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What You Need To Know: Tax time can be stressful. Add the financial changes brought on by the pandemic and the average taxpayer is likely to make mistakes that can be costly. Elexis Rambo, certified tax preparer and owner of Profile Tax Prep, is helping to make the...
What You Need To Know: On February 16 during the recent winter storm, RJ Reese was stopped by Plano, Texas police officers while walking home in the Dallas suburb from a late-night work shift. The 18-year-old Black teen was subsequently arrested and charged for...
What You Need To Know: Before Rosa Parks, there was Claudette Colvin, a 15-year-old who refused to give up her seat to a White person on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. In March 1955, Colvin's heroic action drew the attention of many in the civil rights movement. She...
What You Need To Know: President Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will travel to Texas today in the wake of last week's weather-related collapse. The Houston trip will mark his first disaster tour as President. Mr. Biden has said he doesn't want to "get in the...
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