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Texas signee Lauren Lewis of Prosper breaks state record in 400 meters for third time

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www.dallasnews.com – – 2023-06-04 12:53:52

SUMMARY: Lauren Lewis, a Texas high school graduate, broke the state record in the 400 meters for the third time this year, running 51.17 seconds at the Great Southwest Classic. She also won the 200 meters at the event with a time of 22.94, the third-best in state history. Only six girls in U.S. high school history have run faster than Lewis. She is the only high school girl in the nation to break 52 seconds in the 400 meters in 2023.

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What is a bump stock? How bump stocks change the way semi-automatic weapons and guns are fired

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abc13.com – ABCNews – 2024-06-14 11:05:51

SUMMARY: Bump stocks, firearm modifications banned by the federal government until the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the regulation, have stirred controversy due to their ability to change the firing rate of semi-automatic weapons. Replacing the back of a rifle, bump stocks enable rapid fire by using the motion and energy from the kickback. They can fire 400-800 rounds per minute, close to prohibited fully automatic weapons. Calls for a ban surged after their use in the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting. A federal ban in 2018 was challenged by Michael Cargill, and the Supreme Court ruled the policy exceeded federal authority.

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Man sentenced to 35 years in 2 separate 2020 murders

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www.kxan.com – Abigail Jones – 2024-06-14 09:03:35

SUMMARY: AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man, Manuel Huerta, 25, received a 35-year prison sentence last week for his involvement in two separate 2020 murders. The first incident occurred on Nov. 25, resulting in the death of 20-year-old Omar Munguia, who was shot in his vehicle on East Riverside Drive. The second happened on Dec. 26, when 21-year-old Miranda Gloria Lopez was fatally shot at East St. Elmo and South Pleasant Valley Road, succumbing to her injuries three days later. Huerta pleaded guilty to both murders; his sentences will run concurrently with 1,215 days of jail credit.

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Best beach towels from SandCloud, L.L.Bean and more

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-06-14 08:51:26

SUMMARY: Localish, participating in affiliate marketing programs, earns commissions from certain purchases. As summer approaches, essentials for a beach trip include a cooler, lounging chair, sunscreen, snacks, and most importantly, a beach towel. Top picks include the Sand Cloud Turkish Beach Towel, known for its fringe design and softness; the Brooklinen Cabana Stripe Beach Towel, which is oversized and absorbs water quickly; the Coyuchi Mediterranean Organic Cotton Bath Essentials, which are plush and lightweight; the L.L. Bean Seaside Beach Towel, which is durable and colorfast; and the Slowtide Zoey Original Turkish Beach Towel, appreciated for its quick-drying and eco-friendliness.

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