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More than 40 spring breakers who ignored public health advice test positive for virus

Dozens of spring breakers from Texas boarded a plane for fun and came home with coronavirus.
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More than 40 spring breakers who ignored public health advice test positive for coronavirus

Dozens of spring breakers from Texas boarded a plane for fun and came home with coronavirus.
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44 Texas Students Have Coronavirus After Spring Break Trip

A group of about 70 students from the University of Texas at Austin celebrated spring break in Mexico, then returned to find that dozens had tested positive.
Tags: Texas, News, Mexico, University of Texas at Austin, Colleges and Universities, Travel and Vacations, Austin (Tex, Spring (Season, Cabo San Lucas (Mexico, JusCollege, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


United States: Impacts On The Construction Industry From Texas' 86th Legislative Session (Part 2 of 3) - Kane Russell Coleman Logan

Subchapter C of the Professional Services Procurement Act (Chapter 2254 of the Texas Government Code) has been revised to establish requirements for the procurement...
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United States: Impacts On The Construction Industry From Texas' 86th Legislative Session (Part 1 of 3) - Kane Russell Coleman Logan

Once again, reforms to Texas lien law were not enacted into law following the 2019 Texas legislative session.
Tags: Texas, News, United States, Kane Russell Coleman Logan


The South, Sickest Part of a Sick America, Falls Prey to Virus

(Bloomberg) -- A virus that is particularly lethal for people with underlying health conditions is now spreading into the unhealthiest part of the U.S.: the South.For decades,­ people in the 11 states that seceded during the Civil War -- America’s poorest region -- have suffered from a scourge of obesity and hypertension, which intensify the danger of the coronavirus and the Covid-19 respiratory disease that it causes. Four of the five states with the highest diabetes rates are in the South. And...
Tags: Health, Utah, Florida, New York, Texas, News, California, Alabama, America, Atlanta, Georgia, Bloomberg, Tennessee, New Orleans, Nashville, OECD


Delaying 'nonessential' abortions during coronavirus crisis endangers women's health and financial future

Several U.S. states are blocking health clinics from providing abortions, declaring the procedure to be “nonessential” during coronavirus business closures. Other services deemed medically unnecessary during the crisis include dental exams, colonoscopies and cataract surgeries. The inclusion of abortion on this list is controversial and legally contested. Judges in recent days struck down such abortion bans in Texas, Ohio and Alabama, allowing abortions to continue. However, on March 31, a Texas...
Tags: Texas, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Kentucky, US, Alabama, Missouri, New Jersey, Food And Drug Administration, Ohio, Michigan, States, Roe V Wade, Trump, Midland


Gun background checks smash records amid coronavirus fears

Background checks required to buy firearms have spiked to record numbers in the past month, fueled by a run on guns from Americans panicked about their safety during the coronavirus crisis.According to figures from the FBI, there were 3.7 million background checks done in March — the most for a single month since the system began in 1998. It eclipsed the previous record, set in December 2015, when 3.3 million checks were conducted.Background checks are the key barometer of gun sales, but the FBI...
Tags: Texas, News, California, Los Angeles, Fbi, New Orleans, Trump, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, Giffords, U.S, Alex Villanueva, David Chipman, Mark Oliva, Boise Idaho Lisa Marie


28 Texas Students Have Coronavirus After Spring Break Trip

A group of about 70 students from the University of Texas at Austin celebrated spring break in Mexico, but returned to find that 28 had tested positive. Dozens more are being monitored.
Tags: Texas, News, Mexico, University of Texas at Austin, Colleges and Universities, Travel and Vacations, Austin (Tex, Spring (Season, Cabo San Lucas (Mexico, JusCollege, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Inside Louisiana’s Desperate Search For Ventilators

