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Number of Texans filing for unemployment benefits increased by 7% over previous week

By Mitchell FermanJuly 2, 2020 More than 96,000 Texans applied for jobless relief last week, a 7.4% bump over...

American and 4 other airlines reach loan agreements with US

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterDALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and four smaller carriers have reached agreement with the government for billions...

Congress extends relief program for COVID-slammed businesses

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday easily passed a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small...

Children’s hospitals say they have enough capacity for COVID-19

The Children’s Hospital Association of Texas (CHAT) says children’s hospitals throughout the state have joined together to assure...

A different kind of 4th of July

The City of Arlington plans fireworks on July 3 and a parade on July 4. Meanwhile, the City...

From grandfather to grandson, the lessons of the Tulsa race massacre

Gregory B. Fairchild, University of Virginia My family sat...

Northern Ireland’s police transformation may hold lessons for the US

Laura A. Weinstein, City University of New York and Donald Beaudette, Emory...

Texas sales tax revenue declined 6.5% versus last June as state reopened for business

By Cassandra PollockJuly 1, 2020 Texas collected $2.67 billion in state sales tax revenue in June — a 6.5%...

Texas’ lieutenant governor criticizes Fauci as cases surge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As confirmed coronavirus case levels in Texas continue surging to record highs, Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says...

Tarrant County Small Business Grant program deadline extended

THE GRANT APPLICATION SUBMITTAL DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JULY 6, 2020 AT 6 P.M. Please take this time...

Texas Republican Party has contingency plan to move convention online if necessary, GOP chairman says

By Cassandra PollockJune 30, 2020 The Texas GOP’s plan for an in-person convention next month in Houston is looking...

Doctors urge GOP to halt Texas convention as virus surges

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As the Texas GOP presses ahead with plans for a July convention amid...

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