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Shelley Luther
AP Photo/LM Otero
The Associated Press
May 08, 2020 - 6:34 pm
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday got his hair cut at a Dallas salon that became a rallying cry for conservative protests against coronavirus lockdown orders in Texas after the owner refused to shut down and ultimately went to jail.
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IndyCar at Texas Motor Speedway
AP Photo/Randy Holt, File
The Associated Press
May 07, 2020 - 1:49 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — IndyCar has gotten the green flag to finally start its season in Texas next month with a nighttime race June 6 without spectators.
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Shelley Luther
courtesy Dallas County Sheriff's Office
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 07, 2020 - 11:00 am
The Texas Supreme Court has ordered the release of a Dallas-area salon owner who was sentenced to jail over her refusal to apologize for disobeying Dallas County's stay-at-home orders.
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This Tuesday, May 5, 2020 booking photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office shows Shelly Luther. Luther was ordered to spend a week in jail after she continued to operate her business despite being issued a citation last month for keeping open her Dallas salon due to restrictions put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. Luther's hearing occurred as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott relaxed more restrictions statewide, allowing barbershops and hair salons to reopen Friday. (Dallas County Sheriff's Office via AP)
The Associated Press
May 06, 2020 - 8:39 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Texas' Republican governor and top law enforcement officer on Wednesday came to the defense of a Dallas hair salon owner who was jailed for keeping her business open in defiance of the governor's restrictions meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Shelley Luther was booked in...
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Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 06, 2020 - 4:02 pm
Overnight camping will resume at Texas' state parks beginning May 18, officials announced Wednesday.
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Graduation cap chalkboard and books
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 05, 2020 - 7:31 pm
Texas education officials on Tuesday announced guidance for schools across the state relating to graduations for the Class of 2020.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
Tom Fox-Pool/Getty Images
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 05, 2020 - 4:04 pm
Gov. Greg Abbott is ready to open additional pieces of the Texas economy as early as this Friday.
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Authorities investigate the scene of a helicopter crash at an apartment complex in Houston, Saturday, May 2, 2020. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo says the helicopter was carrying a pilot and a tactical flight officer when it went down at an apartment complex in north Houston around 2 a.m. Saturday. The cause of the crash wasn't immediately known. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)/Houston Chronicle via AP)
The Associated Press
May 02, 2020 - 3:46 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police helicopter crashed early Saturday, killing one of the two officers on board and critically injuring the other, while assisting a call to search for bodies in a nearby bayou, officials said. A pilot and tactical flight officer were aboard a police helicopter when it...
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Lizzy Buczak
May 02, 2020 - 12:45 pm
As many Americans fall on hard times during the coronavirus pandemic, one man is spreading good vibes and good food thanks to his stimulus check to buy his neighbors food! Read on for the feel-good story.
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Coronavirus and Money
Talk 1370 Newsroom
May 01, 2020 - 12:05 pm
Texas' sales tax revenue in April was down 9.3 percent compared to last year, in a sign of the coronavirus' impact on sales tax collections - the largest source of funding for the Texas state budget.
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