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Country singer Jerry Jeff Walker dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song "Mr. Bojangles," has...          [Author: The Milford Daily News]
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SpaceX launches 60 more satellites during 15th Starlink mission

SpaceX has launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites, the primary ingredient for its forthcoming global broadband internet service. The launch took place at 11:31 AM EDT, with a liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This is the fifteenth Starlink launch thus far, and SpaceX has now launched nearly 900 of the small, low Earth orbit satellites to date. This launch used a Falcon 9 first stage booster that twice previously, both times earlier this year, including just i...
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Rep. Crenshaw and Texas Reloaded Candidates Unload on Guns, Election

By Matt Manda Representative Dan Crenshaw leads pro-gun ‘Texas Reloaded' against anti-gun efforts of Bloomberg and his cronies in Texas. IMG U.S.A. -( Gun rights are in the DNA of Texans and freshman U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) had seen enough intrusion on the firearm industry and firearm ownership. He put his foot down and took action. Noticing the likes of gun control billionaire and failed Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg and other antigun groups p...
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Jerry Jeff Walker, Singer-Songwriter Known for ‘Mr. Bojangles,’ Dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, the singer-songwriter known for penning the hit “Mr. Bojangles” and as a pillar of Texas’ country music scene, has died, according to published reports. He was 78. Walker’s death was reported early Saturday by ABC affiliate KTRK-TV Houston, among other outlets. Walker died Oct. 23, according to Pitchfork. Walker is best known […]
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Jerry Jeff Walker, gonzo Texas musician dies at 78

The writer of, "Mr. Bojangles," and countless other folk and country songs was credited with more than music, he helped bring us some...
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Gov. Greg Abbott says ‘We must end’ mail-in ballot fraud, points to KXAN investigation finding 150 charges since 2004

“This shows Mail ballot vote fraud in Texas,” Abbott tweeted Friday. “We must end it.”
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Inside the Refugee Camp on America's Doorstep

MATAMOROS, Mexico -- A butter yellow sun rose over the crowded tent camp across the river from Texas, and a thick heat baked the rotten debris below, a mixture of broken toys, human waste and uneaten food swarming with flies.Clothing and sheets hung from trees and dried stiff after being drenched and muddied in a hurricane the week before.As residents emerged from the zipper-holes of their canvas homes that morning in August, some trudged with buckets in hand toward tanks of water for bathing an...
Tags: Texas, News, Mexico, America, Joe Biden, United States, New York Times, United Nations, Honduras, William, Guatemala, Donald Trump, Border Patrol, Monterrey, Trump, Alexander

A US Navy training aircraft crashed into an Alabama neighborhood, killing both crew members on board

Photo of a T-6B Texan II aircraft from the "Rangers" of Training Squadron (VT) 28 at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas on October 3, 2019. Anne Owens/US Navy A T-6B Texas II aircraft, which was being used for training purposes, crashed in a residential neighborhood in Foley, Alabama, on Friday afternoon. Both crew members on board died, and no civilian casualties have been reported, the US Navy said. The Navy is not yet releasing the crew members' names. The plane had flown from Nava...
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Texas member of Boogaloo Bois charged with opening fire on Minneapolis police precinct during protests over George Floyd

Feds say Texas adherent of far-right group fired on precinct building, conspired with cop killer to ignite civil war.
Tags: Texas, Minneapolis, George Floyd, Boogaloo Bois

Biden’s oil remark tests voter resolve on climate change

By Ellen Knickmeyer and Kathleen Ronayne | Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — Joe Biden is confronting the harsh political realities of combating climate change. The Democratic presidential nominee has spent months touting a $2 trillion plan to boost investment in clean energy and stop all climate-damaging emissions from the U.S. economy by 2050. The plan implied that he would wean the U.S. off oil and gas, but Biden wasn’t so explicit about the industry’s fate — until Thursday night. During the f...
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World Series Game 3 live updates: Dodgers will start Walker Buehler vs. Rays

The Dodgers and Rays resume World Series play Thursday night, after a day off. The series is tied 1-1 after the Rays took Game 2 on Wednesday. The last time the Dodgers lost a game (Oct. 15 vs. Braves in NLCS Game 4), the team went on to win three consecutive games and clinched the NLCS. Globe Life Field will have the roof closed for Game 3 after some overnight rain in Texas.   GAME 3 Starting pitchers: Walker Buehler (Dodgers) vs. Charlie Morton (Rays) When: Friday, 5:08 p.m. PST Where: Globe ...
Tags: Texas, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Rays, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series, ARLINGTON Texas, Dodgers, Braves, Mookie Betts, Alex Wood, Charlie Morton, Walker Buehler, Walker Buehler Dodgers

