Abbott visits Lubbock and El Paso urging Texans to remain vigilant

Gov. Greg Abbott spent Thursday meeting with officials in Lubbock and El Paso about the ongoing coronavirus response from a state perspective.  As Labor Day weekend approaches, Gov. Abbott said that healthcare workers are worried that the state’s already stressed hospitals could end up overran with patients. Abbott said that if Texans refuse to let their guard down, the state

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Some places in Europe are starting to increase restrictions amid secondary coronavirus; Here, we are breaking records

The country of France had 2,524 new cases in the past 24 hours, the largest daily increase since the country lifted its lockdown back in May. But as the United States continues to struggle with what needs to be done in order to gain the upper hand on the virus, Europeans are becoming proactive in doing what they must in

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Where to start if home school is a serious option for your family

More and more Texas parents are considering homeschooling as an option instead of returning to a traditional classroom setting amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to the Texas Homeschool Coalition.  The recent report says that many parents are looking to withdraw their kids and take on the role of teacher themselves. To them, being able to get a quality education

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New state guidelines issues for nursing home and long-term care facility visitations

Recent regulation changes are allowing Texans to visit loved ones in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. The guidance issued by the Texas Health and Human Services permits facilities to apply for in-person visitations. Under the new state-issued guidelines a facility must have no active cases in order to apply. If the facility does pass the approval process, all visits

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Hernandez scores key endorsement in race for HD 34

Corpus Christi area businessman Jame Hernandez who is running for Texas House District 34 earned a key endorsement on Monday from the Texas State Rifle Association. “I will protect our 2A rights and any attempts to scratch out the phrase ‘shall not be infringed,’” Hernandez said on social media Monday evening. Hernandez is running against incumbent Democrat Abel Herrero, a

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Port Aransas decision to allow beach access was based on public factors

Port Aransas, Texas — Beaches around the city of Port Aransas in Nueces County somewhat reopened Sunday morning. Port Aransas Mayor Charles Bujan told the Southside Light on Sunday that the move was taken by the city after public safety became a real factor.  “Safety is a major issue with vehicles parked on access roads and side roads,” Mayor Bujan

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