REGIONAL: Chick-fil-A to no longer donate to anti-LGBTQ charities

Today, Chick-fil-A officials said the company will stop funding two Christian charities after LGBTQ activists protested the charities’ views on LGBTQ rights. The two organizations are The Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes – both of which reportedly have a history of opposing same-sex marriage. “We made multiyear commitments to both organizations, and we fulfilled those obligations in 2018. Moving forward …

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Week ahead || MPISD weekly calendar for Nov. 18-Nov. 23, 2019

Mt. Pleasant ISD School Calendar Week of Nov. 18-23, 2019 Monday, November 18, 2019  CDC New Volunteer Training 8:00 a.m. Sims Food Drive ends MPHS Powerlifting meeting, MPHS Field House, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 19, 2019 CDC Sewing Class, 12:00-2:00 p.m. CDC Safe Riders Car Seat Program, 4:00 p.m. CDC Fatherhood Night, 5:30 p.m. MPHS …

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Below normal temperatures to continue today || Weather outlook

Below normal temperatures will continue today, but most locations should warm to near 60 degrees under mostly clear skies and light winds. Another cold night is expected across the Four State Region tonight and into Sunday. Temperatures will likely be below freezing again across much of the area, but increased cloud cover may allow temperatures …

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Road trip: Gaylord Texan opens Grandest Holiday Event in Texas starting today

Did someone say road trip? The Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas, has opened its Grandest Holiday Event in Texas as of today, Nov. 15, 2019. Gaylord Texan Resort’s 16th annual Lone Star Christmas will offer friends and families endless holiday magic and delight. The 125-acre winter wonderland includes millions of twinkling lights, lavish large-scale décor, …

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Arrest warrant issued for state Rep. Poncho Nevárez after he was caught on tape dropping envelope with cocaine

TRAVIS COUNTY — Authorities issued a warrant Thursday for the arrest of state Rep. Poncho Nevárez, an Eagle Pass Democrat, on felony drug possession charges. A state special investigator claims in the warrant, which was obtained by The Texas Tribune, that Nevárez was caught on surveillance footage in September dropping an envelope with cocaine as …

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