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This morning on Daybreak Today, Parisian officials report the 12-hour battle against a fire inside of the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral has ended.
- The church’s two bell towers and much of the historic artifacts inside the building were saved.
- However, 2/3 of its roof and spire are gone.
- There is no indication this was an act of arson.
- Read the full story from the Associated Press here: With fire extinguished, attention turns to Notre Dame’s future
Police are investigating a shooting near the intersection of Avenue L and 24th Street on Monday.
- Authorities report an unknown person was shot and is said to have moderate injuries.
- Details, at the moment, are scarce. This story will be updated if more information becomes available: Lubbock Police investigating Monday night shooting off 24th & Ave. L
Three positive cases of rabies have been found in Hale County, which include two skunks and a calf.
- These three cases are a part of 30 cases that have been reported in 44 counties throughout the South Plains and Panhandle region.
- Those who live in Plainview and suspect any animal of having rabies are encouraged to call the city’s animal control at 806-296-1158. Those who live in the county should call the sheriff’s office at 806-296-2724.
- A full list of rabies signs can be found here: Three positive cases of rabies found in Hale County
In Texas news, the Texas Senate has voted to advance Senate Bill 2, the property tax reform bill.
- The vote was originally expected to come last week, however a lack of support stalled the vote in the upper chambers.
- Monday’s vote also helped in avoiding a “nuclear option” which would have brought the measure to vote with only a simple majority.
- Read the full story from the Texas Tribune here: Texas Senate votes to advance property tax reform bill, avoids “nuclear option” procedural move
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Read more Monday stories here:
- DPS increases reward, seeks leads in 1993 Hockley County cold case
- Nurses respond to needs as part of national ‘Donate Life’ month
- New support for suicide loss in Lubbock
- Lubbock teacher’s mental health check-in board in national spotlight
- Law students donate Children’s books, bookshelf to Lubbock County Courthouse
- CASA of the South Plains to host volunteer recruitment events in Plainview
- Floydada asks for vendors to participate in summer farmer’s market