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Father and son die after lightning strike in Texas – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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www.nbcdfw.com – – 2023-06-22 00:46:49

SUMMARY: A six-year-old boy has died after he and his father were struck by lightning in Temple, Texas. Grayson Lee Boggs had been picked up by his father when the lightning bolt hit, killing the dad instantly—Grayson, meanwhile, died one month later. On average, 20 people die each year from lightning strikes, while many more are left with long-term neurological damage, according to the National Weather Service.

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Acts of political violence on the rise, according to reports

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www.kxan.com – Sarah Al-Shaikh – 2024-07-14 21:07:22

SUMMARY: President Joe Biden has postponed his Monday visit to Austin following a shooting at a rally for former President Donald Trump in Butler, Pennsylvania. The postponement comes amid rising political violence, a trend noted by Texas State University Political Science Professor William DeSoto. Austin City Council Member Mackenzie Kelly supported Biden's decision, emphasizing the need for national unity and healing. Meanwhile, about 100 people gathered in Georgetown to support Trump's recovery, showing solidarity and denouncing violence. Data from the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy indicates an increase in threats against public officials, reflecting the country's current political divide.

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Will Power wins IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway that ended with a 4-car crash

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www.kxan.com – The Associated Press – 2024-07-14 18:13:45

SUMMARY: Will Power secured his first IndyCar Series win at Iowa Speedway on Sunday, ending with a dramatic last-lap crash. Power crossed the finish line before Sting Ray Robb’s car flipped after colliding with Alexander Rossi’s car, which then hit Kyle Kirkwood and Ed Carpenter’s cars. Despite the crash, Robb was in good condition. Power held off Alex Palou by 0.3915 seconds, with Scott McLaughlin finishing third. This victory marked Power’s 43rd career win and ninth for Team Penske at Iowa Speedway. Palou criticized the race as “boring,” highlighting the issues caused by partial track repaving. Palou leads the series with 379 points.

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Former Houston Texans receiver, Baltimore Ravens star, Jacoby Jones, dies at 40, ESPN says

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-07-14 18:09:12

SUMMARY: Jacoby Jones, a former NFL wide receiver, has passed away at the age of 40. Drafted 73rd overall in 2007, he played his first five seasons with the Houston Texans before moving to the Baltimore Ravens in 2012, where he was selected to the Pro Bowl. Jones is remembered for his iconic 70-yard touchdown against the Broncos and a 108-yard Super Bowl touchdown against the 49ers. Tributes poured in from the NFL community, including former teammate JJ Watt and Ravens’ coach John Harbaugh. Recently, Jones was coaching at Alabama State and was set to coach the Beaumont Renegades in 2025.

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