WEATHER: (September 1, 2015) TUESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 91 at 4:00 with south wind gusts to 32 mph; this morning’s low was 63 at 7:00. KPANcast: Breezy with a 20% chance of thunderstorms.

 

LOCAL: Nearly 700 new state laws take effect today across Texas as a result of action by the 84th Legislature. Concealed handgun licenses will be accepted as a valid form of ID and it is no longer a felony to bring a concealed handgun to an airport. Police now need a search warrant before searching a cellphone or conducting a body cavity search during a traffic stop. Truancy is no longer a crime in Texas………Texas became the 17th state to outlaw “revenge porn” on the internet. Convicted DWI offenders may continue driving with an ignition interlock system on their vehicle, and bikers may legally install white and yellow LED lighting on motorcycles to make scooters more visible to other motorists……..The “pick-a-pal” grand juror selection system has ended and grand jurors will be selected from among all registered voters. HB 158 sets up protocol and framework and a $10 million fund for equipping Texas police officers with body cameras……...The 13-13 Lady Whitefaces play Dimmitt in non-district volleyball at 7:00 tonight at Dimmitt High School Gym……...Dove season kicks off across Texas today through October 25, and biologists say rain and improved cover have led to increased populations of mourning and white-winged dove across the state. Today also marks a new year for hunting and fishing licenses in Texas...... ………KPAN salutes Lisa Gilter as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..Take a Free Ride in a 2015 Ford today at Whiteface Ford, with zero-percent financing and $1000 cash back for qualified buyers.

 

KPAN PUN: Jargon: pertaining to a lost glass container.

 

 

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