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Texas Rep. Leo Berman (R-Tyler) is fighting to dismantle a state law that grants in-state tuition to young people who’ve graduated from a state high school or gotten a GED after living in Texas for at least three years. He does not want immigrants, who were brought to the state illegally by their parents, to pay more affordable tuition. Keep in mind, these young people, who were raised in this country and assimilated, make up 0.7 percent of the 1.14 million students enrolled in Texas colleges and universities, according to an editorial written by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

I did not know this: More than 90 percent of all the wines made in the world should be consumed within a year, according to a blurb in MSN. In other words, most wines do not get better with age.

In celebrity gossip break: Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine, will gain custody of his three kids, according to the TODAY Show. The two older kids’ biological mother Debbie Rowe will receive visitation rights but no extra money.

What else is in the news? What’s up with you?