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Duke, Malott team up to win No. 1 berth for Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship Finals


(Jan. 30, 2015) – Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Norm Duke of Clermont, Fla., and partner Wes Malott of Pflugerville, Texas, will try to repeat as Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship winners after racing away to the No. 1 ...

Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship Results


1. Norm Duke, Clermont, Fla./Wes Malott, Pflugerville, Texas, 23-13, 11,835. 2. Dino Castillo, Carrollton, Texas/Tom Daugherty, Tampa, Fla., 24-12, 11,492. 3. Jason Belmonte, Australia/Bill O'Neill, Langhorne, Pa., 16-20, 11,481. 4. DJ Archer, Friendswood ...

Perine Attends ESPN Sport Science Awards


Perine is a native of Pflugerville, Texas, who prepped at Hendrickson High School. Perine led the Big 12 in rushing in 2014, totaling 1,713 yards, which placed him fifth on the OU all-time single-season rushing chart. The freshman also scored 21 touchdowns ...

Column: Texas women's basketball can’t let injuries kill its season


Before the injury, Enemkpali, a 6-foot-1 forward from Pflugerville, led the Big 12 in rebounds with 10.4 per game, double-doubles and rebounds during conference play. With the help of the forward, Texas started the season 14—0, including wins over three ...

PBA Players Championship Results


D.J. Archer, Friendswood, Texas, 16-8, 8,989, $7,000. 7. Michael Haugen Jr., Phoenix, 15-9, 8,945, $6,000. 8. Walter Ray Williams Jr., Oxford, Fla., 14-10, 8,901, $5,000. 9. Rhino Page, Dade City, Fla., 12-11-1, 8,878, $4,500. 10. Wes Malott, Pflugerville ...

The School Food Truck Movement is on a Roll


Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville, Texas, recently rolled in a taco truck — dubbed Talon Taco Company, in honor of the school mascot, the hawk — that offers students a fresh, healthy alternative to standard cafeteria food (whole-grain tortillas ...

Former Texas A&M swimmer Cammile Adams named a captain for Team USA


Tyler Clary (Riverside, Calif.) and Jones on the men’s side, with Adams and fellow 2012 Olympians Micah Lawrence (Pflugerville, Texas) and Shannon Vreeland (Overland Park, Kansas) pacing the women. Reigning Pan Pacific Championships 10K gold medalists ...

Pflugerville City Council approves largest development deal in its history


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aggressive economic development course by finalizing an agreement for the development of Pflugerville Crossing, a 119-acre mixed-use development near Texas Highway 130 and FM 685. It's the largest incentivized deal in the city's history. Development ...

Pflugerville plans to go from sleepy Austin suburb to urban epicenter


"[The development] is going to draw people from all over Central Texas, the same way that The Triangle draws people into Austin, the same way the Domain draws people into Austin," Mayor Coleman told KXAN. Pflugerville's commitment to a new town center is ...

Pflugerville development expected to bring in billions


PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — The City of Pflugerville is planning ahead when it comes to the population boom in Central Texas. City council members on Tuesday approved plans for a development they project will bring billions of dollars in tax revenue ...




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Responding To and Protecting Students from Sexual Assault in PFLUGERVILLE

January 26, 2015

Courtesy of Eve Hill and Mark Kappelhoff, Deputy Assistant Attorneys General for the Civil Rights pision

Note: The sample MOU can be found at here.

President Obama established the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault one year ago. On this anniversary, the task force has released a sample memorandum of understanding (MOU) to assist campuses and law enforcement agencies to work together in their efforts to protect students, address the needs of sexual assault survivors, and ensure a prompt, thorough, and fair response to allegations of sexual misconduct. This is yet another important step in the task force’s effort to help colleges and universities, as well as their partners in the community, address the problem of campus sexual violence.

While colleges and universities can do much on their own, communication and collaboration between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement is critically important to address the problem of sexual assault on campus.

The sample MOU reflects input from task force members and agencies, outside experts on sexual assault, police associations, state attorneys general, and campus administrators and counsels.

Many colleges and universities already have MOUs in place with local law enforcement authorities covering a variety of areas. Our conversations with campus administrators, campus police, and law enforcement have underscored the need for additional tools and strategies that are specifically tailored to the dynamics of sexual assault on campus, as well as the needs of sexual assault survivors. The task force is providing this sample MOU with that in mind.

