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Dallas ISD Expected to Spend Millions to Keep Up With State Required School Safety Protocol

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www.wbap.com – – 2024-02-12 23:42:56

SUMMARY: Dallas ISD is increasing security measures and will spend millions of dollars over the next five years to comply with state-mandated security protocols. The district is requesting over $3 million for police equipment, supplies, and uniforms. This is in response to state mandates following a shooting at Rob Elementary in Uvalde, requiring security at all campuses. Many districts, including DISD, have struggled to meet these requirements due to lack of funding and manpower.

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It’s headed to Game 3 after Tennessee Volunteers upend Texas A&M Aggies 4-1

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www.kxan.com – Associated Press – 2024-06-23 18:05:42

SUMMARY: Tennessee’s Dylan Dreiling hit a crucial homer in the seventh inning, and Nate Snead thwarted a Texas A&M rally in the ninth, securing a 4-1 win to force a deciding third game in the College World Series finals. Tennessee’s offense, initially subdued by Texas A&M pitching, sparked to life with Dreiling’s and Cal Stark’s home runs, building a three-run lead. Snead earned his sixth save despite a tense ninth inning. The series is tied 1-1, with the final game determining the Southeastern Conference’s fifth consecutive champion. Texas A&M’s early lead came from Jace LaViolette’s homer, but they couldn’t capitalize further.

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This Week in Texas: Houston firefighter contracts, immigration policies, and Senator Cook’s historic election

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abc13.com – Tom Abrahams – 2024-06-23 17:56:20

SUMMARY: On an all-new episode of This Week in Texas, Houston firefighters secure a contract, but its cost is examined. ABC13 analyzes the numbers and interviews State Senator Molly Cook, who reflects on breaking barriers and outlines her legislative priorities. The episode also features discussions on the Biden Administration’s immigration executive orders with political insiders and insights from two Ukrainian pastors sharing their experiences of persecution amid the Russia-Ukraine war. Catch up on previous episodes and follow Tom Abrahams for the latest in Texas politics on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Texas Longhorns open 1st SEC season against rival Texas A&M Aggies

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www.kxan.com – Billy Gates – 2024-06-23 16:08:29

SUMMARY: The Texas volleyball team, reigning back-to-back national champions, announced their 2024 schedule as they join the SEC. Their first-ever SEC match is against Texas A&M on Sept. 27 in College Station, following eight nonconference matches. They open the season at the Women’s Volleyball College Showcase in Milwaukee, facing Wisconsin on Sept. 1 and Minnesota on Sept. 2. Subsequently, they play Indiana, Miami, and Houston at home, then hit the road to face Stanford and Baylor before ending nonconference play against Hawaii. Texas will play a 16-game SEC schedule, featuring five consecutive home matches from Oct. 18 to Nov. 3.

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