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The Metroplex Hits More Than 153,000 Positive COVID Tests

The Metroplex Hits More Than 153,000 Positive COVID Tests

(WBAP/KLIF) — The Coronavirus pandemic continues to loosen its grip on the Lone Star State, as Thursday’s positive test numbers hit below 3,900.  Dallas county reported 143 new positive test results, Tarrant county listed 301, Collin county 100 newly found positives, and Denton county had 91. 62 of Denton county’s positive tests came from active…MORE

County Commissioner Charged in Alleged Texas Vote Harvesting Scheme

County Commissioner Charged in Alleged Texas Vote Harvesting Scheme

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Thursday that authorities arrested Gregg County Commissioner Shannon Brown, and three others on charges in connection with an organized vote harvesting scheme during the 2018 Democratic primary election. To increase the pool of ballots needed to swing the race in Brown’s favor, the Paxton said the group targeted young, able-bodied voters to…MORE

Governor Abbott Announces Legislative Proposal on Public Safety

Governor Abbott Announces Legislative Proposal on Public Safety

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF) – Governor Greg Abbott announced new legislative proposals on Thursday to combat riot violence and protect public safety. The Governor was joined at the Dallas Police Association by House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, Senator Kelly Hancock, Representatives Angie Chen Button, Justin Holland, Candy Noble, Matt Shaheen, and members of the Dallas Police Association. “The Constitution guarantees the right…MORE

Neiman Marcus Emerges From Bankruptcy With More Pink Slips

Neiman Marcus Emerges From Bankruptcy With More Pink Slips

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas-based luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has emerged from chapter 11 bankruptcy with a new round of pink slips. The company started notifying employees this week of additional widespread layoffs to include retail and restaurant workers, according to the Dallas Morning News. As part of its bankruptcy filing, the company got rid of…MORE

Dallas Fed Economics: Texas Economy Improves as COVID-19 Cases Decline

Dallas Fed Economics: Texas Economy Improves as COVID-19 Cases Decline

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Texas economic growth has picked up with the decline of new COVID-19 cases since July, but areas of weakness remain, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ latest Texas Economic Update. “Despite broad, modest improvement, pockets of deep distress exist in parts of the services, retail and transportation sectors, as well…MORE

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