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  • December 13, 2016  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency released a report on the effects of fracking on drinking water. It found the drilling technique can contaminate underground water in some cases, but concluded there is not enough evidence to estimate the severity of the risk. Also, Ohio Gov. John Kasich rejected a bill that would ban abortion once the first fetal heartbeat is detected. Continue reading

  • June 9, 2015  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, an attorney for Eric Casebolt says the Texas police officer is quitting the McKinney police force amid a national furor over his conduct in response to a disturbance at a neighborhood pool party. Also, a federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld key provisions of a strict abortion law in Texas. Abortion rights supporters say they’ll appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

  • October 28, 2013  

    In our news wrap Monday, a federal judge in Texas blocked a part of the state’s new restrictive abortion law that would have required doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. Also, the government health insurance website HealthCare.gov is back up after suffering an all-day outage Sunday. Continue reading