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Texas’ New Law Shuts Off Abortions For Teenagers

Texas’ New Law Shuts Off Abortions For Teenagers

Undated (AP) – The latest restrictions in Texas that essentially ban abortion past the six-week pregnancy mark have made it nearly impossible for teenagers to get an abortion without parental consent. They can go to a judge to ask for permission if they do not want to ask their parents or if they live in…MORE

Three Deputies Gunned Down In Houston

Three Deputies Gunned Down In Houston

Houston (WBAP/KLIF) – A man with a rifle shot three deputies in Houston early Saturday morning. He killed one of them. The other two are hospitalized. One of them is reported in critical condition. The deputies were gunned down a little after 2:00 AM while answering a disturbance call at a bar. Houston Police describe…MORE

Weekend Forecast

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny, breezy and cooler. High: 73. Winds: N 5-10 SUNDAY: Sunny and calm. High: 74. Winds: SE 5.MORE

Redistricting Maps Await Governor’s Signature

Redistricting Maps Await Governor’s Signature

(WBAP/KLIF) — The Texas Legislature has finalized new political maps during redistricting. State lawmakers, Friday, sent governor Greg Abbott new boundary maps for legislative districts. The GOP controlled house and senate formulated the maps intended to strengthen the republican hold on the legislature. The house passed a new Senate redistricting map 81-60, while the Senate…MORE

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Responds to Controversial Comments in Southlake

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Responds to Controversial Comments in Southlake

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The CEO of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum said Friday that she’s horrified by a recent report out of Carroll ISD in Southlake. A Carroll Independent School District Administrator reportedly advised teachers last week to offer books with an “opposing view” on the Holocaust if they have a Holocaust-related book…MORE

LISTEN: Wedding Bells at Bell Station

LISTEN: Wedding Bells at Bell Station

Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF)- For James McNair and Elizabeth Leamon, love struck when they least expected it. The setting wasn’t on a moonlit beach or a romantic restaurant – it was on the Trinity Railway Express platform at Bell Station. James and Beth first became acquainted in June of 2015 while waiting on the TRE to commute to…MORE

Bill Clinton Hospitalized; Recovering from Urological Infection, Aide says

Bill Clinton Hospitalized; Recovering from Urological Infection, Aide says

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) – Bill Clinton is recovering from a urological infection in a Southern California hospital. An aide said Friday the former president was in an intensive care section of the hospital, though not receiving “ICU care.” The aide, who would not allow his name to be used, did not elaborate on the reason…MORE

Senator Cornyn Meets with Afghan SIV Holders in North Texas

Senator Cornyn Meets with Afghan SIV Holders in North Texas

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – U.S. Senator John Cornyn joined DFW area Afghan Special Immigrant Visa holders, and refugee resettlement organizations on Friday at the Northwest Community Center in Dallas to discuss the resettlement process. The roundtable touched on the resettlement process to assist SIV holders with job-skills training, mentoring, language learning, and additional services.    Leaders from the Northwest Community Center, International Rescue Committee in Dallas, Refugee Services of Texas,…MORE

DOJ will ask Supreme Court to Halt Texas Abortion Law

DOJ will ask Supreme Court to Halt Texas Abortion Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Biden administration says it will turn next to the U.S. Supreme Court in another attempt to halt a Texas law that has banned most abortions since September. The announcement Friday by the Justice Department comes after an appeals court again left in place the law that bans abortions once cardiac…MORE