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Texas is responding to football player requests with major changes

A month after Texas football players requested a list of changes on campus, Texas responded to a comprehensive plan to “redefine campus symbolism,” including the Texas football field being renamed for Earl Campbell and Ricky Williams and a statue for Texas’ first black football letter man. On June 12, Longhorns players released a statement calling for the removal of “The …

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University of Texas renamed soccer field to Ricky Williams, Earl Campbell

Latest news The University of Texas says it is making major changes across its campus to “promote diversity, inclusion, and justice” – including renaming its soccer field after two of its greatest black athletes. Joe Jamail Field – at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium – is renamed Earl Campbell– –Ricky Williams Field, after the two Heisman Trophy winners. According to …

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UT makes major changes to respond to requests from athletes, but maintains ‘The Eyes of Texas’

Soccer The school will rename RLM Hall, erect the statue for Julius Whittier, and rename the field in honor of Earl Campbell, Ricky Williams Published on July 13, 2020 Highlights of the story UT will permanently honor Heman M. Sweatt as UT’s first black student. Longhorns will erect a statue for Julius Whittier, the school’s first black soccer player. Jay …

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Trump criticizes the Texas border wall, which shows signs of erosion

President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that he “disagreed” with the construction of a privately financed section of the border wall in southern Texas that would fall apart only a few months after it was built. The approximately 5 km long wall segment, which was built in January by North Dakota’s Fisher Industries with financial contributions from …

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Biden builds 5 points ahead of Trump in Texas: poll

Presumed Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenDonald Trump Jr. publishes the book ‘Liberal Privilege’ before the GOP Congress itself. Tom Price: This is how we can get more affordable care. The Memo: Democrats feel the Florida tide is rising MORE leads President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeSantis on the reopening of schools in Florida: “If you can do Walmart, then” we can …

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Record heat from California to Texas possible on Sunday

Las Vegas, Phoenix and Tucson will have high temperatures in excess of 100 degrees, and all three are likely to bind or break their daily record temperatures. In Texas, cities like Dallas, San Antonio and Lubbock reach at least 100 degrees. A total of over 25 cities broke records on Sunday and Monday. Other hot spots are Houston, New Orleans, …

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This is what it looks like when an oil boom in Texas bursts

© Cengiz Yar for the Wall Street Journal When an oil spill arrives in West Texas, no one is spared: oil rigs collect dust, barber chairs sit empty, students drop out of school and the queues at the food bank swell. The breakdown after the new corona virus was historically brutal. Within a few weeks, global demand for oil shrank …

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2 Texas police officers killed on duty, says chief

Authorities said two Texas police officers were killed on duty on Saturday after they were reported to have been ambushed to answer the call. “We lost two brave officials who just wanted to keep the peace in our city,” McAllen chief of police Victor Rodriguez said via SMS on Saturday, The Monitor reported Edelmiro Garza and Ismael Chavez were identified …

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