The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for July 12, 2013

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•    Abortion Regulations Bill Nears Final Vote: "People entering the gallery are being allowed to bring feminine hygiene products into the Senate gallery Friday after Department Public of Safety officials were initially prohibiting people from being such products into the gallery. … DPS officials confiscated one jar they suspected had urine and 18 jars they suspected had feces while searching bags of people entering the gallery, the department confirmed in a press release Friday afternoon."

•    Texas A&M President Loftin Stepping Down: "Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin will ...

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