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Some Ann Taylor, Loft locations close as parent company files for bankruptcy

As a result of the bankruptcy, the business will close all Catherines locations; many Justice stores; and a few Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey stores nationwide.


Westlake Wealth Management provides financial guidance for clients, businesses

Established in the downtown Roanoke area in 2018, Westlake Wealth Management has become a one-stop shop for financial assistance.


PPP loans allow Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth businesses to retain more than 10,000 jobs

In the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, a total of 258 businesses have received PPP loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, ranging from $150,000 to more than $5 million, according to data from the SBA.



Bipartisan bill introduced by Texas, Minnesota senators to provide relief to independent music venues

The Save Our Stages Act would provide grants worth six months of financial support for independent live music and entertainment venues.


Federal regulatory change could affect environmental reviews, infrastructure projects in Texas

The Trump administration said a new update to the National Environmental Policy Act is aimed at streamlining reviews for a variety of federal projects.


Developers break ground on Florence project in McKinney, sales tax holiday approaches: News from DFW

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Comptroller: Texas has lost 2 million jobs, is projected to lose $4.6B due to COVID-19

The state of Texas gained 50,000 new jobs in February, but since the coronavirus pandemic hit, more than 2 million jobs have been lost.



Here's how to participate in Texas' annual sales tax holiday Aug. 7-9

This year sales tax-exempt purchases can be made online, over the phone or by mail.


Zen Yoga Roanoke reopens on Byron Nelson Boulevard

Private fitness studio Zen Yoga Roanoke reopened May 18 after a two-month closure due to COVID-19.


Grapevine Golf Course to add clubhouse, RoughRiders to play sans fans: News from DFW

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$118M in emergency relief funding allocated to support Texas higher education initiatives

The funds will come from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, made available through the federal coronavirus relief bill.



Q&A: Constitutional law expert discusses COVID-19 orders, enforcement

Seth Chandler, a professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center, spoke with Community Impact Newspaper about local and state governments' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic this year.


District Barbershop celebrates 1-year anniversary in Northeast Fort Worth

Traditional men's haircut option District Barbershop celebrated a one-year anniversary at its Alliance location May 7.


Lewisville Western Days to be virtual, fire station opens in Richardson: News from DFW

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UPDATE: In clarified guidance, TABC now states customers may not drink on brewery patios

In a July 22 update, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission states that breweries may not have customers consume alcohol on patios.



Tex-Mex cafe Tommy Tamale coming soon to Old Town Keller

Tommy Tamale Market & Cafe is expected to open in late August or early September at 208 N. Main St., Keller.


Health authorities order remote-only instruction at Tarrant County schools until Sept. 28

A new Tarrant County executive order is pushing back the start of in-person learning at schools until Sept. 28.


UIL releases modified sports calendar for 2020-21 school year

The University Interscholastic League released July 21 modifications to the 2020-21 UIL calendar and updated COVID-19 risk mitigation guidelines that will take effect Aug. 1.


Centralizing, expanding contact tracing in Texas hits roadblocks as cases rise

One easy way to help out contact tracers? Answer the phone if they call.



Quarter-pound cookies coming to McKinney, Rockbox Fitness opens in Flower Mound: News from DFW

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Tarrant County health officials confirm additional positive West Nile virus samples

Public health officials are cautioning residents of the re-emergence of West Nile virus in North Texas.


The Birch Racquet and Lawn Club open for outdoor use in Keller

The Birch Raquet and Lawn Club reopened March 20 to allow members to utilize outdoor tennis courts.


Chick-fil-A to open in Colleyville, Celebrate Roanoke faces cancellation: News from DFW

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