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Posted: Jun 28, 2014 2:32 AM

Updated: Jun 28, 2014 2:32 AM

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Border Patrol is rescheduling flights to bring Central American migrants from south Texas to California for processing. Customs and Border Protection announced Friday that the agency plans to transport adults and children from the Rio Grande Valley to Laredo and El Paso in Texas, and San Diego and El Centro in Southern California.

DALLAS (AP) Texas Democratic hopeful Wendy Davis has torn into her Republican opponent verbally, poking fun at his frequently suing the federal government. Addressing the state Democratic Convention in Fort Worth late Friday, the candidate for governor told the delegates: "Don't clap too much or Greg Abbott will sue you."

DALLAS (AP) Democratic lieutenant governor hopeful Leticia Van de Putte has gone on the attack, saying her tea party-backed opponent wants to bring political bickering and "Washington D.C.-style finger pointing" to Texas. Addressing the Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas last night, the San Antonio state senator had some of her harshest words yet for Republican state Senator Dan Patrick of Houston. She said Patrick repeatedly voted against programs to help entrepreneurs and veterans, as well as infrastructure projects backed by business groups.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) A small plane towing an advertising banner has made an emergency landing on a Texas freeway interchange after experiencing engine trouble. A Federal Aviation Administration statement says the single-engine Cessna landed in the Interstate 20-U.S. 287 interchange in Arlington in North Texas about 5 p.m. Friday. The pilot was able to walk away.

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