On the same day that Louisiana’s governor was announcing the state had seen its highest spike in COVID-19 deaths yet, the state’s former secretary of health was on the phone with her U.S. senator trying to obtain more ventilators. Louisiana needs 12,000 ventilators, according to the former health chief, Dr. Rebekah Gee, who now leads Louisiana State University’s sprawling health care system. She and Sen. Bill Cassidy (R) were brainstorming over the phone and in texts Tuesday about how they co...
Tags: Texas, News, LSU, Gop, New Orleans, Louisiana, Southwest, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Mardi Gras, John Bel Edwards, Edwards, Louisiana State University, Tulane, New Orleans Louisiana, Rebekah Gee


We Need A Constitutional Amendment That Guarantees The Right To Vote

The following is the first installment in a TPM series, Not Safe At Home. The series takes a look at fixes the next Congress and President should consider to how our democracy works. This essay  is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.    Throughout our nation’s history, black Americans have faced systematic disenfranchisement when it comes to the vote. Despite constitutional amendments that sought to protect voting rights, it is clear that the Constitution does not go f...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Maryland, Congress, America, Georgia, Pennsylvania, United States, Cafe, Justice Department, Selma Alabama, Shelby County, Johns Hopkins University, John Light, Congress While


Why Alberta is throwing billions behind the Keystone XL pipeline

With the energy sector still reeling from weeks of economic turmoil, Alberta's United Conservative government announced Tuesday it is throwing its financial heft behind the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.The investment of $1.5 billion, plus a $6-billion loan guarantee, aims to accelerate construction of the massive project and was warmly greeted by a sector desperate for some good news. Still, the enormity of the investment will also raise many questions — including, why now? But as with...
Tags: Texas, News, Montana, Saudi Arabia, Russia, US, World, Canada, United States, Nebraska, Keystone Xl, Keystone, Gulf Coast, Alberta, U S District Court, Kenney


Gillispie back in Division I close to home at Tarleton State

Billy Gillispie said he had other opportunities to get back in NCAA Division I basketball during a successful stint as a Texas junior college coach. Gillispie was introduced Tuesday as the new coach at Tarleton State, a program preparing for the transition from Division II and five years from even being eligible for the NCAA Tournament. The move comes eight years after one ill-fated season at Texas Tech and two years after the former Kentucky coach had a kidney transplant.
Tags: Texas, News, Kentucky, Sports, Ncaa, Texas Tech, Tarleton State, Gillispie, Billy Gillispie


28 Texas spring breakers who just returned from Cabo have tested positive for the coronavirus

The spring breakers reportedly got on a chartered plane with 70 people. It shows why spring break is such a problem during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: Texas, News, Cabo


Appeals court temporarily re-instates Texas order limiting abortion access over coronavirus

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is allowing a controversial Texas executive order that blocks elective abortions during the coronavirus pandemic to remain in effect for now.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


Stabbing of Asian-American 2-Year-Old and Her Family Was a Virus-Fueled Hate Crime: Feds

The vicious stabbing of an Asian-American family, including a 2-year-old girl, at a Sam’s Club in Texas earlier this month has been deemed a hate crime by the feds, as authorities continue to raise alarm bells about a potential surge in racially motivated crimes amid the coronavirus outbreak.Jose L. Gomez, 19, confessed to authorities that he attempted to murder three Asian-American family members, including the toddler and a 6-year-old, on March 14 at the Midland, Texas store, according to the ...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, California, White House, China, New York City, US, Fbi, United States, Houston, Donald Trump, Abc News, Sam, The Daily Beast, Wuhan


The Abortion Ban In Texas Is Back On

A federal appeals court has temporarily allowed Texas to continue to ban abortion during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Coronavirus live news: rise in Italy, US and France deaths takes global confirmed toll past 40,000

