It felt like a normal Tuesday afternoon. Ramonna Matthews Polk was sitting in the living room of her Bowie home when her husband walked in on his lunch break. “[Randy’s] life is so routine - he comes home and eats lunch, takes a 15-minute power nap and goes back to work,” Ramonna said. “During that 15 minutes, he opened our bedroom door and said he was having a heart attack, and to get him to the hospital.” Ramonna recalls telling him she was going to call 911, only for him to say “No, I’ll...
At Lubbock Cooper High School, government teacher David Ring talks supply and demand. He has a cool, approachable demeanor as he relates the classroom lesson to a real-world issue, the pandemic, which is at time a contentious topic in Lubbock.
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