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School's Out Forever?Who could've predicted the famous 1972 Alice Cooper verse, "school's out for summer / school's out forever," would turn into the 2020 motto for those who are now basically trying to keep schools shut indefinitely?

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Journal of the Plague Year 2020: Enjoy the Bossy MachoThis afternoon, I suddenly felt quite happy. I've noticed that both happiness and misery spring from trivial causes, but that it's wiser to notice the former, and to treat the latter with lordly indifference.

Biography Of Inglorion Atropos Androktasiai Shared .

Adventure Academy: Educational, Entertaining, and Free for 30-DaysAdventure Academy is suitable for kids age 8-13. They'll get the chance to enhance their learning through fun games and activities in a world built for them.

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Whataburger Announces New Design and Expansion PlansWhataburger has announced a series of new restaurants, the option of franchise opportunities, and a new design as part of an expansion plan.

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CyFair ISD Approves Learning Together Everywhere ProgramThe Learning Together Everywhere program is an initiative that will provide students with their own laptop, enhanced WiFi hot spots, and more.

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UIL Student Athletes Must Wear Face Masks During WorkoutsUIL athletics is going to begin again on July 13. In order to make this happen, new guidelines have been released for athletes, staff, and students.

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Texas executes inmate convicted of killing elderly manA Texas inmate who was convicted of fatally shooting an elderly man at his home as he robbed him of his truck nearly three decades ago was executed by the state on Wednesday.

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Window into virus surge: Death, recovery at Texas hospitalHOUSTON — A few weeks after more than 100 people attended her husband's funeral, the widow herself was on the brink of death.

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'A hot mess': U.S. sees testing delays as coronavirus cases surgeFour months, 3 million confirmed infections and over 130,000 deaths into the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., Americans confronted with a resurgence of the scourge are facing long lines at testing sites in the summer heat or are getting turned away.

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Texas coronavirus cases make up nearly 14% of new U.S. casesSince the last week of June, 1 in 7 of the nation's new cases have been recorded in Texas, according to the 7-day average.

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Mike Siegel, Pritesh Gandhi vie to oppose U.S. Rep. Michael McCaulMike Siegel, who ran a surprisingly close race against McCaul in 2018, faces newcomer Pritesh Gandhi in a tense runoff centering on one another's suitability for the general election.

The Texas Tribune Shared .

Hello and welcome to Writenowlife.com!Come on in! We're happy you stopped by today. We are Kevin and Rosario Walker, authors of the Jeremy Santos and The Outfit series of novels.

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Report: A Texas county will arrest those who test positive for COVID-19, but don't quarantineBrooks County Attorney David Garcia issued a warning to those who have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Spider Lilies and Mindful MeditationYou can see why this summertime bulb beauty is called "spider lily." I've never met a spider that's 8" wide, but a tiny white spider loves to hang out on it."

Central Texas Gardener Shared .

Anthony and Jewell Rick #BABYANNOUNCEMENTAnthony and Jewell Rick #BABYANNOUNCEMENT.

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Summer HeatWhere I live July is one of the hottest months of the year. The heat and humidity can be oppressive, forcing natives to seek relief inside air-conditioned homes, buildings, and cars.

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TEA issues comprehensive guidelines for a safe return to on-campus instruction for the 2020-21 school yearTEA issues comprehensive guidelines for a safe return to on-campus instruction for the 2020-21 school year.

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Turner Cancels Texas GOP Convention in HoustonTurner announced in a Wednesday press conference that the Republican Party of Texas had been notified Wednesday afternoon that Houston First, the nonprofit that runs the GRB Convention Center on behalf of the City, was cancelling the state party convention set to take place July 16-18 at his behest.

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Federal response team will soon help North Texas hospitals with surge in COVID-19 casesA federal disaster response team is on the way to help North Texas hospitals care for COVID-19 patients.

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Galveston Bay group honors conservationist's legacy with coastal land grabLocal conservationists scored a major win with a recent move by the Galveston Bay Foundation.

CultureMap Houston Shared .

EPA approves two Lysol products to effectively kill COVID-19EPA approves two Lysol products to effectively kill COVID-19.

My Paris Texas Shared .

The fun is endless in time-stretching new rom-com Palm SpringsTime loop movies almost always work, no matter what genre they're in. From straight-up comedy like Groundhog Day to action-adventure like Edge of Tomorrow to horror like Happy Death Day, the concept is endlessly entertaining to see how characters deal with the time loop and, ultimately, how they get out of it.

CultureMap Austin Shared .

Children Make Up Small, But Increasing, Number of COVID-19 Cases in Dallas CountyAccording to Dallas County Health and Human Services data, in June, 1,534 children under the age of 17 tested positive for the coronavirus, that's about...

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Fort Worth chef comes to rescue with snappy restaurant in StockyardsAmerican comfort food has arrived at the Fort Worth Stockyards, where chef Marcus Paslay has opened his newest restaurant.

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William Andrew Conder of Paris, TexasWilliam Andrew Conder, 63, of Paris, passed away July 7, 2020 at his residence. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

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Marsha Di'Ann Dennis, 58, of SumnerShe was a life-long member of the Mt. Tabor-Sumner United Methodist Church. Her hobbies included cooking, collecting recipes, cooking big dinners for family gatherings, traveling, shopping, and cross stitch of which there is a large Masonic emblem she cross stitched hanging in the Masonic Lodge at Garretts Bluff.

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2020 is in many ways a defining season for Leighton Vander EschWhen we all look back at the last time the Dallas Cowboys won the NFC East, the 2018 season, we attribute a majority of that year's success to the midseason trade of Amari Cooper.

Blogging The Boys Shared .

This ultimate Lake LBJ retreat could be your own personal resort307 Lago Ln. Kingsland, TX 78639 LBJ Square footage: 5,184 Beds: 4 Baths: 4 full, 2 partial The lowdown: Have access to a five-star vacation any time you want with this...

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TribCast: Mask orders, convention drama and the road ahead for reopening schoolsOn this week's TribCast, Alexa talks to Matthew, Cassi and Aliyya about the governor's mask order, the politics of canceling political conventions and challenges ahead for reopening schools.

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Covid-19 Bulletin16 new deaths were counted on Wednesday, along with the sixth straight day of more than 1,000 new cases.

