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Top Stories: Restraining Order On Abortion Ban Extended; Stories Of Tyler DACA Recipients

Sep 8, 2017

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

A restraining order against the state's ban on second-trimester abortions has been extended until Nov. 2, when a court will hear a lawsuit brought by Whole Women’s Health and other reproductive rights advocacy groups.

The law, which was supposed to take effect Sept. 1 bans doctors from using a common second-trimester abortion procedure known as "dilate and evacuate. A U.S. district judge temporarily blocked enforcement. 

Attorney General Ken Paxton is expected to appeal the ruling to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Other stories this morning:

  • Fort Worth and Dallas are planning to bid for Amazon's second corporate headquarters.
  • In today's Friday Conversation, you’ll hear stories from DACA recipients living in Tyler.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.