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An unprecedented wave of layoffs, what you need to know about the stimulus bill, and what comes next

Hello! This was the week that the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic really became clear. On Thursday, the Labor Department revealed that around 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending March 21, a record high. As Joseph Zeballos-Roig reported, the true unemployment number is likely much higher.  The scale and speed of the surge in unemployment is striking. For many in corporate America, the dramatic turn of events has meant layoffs via virtual meeting. He...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Texas, Softbank, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Yale, Brookfield, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Norway, Halliburton, WeWork, Andreessen Horowitz


The University Of Michigan Finally Fires Opera Singer David Daniels Over Sexual Misconduct

Daniels, once a leading countertenor and now facing a separate criminal charge for sexual assault in Texas, “was deemed not eligible for severance pay. According to the university, Daniels is the first tenured faculty member to be dismissed since it adopted its current bylaws in 1959.” – NPR
Tags: Art, Texas, Michigan, Issues, Daniels, David Daniels, 03.27.20


Zoom life is almost like real life. Almost.

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom! Three weeks ago I had never heard of Zoom, the video-conferencing service through which I now take meetings like nobody’s business. (Speaking of business, I see that the San Jose company is making out like a bandit in the coronavirus market crash — its stock was up 7 percent Friday afternoon as everything else cratered.) First it was a Saturday nonprofit board meeting with a dozen or so participants. As ever these days, you just learn by doing. Fire up the laptop and push the a...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Texas, Opinion, France, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, San Jose, Los Angeles City Council, PAUL, Iyengar, Larry Wilson, Southern California News Group, Anne Litt, Opinion columns, Paul Cabanis


eNASCAR Pro Invitational Qualifier at Texas to be live streamed

Qualifying for the second NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race at the virtual Texas Motor Speedway will be live streamed Sunday on eNASCAR.com/live, it was announced Saturday morning. The eNASCAR Pro Invitational Qualifier will take place Sunday at 10:55 a.m. ET and feature 34 drivers from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Gander RV & Outdoors Truck […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Nascar, Texas Motor Speedway


A $250 million day for Barclays; Snowflake's data exchange; flex-space meltdown

  Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week.  If you aren't yet a subscriber to Wall Street Insider, you can sign up here. Deals, IPOs, and fund launches may be slowing to a near-standstill, but work is just as busy as ever for some on Wall Street. Restructuring bankers are suddenly a hot commodity, and they're swamped with calls as companies look to navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Lawyers on the ...
Tags: Texas, Softbank, Trends, Barclays, Ubs, Citigroup, Brookfield, Fidelity, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Zillow, Rbc, Jpmorgan, Solomon, Moody s Analytics, FactSet


Drivers preview virtual Texas: 'Its the hot thing to do'

If you didn't know better, NASCAR drivers were preparing for a race at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend as they would any other season. And even with a pause on the national sports scene because of the COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR is still going to be racing at Texas -- only this week it will do […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Nascar, Texas Motor Speedway


This Is What It’s Like Getting An Abortion During A Pandemic

One woman details the long, expensive, anxiety-inducing road trip she had to take after Texas shut down abortions.
Tags: Texas, News


Texas gun shops exempt from coronavirus closures, AG says

Non-essential businesses in some Texas cities have been ordered to close to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Tags: Texas, Finance, Article, AG, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/industries/retail, Jonathan Garber, Fox-business/topic/coronavirus, 5117cb33-9d82-5216-b95e-6a663866a718


Man Charged With Making Death Threats to Nancy Pelosi in Coronavirus Rant

A Texas man, ranting on social media about the congressional response to the coronavirus outbreak, has been charged with making death threats to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.Gavin Weslee Blake Perry, 27, of Wichita Falls, Texas, wrote on his personal Facebook page Monday that Pelosi was part of a satanic cult and that she and other Democrats should be killed, authorities said.The posts were still online as of Thursday night.Prosecutors said tha...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Texas, News, Congress, Senate, China, Fbi, United States, House, New York Times, Connecticut, Dallas, Nancy Pelosi, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump


How child care startups in the U.S. are helping families cope with the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of billions of people around the world. For many parents with young children in the United States, shelter in place orders implemented in different areas over the past few weeks mean they now spend each day balancing work with taking care of their families. For child care providers, a vital but often underappreciated part of the American economy, the crisis means dealing with economic uncertainty, but also adapting to serve new roles, including providi...
Tags: Startups, TC, Texas, Families, Colorado, Cdc, Montana, Child Care, Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, Beck, America, Tech, Childcare, United States


