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PSJA Students and Teachers Tear Gassed

Today authorities confirm that several students and teachers in PSJA were exposed to tear gas from a nearby police training. San Juan Police carried out a training using this gas, in a field near the agricultural department. San Juan Police Chief, explains that they did not see people close by before performing their training practice.  Two students received medical attention.  No serious injuries were...

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Texas Workforce donates over $250,000 to PSJA for Foster Youth Dropout Prevention Program

Texas Workforce donated more than $290,000 to the Foster Youth Dropout Prevention Program at the PSJA School District on Tuesday. According to the Texas Education Agency, nearly 27 thousand students in foster care attend Texas Public Schools, the percentage of students in foster care who drop out is more than three times those who live with their biological families. The funds will cover any necessities for high school students. It also covers college tuition...

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Student Pours Gas On Self During Class

PSJA (KFXV) — A high school student was transported to a local hospital after he doused himself with gasoline in front of his classmates. It happened during a morning fine arts class, we’ve been told he intended to set himself on fire. Thanks to a quick response from fellow classmates, he did not cause harm to himself or others. Faculty members and students secured the area and that part of the building was evacuated.  The San Juan Fire and Police Departments and EMS immediately responded. The spilled gas was removed and the area was ventilated. School administration called parents to...

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15% Female UT Undergrads Report Rape

Austin (KFXV) – 15% of University of Texas female undergrads say they’ve been raped this according to a Statewide study that the UT system will soon release. Senator Joan Huffman, a republican out of Houston, broke the news of the forthcoming survey Thursday morning when she mention the 15% figure during debate on a bill she has written to penalize College staff and some students who fail to report incidents of sexual assault on campus. The bill along with a four other campus rape bills debated this week was filed after years of scandals at...

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Puerto Rico in scarce supply of hair dye amid baseball fever

BY DANICA COTO SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Pharmacies and beauty stores across Puerto Rico are running out of hair dye with even a top economist joining men going blond in support of the island’s baseball players who bleached their hair ahead of the World Baseball Classic. What began as a joke among team members playing in California has spread across the island in a trend that spiked Tuesday just hours after Puerto Rico beat the Netherlands in 11 innings to reach the championship game undefeated in the tournament, which is held every four years. Puerto Rico will...

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