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These are the best men’s and women’s running shoes under $50 at Academy

Lace up and run for these hot deals at Houston’s favorite sporting goods store.

Run for these running shoes under $50 at Academy Sports & Outdoors.

Run for these running shoes under $50 at Academy Sports & Outdoors.

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Avid runners have likely never stopped hitting the trails for their daily jogs, but the rest of us have been waiting for temperatures to cool down. Since Fall has graced us with its presence – and several back-to-back cool fronts  – it’s time to get back to the outdoor activities we gave up this past Summer.

Academy Sports & Outdoors is one of Houston’s favorite sporting goods stores, and it’s not hard to see why. Right now, you can grab a pair of new running shoes for under $50. This includes top brands like Nike, Adidas and ASICS. So, buy your favorites online and look for in-store pickup at a Houston store near

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A record number of women of color are running for Congress

A Black woman on a presidential ticket is unprecedented. But Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) isn’t the only one making history this election season. 

All down the ballot, women, especially women of color, are running for office in unprecedented numbers — breaking records set just two years ago. 

“This year’s numbers are a positive sign that 2018 wasn’t necessarily an anomaly,” Kelly Dittmar, director of research at the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), told the Guardian. “What this year also points to positively is a continued diversification of the women who are running for office and who are getting nominations.”  


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Your Guide to Democratic Women Running for Federal Office in 2020

Photo credit: Design By Susanna Hayward
Photo credit: Design By Susanna Hayward

From Marie Claire

While the presidential race is certainly the most talked-about during the 2020 election cycle, what’s equally important are the races in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. As we’ve seen following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who we elect up and down the ballot—in this case, specifically the U.S. Senate—matters. Time and time again, we are reminded that the only way to ensure we live in a democracy that works for all of us is to elect leaders that are truly interested in representing the people, and working towards a progressive future.

With the help of organizations like EMILY’s List, The Collective, Vote Run Lead, LGBTQ Victory Fund, Everytown for Gun Safety, New American Leaders, and Emerge, Marie Claire created a guide to the Democratic women running for federal office—including those who are running on

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