1. Kristen Hays covers Bell's environment presser for the AP.
2. R.A. Dyer writes on Friedman, Strayhorn and Bell's attacks on Perry over state parks.
3. RG Ratcliffe notes that two Dem statewide candidates went to a Strayhorn fundraiser. The story is most notable for this bit of humor:
"I don't believe I gave $25 to her. I bought a ticket to an event she attended," Head said, admitting last month's event was a Longview fundraiser for Strayhorn.Neither candidate is endorsing Strayhorn.
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