Everything you need to know about election polls in 2020

Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden currently holds a ten point lead in national polls over President Donald Trump. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo With less than two weeks until Election Day, Democratic nominee Joe Biden has about a 10 percentage point lead over President Donald Trump in an average of national polls. National polling in 2016 was about as accurate as any presidential election since 1968, even if Trump's upset victory shocked millions of Americans. Business Ins...
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‘Boogaloo Boi’ charged in fire of Minneapolis police precinct during George Floyd protest

Ivan Harrison Hunter, a Texas rightwing extremist, bragged about helping to set the fire then was seen shooting 13 rounds at the building
Tags: Texas, Minneapolis, George Floyd, Boogaloo Boi, Ivan Harrison Hunter

Judge moves criminal case against Texas attorney general

A judge on Friday ordered the long-running criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton returned to his home county in a legal victory for the Republican. Judge Jason Luong ruled that the securities fraud case should continue in Collin County, north of Dallas, siding with Paxton's defense attorneys who argued the case should be returned there after it was moved to Houston. Paxton pleaded not guilty in 2015 and the case has been stalled for years over legal challenges.
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Trump seized on Biden's promise to 'transition away from oil,' but the move away from fossil fuels is nothing new

Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump attacked former Vice President Joe Biden during Thursday night's debate for promising to "transition from the oil industry." Biden argued that the oil industry, which he said "pollutes significantly," should no longer receive federal subsidies and needs to be replaced by renewable energy "over time." Trump claimed that Biden is "going to destroy the oil industry" and a slew of Republicans attacked Biden over his comments.  The idea that ...
Tags: Energy, Politics, Texas, News, Climate Change, Environment, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop, House, New York Times, Rick Perry, Oil And Gas, Ohio

Far-right extremist shot at Minneapolis' police precinct to spark violence during Floyd protests, FBI says

A far-right extremist has been accused of opening fire on Minneapolis' third police precinct and sparking violence during May's George Floyd protests.Ivan Harrison Hunter, a 26-year-old from Texas, was charged Friday with one count of interstate travel to participate in a riot. An admitted member of the "Boogaloo Bois," Hunter opened fire on the precinct and later looted it and helped set it on fire, the FBI said in a sworn affidavit released Friday.The Minneapolis police's third pre...
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Boogalooer Accused Of Firing Into MN Police Precinct During George Floyd Protests

A man connected to the so-called “boogaloo” movement has been charged federally with crossing state lines to participate in a riot, and is accused of firing rounds from an assault rifle into a Minneapolis police precinct as it burned to the ground. Charging documents released Friday detail the alleged activities of Ivan Harrison Hunter, 26, and also quote from alleged internet chats he had with Steven Carrillo. Carrillo, another alleged boogalooer, is accused of killing two law enforcement of...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, California, Fbi, Michael Solomon, Oakland, Hunter, South Texas, Teeter, Carrillo, Boogaloo, Federal Protective Service, District of Minnesota

‘Dreamland’ Trailer: Margot Robbie Becomes a Fugitive Bank Robber During the Great Depression

Margot Robbie already has quite the reputation as a big screen criminal thanks to her fantastic portrayal of The Joker’s ex-girlfriend, the Clown Princess of Crime, Harley freakin’ Quinn. But this fall, Paramount Pictures has her on the run from the law in a very different kind of movie. Dreamland finds Margot Robbie playing a fugitive bank robber on the run from the law in the middle of the Great Depression. Desperate to make an escape to the Southern border, she’ll do whatever she has to in o...
Tags: Texas, Movies, Drama, Mexico, America, Quinn, Movie Trailers, Paramount Pictures, Margot Robbie, Terrence Malick, Tribeca, Harley, Clyde, Indiewire, Eugene, Miles Joris-Peyrafitte

Houston officer killed two weeks before retirement

Sgt. Harold Preston, who led ‘from the front,’ died at an area hospital with his family by his side. A longtime Texas police officer just two weeks away from his retirement was shot and killed Tuesday while responding to a domestic violence call. Houston Police Sgt. Harold Preston, 65, suffered multiple head wounds after the 41-year force veteran responded to a call at a local apartment complex.
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12-Year-Old Rapper Sentenced to 7 Years for Shooting 1-Year-Old Baby While on Probation for Arson

