News For Thursday, November 8, 2012

Todd Wiseman

Get to Know the Newest Lawmakers From Texas

The state House, state Senate and U.S. House delegations from Texas have more than four dozen new members between them. Get to know their backgrounds and faces.

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Kevin Gebhardt / WCHI News

The Brief: Nov. 8, 2012

With the dust settling around the presidential election, what a second Obama terms means for Texas has come into focus.

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Graphic by David Snyder / Drew Franklin / Todd Wiseman

Marijuana Ballot Measures Spark Discussion in Texas

After Colorado and Washington voted on Tuesday to ease marijuana laws, some proponents of legalization think their cause could pick up steam in other states, including Texas.

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TribuneFest: Water and the Environment

At the Trib's Oct. 29 symposium on the future of water at Texas State University, Kate Galbraith talked to former state Sen. Kip Averitt, R-Waco, Myron Hess of the National Wildlife Federation and Bob Huston of the Environmental Flows Science Advisory Committee.

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Maurice Chammah

Llano County Jail Death Prompts Lawsuit

A woman who has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against administrators with the Llano County Jail says they neglected her son, who died last year. An attorney for the administrators has said they have done nothing wrong.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Evening Brief: Nov. 8, 2012

Your evening reading: Perry talks 2016; GOP congressman says immigration reform possible next year; Hughes vows to decentralize power in House

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