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Southside Matt presently publishes all of our articles to NewsBreak. Snippets of our six most-recent articles are found below, linked to their location on the NewsBreak website or app.

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Open letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, courtesy State of Texas

Open letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Oct. 28, 2021, 2:25am CT
Dear Governor Abbott:

For months you have bemoaned the lack of security being provided by the Federal government along the Texas-Mexico border. You have personally set the tone for Texans to protect our own and have taken the lead by deploying our state resources to protect the state as a whole. For this, you should be commended. more...

As CBP encounters skyrocket, ICE arrests plummet

Oct. 26, 2021, 11:35pm CT
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently released its 2021 statistics, showing a record number of encounters with migrants entering the United States illegally. With over 1.6 million encounters and almost 2 million total enforcement actions, CBP handled more incidents than at any time in history. A full quarter (26%) of those encountered had previously been expelled from the United States for illegal entry. more...

Administration continues to ignore perils of unchecked border crossings

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Administration continues to ignore perils of unchecked border crossings

Oct. 25, 2021, 12:46am CT
On Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released their Monthly Operational Update for September. Reporting 192,001 migrant encounters along the U.S.-Mexico border in September, CBP confirms that Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, which ended September 30, 2021, was a record year for such encounters. Of these, three-in-five encounters were with single adults (59%). more...

Israel “alarms” US, UN with terrorist designations

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Israel “alarms” US, UN with terrorist designations

Oct. 23, 2021, 1:18pm CT
Following an initiative taken by the country’s security force, Shin Bet, and the country’s Ministry of Defense had passed through appropriate legal channels, Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz signed an executive order labeling six Palestinian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as terrorist organizations. The NGOs involved have been tied to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). more...

Fort Worth neighborhoods getting new water meters

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Fort Worth neighborhoods getting new water meters

Oct. 22, 2021, 9:14pm CT
On Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released their Monthly Operational Update for September. Reporting 192,001 migrant encounters along the U.S.-Mexico border in September, CBP confirms that Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, which ended September 30, 2021, was a record year for such encounters. Of these, three-in-five encounters were with single adults (59%). more...

Uber takes action for ADA violations

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Uber takes action for ADA violations

Oct. 22, 2021, 1:03am CT
Every three months, Uber sends an email to its drivers reminding them of their responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Specifically, it warns that, while drivers may not like having passengers with pets in their vehicles, as a transportation service the ADA prohibits drivers from refusing a ride based solely on the fact that a passenger has a service animal. Because of the personal nature of disabilities that may require service animals, the ADA does not require that the animals be certified or identified in any way. more...

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