Daybreak Today Tuesday Morning Brief
Texas Democrats in Washington D.C. to protest voting bills, city council to discuss possible road bonds, Surfside death toll increases
On Daybreak Today,
Texas House Democrats are in Washington D.C. after staging another walkout over Republican voting bills.
- Democrats say the bills are designed to repress minority voters.
- Gov. Greg Abbott accused Democrats of playing partisan games.
- Get the latest here: Texas Democrats leave state to try to stop GOP voting bill
The Lubbock City Council meets today.
- Council members are expected to discuss a timeline for a $175 million street bond proposal.
- They will also discuss recommended changes to the city charter.
At least 64 people in Iraq died after a hospital fire in its COVID ward.
- Investigators think an oxygen cylinder exploded and caused the fire.
- Iraq’s prime minister has ordered the arrest of the city’s health director and one other person.
- Get the latest here: More than 60 people killed in fire at Iraqi hospital treating Covid-19 patients
The death toll in the Surfside, Florida condominium collapse has risen to 94.
- Teams have identified 83 victims and notified their families.
- There are 22 still unaccounted for.
- Read more here: Florida town weighs how to honor lost souls at condo collapse site
Cuban police are trying to take control after a weekend of protests over prices, food shortages and a third wave of COVID cases.
- Anti-government sentiment is at its highest point in decades.
- Cuban leaders accuse Americans of using social media to create dissent.
- Read more here: Police patrol Havana in large numbers after rare protests
Read more top headlines here:
- City of Lubbock, Lubbock Police Department to break ground on new PD Headquarters
- Public Health Department partners with LISD to offer COVID-19 vaccination clinics
- Recent rain puts cotton growers in a good spot, dry conditions expected to return
- Levelland ISD Superintendent resigns in mutual agreement
- UMC hosts Children’s Water Safety event in light of multiple drowning injuries
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