Coronavirus gouging: Texas AG sues auctioneer for jacking up prices on 750,000 face masks

The Texas attorney general is accusing an auctioneer of price-gouging disinfectant wipes, hand soaps, and 750,000 high-quality face masks         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Usa Today, Texas AG


Coronavirus gouging? Texas AG sues auctioneer for allegedly jacking up prices on 750,000 face masks

The Texas attorney general is accusing an auctioneer of price-gouging disinfectant wipes, hand soaps, and 750,000 high-quality face masks         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Usa Today, Texas AG


United States: Texas Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments On "Duty To Defend Exception" In Fraud Cases - Kane Russell Coleman Logan

Traditionally, when analyzing if an insurer has a duty to defend, Texas law requires courts to apply the "eight-corners rule," comparing the factual allegations in the four corners of the...
Tags: Texas, News, United States, Texas Supreme Court, Kane Russell Coleman Logan




Texas governor mandates self-quarantine for travelers from New York tri-state area and New Orleans

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Thursday he is mandating a 14-day self-quarantine for anyone traveling to his state from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and the city of New Orleans.
Tags: New York, Texas, Cnn, New Orleans, Greg Abbott, New York New Jersey Connecticut


Make Abortion More Available During the Pandemic — Not Less

This crisis has underscored the need for greater access to reproductive health care.
Tags: Texas, News, United States, Food And Drug Administration, Abortion, Ohio, Louisiana, Telemedicine, Birth Control and Family Planning, Abortion Drugs, Mifeprex (RU-486, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Texas Will Require Passengers From New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, And New Orleans To Self-Quarantine For 14 Days

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed an executive order requiring passengers from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and New Orleans to self-quarantine for 2 weeks. This comes after the White House Coronavirus Task Force advised that New Yorkers self-isolate for 14 days if they travel and after Florida required them to do go. It includes […]
Tags: Deals, Florida, Texas, New Orleans, Greg Abbott, New York New Jersey Connecticut, Points & Travel, Coronavirus, White House Coronavirus Task Force


TuSimple partners with supplier ZF to mass produce self-driving truck tech

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple is partnering with automotive supplier ZF to develop and produce autonomous vehicle technology, such as sensors, on a commercial scale. The partnership, slated to begin in April, will cover China, Europe and North America. The two companies will co-develop sensors needed in autonomous vehicle technology such as cameras, lidar, radar and a central compute. As part of the partnership, ZF will contribute engineering support to validate and integrate TuSimple’s...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Texas, China, Tech, UPS, Automotive, United States, Electric Vehicles, Arizona, Automotive Industry, Self-driving Cars, North America, Trucking, Emerging-technologies, TUCSON Ariz


Abortion-rights advocates sue Texas officials for limiting abortion access in coronavirus order

A group of Texas abortion providers and abortion rights advocates are suing state officials after Texas opted to include abortions among nonessential surgical procedures that must be deferred or canceled to focus on the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: Texas, Cnn


In spite of the novel coronavirus, Texas teachers parade through students' neighborhoods

Despite COVID-19 outbreak, San Antonio, Texas teachers staged a car-pool parade through students' neighborhoods with signs saying, "we miss you!"         [Author: Wochit]
Tags: Texas, News, San Antonio Texas, Wochit, COVID


Hot Times

It's been in the upper eighties for a week now. On Saturday the forecast for Groveland, Florida from the National Weather Service is for 95 degrees. This is still March. This is the first of Spring.https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/03/26/record-heat-southeast/?itid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_cwg-sizzler-240pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory-ans s it March or May? Near-record to record warmth is en route to a large swath of the south central and southeastern United States over the next several days....
Tags: National Weather Service, Texas, United States, New Orleans, Houston, Gulf Coast, Groveland Florida, Hot Times, Tuesday Discuss Hot Times


Valero shuts two ethanol plants and declares force majeure

In Texas, ICIS reports that Valero has declared force majeure and as a result shuttered two of its ethanol plants in Albion, Nebraska, and Albert City, Iowa, a move that is said to roil the animal feed market with concern about the availability of DDGS. The company no longer has sufficient storage to handle more corn or more ethanol due to the lack of demand for ethanol, forcing its hand. Some sources said that fuel demand has fallen by half as a result of people staying home.
Tags: Texas, Producer News, Ethanol, Valero, Albion Nebraska, Texas ICIS, Albert City Iowa


