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The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Austin area until 4 p.m. The advisory warns of 30 mph winds, with wind gusts up to 40 mph. As the cold front moves through south central Texas, winds are expected to gradually die down throughout the evening. The windy weather has also elevated the fire weather warnings to near-critical conditions across central Texas, increasing the possibilities for more fires to break out in the area. Austin has already dealt with a grass fire...

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Gov. Rick Perry designated pre-abortion sonograms as emergency legislation today at the annual Rally for Life . The rally marks the 38 th anniversary of what Perry calls the tragic Roe v. Wade court decision, which gave women the legal right to abortion. The proposed legislation would require pregnant women seeking abortions to have a sonogram before being able to follow through with their abortion decision. Perrys mid-rally announcement was met with thunderous applause by the thousands of...