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Two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson, Missouri police station. The chief had just resigned after the Department of Justice concluded that there had been racial bias in the department and the local courts. They don’t know who shot the officers.
Students spending spring break volunteering in Mexico–While many students are spending spring break on a beach, some are volunteering on the border helping build homes for needy families in Mexico. The students are volunteering with Casas por Cristo, an organization building homes for needy families in Mexico, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic.
Would you support a statewide ban on texting and driving? Statewide texting ban moves through House committees. Texting while driving is illegal in 44 other states and 38 cities in Texas.
Would you rent out your car to strangers? A lot of people rent out their homes during South by Southwest, but now you can rent out your car. More than 30,000 people are expected to flood into Austin for SXSW, and they will be looking for a convenient and cost-effective way to get where they are going. Apps like FlightCar give travelers new options from your typical rental car companies. You can basically rent you’re your car when you’re not driving it.
Manor ISD has decided to start random drug testing for students. It will start in the next school year. It would affect kids in 7th-12th grade who participate in interscholastic activities.
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