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YNN News 8 Austin   +1 other publication
Governor Says Virus Tests May Increase as Schools Reopen
AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that coronavirus testing in Texas could increase as schools reopen amid a sharp drop-off in the number of tests in recent weeks. What You Need To...
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Texas Tribune
What losing football to COVID-19 would mean for Texas college towns: "It’s like losing Christmas"
Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day's latest updates. Sign up here. Local officials and business leaders in some of Texas' college...
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KGNS-TV (Laredo)
Federal TRIO Program to give millions of dollars to college students
Representative Henry Cuellar announced Monday that Laredo College and TAMIU will receive nearly $1.5 million each over the next five years to help first-generation, low income and disabled students. Published:...
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Corridor News
Abbott Holds Roundtable On Upcoming Flu Season At UT Southwestern Medical Center
AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott Thursday held a roundtable at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center on Texas’ approach to flu season as the state and the country continue to deal with the...
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KTRE (ABC) 9 (Lufkin)   +2 other publications
Cornyn: MSU Texas to receive $262K federal grant
...Team | August 10, 2020 at 10:48 AM CDT - Updated August 10 at 2:15 PM WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - MSU Texas is set to receive a federal grant for higher education, according to Sen. John Cornyn....
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KVIA ABC 7 El Paso
When could unemployed Texans start to receive extra $400?
AUSTIN, Texas -- For weeks, 1.6 million Texans were receiving an extra $600 weekly thanks to federal legislation designed to help keep Americans and businesses afloat. Funding for those benefits expired...
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Dallas Observer
MJ Hegar Is Not a Zombie. She Just Looks Like One in a Dishonest GOP Tweet.
Take a glance at those two photos above of Texas Democratic Senate candidate MJ Hegar. While they're quite similar, discerning eyes might detect slight differences between them. For instance, in the photo...
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Dallas Observer
Texas Democratic Party to Send 815,000 Vote-by-Mail Applications to Eligible Voters
Texas Democrats are gearing up to lick a ton of envelopes. Monday, the Texas Democratic Party announced it would mail more than 815,000 absentee ballot applications in August to eligible voters, such as...
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KVIA ABC 7 El Paso
Top doctor says Texas & El Paso see virus hospitalizations drop to lowest levels since early July
AUSTIN, Texas - The state of Texas is on the right track in its fight against the coronavirus with hospitalizations on the decline - and El Paso is doing even better, said one of the governor’s top medical...
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Denton Chronicle   +6 other publications
The opening line in every Texas political debate
Texas legislators have been shut out of the decisions about whether to open or close business, government and cultural spaces during a pandemic — a debating topic that now includes public schools. Maybe...
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12newsnow​.com   +3 other publications
Two Fort Hood soldiers among nine arrested in child prostitution sting
During the operation, suspects contacted officers through various social media platforms and made agreements for sexual acts with girls they believed were 15 or 16. Author: Celeste Houmard (6News) ...
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Ft​. Worth Business Press
China sanctions 11 US politicians, heads of organizations
Sen. Ted Cruz. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP) Other News Business US sanctions Chinese companies over Muslim abuse complaints By JOE McDONALD AP Business WriterBEIJING (AP) — China said Tuesday it...
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Reform Austin
Majority of Texas Nursing Homes Still Not Able to Accept Visitors
A majority of Texas nursing homes do not meet the new criteria for allowing visitors, leaving many families still yearning for a visit with grandma and grandpa. The state announced last Thursday it would...
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The Texan
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Rep. Michael McCaul to Face Rematch from 2018 Challenger Mike Siegel in 10th Congressional District
Two years after losing by four points to Rep. Michael McCaul, progressive Democrat Mike Siegel is running to finish what he started in 2018. (L-R) Congressman Michael McCaul and challenger Mike Siegel...
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Houston Chronicle
Texas Rep. Poncho Nevárez reflects on 292 sober days since cocaine arrest
State Rep. Poncho Nevarez, D-Eagle Pass prepares to be interviewed by CNN from the KLRN Studios, on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The interview focuses on State Rep. Matt Rinaldi, R-Irving, and his comment that...
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KVUE ABC 24 Austin
Texas This Week: Rep. Michael McCaul seeking 9th term for U.S. House of Representatives - District 10
The Texas Republican, who represents parts of Travis and Bastrop counties, says he still has work to do. AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott said the State is already preparing for a different virus, MJ...
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San Antonio Current
Ted Cruz Gets Shitty on Twitter Again, Mocks the Idea of Paying Families During the Pandemic
For the love of all things holy, could someone please pry Sen. Ted Cruz's cell phone away from him? At least until the pandemic is over. As his constituents fret over losing their jobs, health insurance...
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Nueces County Record Star
Carol Scott elected board chairwoman of the Community College Association of Texas Trustees
Monday Aug 10, 2020 at 10:57 AM She will continue to serve as chairwoman of the Del Mar College Board of Regents Carol Scott, chairwoman of the Del Mar College (DMC) Board of Regents and a longtime...
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Texas Border Business
Sen. Cruz & Lila Rose in National Review: The Federal Government Must Stop the Deadly Abortion Pill
Texas Border Business HOUSTON, Texas - In an op-ed published on National Review Online, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Lila Rose, president and founder of Live Action, urge FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn...
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Texas Border Business
Rep. Cuellar Announces $13,928 in Federal Funds to Penitas’ Fire Department
Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28). Photo by Roberto Hugo González Texas Border Business Penitas, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $13,928.57 in federal funds to the City of Penitas’ Fire...
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KAVU (ABC) 25 (Victoria)
Governor Abbott set to visit Victoria Tuesday
Gov. Abbott will hold COVID-19 press conference at Victoria College's Emerging Technology Complex August 10, 2020 1:05 PM James Munoz Posted: August 10, 2020 1:05 PM Updated: August 10, 2020 2:33...
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Moore County News Press   +3 other publications
Study: Nearly 80,000 Texas public sector workers make more than $100,000, costing taxpayers billions
The Texas State Capital building in Austin Shutterstock.com TownNews.com Content Exchange (Teh Center Square) - As state and local governments seek to address sharp revenue declines due to the COVID-19...
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Texas Monthly
Struggling Texas Farmers Thought Hemp Might Save Them. The Crop Hasn’t Yet Delivered.
A year after the Legislature legalized farming the cannabis variant, big dreams for the new crop are withering. Date Aug 10, 2020 Share https://www.texasmonthly.com/news/hemp-farming-texas-cbd/ ...
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Al Dia Dallas
Even though air travel is down, gun seizures are up at U.S. airports, including DFW and Love Field
With air traffic nearing a five-month high, airport security is finding guns in passenger carry-on bags at three times the rate recorded before the pandemic. And 80% of the guns are loaded. The discoveries...
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