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Texas Governor Greg Abbott
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 31, 2020 - 12:22 pm
After a night of protests in major cities across the state, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday declared a state of disaster for all Texas counties.
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This undated handout photo provided by Christopher Harris shows George Floyd. The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday, May 27, 2020, for criminal charges to be filed against officer Derek Chauvin, who is seen on video kneeling against the neck of handcuffed Floyd, who complained that he could not breathe and died in police custody. (Christopher Harris via AP)
The Associated Press
May 30, 2020 - 10:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The mayor of Houston said Saturday that the body of George Floyd, whose death after a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee on his neck during an arrest has sparked protests across the U.S, will be returning to the city where he grew up. Floyd was a Houston native before moving...
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 30, 2020 - 7:53 pm
After a day of heated protests across the state, Gov. Greg Abbott is activating the Texas National Guard to help respond to potential protest violence.
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Texas Motor Speedway
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The Associated Press
May 29, 2020 - 8:18 am
Texas will soon allow outdoor pro sports events to have spectators, but the numbers will be strictly limited, under a new order Thursday from Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
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Court gavel
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 27, 2020 - 7:46 pm
One effort to expand the availability of voting by mail due to the coronavirus was blocked Wednesday, following a unanimous ruling by the Texas Supreme Court.
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Enchanted Rock
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 27, 2020 - 7:49 am
Texas' state parks are opening overnight camping reservations for the first time since the pandemic began.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott executive order
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 26, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is adding water parks, recreational sports programs, shopping mall food courts, and driver education programs to the list of businesses able to re-open.
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Refrigerators
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 23, 2020 - 4:51 pm
Texas' annual sales tax holiday on the purchase of certain energy efficient products is this weekend.
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 22, 2020 - 9:53 am
Texas' unemployment rate jumped to 12.8 percent in April - the worst-ever on record, as the full impact of COVID-19 hit the state's economy.
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The entrances to the Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi are closed following an active shooter threat, Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi says the shooter was "neutralized" and the facility is on lockdown. (Annie Rice/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)
The Associated Press
May 21, 2020 - 10:30 pm
A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead early Thursday was being investigated as “terrorism-related,” the FBI said, but divulged few details as to why. The suspect was identified as Adam Alsahli of Corpus Christi, according to three officials familiar...
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