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Kamala Harris to tour blood-stained building where 2018 Parkland massacre happened – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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www.nbcdfw.com – Terry Spencer | Associated Press – 2024-03-23 03:39:14

SUMMARY: Vice President Kamala Harris will tour the Parkland high school building where the 2018 massacre happened. The building is a tragic landmark that has been toured by several officials and leaders recently. Harris will see bullet-pocked walls, dried blood, and other remnants of the shooting. The aim of the visit is to learn about the failures in response to the shooting and push for stricter gun laws and improved school safety. Some families want AR-15s banned, while others believe a ban would violate the Second Amendment. Harris will also announce a program involving “red flag laws” during her visit. Plans are in place for a public memorial honoring the victims.

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Will our rainiest month live up to it?

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www.kxan.com – Nick Bannin – 2024-04-21 17:11:07

SUMMARY: In April 2024, Austin’s weather has been wetter and warmer than normal, with May being a crucial month that could impact the summer and drought. May is typically the wettest month in Central Texas, with an average high of 86.9º and average low of 66.8º. The Climate Prediction Center forecasts near-average rainfall in May, with warmer-than-normal temperatures expected. While there have been improvements in the drought situation compared to previous weeks and months, some areas still have substantial rainfall deficits. May is also the peak of the severe weather season in Central Texas, so staying weather aware is important.

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Week 4 Roughnecks matchup: Houston takes down Arlington Renegades at Rice Stadium for 1st win in UFL season

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-04-21 16:44:14

SUMMARY: In a Week 4 matchup, the Houston Roughnecks defeated the Arlington Renegades 17-9 at Rice Stadium. The victory was Houston’s first of the season in the United Football League, improving their record to 1-3. The game saw Houston’s quarterback Reid Sinnett connecting with wide receiver Emmanuel Butler for a touchdown and running back Mark Thompson adding another touchdown to secure the win. The Roughnecks are now looking forward to defending their home turf against the Birmingham Stallions in Week 5, with a schedule of upcoming games leading to the end of the season.

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Texas Longhorns notch 2nd consecutive Big 12 sweep, top Kansas Jayhawks 7-0

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www.kxan.com – Billy Gates – 2024-04-21 16:08:16

SUMMARY: Texas pitcher Citlaly Gutierrez threw a shutout to lead the Longhorns to a 7-0 victory and series sweep of Kansas. Gutierrez earned her eighth win of the season with four hits, four strikeouts, and a walk in 95 pitches. Reese Atwood tied the Texas record for RBIs in a single season with 66. Katie Cimusz hit a 3-run homer while Viviana Martinez drove in two with a double. Texas won their ninth consecutive game with help from multiple players having two hits. The Longhorns will play a nonconference game before heading back into Big 12 play for their final home series of the regular season.

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