Category Archives: Lifestyles

2020 Gun Sales Shatter Records As Americans Lock N’ Load

People have been stocking up on firearms like never before. According to monthly FBI data, November was the busiest month on record for background checks with over 3.6 million applications – a figure which is up 40% from the prior November, putting the country at an all-time high of 35,758,249 checks so far this year – and 26% higher than 2019’s 28,400,000 checks.

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Dismal NFL Ratings Force Networks To Renegotiate With Advertisers

Absolutely terrible NFL ratings and pandemic-driven schedule changes are forcing television networks to renegotiate deals with advertisers to make up for the much smaller audience, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, which adds that their opportunity to profit off of the remaining games during the typically lucrative holiday season is narrowing.

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Many Texas Families Say Remote Learning Isn’t Working and They Want it Fixed

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Almost midway through the school year, it has become increasingly clear that virtual learning is failing a sizable number of Texas public school students whose parents decided to keep them home as COVID-19 grips the state. The disturbing number of students posting failing grades while trying to learn in front of computer screens has also brought into sharper focus the failure of state […]

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When Sean Speaks, A Message For Everyone On Memorial Weekend [VIDEO]

Earlier this month, we posted a Memorial Day message from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service encouraging everyone to plan while you can and designate a sober ride. That article featured a video about Sean Carter and his journey after sustaining a traumatic brain injury as a result of a drunk driving accident. Sean and his mother, Jenny, from took time to interview with us and share more of Sean’s story with us. They have taken their message to tens of thousands of young people to help prevent drunk driving and to make people aware of the consequences of their choices. Please take a moment to hear their message.

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