One Central Texas school district announced Monday it's going to start the upcoming school year with a week of virtual instruction for all students as local teachers join forces to fight the push to return to the classroom during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying it's unsafe and violates federal health guidelines.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) release a friendly reminder Monday, “the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) ends the week of July 25, 2020. FPUC provided an additional $600 per week to claimants who lost work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Texans will continue to receive state unemployment benefits for the remainder of their claim.”
Last month, UT-Austin student athletes said they would forgo recruiting and donor events if campus and athletic leadership failed to implement their demands, which were aimed at supporting students of color.
The Army will commission an independent review of Fort Hood’s handling of the case of Spc. Vanessa Guillen, who disappeared on April 22 and whose dismembered remains were later found near the Leon River.
A Central Texas mom put on some high heels and kicked empty baby bottles in the air while she popped the cork on a bottle of champagne to celebrate the end of pumping breast milk for what she says will be the last time for her last child.
Selena’s family is threatening to sue a man who put a Make America Great Again hat on the late singer’s statue in Texas and is planning to hold a rally there this weekend, alleging that he is illegally using Selena’s image for profit.