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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests across the United States, then reversed course on pulling part of the 82nd Airborne Division off standby in an extraordinary clash between the U.S. military and its commander in chief.

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FORT HOOD – Troopers from the 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team “Ironhorse” were in the field this week for a command post training exercise designed to practice not only their warfighting readiness but also safety protocols to protect themselves against a new enemy — COVID-19.

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“No knock warrants are DEATH warrants,” reads the banner, in shades of blue and emblazoned with a photo of a 40-year-old Killeen man who was killed last year during a no-knock raid on his house. You might have seen the mother and sister of James Scott Reed, often known as “Scottie,” holding …

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Work is planned to start this fall on rehabilitating an elevated storage tank in West Temple after the City Council approved funds for the project’s design in May.

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A lantern release scheduled for Thursday in Killeen is intended to raise awareness of all the members of the community who have lost their lives as a result of police brutality, event organizer Bretnee Pinder said.

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A boil water noticed issued over the weekend for the city of Nolanville has been lifted, according to a news release issued by WCID #3.

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LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in London on Wednesday against police violence and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has set off days of unrest in the United States.

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The Texas Department of State Health Services added 1,703 new coronavirus cases to the state's tally Wednesday, bringing the total to 68,271. The state also reported 1,734 fatalities, an addition of 36 fatalities.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Guard of the District of Columbia is investigating the use of one of its helicopters to make a “show of force” against protesters near the White House, while President Donald Trump is encouraging authorities to get tougher to quell the unrest over George Floyd'…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Undeterred by curfews, protesters streamed back into the nation's streets Tuesday, hours after President Donald Trump pressed governors to put down the violence set off by George Floyd's death and demanded that New York call up the National Guard to stop the “lowlifes and losers.”

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday urged President Donald Trump to be a “healer in chief” while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged “racism in America” as the wrenching debate fueling protests over the treatment of black people in the United States arrive…

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With the end of an unusual school year, Killeen ISD transitioned this week to a summer program that will continue to serve breakfast and lunch the next two months.

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The chairman of the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Fourth of July parade committee resigned over what he saw as organizers continued push to hold the event that draws thousands of spectators despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A county in northern Virginia pulled its officers out of the District of Columbia Monday night after they played a supporting role in clearing protesters from a park outside the White House so the president could walk to a church for a photo opportunity.