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NICKY AWARDS: Nick Darcus edges Rider classmate Jacob Rodriguez f...

The final portion of the Prestigious Nicky Awards feature Nick Darcus taking Athlete of the Year over Rider classmate Jacob Rodriguez.

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Surge of COVID-19 Cases in Dallas County...

With the start of the school year right around the corner, Dallas County health officials are expressing concern as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb.

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How’d they do? Texas athletes competing ...

Sunday competition at the Tokyo Games is now over and while several athletes from Texas are celebrating, some are smarting.

Lifestyle
Dallas Cowboys' Jones Answers: Will Owner Jerry Ever Fire GM Jerr...

Answering the age-old question in his latest sit-down interview, the Dallas Cowboys owner addresses the team's general manager

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Talking Texas: Berhalter praises FC Dall...

U.S. Soccer announced the US men’s national team will stage their Oct. 7 World Cup qualifier vs. Jamaica at Austin FC’s brand-new Q2 Stadium, the program’s first-ever qualifier in the state of Texas.

Sports
How Eli White’s home run in Houston save...

A glimpse into how badly the Rangers season unraveled: On Sunday, the Elias Sports Bureau, MLB’s official statistician needed to be

Sports
US to face Qatar in Gold Cup semifinal Thursday at Austin’s Q2 St...

The United States men’s national team will be in Austin for the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals Thursday at Q2 Stadium.

Sports
‘Holy moly!’: Inside Texas' fight agains...

It was the start of a steamy Friday two Augusts ago when Jason Whisler settled in for a working breakfast at the Coffee Ranch restaurant in the

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Who the Padres gave up for Adam Frazier

A look at the three prospects, Tucupita Marcano, Jack Suwinski, Michell Miliano, the Padres gave up to acquire the Pirates' Adam Frazier

Lifestyle
Dallas-Fort Worth records first 100-degree day with more triple-d...

Temperatures over the past month had been below average, but now a week of heat is on the way. FORT WORTH, Texas — Summer officially arrived in Texas Sunday. Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport recorded 100° for the first time this year.

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Sod Poodles early 1-0 lead not enough in...

The Amarillo Sod Poodles took a 1-0 lead in the third inning but were not able to rack up any more runs for the rest of the game. Amarillo starter, and Diamonbacks’ number 9 rated prospect, Luis Frias got through his first two innings without allowing a run in his second start of the series.

Lifestyle
Tri Aggieland Triathlon returns to Texas...

This was the first time the race was held since 2017. It’s a student-hosted race on Texas A&M’s campus that features a 400-meter swim, 10-mile bike ride, and 5-kilometer run.

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State Articles
Managers of Texas Power Grid Resign Afte...

The chairwoman and four other board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas stepped down after millions were left without electricity during freezing temperatures.

Wellness
Texas goes it alone on electric power. That's actually a good thi...

Suzanne Russo writes that Texas' power failure after last week's storms was mostly caused by failures in natural gas power plants, not frozen windmills or its inability to pull electricity from other states.

Local Culture
Texas judge deals Biden another blow on ...

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton granted a preliminary injunction that blocks the moratorium the Biden administration announced on its first day.

Community
Ramey, No. 14 Texas rally for OT win ove...

Courtney Ramey scored 15 points and made two free throws with a minute left in overtime to give Texas the lead as the 14th-ranked Longhorns earned a regular-season sweep of No. 17 Kansas with a 75-72 win Tuesday night.

Community
Board leaders of Texas' power grid operator resign after outages ...

Four board leaders of Texas' embattled power grid operator said Tuesday they will resign following outrage over power outages during a deadly winter freeze last week.

Local Culture
Rangers Reasons: Here's Why We'll Watch ...

Do you need reasons to watch the Texas Rangers in 2021? Here's something to get you started. It’s easy to root for a team when they are good. More often than not, they don’t let you down. And of course,

Sports
More than 4,000 cold-stunned sea turtles...

Volunteers are racing to rescue thousands of cold-stunned sea turtles off the coast of Texas as a record-breaking deadly winter storm drops temperatures below zero degrees. Conservation group Sea Turtle Inc.

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Texas blackouts fuel false claims about renewable energy

With millions of Texas residents still without power amid frigid temperatures, conservative commentators have falsely claimed that wind turbines and solar energy were primarily to blame. “We should never build another wind turbine in Texas,

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Texas mayor quits after saying residents...

A Texas mayor has resigned over controversial social media posts that called his constituents lazy for complaining about power outages, according to a report.

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Texas Tech OL outlook for 2021: who will...

The Red Raiders return four of five starters on their experienced offensive line with first-team All-Big 12 Jack Anderson being the lone departure.

Sports
New Texas House election committee chairs fought 2020 results, fa...

The lawmaker picked to oversee voting legislation in the Texas House helped former President Donald Trump try to overturn the election results in November. The member who will take the lead on redrawing state and congressional districts for the next decade was accused last time of trying to disenfranchise Latino voters.

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Hospitals in Texas border towns are figh...

Covid-19 cases have exploded along a stretch of the Texas-Mexico border, forcing daily transfers of coronavirus patients to bigger cities as hospitals in smaller communities fight to keep health systems from being overwhelmed.

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National Articles
Florida Condo Collapse: Victims to Recei...

A judge is expediting the case in order to get money to the victims as quickly as possible.

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2 Brand-New 'Harry Potter' Virtual Reali...

Get your wands ready! You are about to experience, MAGIC!!

Gaming
'Lupin' Season 2 Review: 'Aladdin' Meets 'Bond' Meets 'Sherlock H...

A review of season 2 of Netflix's "Lupin," a French mystery drama of good, old-fashioned deception: disguises, secret maps, codes, and classic misdirection are all ingredients in the recipe that continues to charm and entertain us.

TV
The Cleveland Indians Will Now Be Known ...

It's the end of an era—the Cleveland Indians will be no more ... the name, that is. At the end of the 2021 season, they will assume their new namesake, the Cleveland Guardians.

Sports
Popeyes Is Introducing Something New ......

The nuggets are set to launch nationwide on July 27, 2021.

Products & Promotions
7-Eleven Offering Free Slurpees for the Entire Month of July

7-Eleven will be offering free slurpees for the entire month of July if you have a coupon, which can be redeemed on any day of the month. People can use their coupon and get a free slurpee whichever day of July they choose.

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‘Last of Us’ HBO Series Casts ‘Mindhunte...

The Last of Us” series at HBO has cast Anna Torv in a recurring guest star role. Torv joins previously announced series leads Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as well as cast members

TV
UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw...

Explosive bantamweight contenders will headline the UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw card on Saturday as second-ranked Cory Sandhagen takes on former two-time champion T.J. Dillashaw. The main UFC fight card is set for 7 p.

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8 Mind-Boggling Examples of the Mandela Effect That'll Make You Q...

The Mandela Effect is a phenomenon where we can vividly remember these moments and instances being a certain way, but in reality, we were completely wrong. Now, there are plenty of instances of the Mandela Effect, but we've managed to narrow our list down to eight mind-bending examples that have us doubting ourselves and reality.

Local Culture
Flags to Be Placed on the National Mall ...

The exhibit will be open to the public from September 17, 2021 to October 3, 2021.

National News
In the Aftermath of the Boulder Shooting...

This controversial gun control policy is likely to invite further debate.

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Top 5 Songs Released This Week, July 11–18

It's our weekly music review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what you think of our music review!

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