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Tarrant County reports 1,537 new COVID cases on Sunday and 6 deaths

Tarrant County Public Health reported 1,537 new cases on Sunday, Nov. 22 and six deaths. “It took 90 days to reach 10,000 cases in June....

Employers start sending workers shopping for health coverage

Instead of offering one or more options, some companies are turning health insurance shopping over to employees. A federal rule change last year stoked this...

Abbott appoints Michael Coble to Texas Forensic Science Commission

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Michael Coble, Ph.D. to the Texas Forensic Science Commission for a term set to expire on Sept. 1, 2021. The...

Tarrant County sees record COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations as Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price tests positive

By Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff, The Texas Tribune Nov. 18, 2020 "Tarrant County sees record COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations as Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price tests positive" was...

Oxford scientists expect COVID-19 vaccine data by Christmas

LONDON (AP) — University of Oxford scientists expect to report results from the late-stage trials of their COVID-19 vaccine by Christmas, a key researcher...

US adult smoking rate looks unchanged, vaping rate higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. decline in cigarette smoking could be stalling while the adult vaping rate appears to be rising, according to...

CDC pleads with Americans to not travel for Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) — With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency pleaded with Americans on Thursday not to...

‘We’re in trouble’: Texas sending record help to hospitals

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is sending medical staff to overworked hospitals by the thousands — more now than at any point during the...

Law firm offers free estate plans for health care workers during pandemic

Fort Worth attorney Erik Martin says he felt compelled to find a way for his law firm to join the effort to support frontline...

British Airways, American Airlines plan voluntary COVID-19 testing plan

By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Airways said Tuesday that it will start testing passengers flying from the U.S. to London's Heathrow...

Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry

By JOSEPH PISANI and TOM MURPHY AP Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Now at Amazon.com: insulin and inhalers. The retail colossus opened an online pharmacy Tuesday...

Fort Worth company making noise in earphone cleaning market

What does a company that makes earwax removal kits do when they take note of the number of people searching for “earphone cleaning”? They will...

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COVID hospitalizations shut down bars in Texas county

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated PressHOUSTON (AP) — A Central Texas county has closed its bars after area hospitalizations for COVID-19 exceeded a state...

Alto partners with Toys for Tots as ‘On Demand’ Santa returns

Alto announces partnership With Toys For Tots, return of on-demand Santa Alto, a Dallas-based rideshare and delivery company, has announced it will partner with national...

A&M System Regents OK Tarleton Analytical Policing Institute

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has approved creation of Tarleton State University’s Institute for Predictive and Analytical Policing Sciences, a part...

NFR to feature 14 competitors with Tarleton connections

The 2020 edition of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association National Finals Rodeo has a distinct Tarleton State University flair, the university said in a...