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Texas Tech to honor Mike Leach, program’s all-time winningest coach, with induction into Hall of Honor

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www.cbssports.com – – 2023-06-14 14:41:13

SUMMARY: Texas Tech will posthumously induct former coach Mike Leach into the Red Raiders' Hall of Honor. Leach, known for popularizing the Air-Raid offense in college football, led the team from 2000-09 and is the winningest coach in program history. He will be among seven individuals honored in September as part of the 2023 class. Former Red Raider quarterback and coach Kliff Kingsbury will also be inducted into the Hall of Fame for his playing career.

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Southwest plane falls into ‘Dutch roll’ during flight, prompting FAA investigation

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www.kxan.com – Nick Robertson – 2024-06-14 11:47:17

SUMMARY: The FAA is investigating a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max that experienced a “Dutch roll” on a Phoenix to Oakland flight on May 25. A Dutch roll is a dangerous oscillating motion, but pilots managed to land the plane safely. Preliminary FAA reports found damage to a backup power unit for the rudder. This incident adds to the scrutiny of Boeing's 737 Max aircraft, following a door malfunction on an Alaska Airlines flight in January and concerns about Boeing's safety culture. FAA Administrator Michael Whittaker emphasized shifting Boeing's focus from production to safety and quality after a six-week audit revealed compliance issues.

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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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