News For Thursday, February 7, 2013

Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Feb. 7, 2013

The sparring match between the governors of Texas and California is starting to take on tones of a full-blown rivalry.

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Bill Targets Foreign Med School With Eye on Texas

For more than a year, a foreign medical school has been seeking approval to operate in Texas, and its controversial bid has overcome a number of roadblocks. This legislative session, it will be put to at least one more high-stakes test.

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Alex E. Proimos

House Committee to Focus on Criminal Code

Last week, House Speaker Joe Straus appointed a committee to examine the state's Code of Criminal Procedure. Committee members and relevant interest groups were caught by surprise, but they say the code is long overdue for revisions.

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Michael Morton: The TT Interview

On Wednesday, Michael Morton sat down with the Tribune to talk about the pain and anger the court of inquiry for Ken Anderson is bringing up for him and his hopes for accountability in the wake of his wrongful conviction.

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Allen Otto

The Evening Brief: Feb. 7, 2013

Your evening reading: Perry heading to California for business tour; Morton sees "road to accountability" in inquiry; Poe to help lead GOP immigration caucus

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