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The Texas House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed three police reform measures recently, including one that would place a disciplinary matrix that would lead to actions that couldn’t be easily overturned. State Rep. Cody Vasut, R-Angleton, voted for police reform bills H.B. 830 and H.B. 834, but on H.B. 829 and its disciplinary system, he disagreed.

The Texas House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed three police reform measures recently, including one that would place a disciplinary matrix that would lead to actions that couldn’t be easily overturned. State Rep. Cody Vasut, R-Angleton, voted for police reform bills H.B. 830 and H.B. 834, but on H.B. 829 and its disciplinary system, he disagreed.

They’re pale green and ubiquitous. Utility cabinets and towers, part of providing people with electricity, communications and entertainment, are also rather unsightly when placed in front of single-family homes. Angleton is trying to do something about it, but city staff aren’t making much headway with one of the city’s electricity suppliers, Texas-New Mexico Power.

Friday’s COVID-19 numbers were similar to those of Thursday: a report of 79 new confirmed cases and 44 probables. While the numbers of new cases during the past week have fluctuated wildly from a low of nine to a high of 80, the county is averaging 55.57 new cases each day.

Those who have not received a COVID-19 vaccine and would like to do so have the opportunity today between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Brazosport High School in Freeport. County officials announced 63 new cases — 42 confirmed, 21 probable — on Friday afternoon.

With a throw of 41 feet, 6 inches, Gore did just enough to get third place while competing at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas.

The Exporter football, golf and track coach and special education teacher remembered mowing the lawn one day in March and a few days later, he was admitted to the hospital for liver cancer.

Pearland (17-0) will be playing Austin Westlake at noon Saturday at Kingwood High School in the semifinals of the THSLL Class B 2021 Championships.