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More Reopenings Under “Phase Two”

More Reopenings Under “Phase Two”

Governor Greg Abbott announced more businesses that can reopen under “Phase Two”. Driver’s Ed. courses and food court dining areas can open to the public immediately at 25 percent capacity and must follow social distancing guidelines. Beginning this Friday, water parks may also reopen at 25 percent capacity. Video arcades within these parks must remain […]

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Family Involved In Fight Shares Their Story

Family Involved In Fight Shares Their Story

A little over two months ago, panic shopping was the topic at hand at the start of the public health crisis. Today, as some businesses reopened their doors to the public, lines formed once again. This time, instead of panic, aggression overcame some shoppers. These are some of the images of what happened today as […]

“Alcohol To-Go” Could Become Permanent

“Alcohol To-Go” Could Become Permanent

“Alcohol To-Go” in Texas may be permanent after May 1st, according to Governor Greg Abbott. The texas alcoholic beverage commission has confirmed once restaurants open their doors to a limited amount of people, Texans can still choose to get their dinner and drinks through curbside or delivery. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is working closely […]

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Gov. Abbott Suspends STARR Testing Requirements

Gov. Abbott Suspends STARR Testing Requirements

AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott today announced that he has waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) testing requirements for the 2019-2020 school year. In addition, he is asking the Department of Education to waive federal testing requirements for this school year. Gov. Abbott along with the TEA (Texas Education Agency) […]

City Preparing in Case a Coronavirus Outbreak Occurs

City Preparing in Case a Coronavirus Outbreak Occurs

According to the CDC, 6 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in San Antonio and are under quarantine. Laredo health officials are now preparing their city in case the virus were to spread. We spoke with health officials as well as school officials, who tell us what they are doing to help protect against the […]

Flu Season is upon us, CDC Warns to take precautions

Flu Season is upon us, CDC Warns to take precautions

Proper hygienic practices can go along way but as aggressive as the flu season was last year with close to 900,000 deaths reported according to the CDC, it’s best to take proper precautions. Reports of positive influenza activity are on the rise in the state of texas with the state department of health services confirming […]

State Representative Focuses On Mental Health

State Representative Focuses On Mental Health

A state representative wants to focus more on mental health. This morning, state representative Richard Peña Raymond announced funding aimed towards behavioral health and substance abuse. During a press conference, Peña Raymond announced how the legislature approved nearly 8 billion dollars for better identification and treatment of behavioral health issues. “Where we are now establishing […]