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El Paso lawyered up to try and collect $570,000 owed to the city by the Trump campaign from a rally 2 years ago

The half a million dollars the Trump campaign owes El Paso is for security and other expenses related to a rally held in 2019. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The El Paso city council voted on Monday to hire legal counsel to help collect the more than half a million dollars owed to the city by the Trump campaign from a rally almost two years ago, local station KTSM reported. The city reportedly spent about $470,000 on security and other expenses for the February 2019 rally. The additional debt is ...
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Coronavirus updates: US hits highest daily death toll since May; Denver Mayor Michael Hancock ignores own advice; Los Angeles dining ban

LA outdoor dining ban to go into effect. Tennessee won't mandate COVID-19 vaccine in K-12 public schools. El Paso sets new curfew. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus updates: US hits highest daily death toll since May; NFL postpones Thanksgiving game; 6.4M vaccine doses likely in December

LA outdoor dining ban to go into effect. Tennessee won't mandate COVID-19 vaccine in K-12 public schools. El Paso sets new curfew. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus updates: US hits highest daily death toll since May; 6.4M vaccine doses likely in December; CDC may relax quarantine rules

LA outdoor dining ban to go into effect. Tennessee won't mandate COVID-19 vaccine in K-12 public schools. El Paso sets new curfew. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Texas Gov Stands His Ground On ‘No More Lockdowns’ Despite Surging COVID Cases

Don’t mess with Texas — even in the midst of surging COVID cases. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Monday said he won’t budge on his vehement opposition to implementing stricter COVID-19 restrictions, even though the Lone Star state hit a record high in daily infection rates over the weekend. On Saturday, Texas set a single-day case record of more than 12,500 COVID-19 infections, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. Abbott, however, appeared unfazed by the alarming surge of...
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The National Guard has been deployed to El Paso to provide support with the morgue crisis

Members of the Texas National Guard were mobilized to El Paso County, Texas, to help with the morgue crisis as the state battles a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths.
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Ted Cruz suggests he won't give up Thanksgiving plans as his home state of Texas sends in the National Guard to process dead bodies

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted Sunday. Ted Cruz/Twitter, Bill Clark/Pool via AP As Texas reels from surging coronavirus cases and deaths, Sen. Ted Cruz is focused on making sure his Thanksgiving holiday goes as planned. Cruz, whose home state is Texas, posted on Twitter an insensitive graphic depicting a turkey with the words "come and take it" below it, suggesting he has no intention of following the advice of health officials this coming holiday.  Dr. Anthony Fauci and other experts have wa...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Thanksgiving, Congress, Abc, Cdc, Senate, Trends, Ap, Cnn, United States, Ted Cruz, Ohio, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Texas National Guard deployed to help El Paso with morgue overflow

So many have died that the county is now posting job openings for morgue attendants.
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El Paso inmates help move bodies into morgues as Covid deaths soar

Use of inmates ‘temporary’ until Texas national guard able to help, said sheriff’s office, as facilities in area overwhelmedIn footage which spread rapidly on social media, nine inmates wearing the striped jumpers of the El Paso county jail helped move bodies into mobile morgues.“Having to use inmates tells the story of how short-handed we must be,” El Paso county judge Ricardo Samaniego told local media, as he struggled to cope with the rising tide of Covid-19 in the west Texas city on the bord...
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National Guard providing support with morgue crisis in El Paso

Members of the Texas National Guard were mobilized to El Paso County, Texas, to help with the morgue crisis as the state battles a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths.
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Texas deployed its National Guard to help with overflowing morgues in El Paso as the coronavirus death toll rises

El Paso County detention inmates, Sheriff officers, and morgue staff move bodies to refrigerated trailers outside the Medical Examiner's Office, November 14, 2020. Texas is sending 36 of its National Guard personnel to El Paso to help process the bodies of dead coronavirus victims. El Paso's county morgue has been so overwhelmed that it is using refrigerated trailers and paying prison inmates to move the bodies. That's just one snapshot in a nationwide surge of coronavirus cases — th...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, Brown University, US, Trends, Deaths, El Paso, Greg Abbott, Afp, National Guard, El Paso County, Medical Examiner, El Paso Texas, Medical Examiner s Office


The National Guard has been deployed to El Paso to provide support with the morgue crisis

Members of the Texas National Guard were mobilized to El Paso County, Texas, to help with the morgue crisis as the state battles a surge...
Tags: El Paso, National Guard, Texas National Guard, El Paso County Texas


Coronavirus live news: Adelaide emerges from lockdown; UK records 341 more deaths; G20 vaccine pledge

In Australia, Adelaide residents emerge from several days of strict lockdown and Victoria is poised for final steps out of restrictions; UK records 341 deaths within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19; G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayAustralia funds Nasal spray which could fight Covid See all our coronavirus coverage 11.27pm GMT In t...
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Texas National Guard deployed to help El Paso with morgue overflow

So many have died that the county is now posting job openings for morgue attendants.
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The 25 fastest-growing cities in America, ranked

Texas is home to six of the cities on this list. Austin is pictured above. Sean Pavone/Shutterstock WalletHub determined which US cities are currently seeing the most rapid economic growth. The October study analyzed 515 cities of different population sizes based on 17 metrics that measure a city's performance over a seven-year period. The 17 metrics, which included population growth and median household income, were weighted to create a final score between 0 and 100 for each city. The lis...
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Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer seeking emergency use authorization for its vaccine candidate; El Paso seeks more morgue attendants

