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      Texas News Minute

      Latest from around the State from the Associated Press

      DALLAS (AP) - Operators of the state's electric grid are urging people in North Texas to limit their power use as crews repair the damage from an ice storm. Thousands of homes and businesses are blacked out. The weather is blamed for a 15-mile backup on I-45 south of Dallas.

      WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court won't take up an appeal from Farmers Branch after a lower court blocked it from preventing some immigrants from renting apartments. The ruling could end a seven-year legal fight over the immigration ordinance in the Dallas suburb.

      DENVER (AP) - A federal judge in Colorado has sentenced a woman to 27 months in prison for buying the gun used to kill Colorado's prisons director last year. Stevie Vigil pleaded guilty to buying the weapon that parolee Evan Ebel allegedly used before he was killed in a shootout with Texas authorities.

      AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The first British Airways flight from London is landing in Austin Monday afternoon and the return flight leaves a few hours later. It's the first regular non-stop service to Europe from Bergstrom International Airport. British Airways will use one of its newest jets on the route, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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