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Police on Sunday in Ohio released video the mayor called “heartbreaking" of the pursuit and shooting of Jayland Walker, 25, while pleading for peace and patience from the community while the state investigation into the shooting continues. bit.ly/3ybtC3v
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Embattled Uvalde school Police Chief Pete Arredondo is stepping down from his new post on the Uvalde City Council. Uvalde residents have loudly protested Arredondo's position on city council and called for him to be removed. bit.ly/3bROPZ2
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“They want people to forget,” Warren Randle said about keeping alive the memory of his son, who was fatally shot by Houston police in April. “This is typical police behavior. They want what happens in Houston swept under the rug.” bit.ly/3OZwnM5
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A 37-year-old woman with lupus was one of the 53 immigrants who died Monday after smugglers transported them in a sweltering tractor-trailer to San Antonio. She’d hoped to find better medical care in the U.S. and a chance to provide for her teenage son. bit.ly/3um9nPL
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A decade ago, Houston earned the title of "America's Fattest City," with 34 percent of residents considered overweight by the CDC. So when Fort Bend County recently ranked among the healthiest communities in the U.S., it was a bit of a surprise. bit.ly/3ygExsK
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The Harris County Attorney's office is looking into allegations a group created by an RNC official asked residents in a predominantly lower-income Houston neighborhood to sign affidavits verifying the identifies of registered voters at their addresses. bit.ly/3OVl2wH
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"As an example of it having more money than it knows what to do with, the department has bought the three-building Lofts at the Ballpark, depriving a housing desert of needed housing stock — let the public be damned," a reader writes. bit.ly/3R9nbH5
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A giant Big 12 logo greets visitors at the entrance of the University of Houston’s Athletics-Alumni Center. It’s a can’t-miss, scream-it-from-the-rooftop announcement of UH’s impending and long-desired move to the Power Five conference. bit.ly/3yDNNst
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The Alley Theatre will be renamed the Meredith J. Long Theatre Center, in honor of the late, longtime chairman emeritus. The change comes after an anonymous donor awarded the downtown theater a $25-million matching grant. bit.ly/3a7MR6j
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To get into Houston’s newest exclusive cocktail bar, you must make a reservation, limit your drinking to 90 minutes and plan to sip the city’s priciest drinks Thursday through Saturday only. bit.ly/3R4JvkV
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"Does it even need to be said that Donald Trump issued statements on that jackleg social media site of his claiming none of it happened, saying that he hardly knows who Cassidy Hutchinson is, dubbing her a 'whacko?'" writes columnist @LeonardPittsJr1. bit.ly/3adxVUa
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There’s no evidence the image shows an authentic photo of an Air Force pilot flying beside a real UFO. Rather, the image is just one iteration of a years-old meme. bit.ly/3yNxNUZ
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You might expect the leader of Harris County, Judge Lina Hidalgo, to be one of the highest-paid officials working for the county. But the county's chief executive is actually the 60th highest-paid employee, according to an analysis of public data. bit.ly/3unxPQx
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