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Toys R Us launches 451-store revival in Macy's locations ahead of holiday season

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 13: General view during Toys"R"Us Grand Opening at Macy's Herald Square on October 13, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Macy's, Inc.) Toys R Us has found second life as new in-store locations have opened in select Macy’s department stores across the country and celebrating with nine days of free events. The toy store giant filed for bankruptcy in 2017 and closed all locations in 2018 as the brick-and-mortar locations suffered declining sales.

Macy’s had announced its partnership with WHP Global, the owner of the Toys R Us brand, in the summer of 2021.Macy’s started opening new Toys R Us locations in 451 stores ahead of the holiday season to capitalize on the most lucrative time of the year for retail, with a wide reopening on Oct. 15. New locations include the flagship Macy’s location in Herald Square, New York City.

So far only Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Mississippi, Nebraska and Wyoming have no locations available.  RETAIL SALES STAGNANT IN SEPTEMBER AS HIGH INFLATION EATS INTO SPENDINGThe deal remains virtually exclusive, with the flagship two-story location inside American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Previous reports indicated in-store shops could take up between 1,000 and 10,000 square feet, with the larger spaces in flagship locations.

The Herald Square location will clock in at 8,000 square feet, while the Valley Fair location in Santa Clara, California will take up 7,000 square feet. STEW LEONARD'S PROMISES TO KEEP PRICES LOW, SYMPATHIZE WITH CUSTOMERSAtlanta, Chicago, Honolulu, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and San Francisco will also see the biggest locations possible in that range. Click here to see all locations available. The nationwide

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Uvalde High School wins first home football game of the season - - state New Jersey - state Texas - city This - city Houston - city Indianapolis - county Uvalde
Uvalde High School wins first home football game of the season
UVALDE, Texas - A packed crowd turned out Friday night to show their Coyote pride as Uvalde High School played its home opener against Eagle Pass Winn, winning 34-28.Fans filled the stadium to support the Coyotes, a brief celebration amid the pain following the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that killed 19 children and two teachers. "This town has been through a lot of heartache and pain," Roland Ramirez, head athletic trainer for the Houston Texans and a 1997 Uvalde High School alum, said to KSAT. Ramirez told KSAT he understands what it means to be "Uvalde strong." "One heartbeat and one community, and they are all here for one another and know each other, support each other, and that’s what this town is all about," he said.The Coyotes are now 2-0 this season, having won their season opener against Carrizo Springs.Uvalde High School also recently received new jerseys, pants, cleats, socks, gloves and other gear provided by Nike thanks to the Texans, who also paid for the team dinner Thursday night. Head Coach Lovie Smith, linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill, linebacker Christian Kirksey, and Ramirez went to Uvalde to support the high school football team.The Texans will also be debuting a "Uvalde strong" decal on their helmets at their home opener against the Indianapolis Colts on Sept.
Texas State student puts life on pause to adopt baby he found abandoned in trash pile in Haiti - - state Texas - city Houston - Haiti
Texas State student puts life on pause to adopt baby he found abandoned in trash pile in Haiti
SAN MARCOS, Texas - A Texas State student from Haiti is making headlines after his mission to adopt a baby he found in the trash back home went viral. Jimmy Amisial, 27, attended Texas State University as a communications major. In 2017, he went home to Haiti to visit family for the new year. MORE FINDING FAMILIESThat's where he found now-4-year-old Emilio Angel Jeremiah, just four months old at the time, abandoned in a pile of trash. "You could see him crying, and he had no clothes on, and he had fire ants crawling all over him," Amisial explained. He says because of Haitian superstitions a group of people surrounding the baby were too afraid to rescue him. "No one wanted to touch the baby because they thought the baby was cursed, they were like it's New Year's Eve, the devil is trying to get us," said Amisial. MORE HOUSTON-AREA NEWSHowever, Amisial, who often volunteers at orphanages, in Haiti said he didn't hesitate to pick the baby up and take him home. Haitian officers and a judge came to his family home, and they asked Amisial, just 22 years old and a college student, if he wanted to become the baby's legal guardian."Even though I didn't know how I was going to take care of him I took a leap of faith by saying yes," Amisial said. Since taking on the responsibility, Amisial has struggled financially.
27-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting 11-year-old Missouri City girl he met online - - state Missouri - city Houston
27-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting 11-year-old Missouri City girl he met online
HOUSTON - New details are emerging regarding an accused predator that allegedly took an 11-year-old girl from her Missouri City home.27-year-old Jose Paniagua is now charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14. RELATED: Six men charged with solicitation of minors in Houston-areaAccording to court records, he bound the 11-year-old's hands and forced himself on her several times after first meeting the little girl online earlier this month. "So for the parents watching out there, if your kid is 13-years-old or younger, no social media whatsoever," says Tech Expert Juan Guevara Torres. That’s the recommendation from tech professionals like Torres, because it was in the chatting app Discord where the 11-year-old victim is said to have met accused sexual predator, 27-year-old Jose Paniagua, who is actually on probation in a different county for online solicitation of a minor. MORE CRIME AND PUBLIC SAFETYAccording to court records, the 11-year-old first thought she was talking and meeting up with a 13-year-old boy. Those court documents say on July 9 at Paniagua’s Houston apartment the 11-year-old was forced to have intercourse multiple times and her hands were bound with a leather belt. A sexual assault nurse quoted in court documents say markings were left on the child's wrists. Also, according to those legal records, Paniagua told police he picked up the 11-year-old and took her to his apartment several times beginning July 3, after meeting the 11-year-old online and Paniagua told investigators he first thought the little girl was a 22-year-old woman."When you’re 13 and below, you are very trusting, and you’re developing a lot of the street smarts.