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BC-TX--Texas News Digest 12 am, TX

May 19, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Dallas AP at 972-991-2100, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email: aptexas@ap.org

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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas _ A South Texas church began a fresh chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveiled a new sanctuary a year and a half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history. The gunman took his own life following the November 2017 attack at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott told the worshippers that despite the trying time since the attack, Sunday marked another giant step forward on a path to healing and recovery. By Clarice Silber. SENT: 520 words, with photos.


_ SEVERE WEATHER-WEST TEXAS _ Forecasters say four tornadoes struck parts of West Texas in severe weather that damaged some homes and businesses.

_ HARVEY-FLOOD LAWSUITS _ Testimony has ended in the lawsuit by some Texas residents seeking U.S. government compensation after their land flooded when two federally owned reservoirs overflowed during Hurricane Harvey. With photo.

_ TEXAS-GIRL ABDUCTED _ A man has been charged in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl who was snatched from a street in Fort Worth, Texas, as she walked with her mother. With booking photo.

_ CITY HALL-POOL-DEATH _ Police say a man who rode a scooter to Dallas City Hall has died after jumping into the exterior reflecting pool and not resurfacing.

_ BOEING-PLANES-SAN ANTONIO _ Some grounded Boeing 737 Max jets are being stored at a San Antonio maintenance facility amid the investigation into two fatal crashes overseas. Pursuing photos.




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