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Tornado Strikes Perryton, Texas as State Prepares for Heat Wave

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www.nytimes.com – – 2023-06-15 21:08:59

SUMMARY: A tornado in Texas injured dozens of people, flattening a mobile home park in Texas’s Panhandle, according to local officials. Millions of Texans are bracing for widespread heat that will likely last for days, breaking records, and raising the risk of wildfires and heat-related illnesses. Between 50 to 75 patients with injuries ranging from cuts to traumas were treated at the Ochiltree General Hospital in Perryton, while 10 patients with life-threatening injuries were transferred to larger medical facilities in Amarillo. No fatalities have been reported, though the hospital is still dealing with the aftermath.

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Argentina wins record 16th Copa America title, beats Colombia 1-0 after Messi gets hurt

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abc13.com – AP – 2024-07-15 01:58:38

SUMMARY: Argentina clinched its second consecutive Copa America title by defeating Colombia 1-0, despite Lionel Messi sustaining a leg injury in the second half. Lautaro Martínez scored the decisive goal in the 112th minute. The match, delayed by crowd issues, saw Messi leave the game in tears, but he later celebrated with his teammates. Argentina's win marks their third major title following the 2021 Copa America and 2022 World Cup. Colombia's 28-game unbeaten streak ended. The game also a standout halftime performance by Shakira, which caused an extended break. James Rodríguez was named the tournament's best player.

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No changes made to 2024 RNC security plan after Donald Trump shooting, assassination attempt at rally: Secret Service

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abc13.com – WLS – 2024-07-14 22:31:41

SUMMARY: Officials report no known threats to the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, despite an attempted assassination of Donald Trump in Pennsylvania. FBI has noted increased online threats, but security plans remain unchanged. The event is designated a national special security event, with significant preparation involving multiple agencies. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ request to ban guns within the convention’s outer perimeter remains unresolved. Amid heightened security, officials express confidence in their plans. The attempted assassination has bolstered GOP support for Trump, with ongoing calls to reduce political rhetoric. The Milwaukee police and Chicago Police Department are also on high alert for the upcoming Democratic National Convention.

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Ken Hoffman, popular CultureMap Houston columnist, dies at lake house on Lake Conroe

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abc13.com – Tom Abrahams – 2024-07-14 22:16:27

SUMMARY: Ken Hoffman, a beloved Houston writer known for his work with the Houston Post, Houston Chronicle, and CultureMap, passed away on Sunday at his lake house on Lake Conroe. Hoffman, who wrote insightful and humorous columns on media, food, music, and sports, had a unique voice that attracted many readers over generations. His last column was posted on CultureMap just the week prior to his sudden death. For further updates on this story, follow Tom Abrahams on social media platforms including Facebook, X (Twitter), and Instagram.

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