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DFPS commissioner: I need troopers to find at-risk children

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The sheer volume of emergencies is shocking: Five hundred high priority calls where a child’s life might be in danger have gone unanswered so far this year. 646 more words


The Visit

“It didn’t go well.”
“What do you mean it didn’t go well?”
“She was pissed off at the state of the store.”
“What was wrong with it?” … 676 more words


The Redskins name debate

With the beginning of fall and Halloween quickly approaching there is one thing also happening that makes people either excited or nauseated and it’s not pumpkin spice.  666 more words

The Bg News

Pipeline raises concerns for many groups

A pipeline in the Midwest has caught the attention of the press and the people affected by it through a string of protests that have been happening since spring. 654 more words


Mandatory Graduation Gown Purchase Draws Student Ire, Petition


SAIS administration officials announced Tuesday afternoon that students graduating in May 2017 will be required to buy brand new graduation gowns, sparking a student-led petition opposing the compulsory purchase. 472 more words


Fair Warning

He was once a tall oak tree
Standing, one hundred years bold.
Now he seeks air to breathe
Decrepit and old.

Look at what you’ve done… 98 more words


A Libertarian Defense: Abolishing the Department of Education

Jonathan Plante
Activist, Contributing Author

As I mentioned in my article, “Libertarianism in the Election Year of 2016,” I am writing a series of articles which defend the libertarian positions mentioned in The Atlantic article “No, Not Gary Johnson.” In this series, I will provide the data I provided to those who showed me The Atlantic article in an attempt to persuade me that libertarian policies were unjustified and would cause economic turmoil. 1,669 more words

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