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Recent BHS graduate’s mom addresses school board about allegations against former coach

The Breckenridge Independent School District Board of Trustees met in a special meeting shortly after noon today, June 24, to discuss several proposed employment contracts, but before their discussions began, Arlene Hernandez addressed the board regarding the recent situation involving alleged improper electronic communications between a BISD employee and a recently graduated student.
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Florida declares state of emergency after deadly Miami-area condo collapse

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) declared a state of emergency after a portion of a 12-story residential building in Surfside, Florida, collapsed at approximately 1:30 a.m. Thursday, according to AP.The latest: The executive order will allow for federal assistance as the state continues its search-and-rescue operations. Officials have accounted for 102 people who lived in the high-rise Champlain Towers South, but 99 people remained unaccounted for by mid-afternoon, said Mayor Daniella Levine Cava of Miami-Dade County at a press conference.Earlier Thursday, President Biden said that federal resources, including assistance from FEMA, were "ready to go" to respond to the collapse,...
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San Bernardino County sheriff’s sergeant arrested on suspicion of child pornography

A San Bernardino County sheriff’s sergeant was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possession and distribution of child pornography, authorities said. Marc Goodwin, 43, was taken into custody by the Fontana Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit after it pursued information gathered by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children alleging that Goodwin had electronically transmitted an image containing possible child pornography.
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Biden says COVID killed more Americans than US war in Iran

President Biden on Thursday said that COVID-19 killed more Americans than all wars of the past century combined — including the US war in Iran, which never happened. The apparent gaffe during a speech in North Carolina followed a bizarre presidential performance at the White House, where Biden loudly whispered several replies to reporters while discussing a bipartisan infrastructure deal.
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Mass. Woman Killed in Crash With Truck in NH

A Massachusetts woman was killed after her minivan crashed into a truck in Pelham, New Hampshire, according to police. The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. on Mammoth Road near Angus Way, police in Pelham said. A 30-year-old Dracut woman was driving a Toyota Sienna when investigators believe she crossed to the other side and hit a Ford F-650 driven by a 63-year-old man from Norwood, Massachusetts.
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Top US general rejected Trump suggestions military should 'crack skulls' during protests last year, new book claims

The top US general repeatedly pushed back on then-President Donald Trump's argument that the military should intervene violently in order to quell the civil unrest that erupted around the country last year. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley often found he was the lone voice of opposition to those demands during heated Oval Office discussions, according to excerpts of a new book, obtained by CNN, from Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender.
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Alaska faces shutdown threat amid budget, dividend dispute

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska faces the prospect of a partial government shutdown next week amid an ongoing legislative dispute over how much to pay residents in the form of an annual dividend from the state’s nest-egg oil-wealth fund. The long-simmering debate has divided traditional political alliances and become more...
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A dozen teens attack 16-year-old girl and friend, post footage to Snapchat: Report

A group of teens in New York is reportedly filming themselves attacking random people and posting the footage to Snapchat. According to WNYT, a group of juveniles followed a 16-year-old girl and her male friend at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs before yelling profanities and assaulting the girl. The victim’s mother said the group was comprised of two twin girls and about 15 boys.
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Michigan state Senate votes to end extra unemployment benefits

The Michigan state Senate has voted to end extra federal unemployment benefits that were put in place during the pandemic. The decision to end the $300 weekly federal unemployment benefit was voted along party lines with all Republicans and no Democrats voting for the measure, The Associated Press reported. The...