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Texas GOP loses convention cancellation challenge

Attorney general bid, public defenders, historic court case round out roundup

Welcome to Monday, the 35th anniversary of the “Live Aid” concerts in London and Philadelphia to raise money for African famine relief.

Here are some news items to get your week started.

— Texas Supreme Court upholds Houston’s cancellation of state Republican party’s convention there.

— Virginia legislator seeks to become state’s first Black elected attorney general.

— Indiana’s contract public defenders net only about $5 per hour, study finds.

— Video of 2010 court proceeding that overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban will be released next month.

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