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HISD food workers demand pay cut reversal from District leaders

Members of Houston ISD’s education support union on Monday demanded the reversal of a pay cut targeting thousands of district food workers, which union leaders said disproportionately impacted low-wage workers. The union also requested a $500 bonus for more than 1,200 food workers, which union members say is justified after […]

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GEORGE FLOYD FAMILY INTERVIEW
The family of George Floyd has been on an unbelievable journey since his death. As a community, we have seen the impact of George Floyd’s death on our country and the world but what about his relatives. What does the George Floyd family think about the juror selection process in Minnesota, the passage of the George Floyd Act, and what can the Black community do to help were just a few of the questions…

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Travel rebound: 2 million people go through US airports

The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020. The Transportation Security Administration announced Saturday that 2.03 million travelers were screened at airport checkpoints on Friday. It was the […]

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FDA approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug

Government health officials on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to […]