A judge in Texas sentenced a 12-year-old to seven years in a juvenile detention center after he reportedly removed his ankle monitor and shot a 1-year-old baby while on probation for arson. The 12-year-old, a rapper who goes by the name Lil Rodneyy, was also an alleged Crips gang member, and admitted to cutting off his ankle monitor to attend a friend’s funeral. However, he couldn’t recall the friend’s last name, telling the judge that he only knew him by his nickname. The boy broke down crying ...
Tags: Videos, Texas, Crime, Kids, News, Guns, Children, Jazz, Kim, Gun Violence, Trending, Kim You, Lil Rodneyy, Rodneyy

Nothing New: How US Politics Turned Tribal, From George Washington To Donald Trump

This article is part of TPM Cafe , TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It is excerpted from “Republic of Wrath” by James A. Morone . American politics is loud, angry, and bristling with us versus them. But is there anything new in our screaming political divisions? Do they endanger the republic, as many observers fear? Or should we all take a deep breath as American politics runs through just another rowdy stretch? We can scan American history to explain what is different about th...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Congress, Georgia, United States, Alaska, New York Times, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Cafe, Trump, U S Census Bureau, Cambridge Massachusetts, George Washington To Donald Trump

Second whistleblower who accused Texas AG of bribery fired from position: report

A second whistleblower was fired this week from the Texas attorney general’s office after being among those who brought forth...
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US election: early voting could reportedly fuel highest turnout since 1908 – live

Record turnout of about 150 million voters predictedBiden and Trump diverge sharply on major issuesBiden the winner, viewers and undecided voters sayFive key debate takeawaysSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 4.26pm BST Regular readers will remember Louis DeJoy, Donald Trump’s postmaster general who is accused of seeking to hobble the US mail before an election in which postal voting has taken on an outsized role due to the coronavirus pandemic. Such concerns may i...
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El Paso funeral homes prepare refrigerated units to house bodies as Covid-19 cases in the Texas city soar

As Covid-19 cases in El Paso, Texas, continue to surge, funeral homes in the city are preparing for a surge in coronavirus-related deaths.
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October snowstorm set to smash early-season records

In conjunction with the record-challenging cold that is set to surge southward across the central and western United States, another potentially record-setting snowstorm is set to target millions of Americans in the coming days. This time, the dose of wintry precipitation will target areas much farther south, including some that typically don't pick up snow until much later in the season. With this storm coming on the heels of recent winterlike weather that shattered a 115-year-old snowfall ...
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Elon Musk's manufacturing obsession could make Tesla into an industry — and make him a 21st century Henry Ford

Elon Musk is preoccupied with machines that build machines. Tesla Tesla just reported its fifth-consecutive profitable quarter, setting itself up for its first-ever full-year profit.  On a call with analysts and investors to discuss the Q3 results, CEO Elon Musk returned to a preoccupation with manufacturing, an area that he believes could be Tesla's greatest achievement. Musk wants Tesla to do things very differently from the rest of the car business, in order to go beyond building cars t...
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Trump-Biden takeaways: Policy over petulance in final debate

By BILL BARROW and ZEKE MILLER | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met for the second and last time on a debate stage after a previously scheduled town hall debate was scrapped after the Republican incumbent became one of the millions of Americans to contract the coronavirus. For Trump, the matchup at Tennessee’s Belmont University on Thursday was perhaps the final opportunity to change the dynamics of a race dominated, much to his chagrin, ...
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Henry Munoz On ‘Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event’s Message: ‘If We Are United Through This Moment, Our Country Will Be Better’

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How Texas could be the linchpin in finally dismantling the Electoral College

A little over a week from Election Day "and everyone with bated breath," columnist Peggy Noonan writes in Friday's Wall Street Journal. Whoever wins, "the changes in how we vote, from early voting to voting by mail, all hastened by the pandemic, will have been established after this election, and won’t go away. This will make things appear more democratic and may leave them more Democratic. Progressive preoccupation with the Electoral College is about to diminish, sharply."No, Republicans sh...
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These are the key commercial real-estate deals and trends to watch: data centers are red hot, and studio space investment is booming

We have the latest news on commercial real-estate deals, analysis, and trends. Katie Warren/Business Insider The pandemic threw the real-estate world into disarray, as people emptied out of offices, hotels, and malls and worked from their homes. That disruption has transformed how people and companies finance, operate, and occupy real estate. Some big firms like WarnerMedia have been rethinking office needs — and some commercial real-estate deals were put on ice as financing dries up. Cowor...
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