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Texas Longhorns’ DeYona Gaston decides to ‘gut it out,’ posts double-double despite illness

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www.kxan.com – Billy Gates – 2024-03-22 18:15:17

SUMMARY: Despite feeling ill, Texas junior forward DeYona Gaston played through sickness and contributed significantly in the Longhorns’ blowout win over Drexel in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. With a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds, Gaston showed determination and commitment despite being a game-time decision due to illness. Her coach, Vic Schaefer, praised her effort and heart in overcoming her sickness to help the team dominate inside the paint. Gaston’s performance exemplified her character and commitment to the team’s goals, earning respect from her teammates and coach for her resilience and perseverance.

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2 dead, 6 hurt in shooting at Memphis, Tennessee block party: police

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www.kxan.com – Courtney Anderson – 2024-04-21 09:13:48

SUMMARY: Eight people were shot, two fatally, at a block party in Memphis. The shooting took place at Orange Mound Park, where two men were pronounced dead, and six others injured. One victim has been released from the hospital, while another remains in critical condition. Between 200-300 people were attending the party, which did not have a permit. Police are investigating and looking for at least two suspects. Authorities are asking for of the shooting and anyone with information to come forward. Memphis Police initially reported 16 victims but later confirmed there were eight. Davis urged people to denounce the senseless violence.

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Volcano Room bar shooting: 1 killed, woman injured after 2 men exchange gunfire in strip center parking lot in Pasadena

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-04-21 09:05:24

SUMMARY: One man died and a woman was injured in a shooting outside a bar in Pasadena, Texas. The incident occurred early Sunday morning after an apparent argument between two men in the bar’s parking lot. Both men began shooting at each other, resulting in one man being killed and a woman being shot in the arm. The other shooter is cooperating with police and no other suspects are being sought. The reason for the argument that led to the shooting is unknown. No one else was injured in the area, as the bar was the only business open in the strip center.

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The House Passes Billions in Aid for Ukraine and Israel After Months of Struggle. Next is the Senate

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www.wbap.com – – 2024-04-20 18:29:56

SUMMARY: The House approved a $95 billion foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and other allies after overcoming opposition from hard-right conservatives in a rare Saturday session. Speaker Mike Johnson relied on Democratic support to pass the bills, which include aid for Ukraine, Israel, Indo-Pacific allies, and a measure dealing with TikTok. The Senate could pass the package as soon as Tuesday, and President Joe Biden has promised to sign it. The whole process has been marked by months of turmoil on Capitol Hill, with the bills ultimately being overwhelmingly approved.

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