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In today's All Things Considered local block from the KERA Newsroom: Wichita Falls, 2 hours northwest of Fort Worth, may become the first city to use wastewater as drinking water. We’ll hear from Shelley Kofler about that process. And what would you say to the person who tried to kill you? New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas was on Think today to share how Rais Bhuiyan faced his attacker, a white supremacist named Mark Stroman.

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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is suing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for cutting-off funding to the Texas Women’s Health Program.

In the filing, the Attorney General calls the decision to rescind funds for 90% of the family planning and cancer screening program “arbitrary, capricious, and not in accordance with law.”

Sebelius says Texas is violating Medicaid rules by banning abortion providers, or any organization affiliated with an abortion provider, from participating in the Women’s Health Program.