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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston collaborates in national, multi-city Teen Empowerment Town Hall to address social and racial justice in America

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) just collaborated in the national, multi-city Teen Empowerment Town Hall Aug. 5 which tackled timely issues of social and racial justice impacting teens in America today. The event culminated the summer- long work that Club members have been engaged in around these important issues. The 90-minute virtual session aired live via the platform MyFuture.Net. Participating in the town hall with BGCGH were teen Club members and adult board and […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘To Sign off on Turning the FBI and the CIA Into a Tool of Opposition Research’ Has ‘Done Immeasurable Damage’

Grills former Acting Attorney General on surveillance of Trump campaign in Judiciary hearing on Crossfire Hurricane investigation WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, today questioned former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates at a full committee on her decision to sign off on an investigation into key Trump campaign aide Carter Page and her role in the Crossfire Hurricane investigation. Watch Sen. Cruz’s full line of questioning at today’s hearing here. WATCH: Cruz Grills Sally Yates […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘Those Who Are Peaceably Protesting Are Seeing Their Protests Hijacked by Violent Anarchists’

Discusses blockbuster hearing on Antifa and violent rioters’ hijacking of protests on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and the ‘Joe Pags Show’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – After chairing yesterday’s subcommittee on The Constitution hearing titled “The Right of the People Peaceably to Assemble: Protecting Speech by Stopping Anarchist Violence,” Sen. Cruz joined Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and the ‘Joe Pags Show,’ where he discussed Democrats’ refusal to condemn Antifa’s violence and the importance of defending free speech. Catch Sen. Cruz’s full interview with Sean […]

Community: Homicide Investigators Need Person Of Interest Identified.

Homicide investigators need the public’s help in identifying a person of interest, in the death of a man at a local sports bar. On Wednesday June 3, 2020, at approximately 12:00 AM, Harris County Sheriff’s Office District 2 Patrol deputies responded to The Stadium Sports Bar, located at 1428 Spring Cypress Rd., in reference to shots fired in the parking lot. An adult male was shot in the parking lot before stumbling back into the […]

AG Paxton Joins Amicus Brief Defending Women’s Health and Safety

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined ten other states in a friend-of-the-court brief requesting that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit stay a nationwide injunction suspending important health and safety requirements imposed by federal law for prescription of the abortifacient mifepristone. Federal and state laws require physical examinations and in-person dispensing of mifepristone to ensure that physicians check for contraindications and inform women of the significant risk to her own body, including possible […]

Cool Craft Ideas You Can Sell For Extra Money

Imagine having a good and easy way to make money while having fun and in the comfort of your home? The amazing thing about it all is that you’ll only have to use your creative skills, a small investment in some raw materials, and voila! Most of these craft ideas are DIY, easy to make, and are always in demand. This means that there’s a ready and available market just waiting for your products. That […]

How Do We Benefit From Playing Word Games?

Word games have likely been around since language was developed. The word “game” itself emerged around 1200CE in Old English and it meant anything from joy, glee or fun. Originally thought to be “gamen” it lost the -en as it was often mistaken as a suffix. The word game was known as anything to do with athletic contests, backgammon, and chess including the hunting of wild animals, hence why we now know this as “game”. […]

The 2020 Ultimate Guide in Starting Your Own CBD Business

CBD has been the talk of the town in the health regimen industry for quite some time now. CBD is an acronym for cannabidiol which is found in the Cannabis sativa plant known as marijuana or hemp. Although it is an active substance in marijuana, CBD is commonly produced from the hemp plant. This makes it non-psychoactive, meaning it does not get you “high”, unlike the chemical compound, THC found in marijuana. People have been […]

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit – What You Need To Know            

A wrongful death lawsuit is filed against a person or a party responsible for the death of another individual. Either the death of the person is intentional or not, the person’s family or decedent is entitled to file a wrongful death claim. A criminal trial will be held by the court which will determine if the family will receive damages or compensation for their loss of companionship, pain and suffering, lost wages, inheritance, and other […]

Tompkins High School Teacher Receives State Recognition for Educational Excellence

Michael Clark - photo courtesy Katy ISD

By George Slaughter Michael Clark, an Advanced Placement Micro and Macro Economics teacher at Tompkins High School, has been honored with the Charles Pickitt Secondary School Teacher Award. The award was presented virtually at the recent Association of Texas Professional Educators Summit. “Even in these most trying times, it’s great to know that our work is making a difference and being admired by other educators across Texas,” Clark said in a news release. “Every student […]