick O'Donnell saga at the University of Texas System appears to have reached an end. Last week, under threat of a lawsuit, the system agreed to a settlement with the former adviser." — Rick O'Donnell, UT System Agree to Settlement

• "House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the conference committee report for SB 7 ...

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