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Texas Legislature to Focus on Property Taxes and School Funding, AISD to Hold Meeting on How to Cut $60M in Spending, Suspects Arrested in Shooting Death of Houston Girl

January 7, 2018

Hour one of the Todd and Don Show:  

• 20-year-old Eric Black Jr. has been arrested in Houston in the shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in a driveby

• Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks on 60 minutes and says there is “no question” the president is racist

• President Trump says he is willing to compromise for a steel wall instead of concrete to get the border wall approved

 

Hour two of the Todd and Don Show:

• TECH NEWS:

- The Consumer Electronics Show is set to get underway in Vegas tomorrow

-Amazon is trying to smooth over concerns about the opening of their new campus in NY

-A lawsuit accuses the Weather Channel app of misleading users and profiting from their location data

• The Texas legislature is back in session and will focus on property taxes and school funding

• A family came home from vacation to find a squatter had changed their locks and asked them to leave by threatening to have a gun

 

Hour three of the Todd and Don Show:

• The AISD school board will hear recommendations tonight on how to cut $60 million in spending with some options including closing up to 15 schools, re-drawing school boundaries and getting rid of magnet schools

 • Ford is recalling more than 953,000 vehicles worldwide to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel

• A sex abuse investigation is underway after a Phoenix woman in vegetative state for 14 years gives birth

 

Hour four of the Todd and Don Show:

• Pollstar’s year-end report says the concert industry made a record amount of money in 2018

• An Idaho animal welfare group is blasting the acquittal of an eastern Idaho teacher who was accused of feeding a live puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students

• A month-long campaign encouraging women to grow out their body hair is happening for the first time called Januhairy

 

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