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Dallas fire
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The Associated Press
August 19, 2020 - 10:44 pm
A massive daylong fire at a Dallas-area plastics factory Wednesday that sent a dense column of toxic black smoke over North Texas before fire crews could tame it has been contained, fire officials said.
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Elizabeth Howe
August 19, 2020 - 11:00 am
The U.S. Army identified a Fort Hood soldier who died while assisting others at the scene of a minor vehicle accident in Killeen, Texas. Spc. Cole Jakob Aton, 22, was directing traffic around a minor vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 190.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
Office of the Governor
Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 18, 2020 - 12:52 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and other state leaders on Tuesday announced a legislative proposal aimed at discouraging defunding of law enforcement agencies across the state.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
File photo/Office of the Governor
Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 18, 2020 - 7:37 am
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and other state leaders will unveil a police funding proposal Tuesday afternoon in Fort Worth.
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FILE - In this July 29, 2020 file photo, medical personnel talk as they care for COVID-19 patients at DHR Health, in McAllen, Texas. Texas surpassed 10,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths Monday as the lingering toll of a massive summer outbreak continues, and health experts worry that recent encouraging trends could be fragile as schools begin reopening for 5 million students across the state. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
The Associated Press
August 17, 2020 - 5:19 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas surpassed 10,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths Monday as the lingering toll of a massive summer outbreak continues, and health experts expressed concerns that recent encouraging trends could be fragile as schools begin reopening for 5 million students across the state...
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Lupe Guillen, the youngest sister of U.S. Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen rides on a horse draw carriage as they made a final lap around the Cesar Chavez High School track Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Houston. Guillen, who was last seen on April 22, was laid to rest nearly four months after she is said to have been killed by a fellow soldier at Fort Hood, a U.S. Army base in Texas. Mourners gathered at the high school where Guillen grew up playing soccer and dreaming of joining the military. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
The Associated Press
August 14, 2020 - 3:44 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Flags from the U.S., Texas and Mexico flew at half staff Friday as a white, horse-drawn carriage embellished with white flowers brought in the custom green casket that carried the remains of a slain soldier. Vanessa Guillen, who was last seen on April 22, was memorialized nearly four...
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Steven Pickering
August 11, 2020 - 8:13 am
Agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection have seized a shipment of counterfeit basketball shoes worth $4.3 million at DFW International Airport.
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 09, 2020 - 11:17 am
Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees were killed in a helicopter crash in West Texas on Saturday, officials said.
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Pat Fallon
Lauren Roberts/Times Record News
The Associated Press
August 08, 2020 - 5:01 pm
A Texas state senator was chosen Saturday as the GOP nominee for John Ratcliffe's former seat in Congress that he vacated to become President Donald Trump's director of national intelligence.
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Back to school shopping
Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Target
Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 07, 2020 - 8:19 am
Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Texas' annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is still taking place.
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