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The State Fair of Texas is Canceled, but Rivalry Cotton Bowl Games are Still a Go

The State Fair of Texas is Canceled, but Rivalry Cotton Bowl Games are Still a Go

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – The State Fair of Texas may be canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but a couple of classic college football match-ups that are typically played during the fair are still a go. The Red River Showdown between the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners is still on for October 10 at…MORE

Texas To Recoup Unemployment After Overpaying Texans

Texas To Recoup Unemployment After Overpaying Texans

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas is attempting to recoup unemployment payments after mistakenly sending them to thousands of Texans amid the pandemic. The Texas Workforce Commission, an agency that oversees unemployment benefits, estimates that it overpaid by $32 million, the Houston Chronicle reported Monday. The commission has sent 46,000 notices to people, saying they were overpaid or ineligible…MORE

North Texas Hits 51,000 Positive COVID-19 Tests

North Texas Hits 51,000 Positive COVID-19 Tests

(WBAP/KLIF) — The Metroplex has hit 51,000 cases of the Coronavirus. Dallas county reported 1,077 additional positive cases of COVID-19, while Tarrant county showed 757 new cases. Collin and Denton counties combined for 174 newly infected residents. In all, Dallas county has recorded over 28,000 cases since the pandemic began, while Tarrant county lists more…MORE

Texas Education Agency Announces Guidelines

Texas Education Agency Announces Guidelines

(WBAP/KLIF) — The Texas Education Agency announced guidelines, Tuesday, for the start of the coming school year. The TEA made health and safety a top priority when school does resume.  The state is allowing both on-campus and at-home virtual learning this fall…a decision left up to parents. Richardson ISD superintendent Dr. Jeanie Stone says the…MORE