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HOUSTON – The U.S. Postmaster General announced Tuesday he will halt operational changes at the United States Postal Service until after the 2020 election.
Some Texas congressional members called for legislation to prevent the postmaster from doing another about-face.
Following days of mounting public pressure, U.S. Postmaster Louis DeJoy said Tuesday he would halt all operational changes he’s made to the postal service in recent months, including major cutbacks, until after the November election.
Texas Democrats are not used to having such a small role during a Democratic National Convention.
No party should take for granted the votes of any group tied together by race, ethnicity, gender or religion. And yet for all the focus they’ve put on diversity in recent years, Democrats appear to be doing just that as they gather virtually beginning tonight for the party’s four-day online convention.
HOUSTON, Texas -- After an emotional public memorial celebrating Vanessa Guillen, she was remembered in a private funeral service.
Guests stood outside Holy Name Catholic Church, where American flags lined the street.
HOUSTON — Flags from the U.S., Texas and Mexico flew at half staff Friday as a white, horse-drawn carriage embellished with white flowers brought in the custom green casket that carried the remains of a slain soldier.
Vanessa Guillén and her family were failed.
On July 5, investigators identified Guillén’s remains a full two months after she disappeared from Fort Hood, Texas.
Houston native Vanessa Guillén’s public memorial service is underway today at Cesar Chavez High School, Guillén’s alma mater. Guillén’s family and friends were joined by their fellow Houstonians to mourn the loss of the 20-year-old Army soldier, who was killed on her base at Fort Hood in April.
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