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Some medical debt is being removed from US credit reports

90% Center coverage: 10 sources
The three major U.S. credit reporting companies will stop counting paid medical debt on the reports that banks, potential landlords and others use to judge creditworthiness. The companies also will start giving people a year to resolve delinquent medical debt that has been sent to collections before reporting it. Next year, the companies will also stop counting unpaid medical debt under at least $500.See the Story
Social Media · Conway

Conway man sentenced to 10 years for assault

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Lawrence Allen Schmidt, 53, began communicating through social media with a 14-year-old girl. Schmidt's conversation with the child became sexual in nature and he arranged to meet the girl at her house. Unbeknownst to Schmidt, he had been communicating with an undercover employee with the FBI. Schmidt pleaded guilty to one count of coercion or enticement of a female under 18 years of age.See the Story
Coudersport · Coudersport

El Paso County courtesy reminder to protect pets on 4th of July

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Bring pets inside. Make sure they get plenty of exercise before dark. Check fencing to make sure pets cannot escape. Have them chipped beforehand in the event of an escape. Have a safe and happy 4th of July from El Paso County! For local and breaking news, sports, weather alerts, video and more, download the FREE KTSM 9 News App from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.See the Story
El Paso · El Paso

The GECU Independence Day Celebration includes three nights of El Paso’s best fireworks display!

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – In celebration of 4th of July, the Chihuahuas announce the unveiling of the Stars and Stripes jersey and matching Stars and Stripes cap. The jersey and cap will be worn by the team during the July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Independence Day Celebration games, when they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers’ affiliate, Oklahoma City.See the Story
Joe Biden · Austin

Abbott to fight back against Biden’s open border policy

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Gov. Abbott Statement On U.S. Supreme Court Decision To Uphold Biden Administration's Termination Of Remain-In-Mexico Policy. Texas will continue to fight back against President Biden's disastrous open-border policies while working to secure the border and keep our communities safe.See the Story
El Paso · El Paso

Sites to provide sandbags for emergency flood control

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Sandbag summer distribution will reopen in three areas of El Paso and residents in the area can pick them up for flood control beginning Tuesday July 5th, including the centrally located Stormwater Operations Center, which is also open throughout the year.El Paso Water encourages residential customers who live in areas prone to flooding to have sandbags on hand before most heavy rains begin.See the Story
El Paso · El Paso

Roxy’s Thursday Forecast: Expect a rainy 4th of July

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Most of that rain is going to be on your 4th of July weekend unfortunately. Rain chances will begin to decrease next Wednesday but expect rain for the next 9 days. Our temperatures however staying very comfortable and seasonal in the 90s, overnight lows in the 70s and expect very cloudy skies and possible rainbows!See the Story
Planned Parenthood · El Paso

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas will continue its community work

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
EL PASO, TX (KTSM) - Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas says that their family planning healthcare services, community education, and outreach wil continue, including participating in Pride Month events as they "evaluate the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion services in El Paso.See the Story

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