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“One thing after another”: Rural Texans faced the same storm — with unique hardships

Last week's winter storm was brutal for the whole state, but rural Texans faced particular hardships, like distance from helpful ...
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Texas National Guard deployed to get COVID-19 vaccines to older Texans who are homebound

Gov. Greg Abbott said he wants the majority of Texans who are 65 and older to be inoculated against COVID-19 ...
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Texas’ oldest Black university was built on a former plantation

Jayla Allen was her family’s third generation to attend Prairie View A&M University. She inherited a battle for voting rights ...
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UT-Austin won’t require SAT or ACT scores for 2022 applications due to COVID-19

The flagship university is the latest among schools across the country to extend the temporary hold on the traditional application ...
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A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral

NEW YORK (AP) — Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that's made the potato-shaped plastic ...
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ERCOT CEO tells Senate he wouldn’t have done anything differently

ERCOT President and CEO Bill Magness defended ERCOT's decisions during the winter storm where millions lost power ...
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Lady Gaga’s dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in ...
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‘Hidden Figure’ legend to be honored in NASA ceremony

NASA honors "Hidden Figure" legend Mary W. Jackson ...
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