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WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s blustery myths on hurricanes, income

WASHINGTON — In a stormy week, President Donald Trump blustered and distorted reality, denying massive deaths from a hurricane that scientists believe to be one of the nation’s deadliest and blowing out of proportion U.S. economic growth and his role in spurring it. He’s insisting the federal response to Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s blustery myths on hurricanes, income

Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Approaching Tropical Disturbance

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding as a tropical system approaches the state.  Prior to today’s disaster declaration, the Governor has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to increase its readiness level to level II (escalated response conditions) … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Approaching Tropical Disturbance

Texas News: Texas First Lady, Cecilia Abbott Honors 2018 Governor’s Small Business Award Winners

AUSTIN, TX – First Lady Cecilia Abbott was in the Dallas Fort-Worth area today to talk about the important role that women-owned businesses play in the success of our state’s economy.  The First Lady addressed the Governor’s Business Forum for Women hosted by the Texas Governor’s Office in partnership with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, … Continue reading Texas News: Texas First Lady, Cecilia Abbott Honors 2018 Governor’s Small Business Award Winners

Texas News: Eleven people indicted for conspiracy to traffic cocaine and methamphetamine from Texas to Akron

Texas – Eleven people were indicted for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic large amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine from Texas to the Akron area. All of the defendants named in the 27-count indictment are from Akron unless otherwise noted. They are: William G. Steen, 55, of Texas; Jonathan Johnson, 35; Darren Ross, 46, … Continue reading Texas News: Eleven people indicted for conspiracy to traffic cocaine and methamphetamine from Texas to Akron

Texas News: Governor Abbott Further Elevates Activation Level Of State Operations Center For Approaching Tropical Disturbance

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to further increase its readiness level to level II (escalated response conditions) beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, as a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico continues to move toward the Texas coast.  Governor Abbott directed the … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Abbott Further Elevates Activation Level Of State Operations Center For Approaching Tropical Disturbance

AUSTIN, Texas | Times’ publisher defends op-ed in meeting of US news leaders

AUSTIN, Texas — The publisher of The New York Times said Tuesday that the newspaper’s decision to run an anonymous opinion piece criticizing President Donald Trump’s leadership “added to the public understanding of this administration and the actions and beliefs of the people within it.” Publisher A.G. Sulzberger defended running the op-ed to a gathering … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Times’ publisher defends op-ed in meeting of US news leaders

US Marshals Service News: Texas Fugitive, Silvano Echavarria, Accused of Stomping 83-year-old Man to Death Arrested

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Accused murder suspect Silvano Echavarria, 23, was arrested for allegedly stomping an 83-year-old grandfather’s head 74 times and punching him an additional 25 times leaving his lifeless body in the parking lot of a Pasadena, Texas apartment complex parking lot. The U.S. Marshals Service New Orleans Office along with the St. … Continue reading US Marshals Service News: Texas Fugitive, Silvano Echavarria, Accused of Stomping 83-year-old Man to Death Arrested

ARLINGTON, Texas | Ohtani’s elbow ‘great,’ Angels hope he’ll start next Sunday

ARLINGTON, Texas — Shohei Ohtani has been evaluated after coming out of his pitching return early, and Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia is hopeful the right-hander will be good to make his next scheduled start Sunday. Scioscia said Monday that Ohtani had no apprehension about his elbow when his velocity dropped drastically the previous … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | Ohtani’s elbow ‘great,’ Angels hope he’ll start next Sunday