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Fort Myers Texas Roadhouse remembers 4 teens who died in crash

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winknews.com – – 2023-06-27 20:06:40

SUMMARY: Fort Myers Texas Roadhouse closed temporarily after learning that five teenagers, including four employees, were killed in a car crash. The community gathered outside the restaurant to show support and offer condolences. One customer even offered to work at the restaurant if needed. The teenagers were remembered by customers for their kindness and work ethic, and their loss was deeply felt by both friends and those they served. The restaurant reopened the next day, but the memorial at the crash site continued to grow as a reminder of the tragic event.

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Waco woman celebrates 107 years of life

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www.kxan.com – Earl Stoudemire – 2024-06-12 22:52:04

SUMMARY: The family of June Vera celebrated her 107th birthday at St. Anthony's Care Center in Waco, TX. Born in Welch, Oklahoma, and having lived in South Texas, Vera worked for 20 years as a teacher and church secretary. Family members gathered from across the country, filling her room with gifts, flowers, and handwritten letters. Despite her age, Vera feels young at heart and attributes her longevity to her faith, stating that she talks to God daily and follows His guidance. Vera, a mother of five, looks forward to attending the next family reunion on Labor Day weekend.

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YouTuber Benny Potter killed in Colorado crash

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www.kxan.com – Samantha Jarpe – 2024-06-12 22:48:17

SUMMARY: Benny Potter, a 40-year-old YouTube personality and Colorado resident, died in a single-vehicle crash on June 8 near Fort Collins, as announced by authorities. The crash occurred on Interstate 25 when Potter's Toyota 4Runner veered off, crossed the frontage road, and rolled multiple times. Although Potter was wearing a seatbelt, he succumbed to his injuries at the scene. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle, and no other vehicles were involved. Potter ran the YouTube channel Comicstorian, amassing 3.03 million subscribers. His wife, Nathalie, confirmed the on social media. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Building that collapsed into yards demolished after 13 Investigates history of code violations 

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abc13.com – Kevin Ozebek – 2024-06-12 22:36:56

SUMMARY: Jamey Moore witnessed a storm on May 16 in Houston, causing a dilapidated building behind his home to collapse, spilling bricks into his and neighbors’ yards. The building, located at 1700 North Main Street, had faced numerous complaints and violations since 2010. Despite previous orders to comply with building codes, issues persisted leading to an emergency demolition carried out by the city after the storm. City Council Member Mario Castillo highlighted bureaucratic inefficiencies in handling such properties. The demolition, funded by taxpayers, resulted in a lien against the property for associated costs. Complaints and investigations prompted action from city departments.

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