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Archive for September, 2013

Tonight, The Texas Rangers will host the Tampa Bay Rays in a Play In game to decide the second wildcard team in the American league.

The Game is at the Ballpark at 7:05P, the winner will be the AL Second Wild Card Team and Travel to Cleveland to play the Indians on Wednesday.

Be aware of road closures and foot traffic to and from the game on the following streets: Randol Mill Road, Collins, Ballpark Way, Legends parkway, Cowboys Parkway, Lamar, I-30 E/W Center & Road to Six Flags.

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  • The State Fair has begun. The fair will be open from September 27 to October 20. Visit the Big Tex website for all new features and attractions and event news.

    Spotlight Events this year for the Fair:

    The Return of BIG TEX

    October 4, Prairie View A & M Panthers vs. Grambling State Tigers (The Game)/ PVU The Marching Storm vs. GSU The Tiger Marching Band (The Battle of the Bands) @ The Cotton Bowl @ 4:30P

    October 4: Cowboys Shamrock Classic: Arizona State Sundevils (Pac-12) vs. Noter Dame Fighting Irish (Ind) @ Cowboys/ATT Stadium @ 6:30P

    October 12: The Red River Rivalry: Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners @ The Cotton Bowl Time TBD

    Check Big Tex website for other events and information about traffic routes and possible dealys.

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  • Texas Rangers Last Home Stand

    The Texas Rangers Play their final 3 games at Home vs. the Anaheim Angels tonight, tomorrow and Sunday.

    This is the Final Push for the playoffs as the Rangers sit 1 GB of the Cleveland Indians for the 2nd wildcard Spot and 2 GB of the Tampa Bay Rays for the 1st Wildcard Spot. the game details are listed below:

    Tonight, Friday 9-27, Game Time 7:05 PM
    Tomorrow: Saturday 9-28, Game Time 11:05A
    Sunday (Season Finale), Game Time 2:05P

    Be aware of road closures and foot traffic to and from the game on the following streets: Randol Mill Road, Collins, Ballpark Way, Legends parkway, Cowboys Parkway, Lamar, I-30 E/W Center & Road to Six Flags.

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  • Tomorrow, Saturday 9-28, the UTA Lady Mavericks Volleyball team will be playing @ College Park Center. The Game details are listed below:

    UTA Lady Mavericks vs. UL- Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
    College Park Center
    Tickets: $5 All Ages/$3 Students (With ID)
    Game Time 7P (Doors Open at 6P)

    If you are in the Area, please be aware of foot traffic before, during and after the game around the College Park Center District.

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  • The UTA Lady Mavericks open their debut season in the Sunbelt Conference tonight. Game Details are listed below:

    UTA Lady Mavericks vs. UL- Monroe Lady Warhawks
    College Park Center
    Tickets: $5 All Ages/$3 Students (With ID)
    Game Time 7P (Doors Open at 6P)

    If you are in the Area, please be aware of foot traffic before, during and after the game around the College Park Center District.

    Computer labs B & C will be closed for testing on Monday, 9-30 from 8:45A to 10:45A. The testing is listed below:

    Computer labs B & C
    N4581 Test
    8:45A to 10:45A

    Computer lab A will be open for general use during the testing period. We ask that you remain quiet during testing. If you are coming for the test, please leave all items (bags/book bags, books and phones) in your car, your locker or in the classroom.

    The Dallas Cowboys (1 – 1) will face the St. Louis Rams (1 – 1) at Cowboys/ATT Stadium this Sunday. Kickoff is at 12 Noon.

    Be aware of following street and lane closings around the stadium and also lane direction changes for traffic before, during and after the game. The following roads will be affected during the game: Randol Mill, Collins, Abram, Road To Six Flags, Sanford, Rogers St/Cowboys Way, Legends Parkway, Nolan Ryan Expressway and Division.

    Be Aware of Foot Traffic for those that will be walking to the Game.

    Computer labs B & C will be closed for testing tomorrow, 9-20-2013 ffrom 8:45A to 10:30A. The closing is listed below:

    8:45A to 10:30A
    Computer Labs B & C
    N4431 Testing

    computer lab A will be open for general use during the testing period. Please remain quiet during testing.

    If you are coming to take the test, you must leave all backpacks/bags, books and phones in your car, locker or classroom.

    Below are the requirements for access Blackboard Collaborate on your Portable Device. The 2 operating systems supported are Ios and Android.

    IOS: Versions 4.3 to 6.1.4
    Device: IPad 2, 3 & 3.5, IPod Touch GEN3, GEN4 & GEN5, IPhone 3GS, 4, 4s &5

    Android:
    V 4.1.1: Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Tablet 10.1
    V 4.x: Samsung Galaxy S2
    V 4.3: Nexus 7 Tablet
    V 4.2: Nexus 10 Tablet
    V 2.3.4: LG Optimus Black
    V 4.x customized: Kindle Fire 8.9
    Other Devices Provisional support with V 2.3

    Supported Web Browsers:

    Android: Chrome Browser & Browser

    Kindle Fire HD: Silk Browser

    Computer labs B & C will be closed for 2 tests tomorrow, 9-17-2013. The tests are listed below:

    Test 1:
    N3261
    7:45A to 9:30A
    Computer Labs B & C

    Test 2:
    N3561
    12:45P to 2:30P
    Computer labs B & C

    Computer Lab A will be open for general use during the testing periods. Please remain quiet during testing.
    If you will be taking one of the tests, you will need to leave all belongings in your car, your locker or in your classroom.