News For Friday, February 3, 2012

Eddie Seal

BP Spill Money for Texas: $100M — and Counting

Unlike other Gulf states, Texas beaches did not get soaked with oil after the BP spill two years ago. Nonetheless, $100 million — and possibly far more, depending on the courts and Congress — is about to start flowing to Texas from BP for coastal restoration.

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Jacob Villanueva

The Brief: Feb. 3, 2012

Planned Parenthood vs. Susan G. Komen — the political debate with roots in Texas — has sparked a furious public outcry.

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Allison V. Smith

For UT-Arlington, More Than Just a New Building

The University of Texas at Arlington unveiled more than just a new basketball stadium this week. Its new $78 million, 7,000-seat venue is also a key part of an effort to become a top-tier institution.

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Justin Dehn

The Midday Brief: Feb. 3, 2012

Your afternoon reading: Komen reverses decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding; Paul courting Mormons in the West; state leaders warn of more budget problems for Texas

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