We recognize that every campus and community is unique and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The sample MOU is, therefore, intended to be a starting point for a conversation between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement on how to improve collaborations between critical first responders. We fully expect that, in partnering to address the issue of sexual violence on campus, campus administrators and law enforcement will adapt the provisions of the sample MOU to meet their particular needs and circumstances. For example, some campus and law enforcement authorities may wish to incorporate some or all of the provisions into an existing general campus safety MOU, while others may prefer a standalone agreement specifically addressing campus sexual violence. Still others may decide that some different method of collaboration better meets their needs. We hope that this sample MOU will be an important resource in collaborative efforts between campus administrators, campus police and law enforcement to eradicate sexual assault from college communities nationwide.

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Office on Violence Against Women

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How can I prepare for breastfeeding before I give birth?

baby-breastfeedingTo prepare for breastfeeding, the most important thing you can do is have confidence in yourself and to plan ahead. Committing to breastfeeding starts with the conviction that you can do it! Other steps you can take to prepare for breastfeeding are:
  • Get good prenatal care, which can help you avoid early delivery. Babies born too early have more problems with breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor about your plans to breastfeed, and ask if the place where you plan to deliver your baby has the staff and setup to support successful breastfeeding. Some hospitals and birth centers have taken special steps to create the best possible environment for successful breastfeeding. These places are called Baby-Friendly Hospitals and Birth Centers.
  • Take a breastfeeding class. Pregnant women who comprehend about how to breastfeed are more likely to be successful at breastfeeding than those who do not. Breastfeeding classes offer pregnant women and their partners the chance to prepare and ask questions before the baby´s arrival.
  • Ask your doctor to recommend a lactation consultant. You can establish a contact with a lactation consultant before the baby comes so that you will have support ready after the baby is born.
  • Talk to your doctor about your health. Discuss any breast surgery or injury you may have had. If you have depression, or are taking supplements or medicines, talk with your doctor about treatments that can work with breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor that you would like to breastfeed as soon as possible after delivery. The sucking instinct is very strong within the baby´s first hour of life.
  • Talk to friends who have breastfed, or consider joining a breastfeeding support group.
  • Talk to fathers, partners, and other family members about how they can help you successfully breastfeed. Partners and family members can:
    • Support your breastfeeding by being kind and encouraging
    • Show their love and appreciation for all of the work that goes into breastfeeding
    • Be good listeners if you need to talk about any breastfeeding concerns you might have
    • Help make sure you have enough to drink and get enough rest
    • Help around the house
    • Take care of any other children who are at home
    • Give the baby love through playing and cuddling
  • Get the items you will need for breastfeeding, such as nursing bras, covers, and nursing pillows.
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Capital to small businesses and entrepreneurs in PFLUGERVILLE

The U.S. Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) today released a new Quarterly Report detailing how the program continues to help small businesses grow and create jobs. Since the beginning of the program, the Treasury Department has disbursed more than $1.1 billion to participating states.

“Through the State Small Business Credit Initiative, the Treasury Department, states, and private sector lenders and investors are supporting small businesses and creating a lasting impact on the economy,” said Clifton Kellogg, Director of the SSBCI program. “More than $1 billion in State Small Business Credit Initiative funds have been distributed, making a real difference at the local level. Because of these funds, businesses have been able to buy new equipment, expand their facilities, and hire workers.”

Small businesses and entrepreneurs need capital to build their businesses, and SSBCI is designed to help spur new private sector lending or investment in small companies by leveraging private capital along with the federal support offered by the program. Through SSBCI, the Treasury Department will award nearly $1.5 billion to state programs across the country that support small businesses, including small manufacturers. SSBCI funding is not repaid by participating states to the federal government. Instead, to help even more small businesses, repaid loans and investments remain with participating states to be redeployed locally. The SSBCI Quarterly Report shows that as of September 2014, participating states have recycled more than $60 million to support additional investments.

States have made considerable progress in deploying these funds to support economic growth locally. The states that have deployed the most SSBCI funds by percentage of allocation include: North Dakota (Mandan Consortium), Idaho, Arkansas, Colorado, Montana, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Michigan, Kansas, and Alabama. The states that have deployed the most SSBCI funds by dollar amount include: California, Michigan, Florida, Illinois, Alabama, North Carolina, Texas, New York, Ohio, and Georgia.

SSBCI was created when President Obama signed into law the Small Business Jobs Act on September 27, 2010. The Treasury Department awarded allocations to all fifty states by early 2012, based on a formula set by the Small Business Jobs Act that considered population and unemployment levels. Each state designs its own small business programs, and five types of programs are eligible for SSBCI funds: Capital Access Programs, Loan Guarantee Programs, Loan Participation Programs, Collateral Support Programs, and Venture Capital Programs. In the SSBCI 2013 Annual Report business owners reported that more than 95,000 jobs will be created or saved as a direct result of SSBCI support. [23]








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