Officials in a Texas school district are investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option.
Eyes are on Tropical Depression Twenty-Two Friday morning as it continues to churn over the Gulf of Mexico. As of the 10 a.m. advisory update from the National Hurricane Center, the system is still expected to strengthen into a tropical storm by the end of the day Friday.
HHSC’s updated emergency rules will allow a designated essential caregiver to provide “supportive, hands-on care to facility residents who do not have COVID-19,” according to a press release from HHSC.
During the pandemic, beef has accounted for well over half of the meat market sales and despite high prices, retail beef sales are up twenty-one per cent from where they were at this time last year. Richard Wortham is executive vice-president of the Texas Beef Council.