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Children’s Bereavement Center constructing permanent facility in Uvalde

UVALDE, Texas – The Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas is constructing a permanent facility to help the children of Uvalde. In the months since the Robb Elementary tragedy, organizations from San Antonio have stepped up to help, including the Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas. “This...
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Local quilt shop sends about 50 quilts to Uvalde families

RIGBY, Idaho (KIFI) – Quick Quilts, a blanket shop in Rigby, has worked nonstop since May to slowly produce nearly 50 quilts that will be sent soon to Uvalde, Texas. It has been a slow work in progress during the past few months to give comfort to those who lost loved ones in the Uvalde school shooting.
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Gov. Abbott announces new school security chief in wake of Uvalde shooting

TEXAS — Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Monday that John P. Scott will be serving as the state's new chief of school safety and security. This position was created following the tragic massacre at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 students and two teachers were murdered. Gov. Abbott directed the Texas Education Agency to create the position in order to have a recognized expert on school security and public safety issues, and for the chief to serve as a resource to school districts and legislatures. The chief’s responsibilities will include making sure Texas schools are implementing safety measures passed by Legislature and that they are using best practices to prevent school shootings and other dangers.
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Opinion: Beto brings balance

BBQ, sweet tea and football. Sounds like Texas, right?. Every morning, parents hug their children tightly and send them off to school with a troubled smile. Will they buy candles to decorate their fourth grader’s birthday cake this weekend, or to light a vigil in their memory due to another school shooting? For many families in Uvalde, it was the latter.
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Beto’s New Ad Features Mother of 10-Year-Old Uvalde Victim

A new ad by Democratic Candidate Beto O’Rourke, features the mother of 4th grader Maite Yuleana Rodriguez, one of the 18 children murdered at Robb Elementary in Uvalde. The ad features Ana Rodriguez, Maite’s mom, telling the story of her daughter, who dreamed of being a Marine Biologist and adored her pair of green converse with a heart drawn on the right toe,
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UI alum honors Uvalde shooting victims with murals

With a palette of bright, vibrant paint and a brick canvas, a determined artist brushes long strokes of color across a wall in the middle of downtown Uvalde, Texas, hoping his feat will spark a change. Abel Ortiz moved from Mexico to Texas when he was 7 years-old and had...
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Texas music group makes song dedicated to Uvalde community

KILLEEN, Texas — Music group Divine Connection, of Killeen, TX, created a tribute song titled 'Little Girl, Little Boy' to encourage and enlighten the Uvalde community. In early August, the group was invited and involved in a back-to-school community event that had taken place in Uvalde, TX named Uvalde's Day.
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Better Safe Than Sorry

There’s been a recurring problem for students like sophomore Ryan Rios. Every morning, band students like him pull into the parking lot after months of sleep deprivation and lug their instruments into the building, with Rios in particular bringing a large baritone saxophone that just barely fits through the door. There’s only one problem: with the addition of new school safety measures, doors are to remain locked at all times.
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SRSU announces La Frontera STEM Research Institute

Body An education research program that investigates digital innovation and future-ready STEM teaching at Sul Ross State University has been officially named. The La Frontera STEM Research Institute will have offices on all four SRSU campuses in Alpine, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering...
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