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Courtesy: KERA FM

TX GOV SCHOOL SAFETY- In the aftermath of the May 18th school shooting in Texas that left 10 people dead, In Dallas yesterday—Governor  Greg  Abbott  issued a 40 page report with 40 recommendations to improve school safety.  KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports, the plan makes $120 million available to schools for more armed security.  Governor Abbotts report puts a high priority on adding armed teachers and law enforcement officers in schools.

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Airs Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us back in time to find the origins of the mythical Unicorn.

Courtesy: La. House of Representatives

LA. BUDGET LEGISLATION -  Louisiana’s  Special Session is scheduled to end on June 4th and with less than a week  to go, lawmakers in Baton Rouge are attempting to move towards resolution on the state budget.  Yesterday, during the House Appropriations Committee meeting,   Rep. Cameron Henry (Republican from Metarie)  introduced a state operating budget that cuts higher education by $26 million dollars and funds 90% of the TOPS tuition Program.    Rep. Patricia Smith (Democrat from Baton Rouge) took issue with that.

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