Weekend rainfall is some parts of Texas provided some relief. But climate experts hope September and October provide much-needed rainfall in most of the state.
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Threats against election administrators and county clerks are occurring throughout Texas as the mid-term election on Nov. 8 draws near. A tight governor's contest and congressional races are fueled by intense partisan rhetoric and voter fraud misinformation.
Animal carriers of the virus include various rodents, dogs, primates, hedgehogs and shrews, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Showing prejudice, stereotyping, stigmatizing or discriminating on the grounds of a person's age. That's ageism. And it can actually impact people of any age, not just the elderly.
A spokesperson told The Texas Tribune that all employees are trained before supervising youth. DFPS Commissioner Jaime Masters apologized to the child and her mother.