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How these Latinx TikTok creators are filling a void and making history

How these Latinx TikTok creators are filling a void and making history

One of the greatest sources of anxiety for Alaina Castillo has been the letter R. Rolling Rs is at the heart of learning Spanish and one of its most challenging trills, especially for those unexposed to the language regularly as a young child. This is a lesson the 21-year-old singer spent years learning in and…MORE

California couple’s home was destroyed Monday by a small plane crash that killed at least two people
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California couple’s home was destroyed Monday by a small plane crash that killed at least two people

A home bought in May by California newlyweds following their wedding was destroyed in October by a plane crash. Cody and Courtney Campbell told CNN that they finished renovating their home on Sunday. Then on Monday, a twin-engine Cessna crashed into the house in Santee, destroying the property and killing at least two people. Fortunately,…MORE

Deputy killed in shooting outside Houston bar had just returned from paternity leave, official says
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Deputy killed in shooting outside Houston bar had just returned from paternity leave, official says

A Texas deputy who was fatally shot outside a Houston bar had just returned from paternity leave, an official said. Deputy Kareem Atkins, 30, leaves behind a wife and an infant who’s a few months old, said Constable Mark Herman of the Harris County Precinct 4. A gunman “came out of nowhere” and fired on…MORE

Vanessa Bryant and others are suing LA County for emotional distress. The county wants them to take a psychiatric exam before trial.
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Vanessa Bryant and others are suing LA County for emotional distress. The county wants them to take a psychiatric exam before trial.

Los Angeles County wants to compel the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and others involved in a lawsuit over leaked photos of the helicopter crash that killed him, their daughter and seven others to take psychiatric exams before the case goes to trial, court filings show. In a motion filed in court Friday, Los…MORE

Public outcry follows Texas school administrator’s comments about presenting ‘opposing’ views of the Holocaust

Public outcry follows Texas school administrator’s comments about presenting ‘opposing’ views of the Holocaust

Some members of a North Texas community and Jewish groups are speaking out against a controversial new state law after a local school administrator told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classroom libraries, they should also include books that present “opposing” views. “It’s almost like a joke, what would an…MORE

Robert Durst, convicted murderer, has Covid-19

Robert Durst, convicted murderer, has Covid-19

Robert Durst, the notorious subject of the HBO docuseries “The Jinx,” who was found guilty last month of first-degree murder and was sentenced this week to life in prison without parole, has been diagnosed with Covid-19, his lawyer told CNN on Saturday. “We were notified he tested positive, so we’re all very concerned,” Dick DeGuerin,…MORE

Five times as many police officers have died from Covid-19 as from gunfire since start of pandemic

Five times as many police officers have died from Covid-19 as from gunfire since start of pandemic

Jessica Desfosses shared the final heartrending text messages she exchanged with her police officer husband in the days before he died from Covid-19. “Commercial just came on tv a casket saying take Covid seriously… 0 consideration for those of us fighting for every breath,” Stephen Desfosses wrote in a series of exchanges that began last…MORE

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COATS FOR THE COLD

COATS FOR THE COLD

It’s time to gather your gently used or new coats and donate them during the Coats for the Cold campaign for Knox Area Rescue Ministries! Drop off the coats at any KARM location or Prestige Cleaners location! Please help our friends in need by donating a gently used or new coat during the Coats for…

Dogwood Arts Bazillion Blooms

Dogwood Arts Bazillion Blooms

It’s planting time in Tennessee! Dogwood Arts is on a mission to Keep Knoxville Blooming by selling dogwood trees through their annual Bazillion Blooms program.