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6:48 am
Fri June 24, 2011

Top Morning Stories June 24, 2011

Friday the Texas House is scheduled to vote on a bill to ban intrusive pat down searches at airports and other public buildings.
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Texas House Taking up Airport Pat Down Bill

Today the Texas House is scheduled to debate and vote on a bill that would ban intrusive pat down searches during security screenings at airports. The Senate has not voted on the bill yet. The pat down bill died during the regular legislative session but Governor Rick Perry added it to the call for this special session. A federal official has said if the bill passes it could cause some flights to be grounded.

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News Brief
6:26 am
Tue June 21, 2011

Top Morning Stories June 21, 2011

AISD is holding a public meeting Tuesday night to get input on a new performing arts center.
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Give Your Input on AISD Performing Arts Center

The Austin Independent School District is planning to build a district-wide Performing Arts Center at the Mueller redevelopment site. AISD will be gathering public input on the project tonight. As KUT previously reported, the district already bought the land for the facility:

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