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POLARIS ANNOUNCES 2023 TEXAS RODEO TOUR AND TEAM POLARIS RODEO ATHLETES

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finance.yahoo.com – – 2023-06-27 12:31:00

SUMMARY: Polaris Off Road has announced its 2023 Texas Rodeo Tour, which will include participation in seven major events in Texas. The company has also unveiled its 2023 Team Polaris rodeo athletes, headlined by seven-time Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) World Champion Stetson Wright. The other members of Team Polaris include Tyson Durfey, Sage Kimzey, Lisa Lockhart, and Kaycee Feild. Polaris has been a sponsor of rodeo for many years and will continue to support the PRCA as the presenting sponsor for the 2023/2024 season.

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Houston’s Second Ward plans community greenspace on old incinerator site by 2028

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abc13.com – Chaz Miller – 2024-05-24 17:59:53

SUMMARY: Plans are in motion to convert the defunct Velasco Incinerator site in Houston’s Second Ward into a community greenspace by 2028. Acquired by the Houston Land Bank in 2023, the 4.56-acre site has been inactive for decades. The community is encouraged to participate in deciding the park’s final design. Despite concerns of arsenic, lead, and mercury contamination, Rice University Professor James Tour asserts that capping the site can mitigate risks. An environmental meeting for residents will be held on June 21 to provide more information. Regular air-quality monitoring is proposed to ensure safety.

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Thousands gather for GOP convention amid party divisions

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www.kxan.com – Ryan Chandler – 2024-05-24 17:29:06

SUMMARY: In San Antonio, over 6,700 active Republicans convened for the Texas Republican Party's state convention to establish a party platform, elect a new chair, and strategize for the general election. Key priorities include abolishing property taxes, creating a state border force, preserving the gambling ban, and funding private school options. Delegates push to close primaries to only registered Republicans, expressing concerns about Democratic interference. Divisions between conservative and establishment factions are evident, with major figures like House Speaker Dade Phelan under fire. The convention highlights internal party strife and a shift towards right-wing policies. The event continues through May 25.

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HCU baseball coach resigns: Astros great Lance Berkman steps down after 3 years with program

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-05-24 16:46:13

SUMMARY: Astros legend Lance Berkman has resigned as the head baseball coach for Houston Christian University (HCU) after three seasons. Berkman was appointed as HCU’s fifth head coach on May 31, 2021. He expressed gratitude for the opportunity, stating he enjoyed working with the players, coaches, and administrators despite not achieving the success he hoped for. Under his leadership, the team had a combined record of 47-104. HCU will begin the search for a new head coach immediately. The announcement was made on Friday, May 24, 2024, by KTRK-TV.

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