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The effects of using laptops in class

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter September 18, 2019

Students who use laptops in the classroom to take notes experienced a lower grade than those who handwrite their notes according to a study by the Association for Psychological Sciences. Ikram Toumi, an...

There is an active shooting situation going on in the area between the cities of Midland and Odessa, Texas, according to Devin Sanchez, a spokesman for the City of Odessa.

1 dead, at least 10 wounded in shootings in Odessa, Texas, police say

Originally Published: 31 AUG 19 17:51 ET Updated: 31 AUG 19 18:06 ET By Ed Lavandera and Ralph Ellis, CNN August 31, 2019

     (CNN) -- There is an active shooting situation going on in the area between the cities of Midland and Odessa, Texas, according to Devin Sanchez, a spokesman for the City of Odessa.There are 10...

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Who are guns protecting?

Shams Mustafa August 28, 2019

The two latest mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, changed my mind about what it means to own a gun. It seems that now no matter where I go, there is a chance that I can witness an active...

Andrews opinion column

God’s cradle: Reflecting on Parkland

Andrew Atkins February 21, 2018

San Antonio, Texas was surprisingly cold last week. Cold, though, is relative and I was still able to wear shorts without any discomfort most of the time I was there. I was sad to leave.My flight took...

Members of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries help rescue Mike Henry, right, and his partner Rosemarie Carpenter during flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey in Orange, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. 

Houston braces for Hurricane Harvey’s second swipe

NOMAAN MERCHANT and JUAN LOZANO August 30, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Harvey's floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area and the sun peeked through thinning clouds Wednesday in the first glimmer of hope in days for the besieged city. But...

Top court hears Texas abortion case

Jim Provance, Associated Press March 7, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans on both sides of the abortion issue were focused Wednesday on the U.S. Supreme Court as it weighed Texas’ restrictions on clinics that are similar to some laws in this...

Ebola confirmed in the US

Matt Merchant September 30, 2014

The Center for Disease Control confirmed a case of ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas on Tuesday.An unidentified patient in the Dallas-area hospital was diagnosed with the deadly disease...

South by Southwest goes on after crash kills 2

Will Weissert, AP March 13, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fleeing police, a driver gunned a sedan through a street barricade and into a crowd of South by Southwest festival attendees shortly after midnight Thursday, killing two people,...

Guest column: A university isn’t a business, even in Kansas

John M. Crisp February 3, 2014

Here's a question brought to prominence by Thomas Frank's 2004 book of the same name: What's the matter with Kansas?Frank considers the conservative political strategy in Kansas, his home state, which...

2 nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

Christopher Sherman, AP January 21, 2014

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise,...

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