News For Friday, January 11, 2013

Attorney General Greg Abbott, Gov. Rick Perry, state Rep. Senfronia Thompson and Department of Public Safety chief Steve McCraw at the signing of House Bill 3000 on May 25, 2011. Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Jan. 11, 2013

The latest churn of the rumor mill has stoked speculation about the political futures of two prominent Texans.

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Changes in Store for Some Taxpaying Immigrants

Contrary to popular belief, many illegal immigrants in the U.S. pay federal taxes — through what's called an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, or ITIN. But new tax rules effective this month mean some changes for taxpayers using those numbers.

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Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on opening day of 83rd Legislative Session, Jan. 8, 2013 Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Evening Brief: Jan. 11, 2013

Your evening reading: Dewhurst wants state to fund firearms training for teachers; judge denies Planned Parenthood's appeal to rejoin health program; Patterson says he could beat Dewhurst in 2014 

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