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SSHS 2021 Homecoming Pre-Game Recognition

The mood at Gerald Prim Stadium was festive Friday night, Sept. 17, as fans and alumni packed the stands for the Sulphur Springs High School 2021 Homecoming pre-game recognition and Varsity Wildcats Football versus the Crandall Pirates. The pre-game activities included recognition of the 11 young ladies nominated by the...
SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX
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FOUR TO BE INDUCTED INTO CUB HALL OF HONOR

Three former outstanding Brenham Cub football players and a former football coach will be enshrined in the Brenham High School football Hall of Honor at a luncheon next month. Trason Maresh, Erich Habermehl and Ryan Roberson will be enshrined in the hall of honor, along with former Brenham coach Tim Oehrlein, on October 29th at the Blinn College Student Center.
BRENHAM, TX
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Killeen Daily Herald

Cove High opens doors to parents, public

Dozens of students and parents walked the halls of Copperas Cove High School on Tuesday evening, meeting teachers and speaking to various student organizations. The Copperas Cove High open house is an event that happens twice annually — once in the fall and once in the spring — according to Amal Baty, the district’s University Interscholastic League academics/activities coordinator.
COPPERAS COVE, TX

Texas outpaces the nation for COVID-19 deaths, Washington Post study shows

A new data analysis puts Texas’ COVID-19 death toll in a harsh light. The analysis of federal data, published September 15 by The Washington Post, shows 1 in 490 Texans have died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. By no means is that the worst death rate among the states — that dubious distinction goes to Mississippi and New Jersey, each at 1 in 330. But the Texas rate is slightly worse than the national rate of 1 in 500. Hawaii and Vermont boast the lowest rates: 1 in 2,100.
TEXAS STATE
KXAN

Texas Gameday: What you need to know before kickoff vs. Rice

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Texas Longhorns return to Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium Saturday for the second home game of the season in front of “Burnt Orange” nation. This will be the first home night game of the 2021 season. More than 100,000 fans are expected to pack into the...
TEXAS STATE

UT Austin hooks No. 10 ranking among nation’s best public universities

The University of Texas at Austin has hooked a new spot in the undergraduate rankings of the nation’s top universities. U.S. News & World Report’s list of the top 40 national universities puts UT Austin at No. 38, with the school climbing four spots since it was listed on last year’s list. But it should be noted that UT Austin tied at No. 38 with three other schools.
AUSTIN, TX
Boston Globe

First week of testimony concludes in Varsity Blues trial

Capping the opening week of testimony in the first trial in the national college admissions scandal, prosecutors on Friday detailed perhaps the most brazen aspect of the sprawling bribery scheme: how students were given fake resumes to justify their admission as athletic recruits. Gamal Abdelaziz, 64, of Las Vegas, a...
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Why this hockey player hates losing to John Elway on the golf course

Everyone loves winning on the golf course, but there are some victories that are sweeter than others. If you’re a New York Yankee, there’s no better feeling than sending home the Red Sox with a loss. Nothing puts a bigger smile on an Ohio State Buckeye’s face than a win over Michigan, while the Lakers love nothing more than a victory against the Celtics.
NFL
Lebanon Democrat

Public safety remains high concern with Tennessee bail reform options

(The Center Square) – A suitcase of marijuana, drunk driving, car burglary, a high-speed chase, murder and prostitution were some of the issues discussed during more than nine hours of testimony this week in front of Tennessee’s Joint Senate Judiciary and House Criminal Justice Committee to Study Bail Reform. Much...
TENNESSEE STATE
San Antonio Current

The Lincoln Project buys TV ad during UT-Rice game to blast Gov. Greg Abbott's COVID-19 record

After trolling Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in an online ad this week, the Lincoln Project is stepping up its game. The group of current and former GOP political strategists has purchased a minute-long TV spot during Saturday’s football game between the University of Texas and Rice University to blast the governor's handling of the COVID-19 crisis. Abbott, a Republican, happens to be a UT alum.
PUBLIC HEALTH
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Reflections from WT: Regional Universities in Transition—A Few Propositions

Higher education is changing remarkably in response to digitization, demographics, and increasingly diverse market forces. Smaller public and private regional universities that educate half the nation’s students will likely be challenged in the future. Those that don’t adapt will falter at least or fail at worst. Being regionally responsive is half of the equation. The other half is serving the world—a 50/50 impact.
PANHANDLE, TX
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Austin Man Charged With Throwing Molotov Cocktail

The man wanted for throwing a Molotov cocktail at a church near the Capitol Complex in Austin in August has been arrested. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Eleazar Dushimimana, 21, was arrested Sept. 8, charged with felony arson of a place of worship and felony possession of a prohibited weapon, and booked into the Travis County Jail.
AUSTIN, TX

What Olivia Jade Has Been Up To Since The College Admissions Scandal

Unless you were living under a rock in 2019, you've likely heard about the college admission scandal that plagued Hollywood elites like Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman. But for those that need a refresher, the incident, which has been dubbed "Operation Varsity Blues" by the FBI, included a string of wealthy parents bribing admission officials, with the help of college counselor Rick Singer, to get their kids into prestigious universities, such as the University of Texas, UCLA, Stanford or, in Olivia Jade's case, USC (via Marie Claire).
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