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Weekend Insider: Joe Straus Challenged, Vet Shortage

House Speaker Joe Straus faces a primary challenger. And some rural areas in Texas are facing a shortage of veterinarians.

Today in the Texas Tribune Weekend Insider: House Speaker Joe Straus has been criticized by from some conservatives as being too moderate. Jay Root introduces us to a primary challenger taking aim at Straus. And in recent years, Texas ranchers in rural areas are having trouble finding veterinarian care for large animals. Susannah Jacob explains the vet shortage and the challenges facing Texas ranchers.

Find these stories and more in this weekend's editions of the The New York Times as well as texastribune.org.

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