The top local stories this morning from KERA News:
Texas Senator John Cornyn said he's supporting fellow Senator Ted Cruz for re-election next year. The Senate Majority Whip also said he's running for re-election in 2020.
Cornyn had previously declined to endorse Cruz for re-election, saying he would not get involved in any primary races. Cruz also refused to back Cornyn when he was seeking re-election in the 2014 primary.
Cruz faces a challenge from Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke of El Paso.
Other stories this morning:
- About 30 million people wear contact lenses, yet studies show many don’t follow safe practices with their lenses. Here’s some good habits to follow.
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