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Seven more coronavirus cases reported, 113 active cases in Lamar CountySeven more coronavirus cases reported, 113 active cases in Lamar County.

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Spire nightclub owner speaks out about recent TABC suspensionZach Truesdell doesn't want a fight. The owner of Spire tells CultureMap he isn't some rule breaker looking for a showdown with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission or Gov.

CultureMap Houston Shared .

Austin Breakfast Food Truck Paperboy Opens First RestaurantPaperboy's first physical restaurant opens this week with alfresco dine-in service and takeout orders.

Eater Austin Shared .

Mayor Turner Cancels State Republican Party's In-Person ConventionThe move comes after calls from local officials and business leaders to go virtual, amid the worsening COVID-19 crisis.

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Parties move online for these 3 highly anticipated Dallas fundraisersThe coronavirus pandemic has not let up across Dallas-Fort Worth, but neither has the need for critical services provided by local nonprofits.

CultureMap Dallas Shared .

Astronaut Neil Armstrong's historic Texas home launches onto marketAfter legendary American astronaut Neil Armstrong took his historic steps on the moon in 1969, he returned to Earth, made a whirlwind world publicity tour, and then came home to his quiet home in El Lago, Texas.

CultureMap San Antonio Shared .

Dallas Animal Services Joins Coalition to Keep Pets in HomesDallas Animal Services joined a national coalition of animal shelters called Human Animal Support Services that aims towards recognizing pets and people as family units and works to keep them together.

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Review Finds Many Who Work During Rehab Aren't Being PaidAcross the country, drug and alcohol recovery programs claiming to help the poor and the desperate are instead conscripting them into forms of indentured servitude, requiring them to work without pay or for pennies on the dollar, in exchange for their stay.

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One of Austin's most popular food trucks opens anticipated brick-and-mortarThe pandemic hasn't stopped one of Austin's most anticipated restaurants from opening. On Thursday, July 9, uber popular food truck Paperboy officially opens its East Austin brick-and-mortar.

CultureMap Austin Shared .

Where to Find Bread from Austin Bakeries and RestaurantsBring home loaves, tortillas, and even rotis during the novel coronavirus pandemic, from Austin restaurants and bakeries like Easy Tiger, Joe's Bakery, and 33 Tigers.

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Texas Regulator Orders Mirror Bitcoin 'Investor Club' to Shut DownTexas' securities watchdog ordered Mirror Trading International to cease operations, alleging the South African bitcoin and forex "investor club" is a multilevel marketing scam.

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United Airlines announces massive furlough of frontline employeesUnited Airlines, which boasts a major hub in Houston, announced July 8 that it is prepared to furlough 45 percent of its U.S. based workers, which makes up 36,000 employees, ABC 13 reports.

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Love Field Airport Named 8th Best Domestic AirportDallas Love Field placed 8th on the tourism publication Travel + Leisure in the 2020 rankings of domestic airports, earning recognition for its "high-quality restaurants, helpful staff, and intuitive concourses."

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How to Plan the Perfect StaycationEveryone breathe in and breathe out, whew. 2020 has been a wild ride this year so far.

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This Fort Worth hospital ranks No. 1 in the nation, says new reportA new report ranks one Fort Worth hospital as the very best in the U.S. when it comes to serving patients and the community as a whole.

CultureMap Fort Worth Shared .

Houston calls local and Texas artists for $3 million public projectHoustonians love their public art, and the City of Houston is banking on that love and civic pride with a hefty new call to local artists.

CultureMap Houston Shared .

The COVID Testing Debacle Shows America Isn't Great Again, It's FlailingPhoto by Polina Tankilevitch on Pexels.com Last week, my uncle went to the hospital. He tested positive for COVID-19 after having had the virus in March and recovering.

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Where Does ESPN Rank Deshaun Watson Among NFL Quarterbacks?As we travel from the infancy of July to the end of it, when NFL training camps are supposed to open up, ESPN reached out to league executives to rank players at a variety of positions across the NFL.

Battle Red Blog Shared .

Black bear activity on the rise in TexasAn uptick in recent black bear activity has stoked optimism about the species' return to the Texas landscape.

HoustonChronicle.com Shared .

This Dallas hospital ranks among top 10 in the nation, says new studyA new report ranks one Dallas hospital among the very best in the U.S. when it comes to serving patients and the community as a whole.

CultureMap Dallas Shared .

Insight: Will Joe Biden really make a play for Georgia and Texas in 2020?Why, despite the summertime chatter, putting resources into these states makes little strategic sense By Rich Shumate, editor is making noises about competing in the Peach...

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COVID-19: How the Pandemic Made Us BetterCOVID-19 has truly turned life as we know it upside down, but I believe it has made us better in so many ways - especially when it comes to quality and patient safety.

My Paris Texas Shared .

Dallas County Reports Jump in COVID-19 ER Visits, 16 Deaths and 1,029 New CasesDallas County is reporting a jump in emergency room visits related to COVID-19 Wednesday along with 16 more deaths and 1,029 new confirmed cases of the infection.

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Hot Property: A Dreamy, Bohemian Home Owned by the Founder of Flea StyleBrittany Cobb's eclectic style is present in every corner of this 1930 build.

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Ezekiel Elliott, Centre TX Help Raise $85,000 for North Texas Food BankEzekiel Elliott and Centre TX have helped the North Texas Food Bank raise $85,000.

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Austin Southern Restaurant Olamaie Opens Casual Biscuit ShopIn lieu of opening its dining room, Olamie opened Little Ola's Biscuits, which is open for takeout only.

Eater Austin Shared .

With Different Views About COVID-19, Abilene Poll Workers Adapt During Pandemic ElectionTaylor County's elections administrator has to account for poll workers who don't want to wear masks and others who are at high risk for catching the virus.

Texas Standard Shared .

Mexico Is Taking A Stricter Approach To The Coronavirus Pandemic, Here's HowIn a first-hand account of her recent trip, Texas Standard reporter Joy Díaz says Mexico has created a "community mentality."

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Do US Criminal Justice System Standards Date Back To The 1960s?U.S. senator from Texas, John Cornyn, said recently that the United States has not completed a "top-to-bottom review of our criminal justice system at the national level since 1965."

Texas Standard Shared .

Texas Health Social Purpose Report Highlights Expansion and Charity CareA new Frisco hospital, hundreds of millions in charity care, and extended coverage for emergency patients at the health system cited as big wins.

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CeeDee Lamb is literally one of the greatest wide receivers in college football historyYes it's true that Dak Prescott will have CeeDee Lamb in addition to Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup to the team's offense and that is a very exciting thing.

Blogging The Boys Shared .

New Dallas delivery startup specializes in 'ritas and queso to goA company that began as a pandemic pop-up has bloomed into a business of its own, dedicated to everyones favorite cocktail: margaritas.

CultureMap Dallas Shared .

Pat Green's rowdy bar, restaurant, and music hall opens in Uptown ParkLarge scale gatherings like concerts and professional sports may be on hold for the foreseeable future, but people still want to go out when they can do so safely.

CultureMap Houston Shared .

Texas international students can't return to college without in-person classesThousands of international students across the state stand to be affected by the latest ruling from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which stipulates that students on certain visas must have some in-person instruction to be able to ret...

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Fletcher's Corny Dogs to Host Pop-Ups and Encina Will Replace BolsaWe're bringing back SideDish's weekly dispatch of need-to-know News Bites, from quiet closures to opening updates and everything in between, including coronavirus-related intel.

D Magazine Shared .

Episode 60: Captain Christy Vales and RugerCaptain Christy Vales leads the Texas Game Warden K-9 Team and has been a part of the unit since it was formed back in 2013.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Podcast Shared .

Dallas Mavericks Check Temps, Head to Orlando Training Camp 'Bubble'The Dallas Mavericks prepare to travel to Orlando for training, Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth Shared .

San Antonio nonprofit expands favorite restaurant event during COVIDSince the onset of COVID-19, restaurants have been hit hard as the number of people dining out continues to drop.

CultureMap San Antonio Shared .

Sippin' safely: Texas-based company selling zipper masksShut Your Mouth has invented colorful face masks with zippers at the mouth, making it perfect for sipping on a straw or eating small snacks.

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Second child dies after wreck on I-45 near SpringAn 11-year-old mortally wounded in a crash Tuesday along Interstate 45 near Spring died at a Houston hospital, the second child to die as a result of the wreck.

Chron Shared .

Who The Texans Would Play In A Shortened SeasonThis article will take us down this quite plausible rabbit hole. If the Texans and the NFL are forced to play a reduced eight-game schedule, the league would be compelled to rework the opponents each team plays.

Battle Red Blog Shared .

How to draw butterflies, bees, and other pollinators to your gardenPick up gardening during the pandemic? You and many others. That's why Ag Near Me, presented by Prairie View A&M University, has been putting out a series of articles to help you plan - and plant - the best garden possible.

CultureMap Houston Shared .

Family duo brings double the dedication to Austin real estateRollingwood is a special place for Kuper Sothebys International Realty agents Diane Dillard and Lindsay Dillard.

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Texas passes 10,000 confirmed new virus cases in single dayAUSTIN, Texas — Texas surpassed 10,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day Tuesday for the first time, crossing a sobering milestone rarely seen since the pandemic first hit the U.S. in March.

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LOU TURNERSongs for John Venn was written during 2017-19, a period in which Turner began her day job in a library and became further inspired by libraries as creative, communal spaces "where we each have a little space carved out for ourselves and all of our particular interpretations can coexist and breathe together." She researched John Venn, credited...

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Texas set to resume prisoner executions amid pandemicThe death penalty will be the first issued by Texas in five months and comes as the virus rages in the state.

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Man found shot dead in hotel near Hobby AirportHomicide detectives are working to determine what led to the death of a man who was found shot inside a hotel near Hobby Airport early Wednesday morning.

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong's historic Texas home launches onto marketAfter legendary American astronaut Neil Armstrong took his historic steps on the moon in 1969, he returned to Earth, made a whirlwind world publicity tour, and then came home to his quiet home in El Lago, Texas.

CultureMap Austin Shared .

Bevo's Daily Roundup: Despite State Fair cancelation, Oklahoma, Texas ADs say Cotton Bowl will happen in 2020Oklahoma Sooners vice president and athletics director Joe Castiglione followed up with his own statement, writing, "We understand and respect the decision made by the State Fair of Texas and acknowledge that is an extremely difficult one."

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Deaths at home suggest coronavirus is hitting Houston harder than reportedIn Houston, one of the nation's fastest-growing coronavirus hot spots, more residents are dying before they can make it to a hospital.

The Texas Tribune Shared .

Austin Launches New Small Business Grant Program for Coronavirus ImpactBoth Texas Craft Brewers Festival and Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg are canceled in October 2020, plus more news.

Eater Austin Shared .

In a New Virtual Series, the Dallas Opera Tackles Race and InequalityThe performing arts institution is facilitating forward-thinking conversations with artists and educators online.

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TEA's Back-To-School Plan Could Set Up 'Looming Battle' Between Staff And Some Parents"You have a greater percentage of staff who want to stay home out of concern of being infected than the percentage of families that want to resume in-person classes," says Houston Chronicle reporter Jacob Carpenter.

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Texas Needs to Start Preparing for Possibility of 10-Year MegadroughtsNews, stories, and opinions on science, technology, health, education, business, policy, campus life, and more from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Turner Plans to Cancel GOP Convention If AbleIn remarks during Wednesday morning's City Council meeting, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said that he hopes to cancel the state GOP convention scheduled for next Friday at George R. Brown Convention Center, if the City of Houston's legal team believes that he has the authority to do so.

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Shaka, Longhorns named in top-10 for pair of 5-star recruitsCharles Bediako and Damion Collins are still considering Texas in an important cycle for head coach Shaka Smart.

Burnt Orange Nation Shared .

Houston exploring options to cancel in-person Republican conventionThe Republican Party of Texas' in-person convention is scheduled to happen in Houston next week.

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Texas Republican party's Houston convention canceledThe Republican Party of Texas' in-person convention was scheduled to happen in Houston next week.

The Texas Tribune Shared .

7 things to know in Austin food right now: Cozy South Austin breakfast spot shuttersEditors note: We get it. It can be difficult to keep up with the fast pace of Austins restaurant and bar scene.

CultureMap Austin Shared .

Texas Nurses Worry About Quality Of Care As COVID-19 SpreadsThe Texas Nurses Association warns that if health care professionals are being stretched too thin, the COVID-19 death toll could increase.

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More people have died of COVID-19 in Florida, Texas in 1 month than in 20 years of hurricanes, report saysAlthough states and many businesses are now open in a variety of capacities, don't be fooled: the novel coronavirus pandemic is far from over.

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Texas' beloved Whataburger trades iconic A-frame design for new lookWhataburger, the San Antonio-based fast-food chain turned Texas treasure, is undergoing a makeover. But the famed burgers and fries aren't going away, and the trademark orange-and-white color scheme isn't vanishing.

CultureMap Houston Shared .

Why the Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott deadline hasn't changedThe record-setting deal for Patrick Mahomes is not the incentive to push harder that many assume.

Blogging The Boys Shared .

Texas A&M Study: Texas Will Face Driest Conditions Of The Last 1,000 YearsThe report says the state will be facing hotter and drier conditions for decades to come, especially in West Texas.

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Governor Greg Abbott Appoints Three To State Board Of Veterinary Medical ExaminersGovernor Greg Abbott has appointed Victoria Whitehead and reappointed Sue Allen and Michael White, D.V.M. to the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for terms set to expire on August 26, 2025.

Office of the Texas Governor Shared .

What It's Like to Have COVID-19Some of you may know Liz Golding. She wrote this great story about Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters and its beans a few years ago.

D Magazine Shared .

Supreme Court says employers may opt out of ACA's birth control mandateThe court ruled on the Trump administration's decision to expand the types of organizations that could opt out of providing cost-free access to birth control.

The Texas Tribune Shared .

Walgreens To Open Doctors' Offices In Texas And Other StatesIt's the first time a national pharmacy will offer full-service doctor offices co-located at its stores.

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Supreme Court Undercuts Access To Birth Control Under ObamacareThe ruling upholds Trump administration rules that provide significant exemptions to the ACA's requirement that insurers provide access to birth control.

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U.S. coronavirus cases near 3 million after the country reported a record single-day increaseThe United States reported more than 60,000 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, setting a fresh record for new cases reported in a single day, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

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Uber Will Soon Debut Grocery Delivery in DallasThe rideshare service has added meats, produce, and more for delivery.

Eater Dallas Shared .

Finding Food In The Desert: Increasing Number Of Families In West Texas Are Going HungryThe lack of nearby grocery store options contributes to food insecurity.

Texas Standard Shared .

Texas' first Jimmy Buffett-inspired resort opens for summer escapesJimmy Buffett fans are in luck. The first Texas location Lake Resort has officially opened to guests.

CultureMap Fort Worth Shared .

Texas' Whataburger to scrap signature A-frame design for new lookWhataburger, Texas beloved burger chain, is undergoing a dramatic makeover. The famed burgers and fries arent going away.

CultureMap Dallas Shared .

Red River County man arrested and charged with murderRed River County man arrested and charged with murder.

My Paris Texas Shared .

Parker Braun joins Florida HS as JV OL coachThe former Longhorns graduate transfer is following in his father's footsteps by becoming a high school coach.

Burnt Orange Nation Shared .

The Making of Mackenzie Hall and Hall's Honey-Fried ChickenHall's Honey-Fried Chicken is a testament to how a young millennial with a business degree took over a delicious family legacy.

D Magazine Shared .

Sea Rim State Park, Sabine Pass, TexasI love the gulf and when friends said they were coming here for two days and wanted to know if I wanted to join them, I jumped at the chance.

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No 'Howdy' This Year: State Fair Of Texas Canceled Because Of Pandemic"This was an extremely tough decision. The health and safety of all involved has remained our top priority throughout the decision-making process," said Gina Norris, board chair for the State Fair of Texas.

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Police Reports July 8, 2020At 12:49 a.m., Tuesday, July 8, Paris police met with a victim in the 800 block of NE 13th St, where it was reported that the victim was driving his 2019 Silver Toyota Camry in the 1100 block of Grove St and heard what he thought may have been gunshots.

My Paris Texas Shared .

The 2020 State Fair of Texas is canceled due to COVID-19 concernsNo Big Tex photo ops this year: According to a release, the 2020 version of the State Fair of Texas has been canceled.

CultureMap San Antonio Shared .

East Texas 2-Year-Old Safe Following Amber Alert; Father ArrestedThe father handed his daughter over to authorities in Alto, about an hour from Center, on Wednesday morning.

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Houston hospital ranks among the top healthcare institutions in the nationHouston hospitals have been evaluated by a new ranking to determine the institutions that are doing their best to serve their patients and the community as a whole.

CultureMap Houston Shared .

Blues On The ScreenSince we can't gather in Zilker Park, Austin City Limits Radio's is partnering with FOX 7 Austin to bring us the first-ever Blues On The Screen.

365 Things To Do In Austin, TX Shared .

Dirk Nowitzki and Kendra Scott like this Texas company so much they've invested in itWhat do Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki and jewelry maven Kendra Scott have in common? They both clearly see a bright future for warm cookie delivery service Tiff's Treats.

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Five U.S. states reach record numbers of new daily Covid-19 casesCNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest Covid-19 case numbers in the United States.

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Coronavirus, unemployment, uncertainty imperil Texas workers: 'It trickles down'As coronavirus spikes in Houston, refinery towns to the east that boomed before the pandemic now face business closures and layoffs.

Los Angeles Times Shared .

Texas' beloved Whataburger trades iconic A-frame design for new lookWhataburger, the San Antonio-based fast-food chain turned Texas treasure, is undergoing a makeover. But the famed burgers and fries aren't going away, and the trademark orange-and-white color scheme isn't vanishing.

CultureMap Austin Shared .

C-Suite Changes at Conifer Health SolutionsThe Tenet Healthcare subsidiary has plans to spin off into its own company later this year.

D Magazine Shared .

Did DeAndre Hopkins Just Take A Shot At The Texans?This may be one of those stories where the smoke and sparks are fanned way too hard in the interest of creating a story that really isn't there.

Battle Red Blog Shared .

Houston coronavirus updates: What you need to know for July 8A COVID-19 outbreak has been reported at a nursing home that is under investigation in East Houston and Texas has reached a record high number of new cases and deaths.

Chron Shared .

Texas GOP convention in Houston is canceled, Mayor Sylvester Turner announcesHouston Mayor Sylvester Turner has instructed the Houston First Corporation to cancel the Texas Republican Party's convention slated to be held in person in Houston next week, the mayor announced on Twitter and in an afternoon press conference.

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Where to Find To-Go Mixed Drinks and DIY Cocktail Kits in DFWEnjoying cocktails at home? Good. Here's where to get them to-go.

Eater Dallas Shared .

Free Things To Do in Waco That Are Not Magnolia MarketThere are plenty of things in Waco besides the Magnolia Market silos. And the best part, they're free!

Free Fun In Austin Shared .

Getaway Cabin ReviewFor this trip we stayed in a Getaway Cabin, these are tiny cabins meant to help you recharge and it was a perfect escape.

McGee Travel Tales Shared .

Texas baseball adds to the 2020 signing classAfter losing four signees to the 2020 MLB Draft, David Pierce and his staff replaced them with three summer signees.

Burnt Orange Nation Shared .

Covid-19 numbersAverage # of Deaths New Jersey 1718 per million =.17 mortality rate New York 1651 per million Florida 172 per million =.017 mortality rate Texas 91 per million Average of all states in the U.S. 400 per million =.04 mortality rate.

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Texas officials launch legal challenge against Trump's 'racist' border wallLawsuit says Mexican-Americans were being made ‘second class United States citizens'

The Independent Shared .

Reform vs. Rebuild: Defunding Law Enforcement in TexasIn Texas, years of activism and a legacy of police violence are fueling demands to reimagine public safety—including calls to defund the police.

The Texas Observer Shared .

Kris Richard wasn't the only Cowboys coach to favor Anthony Brown over Jourdan LewisDallas Cowboys cornerback Jourdan Lewis has been pushed to the bench by former defensive backs coach Kris Richard, but he wasn't the first coach to have him take a back seat.

Blogging The Boys Shared .

Leading OffAs COVID-19 surge continues, schools and sports struggle to map a plan for the fall.

D Magazine Shared .

Mosquitoes in 3 Dallas Neighborhoods Positive for West Nile Virus, Spraying ScheduledDallas County Health and Human Services Department will spray for mosquitoes in sections of Oak Cliff, North Dallas and southern Dallas after more mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus.

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Rickey Smiley Challenges Black Community Gun Violence After Daughter ShotRickey Smiley directly challenged the Black community while delivering a passionate and at times emotional update about his daughter's condition days after she was shot multiple times in Houston.

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ARC Book Review: What You Wish For by Katherine CenterRomanceLength: 320. Martin's PressRelease Date: July 14th, 2020Image and Other Reviews on: Goodreads BOOK SUMMARY: Samantha Casey loves everything about her job as an elementary school librarian on the sunny, historic island of Galveston, Texas—the goofy kids, the stately Victorian building, the butterfly garden.

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Texas struggles with COVID-19 testing demandsTexas is struggling to meet COVID-19 testing demands as thousands of potential patients line up daily.

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Texas boy, 11, struck by gunfire twice in separate drive-by shootings at same homeAccording to WOAI-TV, the shootings occurred late Saturday and early Tuesday at the same home on West Viola Avenue in Yakima, authorities said.

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13-year-old rescued, 2 still missing after boat washes ashore near SeabrookA teen girl is safe as the search continues for two others, all of whom were aboard a boat found empty and washed ashore near Seabrook late Tuesday.

Chron Shared .

Texas Standard For July 8, 2020As Texas reports 10,000 new COVID-19 cases, the state education agency announces guidelines for going back to school in the fall, we'll have details.

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June's ten thingsIt was a really hard month to be quite frank, and it was really hard to speak the unlovely into loveliness most days.

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Houston Texans: Top 10 greatest games in franchise historyWith the Houston Texans' season in limbo in the midst of ravaging pandemic, it's time to reflect.

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New solar project in West TexasSolar developer 8minute Solar Energy of California and electric power company Duke Energy of North Carolina began commercial operations of a 280-megawatt solar project in Nolan County, about 50 miles west of Abilene.

HoustonChronicle.com Shared .

Houston mayor asks for contract review in push to cancel Texas GOP in-person conventionCNN)The city of Houston is exploring legal options to stop the Texas Republican Party from holding its state convention in-person next week amid a spike in coronavirus cases.

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Texas sets grim records with 10,000 new coronavirus cases, 75 deathsTexas reported its deadliest day from the coronavirus on Tuesday amid rising caseloads and hospitalizations.

HoustonChronicle.com Shared .

Coppertone And Other Favorites Return To Ochre House TheaterOchre House, a small alternative theater space in the Fair Park area, is staying connected with their audience by going deep into their vault and presenting past productions on their YouTube channel.

Art & Seek Shared .

Houston Texans News: July 8, 2020Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

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NFL and coronavirus concernsThe Houston Chronicle's John McClain and Aaron Wilson discuss the NFL and coronavirus logistics when training camps open and touch on Texans LB Jacob Martin's "fear factor" comment on this episode of the Texas Sports Nation podcast.

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Coronavirus Kills More in Florida, Texas in One Month Than 20 Years of HurricanesNovel coronavirus cases in Florida and Texas continue to soar, including nearly 3,800 and 2,700 deaths, respectively.

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Texas to execute Billy Wardlow, who was 18 when he killed someoneOn Wednesday evening, Texas plans to execute Billy Joe Wardlow for a 1993 East Texas robbery and murder.

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A window into the Texas coronavirus surgeWhile rising case numbers partly reflect more testing, Texas has a positive test rate of 13.5 percent, more than double the rate from a month ago.

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Texas and Arizona ER doctors say they are losing hope as hospitals reach capacityCNN)As concerns over the capacity of hospitals resurface amid surging Covid-19 cases, two emergency room doctors say they worry about where the pandemic could take them next.

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Texas is set to execute Billy Wardlow on WednesdayWardlow has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that he was too young to get the Texas death penalty.

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Texas set to resume executions after COVID-19 delayTexas is set to execute Billy Wardlow on Wednesday, the first execution in five months.

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Texas GOP convention in doubt as opposition grows from Houston leadersThousands of Texas Republicans are set to descend on Houston next week for the party's state convention, though resistance from local officials is hardening - and whether an in-person event will be held is in question.

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Dallas County Judge Asks Governor to Close Restaurant Dining RoomsAs COVID-19 infections soar across Dallas and Tarrant counties, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has asked Gov.

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LeafhopperAn article about leafhoppers convinced me that's the kind of insect in today's picture. This one sure is colorful, don't you think?

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Free Air Conditioning Units for SeniorsThe Senior Source is providing free window, air conditioning units for older adults in Dallas County with their Beat the Heat campaign.

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Pence says coronavirus positive cases flattening in Arizona, Texas, FloridaU.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday that the percentage of positive coronavirus testing is starting to flatten in the hard-hit states of Florida, Texas and Arizona.

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In Texas, Individual Freedoms Clash With Efforts To Slow The Surge Of COVID CasesKaiser Health NewsIn Houston, now a hot spot for COVID cases, not everyone agrees on how to deal with the pandemic.

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Cowboys news: Terry McLaurin more valuable than Amari Cooper? So says one analysis"Terry McLaurin was the most valuable wide receiver in the NFC East last season, and there's a reason," PFF's George Chahrouri said on the PFF Forecast.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is lucky not to be on the 2020 ballotThe governor would face real competition if he were on the ballot this year — even in a Republican Party primary.

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Four Ways 2020 Is the Year of Digital VideoFrom scenes of protest to streaming services to conference calls for people trapped at home during the pandemic , 2020 is, without question, the year of digital video.

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The North Texas Food Bank Partners with Amazon to Broaden AssistanceWe speak with the CEO and president of the NTFB to see how the organization is moving forward in helping others in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Gainesville Latest Texas Town to Debate Confederate Monuments' FateProtesters in Gainesville are calling for the removal of its two Confederate monuments.

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I'm a White Woman Named Karen and Don't Find The Term OffensiveLately though, it seems as if my particular tag has gone from bad to worse, and Karen has swiftly become a catchall phrase for just about everything negative under the sun - from an unreasonable, entitled complainer to a raging racist.

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Chilled to Go: TC Shaved Ice Is Still a Must-Visit in East DallasSummer 2020 may not feel all that much like summer. But one thing still does: sweet, syrup-drenched, shaved ice.

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Michelle Bonds Discusses How She Aims to Make Wine Accessible at Her New MarketTrova Wine and Market opens in North Dallas next week, where Michelle Bonds aims to make the exploration of wine more approachable.

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A Recently Incarcerated Woman Discusses Life in a Jail Ravaged by COVID-19May 14, Kiara Yarbrough was sent to Dallas County jail for a probation violation. Seven weeks earlier, the jail was consumed by an outbreak of COVID-19.

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Mark Cuban Says Shows Like Sean Hannity's Are 'Entertainment, Not News.'We spoke to Mark Cuban about what it's like to be interviewed by Fox News' Sean Hannity.

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Listeners condemn Abbott's mouth-muzzle decreePratt on Texas morning update for Wednesday, 08 July 2020.

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Texas county warns of arrests for COVID-19 positive residents who don't self-isolateTexas has seen a resurgence in coronavirus cases, recently surpassing 10,000 new cases in a single day for the first time.

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Why 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan Van is a Pack of Comfort and Performance?The 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan Van moves on with the most minor of updates: the midrange SE Plus model now comes common with an eight-way power driver's seat and red accent stitching to contrast the black upholstery second-row captain's chairs.

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Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old from East Texas has been canceledZimia Whitaker was last seen around 12 p.m. on July 7 in the 100 block of Arcadia Road in Center, Texas.

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Texas set to resume executions after delay during pandemicA Texas death row inmate condemned for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago was scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday, as the nation's busiest death penalty state prepared to resume executions following a five-month delay during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Four FacadesFour Facades - Austin, Texas I was standing on the corner of 6th and Congress Avenue when I snapped this photograph.

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Texas A&M police close investigation into racist notes found on student's carThe student who owns the car tells KBTX he stopped speaking with police because "it wasn't helpful for me to continue."

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Texas county judge wants to issue stay-at-home orderThe coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise.

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Amber Alert Issued For Abducted East Texas ToddlerZimia Whitaker, 2, was last seen in the 100 block of Arcadia Road in Center.

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Houston Texans: Let's Hope Deshaun Watson Is NOT The Next Aaron RodgersDeshaun Watson's rise has been meteoric so far. In fact it rivals an NFL great.

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WGolf: Kaur Earns No. 1 Seed at Women's Texas AmateurBaylor junior Gurleen Kaur carded a 4-under 67 in Tuesday's qualifying round at the 99th Women's Texas Amateur golf tournament to earn Medalist honors and the No.

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Devereux Texas Art Teacher Bev Balshaw is Today's HonoreeAt Devereux, employees are heroes in every sense of the word, helping children, adolescents and adults with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences lead more fulfilling and rewarding lives....

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Texas and Arizona ER doctors say they are losing hope as hospitals reach capacityAs concerns over the capacity of hospitals resurface amid surging Covid-19 cases, two emergency room doctors say they worry about where the pandemic could take them next.

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U.S. tops 3 million known infections as coronavirus surgesHOUSTON — The U.S. coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone of over 3 million confirmed cases on Tuesday as more states reported record numbers of new infections, and Florida faced an impending shortage of intensive care unit hospital beds.

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Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. CDTTexas has surpassed 10,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day for the first time as a resurgence of the outbreak rages across the U.S. The record high of 10,028 confirmed cases Tuesday follows Republican Gov.

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Texas passes 10,000 confirmed new virus cases in single dayTexas surpassed 10,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day Tuesday for the first time, crossing a sobering milestone rarely seen since the pandemic first hit the U.S. in March.

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Federal Judge Tosses Excessive Force Suit Against Five Dallas Officers in Tony Timpa CaseA federal judge in Dallas has thrown out an excessive force lawsuit filed against five Dallas police officers who handcuffed and pinned a mentally ill man to the ground shortly before he died.

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Texas doctors rank activities posing greatest risks for contracting coronavirusWith the coronavirus spiking in a number of states, a group of Texas doctors has released a ranked list on how risky certain activities are when it comes to contracting COVID-19.

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How the Covid-19 spike in Texas is impacting restaurantsCNBC's Kelly Evans breaks down what may be next for restaurants in Texas with Kyle Noonan, owner and CEO of Free Range Concepts.

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MJ Hegar, Royce West runoff for U.S. Senate features uneven TV spendingThe two are competing to take on Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn in November. The primary runoff is Tuesday.

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Texas Hits New Record Highs in COVID Cases, Hospitalizations, DeathsAlso hitting record highs is the number of hospitalizations in Texas. According to Houston Chronicle reporter Jeremy Wallace, 9,286 people are in Texas hospitals with coronavirus.

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North Texas hospitals could receive federal help as COVID-19 cases surgeHospitals in North Texas may soon get help from the federal government to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Trailblazers: Rewriting the NarrativeThe editorial team has a special attachment to our new series, The Trailblazers: Rewriting the Narrative, because so many of us feel that media portrayals of women have been too one dimensional.

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Debate Over How To Slow The Spread Of Coronavirus In Texas IntensifiesBoth Gov. Abbott and Dallas County Judge Jenkins agree slowing the spread of the virus will boost the economy, but how to achieve that is a different story.

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10 top neighborhood restaurants serve up Dallas at its bestWith the coronavirus keeping us all close to home, neighborhood restaurants seem more important than ever - always eager to meet your needs, pivoting from their prior role as your local hangout to helping keep you stocked with meals and sometimes supplies.

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2020 State Fair of Texas CanceledThe State Fair of Texas Board of Directors has announced that it has canceled the 2020 State Fair, held annually at Fair Park in Dallas, over the concerns about the current COVID-19 pandemic across the U.S. and the state.

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Houston Astros TV Schedule: 2020 Listings, Channel, and Stream GuideThe 2020 Houston Astros TV Schedule was released for the shortened 2020 MLB season. 60 games will be played and you can watch them all online.

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Texas colleges receive more than $54 million in PP loansSchools said they used the money to make payroll.

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West Texas doctor goes viral with claim of COVID "cure"It's been almost three weeks since West Texas doctor Richard Bartlett held a press conference touting his steroid-based treatment for the coronavirus.

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Forty Acres Insider: July 7Important news happening in and around Texas Athletics compiled by Vice President and Athletics Director Chris Del Conte.

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Review: Burn Our Bodies DownRory Power does it again! I requested Powers' first novel, Wilder Girls, and really enjoyed the blend of sci-fi and dramatic elements.

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Houston Company Looking for COVID Vaccine Trial ParticipantsA new COVID-19 vaccine is about to enter the testing phase and they are looking for Houston residents to try it out to ensure it works.

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Burger King Has $1 Mini Shakes to Cool You OffAre you looking for a sweet treat on the cheap to beat the hot weather?

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Texas Tech brings 350 students to campus for summer classesThe 30 summer classes mark the first time in-person instruction has been offered at Texas Tech since the university closed its doors in the spring.

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What to Know about the Semi-Annual Toy Sale at TargetIt's time again for Target's Semi Annual Toy Sale! This year, Christmas in July means savings of anywhere from 30-90% off top brands.

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Texas Republicans' in-person Houston convention will have video speechesAs the state has seen a surge in coronavirus cases, calls have been growing over the past week for the party to cancel its Houston event.

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TEA Finally Issues School Opening GuidelinesTexas Education Commissioner Mike Morath Tuesday opened the door wide for on-campus school instruction in Texas in continuing summer school classes now and in the fall — never mind the upward spiral in number of coronavirus cases across the state.

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Pete Sessions seeks a return to Congress in runoff against Renee SwannSessions has moved to Waco for his next bid, where an eventful GOP runoff campaign against Renee Swann will likely determine who wins the seat in November.

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Texas pastor accepts 'full responsibility' for church's COVID-19 outbreak, regrets allowing hugsPastor Ron Arbaugh said none of his congregants at Calvary Chapel of San Antonio tested positive for COVID-19 during the nearly nine-week government-enforced shutdown, but the tide turned quickly within weeks of resuming in-person services.

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No campus should reopen until pandemic begins to subside, Texas teachers association saysThe Texas State Teachers Association is urging state officials to slow down the reopening of campuses, as back to school season is just around the corner.

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Texas landowners use Trump's own words against him in border wall lawsuitLandowners are alleging that the construction of the barrier is driven by little more than racism and politics and is therefore unconstitutional, according to a new lawsuit.

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Texas Set to Resume Executions After Delay During PandemicA Texas death row inmate condemned for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago was scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday, as the nation's busiest death penalty state prepared to resume executions following a five-month delay during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Texas says new coronavirus cases jumped by more than 10,000 for the first timeTexas reported more than 10,000 additional Covid-19 cases Tuesday, a record-breaking daily surge in cases as the state responds to a growing outbreak and an increase in hospitalizations.

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Texas records more than 10,000 COVID-19 infections in one dayThe virus set records across the United States, with Texas's daily cases, Arizona's deaths and California's hospitalizations hitting new highs.

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Texas A&M Welcomes New Associate VP For Enrollment ServicesLisa Blazer comes to Texas A&M from University of Texas-San Antonio, where she served as associate vice provost for academic innovation.

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Texas A&M responds to new ICE guidelines for international studentsTexas A&M President Michael K. Young says the new guidelines do not currently apply to international students at Texas A&M.

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The fun is endless in time-stretching new rom-com Palm SpringsTime loop movies almost always work, no matter what genre they're in. From straight-up comedy like Groundhog Day to action-adventure like Edge of Tomorrow to horror like Happy Death Day, the concept is endlessly entertaining to see how characters deal with the time loop and, ultimately, how they get out of it.

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Hospitalizations up in Arizona, Texas, Florida as US nears 3 million COVID-19 casesHospital and ICU beds in Arizona, Texas, and Florida are filling at an alarming rate.

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Hunt County COVID-19 patient violating quarantine ordered to stay homeHunt County COVID-19 patient violating quarantine ordered to stay home.

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DPS expands DL service offerings, now accepting appointments for renewals and replacements in officesDPS expands DL service offerings, now accepting appointments for renewals and replacements in offices.

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Peek inside this historic 1850s Greek revival Texas home that's for saleOn the market for $2,350,000, this historic 163-year-old Texas home is ideal for those looking for complete seclusion and privacy, authentic county living and relatively quick access to Houston, according to the official listing posted on HAR.com.

