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Posted at 2:33 PM, Jun 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 15:33:49-04

Here are our top stories this afternoon.

Breaking news from the Oklahoma supreme court.
Justices invalidated a plan that would have given voters the chance to overturn tax hikes that would pay for teacher pay raises.
A group called Oklahoma Taxpayers United has been working to get a repeal of the bill on the November ballot with a petition.
This morning's ruling by the Oklahoma high court stops that.

And a big ruling from the US Supreme Court.
Justices decided police generally need a search warrant to track a person's location through cell phone records over an extended period of time.
It's a major victory for privacy advocates, but a loss for the justice department.
They've argued privacy rights are given up when information is voluntarily shared with a third party - like a cell phone company.

And as immigrant families are slowly reunited, a vote expected today to help the situation, won't come after all.    
After the house voted down the more conservative of the two bills, leaders said more issues need to be worked out before voting on the second.
The so-called Compromise Bill includes twenty-five billion-dollars for the president's border wall, would keep families together, and provides a pathway to citizenship for young, unauthorized immigrants.

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