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Southwest / Texas - 5 days ago

REMEMBERING President George H.W. Bush

Sully, former President George H.W. Bush’s service dog, pays his respect to President Bush as he lie in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson At the fun...

Southwest / Texas - 6 days ago

80,000 people died of flu last winter in US

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter — the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, revealed th...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, dies at 83

This image released by Harpo Inc. shows media mogul Oprah Winfrey, right, with her mother Vernita Lee. A Winfrey spokeswoman issued a statement, Monday, November 26, 2018, saying Lee died at her Milwaukee home on November 22. She was 83. (George...

Midwest / Michigan - 3 weeks ago

Help Us Document Hate in America

In an effort to help document hate in America, Flint Beat and our parent company Brown Impact Media Group have partnered with newsrooms across the nation in support of ProPublica’s Documenting Hate project to help compile a national database of h...