Pfizer plans to file for FDA approval. Hawaii updates traveling rules. Mexico tops 100K deaths. Latest COVID news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus updates: Pfizer could file for emergency use authorization Friday; Mexico tops 100K deaths; El Paso seeks more morgue attendants

Pfizer plans to file for FDA approval. Hawaii updates traveling rules. Mexico tops 100K deaths. Latest COVID news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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An El Paso Walmart is using drones to deliver COVID-19 test kits as the city struggles with overflowing hospitals and people dying faster than the medical examiner can handle

A pilot prepares a drone for a test flight of a coronavirus test kit delivery in El Paso, Texas, on November 17, 2020. Mario Tama/Getty Walmart is trialling COVID-19 test kit deliveries by drone in El Paso, Texas. El Paso currently has one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the US. The city has been on lockdown since the end of October, with hospitals over capacity and morgues running out of room.  The program launched Tuesday, and is available for people who live in single-family homes...
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Hate crimes in 2019 reached highest level in a decade, FBI report shows

Hate crimes in the United States surged to the highest level in more than a decade in 2019, a year that also recorded the highest number of hate-motivated killings, according to the FBI’s annual report on hate crimes released Monday, Nov. 16. In 2019, there were 51 hate-motivated homicides, including the 23 people who were killed in a shooting at a Wal-Mart store in El Paso where a 21-year-old gunman targeted Latinos. According to the FBI report, there were 7,314 hate crimes in 2019, up from 7,1...
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Inmates in El Paso are volunteering to move bodies of Covid-19 victims at medical examiner's office

El Paso County, one of Texas' Covid-19 hotspots, has recruited inmates to move bodies of coronavirus victims. They are temporarily relieving overworked personnel at the El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office, authorities say.
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A nurse in a strained El Paso hospital says the sickest COVID-19 patients are put in a doctor-less room called 'the pit' where they are given 3 chances to be revived before workers let them die

Travel nurse Lawanna Rivers describing the COVID-19 crisis at the University Medical Center of El Paso on Facebook Live. Facebook Travel nurse Lawanna Rivers recently recorded a Facebook Live video, where she described her experience treating COVID-19 patients at the University Medical Center of El Paso. The city has emerged as a new hotspot of the virus, as the nation battles a third wave of the outbreak.  In the video, Rivers said the hospital's sickest COVID-19 patients were put in a "p...
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El Paso businesses reopen after court blocks shutdown order

On Saturday, the city of El Paso said reported1,512 new COVID-19 cases and 15 additional deaths.
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Nurse accuses El Paso doctors of neglecting COVID-19 patients

Lawanna Rivers, a traveling registered nurse is calling out the University Medical Center in El Paso claiming the hospital is not doing enough to save lives. “We as nurses, it’s okay for us to be exposed but you as doctors, you do not even come in there,” Rivers said. According to ABC7, Rivers also claims that UMC does not do enough to help critical patients.
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‘Life-Or-Death Situation’: Governors Order New Restrictions As COVID Rages

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The governors of Oregon and New Mexico ordered near-lockdowns Friday in the most aggressive response yet to the latest wave of coronavirus infections shattering records across the U.S., even as many of their counterparts in other states show little appetite for reimposing the hard-line restrictions of last spring. “We are in a life-or-death situation, and if we don’t act right now, we cannot preserve the lives, we can’t keep saving lives, and we will absolutely crush our ...
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Appeals court rules against El Paso's shutdown order amid Covid surge

There can only be "one captain of the ship," judge says in ruling in favor of the state.
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Appeals court rules against El Paso's shutdown order amid Covid surge

There can only be "one captain of the ship," judge says in ruling in favor of the state.
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Court halts El Paso shutdown even as coronavirus death toll nears 750

EL PASO — A Texas appeals court in El Paso ruled 2-1 Friday to set aside a county order temporarily shutting down nonessential...
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As coronavirus cases surge, elected officials resist restrictions

By MICHELLE R. SMITH, CARLA K. JOHNSON and LISA MARIE PANE | Associated Press With the coronavirus coming back with a vengeance across the country and the U.S. facing a long, dark winter, many governors and other elected officials are showing little appetite for imposing the kind of lockdowns and large-scale business closings seen last spring. Some also continue to resist issuing statewide mask rules. Among the reasons given: public fatigue, fear of doing more damage to already-crippled business...
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El Paso nurses speak out against 'irresponsible and insensitive' lifting of the city's shutdown order

"I'm just extremely exhausted — emotionally, physically," Idali Cooper, a registered nurse, said at a press conference. "It's very demoralizing."
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El Paso nurses speak out against 'irresponsible and insensitive' lifting of the city's shutdown order

Nurses Tishna Soto, left, and Lizette Torres speak to reporters as they prepare a protest outside their work at the Las Palmas Del Sol Medical Center, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in El Paso, Texas. AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio Nurses in El Paso, Texas, spoke out Friday against a court ruling that temporarily lifted the city's shutdown of non-essential businesses. More than 30,000 people in El Paso currently have COVID-19. More than 1,100 of them are in the hospital. "I'm just extremely exhausted...
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