Indianapolis 500 postponed until August due to coronavirus pandemic

The Indianapolis 500 was postponed Thursday until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946. The race will instead be held Aug. 23, three months later than its May 24 scheduled date. “The month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is my favorite time of year, and like our fans, I am disappointed that we have had to reschedule the Indianapolis 500,” said motorsports giant Roger Penske, who finalized his purchase of IndyCar ...
Tags: Texas, Nbc, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Portland, Long Beach, Tokyo, St Louis, Detroit, Nascar, Indycar, National Guard, St Pete, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Penske


Thinking of trying Pain Management Treatments? Here’s a life-saving treatment using Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation is today the most common invasive technique used to treat thyroid pancreas, bone, liver, kidneys, and lung cancer. It is an intricate procedure done by highly experienced Interventional Radiologists. In the US, for instance, the Austin radiofrequency ablation clinic in Texas has been attested. This is due to their high patient survival rates. What is Radiofrequency Ablation? If you or your loved one has cancer, then you’ve probably heard the doctor say that surgeries are...
Tags: Texas, Shopping, US, Austin, Health & Fitness


Desperate Hospitals May Put Two Patients on One Ventilator. That’s Risky.

This post first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Gunshot victims with massive blood loss and failing lungs packed the emergency room of Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas late on the night of Oct. 1, 2017. A man had opened fire on a music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, spraying more than a thousand rounds of ammunition into the crowd, wo...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, New York City, Atlanta, Canada, New Jersey, Manhattan, Las Vegas, Andrew Cuomo, Smith, Detroit, Martin, Myers, Mak, Aldrich


Coronavirus US live: Trump to revise physical distancing guidelines despite experts' warnings

New York governor rails at Congress for lack of aidAfter surviving Katrina, New Orleans battles Covid-19Record 3.3 million Americans file for unemploymentSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 7.16pm GMT Planned Parenthood is suing Texas after the state’s attorney general Ken Paxton ordered a ban on nearly all abortions in the state as part of an effort to conserve medical supplies during the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit, filed...
Tags: New York, Texas, Congress, US, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, US Senate, Ohio, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sam Levine, Paxton


Major automakers Toyota, Honda, FCA extend factory closures

Toyota, Honda and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will not reopen North American factories at the end of the month as planned, as the COVID-19 disease spreads and dampens demand for new cars, trucks and SUVs. FCA said Thursday that plants across the U.S. and Canada, as well as headquarters operations and construction projects, are intended to remain closed until April 14, dependent upon the various states’ stay-in-place orders and the readiness of each facility to return to production. FCA’s Mop...
Tags: TC, Europe, Texas, Mexico, Kentucky, China, Alabama, Tech, Indiana, Canada, Automotive, United States, Missouri, Ford, Tennessee, Fca


5.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Texas

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake shook West Texas on Thursday morning between the cities of El Paso and Odessa, the US Geological Survey said.
Tags: Texas, News, Stories, Odessa, El Paso, US Geological Survey, West Texas


Coronavirus job losses: California unemployment claims soar to record high

The number of Californians seeking unemployment benefits has officially set a record high. And I’ll guarantee you this statistic — a quick snapshot of jobs lost since coronavirus ravaged the economy — paints too pretty a picture of a much uglier reality. Sometimes economic stats aren’t as quick or as accurate as we’d like. Take Thursday’s release of what officials call the “advance number of actual initial claims under state programs.” It’s suddenly the hot new number for those looking to quanti...
Tags: Business, Texas, Jobs, News, California, California News, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Gavin Newsom, U S Bureau of Labor Statistics, UFCW, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE


Coronavirus shutdown pushes California jobless claims to record high

The number of Californians seeking unemployment benefits has officially set a record high. And I’ll guarantee you this statistic — a quick snapshot of jobs lost since the coronavirus ravaged the economy — paints too pretty a picture of a much uglier reality. Sometimes economic stats aren’t as quick or as accurate as we’d like. Take Thursday’s release of what officials call the “advance number of actual initial claims under state programs.” It’s suddenly the hot new number for those looking to qu...
Tags: Business, Texas, Jobs, California, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Gavin Newsom, U S Bureau of Labor Statistics, UFCW, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF