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According to the Center for Disease Control, from 2011 to 2018 vaping has increased among high school students alone from 1.5% or about 220,000 students to 3.05 million students or 20.8% in that time period. Photo courtesy UNT Health Science Center.

RED OAK – Everyone knows the term vaping these days. It is as popular for adults as it is for high school students.

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FERRIS - It is a condition many military men and women face when they return home from combat.

A condition law enforcement officers face after seeing so much drama during their career.

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WAXAHACHIE – A 14-year-old male died Monday afternoon in a go-cart accident in the 200 block of Becky Lane.

Sports

C.J. Palmer ran for 189 yards and two touchdowns as Red Oak put up double digits in each of the first three quarters and never punted in the game.

Red Oak (5-1, 3-0 in district), No. 7 in SportsDay’s 5A area rankings, knocked off defending district champion South Oak Cliff two weeks ago.

Hawks Running Back CJ Palmer’s (15) first TD run came from 25 yards out and nearly untouched.

RED OAK – Prior to the football game, homecoming week concluded with the announcement of the homecoming court and homecoming king and queen.

CJ Palmer (15) scored on this run up the middle after powering through multiple tackle attempts.

A year ago, the Hawks gave South Oak Cliff its only real challenge in District 6-5A Division II, and although both the Golden Bears and Hawks made it into the playoffs, the Hawks season ended in th

Opinion

Many have watched the powerful television report of Brandt Jean’s act of forgiveness toward Amber Guyger who killed his brother Botham Jean.

It is time for D.C.’s political pundits to get “woke” on the economy, while one particularly obnoxious group of wealthy virtue signalers are finding their true selves revealed.

Lifestyle

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5 BASIC STEPS FOR SIZZLING STEAK

Egg Roll Bowl with Shrimp

FAMILY FEATURES – For those who are always on the go, it can be difficult to find time to whip up meals and snacks that are both nutritious and tasty.

Homemade Nachos

Family Features – Whether you prefer watching your favorite teams in-person or on TV, tailgate season means it’s time to break out your party’s favorite foods from appetizers and snacks to all-out

Obituaries

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Jose “JoeMoe” A. Garza, age 74 of Ferris, Texas, passed away Oct. 7, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

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Marjorie (Margie) Coffey, 100, a longtime resident of Houston, passed away on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.

Nancy Ann Glaspy Weldon, 78, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Ennis, Texas.

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