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Harris County officials vow to sort out 2022 election day issues

Harris County Elections Administrator Clifford Tatum says his team will be working to sort out the issues that caused problems on election day. Harris County experienced many issues from polling sites opening late, machine malfunctions, and even some polling sites running out of ballots. Wednesday morning, election workers were still […]

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Brittney Griner’s detention and basketball’s gender pay gap

Basketball star Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia since February, when vape cartridges containing hashish oil were allegedly found in her luggage. “The reality is, she’s over there because of a gender issue — pay inequity,” said Nneka Ogwumike, the head of the WNBA players union, in an interview […]

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Ted Cruz interjects GOP’s “critical race theory” opposition into Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz questioned Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson about critical race theory Tuesday, bringing an academic framework the GOP often misapplies to any discussion about race into the confirmation hearing of the first Black woman nominated to the high court. And during his questioning of […]

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12th Annual Darling Dash Sickle Cell race returns

After two years of hosting their annual Sickle Cell 10K, 5K and 1K ace on a virtual platform, the Houston-based “As One Foundation” is happy to announce that the 2022 race will be in person again. The event will take place Sunday, February 27, 2022, at Stude Park in The […]

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