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Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Kinney County approves deputizing citizens to police migrants

The small rural area of Kinney County, population of 3,129, which sits on the edge of the Texas-Mexico border approved a plan on Tuesday to deputize private citizens to work with local law enforcement to track down migrants crossing state-lines.  ...

Racism, excessive force, and resignations: Will Austin Police get millions more despite its troubled legacy?

Right now, Austin voters are weighing in on one of the most consequential local elections in recent Texas memory. The byproduct of Back the Blue–inspired efforts by Save Austin Now — a right-wing group infamous for fear-mongering and spreading misinfor...

Poll: Almost half of Texas Republicans don’t want to get the COVID-19 vaccine

A poll from Quinnipiac University released last Thursday surveyed the opinions of Texans on a range of issues. One particular eye-opening result was in regard to COVID-19 vaccines. The good news...

How two voting rights bills could help Texas

Texas, like many red states, is not known for protecting voting rights. Under GOP leadership, the state has been plagued by long lines at the polls, onerous voter ID requirements, gerrymandering...

How a Texas-based company ended up at the center of one of the worst hacks in history

Thanks to the craziness of the past year, one of the biggest stories of 2020 may have gone under your radar. In one of the worst cybersecurity breaches in American history, hackers penetrated th...

Texas Hispanic lawmakers discuss legislative priorities with NALEO

Texas lawmakers with NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Officials) met virtually Thursday to talk about the next steps in this legislative session.State Rep. Mary González, who is...

Abbott, Austin’s clash over homelessness remains red hot

Last Thursday, Austin City Council voted unanimously to purchase a North Austin hotel to help address its much-maligned housing issues. The move, which came at a cost of $9.5 million, is expecte...

The Trump administration is ending the census count early. Here’s what that means for Texas

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration can end the 2020 census count early on October 15. This will undoubtedly throw a process already complicated by the COVID-19...
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IND vs PAK: Captain’s knock by Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant’s 39 help India get to 151 after Shaheen Afridi’s exploits

Skipper Virat Kohli stood up for Team India in crisis hitting his fourth T20 half-century against Pakistan to help his team get to 151 runs, ably supported by wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant in the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup. ...
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‘Kohli vs Pakistan yet again’: Netizens praise skipper as he reaches 50 against PAK in T20 World Cup

A reason Virat Kohli is called one of the best batsmen in the world and surely there is no doubt in it. The man in the match against Pakistan played like a lone wolf as he made sure to remain on the crease as he saw his batter fall one by one. Kohli h...

Asteroid collision with Juptier observed by astronomers from Earth

The subject of space and the solar system is vast and intriguing. Jupiter, as the largest planet, has the strongest gravitational effect of all the planetary bodies. As a result, it draws many things, such as asteroids, that travel in free space around...

Rep. Khanna says Biden told Dems reconciliation agreement a must before Glasgow conference: ‘I need this’

Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., told "Fox News Sunday" that President Biden would not be happy if Congress can only pass an infrastructure bill without an agreement on a larger spending package before the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland.The pro...

2024 Watch: Biden support among Democrats in first presidential primary state drops

This weekly column on the next race for the White House usually zeroes in on the burgeoning contest for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination.But a poll released in recent days that spotlighted President Biden’s flagging support should he run for reelec...