Worldwide confirmed cases pass 800,000 as Spain and Russia also report record single-day death tolls and Mexico wakes to state of emergencyUK coronavirus - latest updatesUS coronavirus - live updatesChina and Korea delay college exams to get lid on coronavirusNew study reveals increased risks from middle ageSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.27pm BST A group of 28 spring break tourists who returned to Texas from the Mexican beach resort of Cabo San Lucas have tested positive for coronavirus,...
Tags: Europe, Texas, Science, Mexico, France, China, Russia, India, Africa, Spain, UK News, World news, US news, Austin, Medical Research, Asia Pacific


Oil Companies on Tumbling Prices: ‘Disastrous, Devastating’

The use of gasoline and other fuels is dropping as Saudi Arabia and Russia increase production, sending oil prices to their lowest level in a generation.
Tags: Texas, News, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Production, Shale, Trump, Refineries, Prices (Fares, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Donald J, International Trade and World Market, Pipelines, Fees and Rates, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


25 years after her death, singer Selena inspires fans across USA to pursue their dreams

Years after her death, Texas singer Selena Quintanilla lives on in the hearts of many Americans.         [Author: Corpus Christi Caller Times]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Selena, Selena Quintanilla, Corpus Christi Caller Times


Federal judge blocks Texas order liming abortion access over coronavirus

A federal judge has blocked a Texas executive order banning non-essential medical procedures from limiting abortion access during the coronavirus outbreak, a win for abortion rights activists as the fight over abortion rights intersects with the worsening pandemic.
Tags: Texas, News, Stories


Family recreates trip to Disney after parks close due to coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus wasn't stopping this Texas family from feeling the Disney magic from their own home.         [Author: Storyful]
Tags: Texas, News, Disney, Storyful


Texas Abortion Clinics Can Keep Operating, Judge Rules

A Texas order said abortion was a nonessential medical procedure that had to be delayed because of the coronavirus. A federal judge ruled that amounted to a ban on abortion.
Tags: Texas, News, Abortion, Decisions and Verdicts, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Astros want pitcher Mike Bolsinger's lawsuit dismissed or moved to Texas

The Astros asked a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge to throw out pitcher Mike Bolsinger's lawsuit or, at least, to move the case to Texas.
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Astros, Mike Bolsinger, Los Angeles County Superior Court


United States: Five Pointers For Enforcing A Non-Compete Agreement In Texas - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Under Texas law, for a non-compete agreement to be enforceable, it must meet strict requirements as to timing, geography, and the type of conduct that it prohibits
Tags: Texas, News, United States, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard, Smith LLP


Do I Have to Pay My Rent or Mortgage During the Pandemic?

As March winds down, at least 250 million Americans have been told to stay home or “shelter in place” to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Problem is, many can’t help wondering if they can still afford a place to shelter in—if they ever could.Long before the coronavirus pandemic, generous swaths of the United States faced an affordable housing crisis. With millions of Americans losing their jobs and millions more facing unemployment in the near future thanks to a concerted economic shutdown gear...
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United States: Central Texas Counties And The Cities Of Austin And San Antonio Ordered To Stay Safe At Home - Littler Mendelson

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases steadily rises throughout Texas while testing resources remain scarce, Central Texas counties issued "shelter-in-place" orders in an effort to #flattenthecurve.
Tags: Texas, News, United States, San Antonio, Central Texas, Littler Mendelson, Cities Of Austin


25 years after her death, singer Selena inspires fans across the US to pursue their dreams

Years after her death, Texas singer Selena Quintanilla lives on in the hearts of many Americans.         [Author: Corpus Christi Caller Times]
Tags: Texas, News, US, Selena, Selena Quintanilla, Corpus Christi Caller Times


Federal judges block Ohio and Texas orders limiting abortion access over coronavirus

Federal judges in Ohio and Texas have blocked orders banning non-essential medical procedures from limiting abortion access during the coronavirus outbreak, a win for abortion rights activists as the fight over abortion rights intersects with the worsening pandemic.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Ohio


Why Texas will soon be the most politically important state

While the world was fixated on the coronavirus, the US Census Bureau released its latest county-by-county population estimates.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, US Census Bureau



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