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Lives Changed By Ambush on Dallas Police 4 Years AgoThe July 7, 2016 ambush that killed five Dallas police officers forever changed the lives of people who were close to the victims.

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DPS arrests two more suspects for crimes related to capitol protestsDPS arrests two more suspects for crimes related to capitol protests.

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Masks will be mandatory in many Texas schools when they reopen this fallThe mask requirement doesn't apply to students younger than 10. The Texas Education Agency guidelines also require schools to post coronavirus prevention plans and encourage hand-washing.

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State Fair of Texas canceled for 2020 due to coronavirusMore than 2.5 million people attended the fair last year. This is the event's first cancellation since World War II.

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Striking new downtown mural honors essential workers and local heroesAs the nation battles record-breaking coronavirus cases and hospitals are jam-packed with new patients, thoughts have no doubt turned to those on the front lines of the war on COVID-19.

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Hospitals across Texas prepare to hit capacity amid surge in coronavirus cases"Everyone thinks it's blown out of proportion until you're the person laying in CCU who has no contact with anybody, and you're helpless," said Pattie Peterson, a 29-year-old single mom to two girls who also helps raise her niece.

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North Texas Police Officer Jailed In Kaufman County For Allegedly Assaulting, Injuring Family MemberOfficer Anna Bailey was booked into the Kaufman County Jail at approximately 7:00 a.m. Monday morning according to jail records.

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Texas County To Arrest COVID-19 Positive Residents Who Refuse To Self-IsolateA South Texas county isn't taking any chances when it comes to the coronavirus, issuing a warning that anyone who tests positive and refuses to self-isolate could end up in jail.

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'Outcry' Offers a Nuanced Look at a Wrongful Conviction in Central TexasThe five-part Showtime docu-series avoids the worst pitfalls of the true-crime genre, favoring character over sensationalism.

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Blowouts and extensions top the menu at Arlington's newest barA blow dry salon from the East Coast is coming for Arlington's best-tressed. Cherry Blow Dry Bar, a fast-growing blow dry bar brand based in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, will open its first location in Arlington in July.

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Public health expert: Texas may have a New York-level COVID-19 crisisRoberta Schwartz of Houston Methodist Hospital joins to discuss the growing COVID-19 crisis in the state of Texas, and how hospital officials are concerned doctors and nurses treating coronavirus patients could soon be completely overwhelmed.

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Apple Stores Temporarily Closing in Texas Due to Spread of COVID-19Several Apple stores across Texas are closing temporarily in response to the current COVID-19 conditions.

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Midtown neighborhood favorite supermarket announces imminent closureA Midtown supermarket has announced its imminent closing. Fiesta Mart will serve its final customers Friday, July 10, a store manager told CultureMap content partner ABC13.

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Texas Supreme Court's Failure to Offer Alternative Licensure Option Unnecessarily Hinders Our State's Future LawyersOn July 3 the Supreme Court of Texas canceled the July 2020 bar examination kept a September in-person bar examination ordered the creation of an...

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Blowouts and extensions top the menu at Arlington's newest barA blow dry salon from the East Coast is coming for Arlington's best-tressed. Cherry Blow Dry Bar, a fast-growing blow dry bar brand based in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, will open its first location in Arlington in July.

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No Big Tex this year: The 2020 State Fair of Texas is canceledBig Tex, we'll miss you! As much as we can miss a construction made of wire and enclosed in fabric with a papier-mache head.

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Texas reports more COVID-19 cases in single day than any EU country as cases rise by 10,000Reuters) - Texas shattered records on Tuesday when it reported over 10,000 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day increase in the state since the pandemic started, according to the state health department.

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A Former Barbecue Pitmaster Pivots to Tortillas, and They Are GloriousInfused with beef tallow, Michael Wyont's tortillas are the result of his barbecue pedigree and his Mexican American heritage.

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Baseball adds trio to 2020 signing classThe Longhorns have added two graduate transfers and an incoming freshman for the 2021 season.

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How Texas City businesses are working together to survive the pandemicMost businesses in downtown Texas City are back open, and owners are working together to make sure it stays that way.

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Texas mayor slams state's face mask requirement: 'Authority needs to be checked before it runs rampant'A Texas mayor has criticized the state's face mask requirement, telling Fox News Tuesday that elected officials should call on people's "higher nature instead of trying to exercise the authority we don't have that is remaining unchecked in many municipalities and states."

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Fort Worth's JPS Named the Best Hospital in the NationWashington Monthly's alternative ranking measures a hospital's contribution to the public good.

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One-of-a-kind midcentury modern estate wows in San Antonio150 Mount Erin Pass San Antonio, TX 78212. Park Square footage: 5,208 Beds: 3 Baths: 3 full, 2 partial The lowdown: This midcentury modern ONeil Ford home on a lush, one-acre lot...

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Can shopping cart disinfectant cause chemical skin reactions? A Houston doctor weighs in.In the new age of COVID-19, grocery stores across the country are tasked with rigorously disinfecting high-contact areas to comply with federal health guidelines.

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FDA warns of 5 additional toxic hand sanitizer productsAccording to the Food and Drug Administration, there are five additional hand sanitizer brands added to a growing list of produce consumers should avoid purchasing due to a toxic substance in the products.

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ICE Threatens Deportation for Students Whose Schools Go Online-OnlyThe U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement agency announced Monday that international students won't be allowed to stay in the U.S. if their universities switch to 100 percent online classes.

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Police Reports July 7, 2020Paris Police spoke with a victim of a fraud in the Police Department lobby at 1:14 P.M. on July 6, 2020.

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No State Fair of Texas in 2020The State Fair of Texas, the longest running state fair in the United States, has just announced it is skipping the 2020 season — another victim of the pandemic sweeping Texas and the country.

Houston Press Shared .

Texas and UConn delay basketball teams' reunion until 2021-22 seasonTexas will now play at UConn during the 2021-22 season. UConn will travel to Austin the following season.

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WEBXTRA: Crews are repairing flood-damaged East Texas roadsCrews from TxDot are in Chandler at FM 279 and CR 2010.

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Texas orders schools to offer in-person classes if they receive state fundingTexas officials are reportedly ordering schools to offer in-person classes in order to receive state funding.

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