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PfISD teacher finalist in national teacher competition

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www.kxan.com – Nabil Remadna – 2024-05-26 20:48:22

SUMMARY: Paula-Rae Manning, a music teacher at Riojas Elementary School in Pflugerville ISD, is a finalist in a national competition, America's Favorite Teacher. Manning, who has taught for 10 years, expressed excitement and gratitude for the recognition. The competition's winner will receive $25,000, a trip to Hawaii, and an appearance in Reader's Digest. Manning values the opportunity to represent her district and feels honored to be acknowledged among hardworking teachers. Voting for the competition ends on Thursday, May 30th.

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Jocelyn Nungaray strangled: 2 capital murder suspects were arrested by Border Patrol and released before girl’s death, ICE says

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abc13.com – Brooke Taylor – 2024-06-21 15:56:20

SUMMARY: Two Venezuelan nationals, Johan Jose Martinez Rangel (22) and Franklin Jose Pena Ramos (26), were apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol but released before being charged with the murder of 12-year-old Jocelyn Nungaray in Houston. ICE confirmed their illegal status. Surveillance footage revealed the suspects meeting Jocelyn, later luring her under a bridge, assaulting, and killing her. Both men are in Harris County Jail, with a $1 million bond requested by the district attorney. They could face the death penalty if evidence of a sexual assault emerges. Jocelyn’s body was found in a creek after she sneaked out of her home.

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30 puppies available for free adoptions at Williamson County shelter

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www.kxan.com – Julianna Russ – 2024-06-21 15:30:53

SUMMARY: Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS) in Georgetown, Texas, is hosting a special free adoption weekend from Friday to Sunday, aiming to find homes for 30 puppies. The shelter emphasizes the urgent need to place these puppies in loving homes for their well-being. Free adoptions are available for all dogs, and the shelter’s team will assist in matching adopters with suitable pets. WCRAS is located at 1855 SE Inner Loop and operates daily from noon to 6 p.m. Prospective adopters are encouraged to visit and meet the puppies to find a perfect furry companion.

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Houston traffic delays: I-45 North Freeway bridge repairs begin Friday night, prompting major closures until Monday morning

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-06-21 14:21:30

SUMMARY: HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Repairs on the I-45/North Freeway bridge will cause multiple lane closures between Spring Cypress Road and Cypresswood Drive from Friday at 9 p.m. to Monday at 5 a.m., impacting weekend plans. The Texas Department of Transportation Houston District advises finding alternate routes due to expected delays. The Diamond Lane (HOV) will reopen on Sunday at 4 a.m., and at least one lane will remain open during the initial work. The entrance ramp from Louetta Road will also close during this period. More information is available on Houston TranStar. Closures may change due to adverse weather.

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