After a brief melee, a police patrol car was spray-painted and a demonstrator leapt onto another one. First, a few rocks flew toward police, followed by bottles. An officer on a loudspeaker warned the throng to disperse or be arrested, then the tear gas flew. The demonstrators then turned their attention to Interstate 35E on the western edge of downtown, where dozens blocked traffic. … [Read more...] about Pepper spray, tear gas used to stop Dallas, Houston protests
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Fort Bend County District Attorney Brian Middleton recently shared his personal words of wisdom and encouragement in a letter to this year’s graduating high school students: Earlier in the week, the Sugar Land Sun reached out to Middleton and invited him to share a few words of support for members of the Class of 2020. What arrived was much more than we ever expected and Middleton’s kind words seem to echo the sentiments of many in our community who have high hopes for this year’s graduating seniors. As such, we're sharing Middleton’s entire letter as a type of community-wide graduation gift to the most unique class of graduates in our shared history. The Class of 2020 survived a global pandemic as they worked to finish their senior year assignments. A nationwide lock-down kept most students apart from their friends, classmates and teachers as they have approached graduation and this most special milestone of high school life. … [Read more...] about Fort Bend County DA Brian Middleton offers encouragement, advice to the Class of 2020: Dream big. Dream vividly. Dream often.
In a letter to the college community, she said a possible $35 million budget deficit was “absolutely devastating” and would require salary and hiring freezes, furloughs and reduced schedules. She said the college must focus on its “equity students,” recent high school graduates seeking degrees and transfers. … [Read more...] about CCSF approves plan to close Fort Mason arts campus
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