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Texas 2nd deadliest state for young drivers

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www.kxii.com – – 2023-06-24 22:47:00

SUMMARY: Texas ranks as the second deadliest state for young drivers, with 16-24-year-olds accounting for 19% of deaths on Texas highways from 2017-2021. This data, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, shows that only Rhode Island surpasses Texas in young driver deaths. The study, commissioned by Ohio lawyer John Fitch, reveals that deadly accidents are often linked to young drivers. Fitch suggests that if Texas could reduce its fatality rates to the level of West Virginia, over 800 young lives could have been saved in the last five years.

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Paul Pogba news: World Cup winner, Juventus soccer midfielder tests for testosterone, banned 4 years by Italy anti-doping court

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abc13.com – AP – 2024-02-29 14:13:05

SUMMARY: Paul Pogba’s career appears to be in jeopardy as he was banned for four years by Italy’s anti-doping court for testing positive for testosterone while at Juventus. Pogba plans to appeal the verdict, but chances of success are slim. The positive test stemmed from an exam after a game in August. Pogba denied knowingly taking any banned substances and expressed shock and sadness over the ruling. His contract with Juventus may now be terminated early. Pogba’s career has been marred by injuries since rejoining Juventus, following a successful stint at Manchester United. The case is still ongoing in France, where extortion allegations have been made against him.

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Construction starts for Dripping Springs skatepark, named after Dorian Kweller

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www.kxan.com – Abigail Jones – 2024-02-29 13:43:37

SUMMARY: Construction has begun on the Dorian Zev Kweller Memorial Skatepark in Dripping Springs, named after Ben Kweller’s late son who was a passionate skateboarder. The park is expected to be completed by 2024 and will be funded by a 2020 bond. Dorian was known for his influence in the local skateboarding community and frequently visited skate spots with his guitar. He also helped raise funds for the park, which was approved by the city council in 2017. The 10,000 square foot park at Founders Memorial Park aims to provide a safe space for skateboarders in the city.

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Federal Judge Blocks SB4, Texas Immigration Law That Grants Police Broad Powers to Arrest Migrants Who Enter US Illegally

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www.wbap.com – – 2024-02-29 12:53:33

SUMMARY: A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Texas law that would allow local and state law enforcement to arrest, detain, and deport those suspected of entering the US illegally. This decision is a victory for the Biden administration in its immigration enforcement battle with Governor Greg Abbott. The law, Senate Bill 4, has sparked debate in Texas, with Governor Abbott defending it against claims of racial profiling. The judge cited federal law supremacy and Constitution in his ruling, stating that the Texas law conflicts with federal immigration law. Texas officials are expected to appeal the decision.

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