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Texas faces a looming $4.6 billion deficit, comptroller projects

By Cassandra PollockJuly 20, 2020 s                                         July 20, 2020

US consumer spending up 8.2%, partly erasing record plunge

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers increased their spending by a record 8.2% in...

Starbucks takes $3 billion hit to revenue during pandemic

By DEE-ANN DURBIN undefinedAP Business Writer (AP) — Starbucks expects to lose more than $3 billion in revenue in its fiscal third...

Bank of America announces $1 billion to support economic opportunity initiatives

Bank of America announced June 2 that it is making a $1 billion, four-year commitment of additional support to help local communities...

United Ways survey Texas families on economic impact of pandemic

United Ways across Texas and the state organization, United Ways of Texas, are launching a statewide survey today to assess the economic...

Skydiving exhibitions scheduled Memorial Day in Fort Worth and Arlington

Skydiving exhibitions scheduled Memorial Day in Fort Worth and ArlingtonThe Airpower Foundation based in Arlington/Fort Worth is holding Operation Airdrop to honor...

Analysis: Individual rights vs. common good when all are threatened

By TED ANTHONY AP National Writer We, the people. But individual rights. The common good. But don't tread on...

Richard Connor: Do the right thing – if not for you then for the other guy

Richard Connor Many years ago, one of my children attended a summer camp that had the charming but powerful...

Houston confronts one-two punch of COVID-19 and oil bust

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — When you're known as the energy...

Richard Connor: What to say in dire times? Keep going, look to the future

By Richard Connor One of our loyal readers sent a note asking why I had not written about the...

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FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical WriterU.S. regulators on Thursday approved the first drug to treat COVID-19: remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given...

What to Know: Vote

On Oct. 23, 1915, tens of thousands of women paraded up Fifth Avenue in New York City, demanding the right to vote....

Donald Trump and Joe Biden sparred over Texas’ energy industry and global warming during final presidential debate

By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune Oct. 22, 2020 "Donald Trump and Joe Biden...

Today in History: The right to vote

Today in HistoryBy The Associated Press undefinedToday in HistoryToday is Friday, Oct. 23, the 297th day of 2020. There are 69 days...