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Texas DPS releases footage of troopers fatally shooting Schaston Hodge 27, 16 times after traffic stop

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Videos released by the Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday show Schaston Hodge 27, shot by two troopers after a traffic stop last summer.

The footage comes from the body camera and dashboard camera of two troopers who stopped Hodge on Aug. 17, 2019, in South Dallas. They began pursuing him after he failed to signal a left turn and led the troopers on a brief chase.

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The pursuit ended when troopers followed him into his grandmother’s driveway, and the situation escalated quickly. As Hodge gets out of his car, he is seen holding a gun. At that point, shots are fired and Schaston Hodge was pronounce dead.

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Mayor Eric Johnson wants an investigation of the company running the city’s largest public COVID-19 testing site

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Mayor Eric Johnson is asking for an investigation into Washington-based Honu Management Group, which won a $14 million contract to run a coronavirus testing site at the University of Dallas and Eastfield College, The Dallas Morning News reports.  Questions arose after there were questionable testing numbers and delays, and the Dallas County Commissioners court says it will be withholding payment until an investigation is completed.

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Unapproved, anti-Black rally at Friendship-West in Dallas

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Blue Lives Matter and Confederate Rally at Friendship west today.

“Friends & Family of our church! These are Blue Lives Matter and Confederate supporters on our church grounds. Please know we are trying to get a hold of the situation and that our pastor is going to get to the bottom of this.”

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Group seen parading on the outside and around the church.

Friendship west pastor Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III respond.

Statement from DPD regarding this morning’s rally outside Friendship West Baptist Church:

Statement from DPD regarding this morning’s rally outside Friendship West Baptist Church:At approximately 11:50 a.m.,…

Posted by Demond Journalist Fernandez on Sunday, 2 August 2020

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Texas couple married 46 years survive COVID-19, cancer together

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An African American couple from Texas have celebrated another wedding anniversary, and this year the two have a lot to thank God for.

Robert and Janice Beecham, high school sweethearts who have been married for 46 years, have each face life-threatening medical challenges this year. However, together they have survived, loving each other even more than when they were teens.

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The Beechams spoke to CNN where they explained that they followed safety precautions, yet they still came down with COVID-19.

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