Gov. Greg Abbott urged the state’s residents on June 28 to go back to the basics of washing hands, wearing face coverings and maintaining safe distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus.
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Texans face new travel restrictions in several states across the U.S. Read here to see which states and countries require documentation or quarantine for visiting Texans.
New orders from the governor close bars as of 12 p.m. June 26 and direct restaurants to limit dine-in areas to 50% capacity starting June 29.
Texas Tribune: Texas’ Hispanic population grew by 2 million in the past decade, on pace to be largest share of state by 2021
Texas’ Hispanic population has grown by more than 2 million since 2010, according to new population estimates released June 25 by the U.S. Census Bureau, and the state's demographer now predicts that Hispanics will be the state's largest population group by mid-2021.
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The bankruptcy filings are for restaurants in Arlington, Carrollton and Coppell. The status of the remaining locations, which include those in Richardson, Roanoke and Lewisville, is unclear.
Denton County placed the Conferedate memorial that overlooked the Courthouse-on-the-Square into storage until it determines how to display it with more context about that era in history.
FROM THE TEXAS TRIBUNE: In early May, Gov. Greg Abbott pointed to the positivity rate—a ratio of positive COVID-19 tests to all tests—and said anything over 10% was cause for alarm. As of June 25, Texas has exceeded that mark for the first time since April.
Abbott urged Texans to continue wearing a mask, washing their hands and practicing social distancing.
The four counties included in the order are Bexar, Dallas, Harris and Travis counties.
As Fourth of July approaches and coronavirus numbers spike, local officials, medical experts plead with Texans to be safe
"In Texas as a whole, what we’re seeing right now is we are in the highest-risk phase of the pandemic we’ve ever been in," said Dr. Spencer Fox, the associate director of The University of Texas COVID-19 modeling consortium.
The shop offers homemade ice cream, fudge and glazed nuts as well as shaved ice, state fair-style doughnuts and other in-house made treats.
Demographic data released by the U.S. Census June 24 show residents age 65 and older increased by 99.55% between 2010 and 2019 in Denton County.
The speed limit for a portion of FM 2499 in Highland Village will be raised to 50 mph following approval by Highland Village council members at a meeting June 23.
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The community build for Kids Kastle, delayed twice due to the coronavirus pandemic, has been scheduled for July 20-25.
Texans who receive a coronavirus tests at a state-run mobile testing site will now be provided four free surgical masks.
"I'm just reiterating as clearly as I possibly can that this is going to take money, collaboration and following the science if we are going to be able to open schools in-person safely for our kids,” said Randi Weingarten, the president of American Federation of Teachers.
An infectious disease expert weighs in on the science behind how face coverings work and tips to keep in mind while wearing them.
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Since reopening in May, the restaurant has continued to serve boiled seafood tossed with a variety of sauces.