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On Juneteenth: Protest Aims to Remove Last Confederate Monument

President Joe Biden just signed a law creating a federal holiday for Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas.

Juneteenth Declared National Holiday, Amidst Progress, Upheaval

Juneteenth National Independence Day is now an official holiday, after President Joe Biden signed a bill Thursday, approved by both the US Senate and House of Representatives.

Texas Community Colleges Rewarded for Excellence

San Antonio College (SAC) is the 2021 recipient of what's been called the "Oscars" for outstanding achievement by a community college

State Could Do More to Protect Texans from Surprise Medical Bills

Surprise medical expenses cost Americans millions of dollars every year, and two bills under consideration by the Texas Legislature could help alleviate the problem.

Texans Report Health Care as Toughest Living Expense

Texans say health care is harder to afford than such necessities as food, utilities, mortgage or rent and transportation

Congress on Track to Revive Oil, Gas Methane Emission Limits

Regulating methane emissions is seen as an important part of President Joe Biden's ambitious plans to address climate change

Fighting Voter Suppression One Ride at a Time

Rideshare2Vote is in their home state of Texas for the Municipals and special election in Congressional District 6.  Amid widespread voter suppression legislation, Rideshare2Vote...

Texas Benefits from Post-Disaster Philanthropy

When the unexpected winter storm hit Texas in February, foundations, corporations and individual donors stepped up to help communities recover.

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Can a teeth whitening kit remove coffee and tea stains?

Fortunately, advances in dental care have led to the development of various teeth whitening methods
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Kids Count report: Florida maintains in education, ranks 30th in child well-being

Florida is ranked 30th in the 2024 Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Conservation groups tout Natural Defenses against Hurricanes

salt marshes are among the natural features playing a critical role in protecting coastal communities by absorbing storm surges, reducing flooding and preventing erosion.

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Native organizations commemorate 100th anniversary of Citizenship Act

Sunday marks 100 years since the United States granted citizenship to all Native Americans. North Dakota voices are observing the milestone, and highlighting the challenges that still exist.

Best Apps and Games for your New Mobile Phone

We can install any app from the google play store very quickly. Let’s take a look at some most amazing apps for android mobile phones.