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Coronavirus test
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 16, 2020 - 7:42 pm
Texas reached a new record high of confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, as state officials point to a targeted testing operation ongonig in Amarillo as a major contributor to the spike in cases.
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The Associated Press
May 16, 2020 - 3:55 pm
A Houston police officer shot and killed a man who had fatally stabbed a woman in a store parking lot Saturday and was threatening the officer with a knife, police say.
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Vote by Mail ballot
The Associated Press
May 15, 2020 - 9:54 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday blocked a lower-court order that had allowed residents to vote by mail if they cite concerns about catching the coronavirus at polling places. Republican state Attorney General Ken Paxton petitioned the court for the stay after an appeals court...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2020, file photo, a J.C. Penney store sits closed in Roseville, Mich. The coronavirus pandemic has pushed troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth major retailer to meet that fate. Penney said late Friday, May 15, 2020, it will be closing some stores and will be disclosing details and timing in the next few weeks. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
The Associated Press
May 15, 2020 - 7:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has pushed the storied but troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth major retailer to meet that fate. As part of its reorganization, the 118-year-old company said late Friday it will be shuttering some stores...
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A man wearing a face mask for protection against COVID-19 passes a business that has reopened in San Antonio, Thursday, May 14, 2020. Texas attorney general Ken Paxton has warned officials in San Antonio, Austin and Dallas that the cities could face lawsuits if they do not relax coronavirus measures he says go further than state law allows. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
The Associated Press
May 15, 2020 - 12:51 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two weeks into the reopening of Texas, coronavirus cases are climbing. New outbreaks still crop up. And at Guero's Taco Bar in Austin, which offers the occasional celebrity sighting, a log of every diner and where they sat is begrudgingly in the works. “It seems like a huge...
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Vote by Mail ballot
The Associated Press
May 13, 2020 - 6:20 pm
Texas' Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state's high court to order local election officials to reject vote-by-mail applications that cite concerns about catching the coronavirus.
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Vote Here voting sign
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 11, 2020 - 6:29 pm
Early voting for elections being held on July 14 will be extended for a week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday.
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Wheelchair in nursing home
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 11, 2020 - 5:13 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday that every nursing home resident and staff member in the state should be tested for COVID-19.
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Sen. Ted Cruz
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File
The Associated Press
May 11, 2020 - 1:27 pm
Sen. Ted Cruz is working on a book, to be published in October, about the Supreme Court.
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Kohl's store
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 10, 2020 - 12:35 pm
Retail chain Kohl's will re-open its stores in Texas and nine other states beginning on Monday.
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