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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Texas is short of its contact tracing workforce goal by more than 1,000 people
...contact exposures. Ben Powell for The Texas Tribune

As Texas moves forward with a new phase of Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan for reopening businesses, the state has fallen more than 25% short of its goal for a...
06/05/2020 Online
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Longview News Journal
Teens at Dallas cafe make meal kits for needy amid COVID-19
...week though a state program, but Cafe Momentum lets them also cover weekends.

As Texas reopens, Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing restaurants to welcome a limited number of diners inside after being restricted...
06/05/2020 Online
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Dallas Observer
How to Contribute to Social Justice Reform in North Texas

But Dallas, Fort Worth and Denton have issued curfews in an attempt to stymie rioting. Gov. Greg Abbott has even deployed Texas’ National Guard to monitor protests in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
06/05/2020 Online
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Houston Chronicle
How George Floyd’s death has inspired efforts to strengthen Texas’s Sandra Bland Act
...parts of its language that they felt gave police too much discretion.

This time around, however, Gov. Greg Abbott is already speaking publicly in support of legislation that would prevent a death like Floyd’s...
06/05/2020 Online
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Corridor News
Council Looks To Expanding Transit System With TXST Bobcat Shuttle Partnership
...Five Year Transit Strategic Plan, a multi-agency initiative of the City, Texas State University, and Texas Department of Transportation - Public Transportation Division.

The plan’s purpose is to provide recommendations...
06/05/2020 Online
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San Marcos Daily Record
Almost all Texas businesses are allowed to open at 50% capacity, Gov. Greg Abbott says
Fri, 06/05/2020 - 12:00am

patrick svitek | the texas tribune

Friday, June 5, 2020

Gov. Greg Abbott announced his third phase Wednesday of reopening Texas businesses during the coronavirus pandemic,...
06/05/2020 Online
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KMID (ABC) 2 (Midland)
State, federal agents investigating ‘violent extremists’ connected to Austin protests
...but not at this particular moment," McCraw told reporters during a press conference alongside Gov. Greg Abbott on June 2 in Dallas.

McCraw said investigators have developed "a list" of names of people they’ve...
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KZTV (CBS) 10 (Corpus Christi)
Free COVID-19 testing in Jim Wells County this weekend
...a.m. to 5 p.m.

The tests will be conducted by the National Guard, the Texas Military Department, the Texas Department of Emergency Management and several other state agencies. A COVID-19 mobile test site will...
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Ft​. Worth Business Press
Abbott calls on two Texas GOP county leaders to resign after posts about George Floyd
...counties shared racist Facebook posts, some of which also floated conspiracy theories, leading Gov. Greg Abbott to call for two of them to resign.

Abbott and other top Texas Republicans called for the resignation...
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KAVU (ABC) 25 (Victoria)
Family, state representative work to preserve memory, legacy of 21-year-old deceased quadriplegic
...passing, Morrison sent a letter to the US Department of Transportation showing her full support of the Texas Department of Transportation’s Calhoun Navigation District Improvements application for federal funding...
06/04/2020 Online
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KPRC NBC 2 Houston
What will the Fourth of July look like in the Houston-area as outdoor events are now permitted in Texas?
...1, 2019 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

HOUSTON - Earlier this week, Gov. Greg Abbott announced phase 3 of reopening Texas, including guidelines for newly permitted outdoor events...
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WFAA ABC 8 Dallas
Will protests bring police reform? Texas race relations experts, legislators weigh in
...member of the Congressional Black Caucus, which is said to be considering 50 different pieces of legislation.

"We will have some legislation to ban chokeholds. I think that's something that the DPD has...
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Galveston Daily News
Abbott's latest order allows Galveston, Kemah amusement parks to reopen
...tourist attractions in Galveston County to resume operations and rides this week.

Soon after Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement late Wednesday afternoon, Landry’s Inc. said it would on Friday reopen all its...
06/04/2020 Online
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