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Hervis Rogers was arrested for voting while on probation in Texas

“You know, this guy thought he could vote,” said State Senator Borris Miles of Houston, who kept a printed picture of Rogers at a Senate committee hearing on the legislation. “He was convinced he really could. Served his time, got a good job, nice family, now, thought he could vote, just thought he was performing his civic duty. ” Source …

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Authorities arrest 3 men who escaped from the St. Ann Law and order

UP TO DATE at 22 Saturday with authorities arresting the third man who had escaped. ST. ANN – Authorities on Saturday arrested three men who had fled a day earlier from the prison at St. Ann police station. The U.S. Marshals Service said 47-year-old Jason William Woolbright and 31-year-old Joshua Brown were apprehended from a home on Michigan Avenue in …

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No casualties among US troops near ‘indirect fire’ attacks in Syria

The attack took place near a place containing oil and gas fields known as Conoco, where US troops are deployed. “I can confirm that there was an indirect fire attack in Conoco (Syria). At this time, the first reports are no casualties, injuries (or) structural damage,” the official said. This is one of several places in eastern Syria where US …

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Western heat wave, forest fires threaten California’s electricity grid

LOS ANGELES – A violent fire in southern Oregon has destabilized California’s already congested power grid, as an oppressive heat wave and persistent drought threaten much of the region. The bootleg fire, which doubled in size Saturday to nearly 77,000 acres in the Fremont-Winema National Forest, cut off three power lines that transmit power from Oregon to California, energy officials …

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Texas man waiting hours to vote is arrested on charges of illegal voting

“He faces the possibility of an extremely harsh sentence,” he said. “Second-degree crimes are usually reserved for aggravated assault, and to apply it to Mr. Roger’s case just shows how unfair it is. “ Texas Attorney Ken Paxton, who is under investigation for professional misconduct after contesting President Biden’s victory in court, filed the indictment against Mr. Rogers. He has …

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Lieutenant Dan Patrick announces Texas COVID approach, says CPAC should remain in Lone Star State

DALLAS – Texas Lieutenant Dan Patrick said Friday that the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) should remain permanent in Texas, as he proclaimed the state’s COVID-19 approach, which conference chairman Matt Schlapp said was part of the reason he chose to host an additional conference in Dallas. “We have been leaders,” Patrick claimed as he lifted coronavirus-related health restrictions. “In …

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Trump renews the attack on the Michigan Senate ahead of the sanctions hearing

Lansing – Former President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked the Michigan Senate and reiterated unproven allegations of fraud in the Detroit election in November 2020, two days ahead of a central court hearing. In a statement, Trump criticized the media and nominated the Republican-controlled Michigan Senate. The Senate oversight committee released a report last month, saying lawmakers had found no …

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Fire generates its own lightning as it more than doubles in size

A forest fire in northern California more than doubled in size from Friday to Saturday, sending a massive cloud of smoke and ash that, combined with the dry heat, generated its own lightning and created dangerous weather conditions for firefighters, authorities said. The sugar fire, which ignited on July 2, had spread to 54,421 acres and was 8% contained as …

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Alaska’s Republican party leaders support Tshibaka in the US Senate race

The Alaska Republican State Central Committee on Saturday approved Kelly Tshibaka during 2022 for the U.S. Senate seat, currently held by Republican Lisa Murkowski. The committee approved Tshibaka’s endorsement of a 58-17 vote during a Fairbanks meeting. In a statement, Tshibaka said she would uphold conservative ideals and be a senator whom Alaskans “can rely on to make any decision …

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