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Fort Worth studio nonprofit to raise 75k or it will have to close – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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www.nbcdfw.com – Noelle Walker – 2024-06-20 13:43:50

SUMMARY: SiNaCa Studios, a nonprofit glass-making art studio in Fort Worth's Near Southside Cultural Arts District, faces a critical $75,000 funding shortfall, partly due to the pandemic and the current economy. Opened 14 years ago, the studio serves as both a teaching space and a creative hub for young and emerging glass artists. Executive Director Clifton Crofford highlights the studio's uniqueness and the broad access it provides. To address the funding gap, SiNaCa launched a ‘Glassroots Revival' fundraising campaign and will host an Ice Cream Social benefit on Saturday to garner community support and continue its mission.

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Charli XCX endorses Kamala Harris with a viral ‘brat’ post embraced by presidential campaign

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abc13.com – KABC – 2024-07-22 01:59:45

SUMMARY: The Kamala Harris campaign is engaging young voters by embracing singer Charli XCX’s support and popular memes. After President Joe Biden endorsed Harris following his campaign withdrawal, Charli XCX tweeted that “kamala IS brat,” garnering over 10 million views. The Harris campaign quickly updated their profile picture to match Charli’s “Brat” album aesthetic. Fans have coined this as the “summer of Brat,” creating viral content linking Harris to the album. Other memes about Harris, including a notable quote about a coconut tree, have resurfaced, bolstered by supportive gestures from figures like Colorado Gov. Jared Polis.

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Police still looking for mother of newborn baby found in Lubbock dumpster

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www.kxan.com – Caitlyn Rooney – 2024-07-21 22:33:30

SUMMARY: In Lubbock, Texas, a newborn baby was found in a dumpster near 4th Street and Cherry Avenue early Saturday morning. The Lubbock Police Department (LPD) issued a statement seeking the public's help to locate the mother. LPD has refrained from commenting on the baby's due to the ongoing investigation. Authorities expressed gratitude for the community's support and urged people to focus their efforts on aiding the investigation. Anyone with relevant information is asked to contact Crime Line at (806)-741-1000. Further details are currently unavailable.

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Mayor Whitmire and acting police chief rebuke councilman’s critique on Beryl response in Houston

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abc13.com – Alex Bozarjian – 2024-07-21 22:21:47

SUMMARY: Houston Mayor John Whitmire and acting Police Chief Larry Satterwhite criticized Councilman Edward Pollard’s remarks about the city’s Hurricane Beryl response. Pollard claimed unpreparedness led to the risk and death of HPD employee Russell Richardson, who drowned en route to work. Whitmire and Satterwhite defended the city’s mobilization efforts, asserting Richardson was following protocol. Whitmire emphasized the incident’s detrimental impact on the Richardson family and first responders, suggesting Pollard’s criticism was politically motivated and misdirected. Additionally, Whitmire argued that focus should be on CenterPoint Energy’s slow power restoration rather than the city’s preparedness.

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