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Prosecutors: Texas man stole $1.6M in COVID-19 relief money

HOUSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Houston man bilked the government out of $1.6 million in COVID-19 business relief funding and...

Biden won’t go to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination

By BILL BARROW Associated Press Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic presidential nomination because...

Hotels criticized for taking virus money face investigation

DALLAS (AP) — A group of hotels that took, and later returned, tens of millions of dollars in federal virus-bailout money are...

Virus testing in the US is dropping, even as deaths mount

By MATTHEW PERRONE, NICKY FORSTER and MICHELLE LIU Associated Press U.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as...

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

By BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) — A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city's...

Fort Worth Council hears preliminary report on police policies

ROBERT FRANCIS rfrancis@bizpress.net The Fort Worth City Council heard a preliminary report from an independent panel...

Washington state flower shop fined $4K for mask violation

MALTBY, Wash. (AP) — The owner of a plant nursery in Washington state has been fined $4,200 for failing to ensure a...

Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teen identified as the mastermind of a scheme that gained control of Twitter accounts of prominent...

US nears 5 million virus cases as ‘too many’ Americans ignore the risks

By PHIL MARCELO, CARLA K. JOHNSON and LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Big house parties and...

Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon...

Stocks rally worldwide, S&P 500 back to within 3% of record

By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks started August with more gains, and a worldwide...

Prosecutor seeking Trump’s taxes cites probe of his business

By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump's tax...

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Fort Worth City Council takes first look at $782M 2021 budget

The City Council got its first look at a proposed $782 million fiscal 2021 general fund budget Tuesday at the Fort Worth City Council...

New Zealand scrambles to find source of new virus infections

By NICK PERRY Associated PressWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Health authorities in New Zealand were scrambling Wednesday to trace the source of...

Memorial set in Houston for slain Texas soldier

HOUSTON (AP) — A memorial for a slain Texas soldier has been scheduled more than three months after she was killed by...

Lillard pours in 61 to lift Blazers past Mavs, 134-131

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Damian Lillard is simply willing the Portland Trail Blazers toward the postseason.The veteran guard tied a...