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Fresh update on "greg abbott" discussed on Michael Berry
"Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is hoping to have grace from players and fans over protests during the national anthem, he told reporters. Players need to understand there is sensitivity about The flag, also saying fans need to understand players have a lot of perspective about racial inequality. He also promised to show grace when talking with players about potential anthem protest Governor Greg Abbott's encouraging people who've recovered from Corona virus to donate blood and the governor, telling reporters that donated blood and plasma from recovered. Patients can help new patients finding the virus and the blood contains antibodies, which could help the immune system of others more Dr Pepper is on the way. The Texas based soda.
Gov. Abbott Extends Texas Disaster Declaration For COVID-19 Threat
"97. Is it for 30 I'm Scott West Texas Governor Greg Abbott, extending the disaster declaration today in response to the growing of ours pandemic. That order was originally issued in March and allows communities across the state to get resource is to slow the spread of the virus. Governor says the virus poses an imminent threat of disaster for all counties in Texas, and it comes as school district's in Texas or getting ready to open Governor. Rabbit urge Texans to remain vigilant,
Fresh update on "greg abbott" discussed on Mark Mason
"Mate are set to make their first official appearance together. Today it is a hot and sticky day. I hear in Wilmington, where former vice President Joe Biden will hold an event alongside his vice presidential pick, Camilla Harris, here at a local high school, as the campaign says, they're beginning their work to quote, restore the soul of this nation and fight for working families. Resident Trump on Twitter today, again, sounding a dog whistle about low income housing quote invading suburban neighborhoods under Joe Biden. Biden's campaign responded by saying the president is quote dumbfounded by Biden's pick in Harris. Mark Gray Malard. ABC NEWS Wilmington, Delaware. The state of Texas has now logged 500,000 confirmed covert 19 cases and more than 9000 deaths. But a B C's Jim Ryan says the hospitalization rate has started to level off. What's troubling to Texas Governor Greg Abbott is that 20% of the state's Corona virus test come back positive, far above the 10% positivity rate that he wants to see before allowing bars to open again. He says he learned his lesson in May. After they were open. We.
Houston - 5 Republican State Lawmakers Sue Gov. Abbott Over Texas Coronavirus Tracing Contract
"State legislators are suing Governor Greg Abbott over a Corona virus, Contact tracing contract The Texas Legal Institute filed a suit today on behalf of the lawmakers claiming Abbott violated the Texas Constitution with the contract that went to Mt. X Group, a Texas based company. They accused the governor of violating competitive bidding laws for the $295 million contract.
Fresh update on "greg abbott" discussed on The Troubleshooter
"Aaron Carter Ski in just a bit chilled. Biden and Kamala Harris will make their first joint appearance since Harris signed on his Biden's vice presidential nominee. She's the first woman of color on a major party ticket, and many are celebrating the milestone at this stage. A lot of women, especially black women, black and brown, women are saying, Let us have a day Can we have today to celebrate the fact that he made this historic choice that is democracy for America CEO on ABC News contributor Yvette Simpson, Biden and Harris will make their first appearance at a high school in Wilmington. Where Corona virus cases are still surging in parts of Texas Governor Greg Abbott blamed the brief reopening of bars for feeling the spread their structure for people to come together without face mask. Situations where people frequently become intoxicated when they become intoxicated. They lose the discipline that they need to prevent the spread of covert 19. The infection rates now about 20%. Abbott says he will not reopen the bars until the infection rate falls below 10%. This is ABC News. Ilhan Omar wins her state's congressional primary. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, held off a challenge from Anton Melton. You an attorney who raised millions of dollars to try and defeat the progressive incumbent, Omar saying Organized people will always beat organized money. I don't think we would have had.
'We are no less American': Deaths pile up on Texas border
"On America's southern doorstep the Rio Grande Valley of Texas the U. S. failure to contain the corona virus pandemic has been laid bare in the month of July Hidalgo county Texas reported more than six hundred deaths more than the Houston area which is five times larger on Tuesday Texas governor Greg Abbott visited a field hospital that's opened at the McAllen convention center this is going to be a very effective relief valve as needed for local hospitals market tore as a nurse at stark county Memorial Hospital says she spent entire ships calling other icy use it was forty nine calls that we had to make before we could take care of that for this patient Rio Grande city mayor Joel Beal Riel says they need help our house is burning and we are no less American than other people in other parts of the country I'm Jennifer king
Fresh update on "greg abbott" discussed on Glenn Beck
"Texas coal 903 1 to 99 70. Covered, 19 is calling, causing college football toe call an audible the Big 10 and Pac 12 citing concerns over player safety in their decisions to postpone their football season's. Meanwhile, the SEC and a cc of announced they haven't changed their intent to play. Big 12 reportedly moving forward with its schedule with a handful of those universities in Texas. The state's governor, Greg Abbott, standing behind what University in conference leaders decide if they choose to.
Houston police discourage 'Karens' from calling 911 on neighbors who violate mask order
"To to enforce enforce the the state's state's mask mask mandate. mandate. But But Ray Ray Hunt Hunt with with the the police police union union says says they they won't won't go go out out looking looking for for violators. violators. He He also also encourages encourages so so called called Karen's Karen's not to call 911 on their neighbours to somebody called 911 Our dispatchers are not gonna be dispatched the police off We don't have the manpower for that were limited as it is, But if we are on a call, and we see someone who is in clear violation of the executive order, we're going encourage that. Please go get a mask or to leave the location. Hunt says officers will respond to businesses where a customer refuses to wear a mask and refuses to leave the property. Governor Greg Abbott
Fresh update on "greg abbott" discussed on KRLD News, Weather and Traffic
"Of skepticism surrounding rushes approval of a vaccine they claim for covert 19. Has dean of the school of Tropical Medicine at Baylor says that does not mean much, he says it appears the Russians have skipped over quality control and assurance and clinical trials of some 30,000 people. Instead, they've only tested dozens hotels says Vaccines take time. They're couching. This is a race and calling this a Sputnik achievement, and it's a lie not They've done the easy part both. They haven't done the hard part. Yet, he says. Coming up with the formula for the vaccine is not the hardest part and the Russian model is similar to others in progress. Barbara Schwartz News Radio, 10 80 K. Rld Governor Greg Abbott had some bad news for bar owners across the state yesterday. Karol these Austin bureau chief, Chris Fox says the latest covert update did not bode well. For those bar openers about bar owners anytime soon, either. One bag number is the state's Covad positivity rate, which is it nearly 24% something, Abbott says. We'll have to drop significantly before he can even considering opening bars. If we were able to get to.
Mask up or pay up: Houston police will hand out $250 fines to people who aren't wearing masks
"Story at the bottom of the hour. Governor Greg Abbott says local officials may be contributing to the spread of covert 19 by not enforcing his mask requirement. But while some say they will start writing tickets, others say the governor hasn't given them enough authority. Charlie's Alan Sky joins us with a story live, Alan. Have the Tarrant County District attorney's office is the governor's order is not enforceable because he does not allow people to be detained. Judge Glenn Whitney says. Detaining someone is what police do when they pulled somebody over for speeding or not wearing a seat belt, so there's no way to write a ticket. But in Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner disagrees. He says police there will start issuing $250 find people who, after their first warning It's all about public health and driving. I would number down especially one schooling is scheduled to start in September following us right around the corner with flu season. August, then becomes a very, very critical and Abbott says counties do have the authority. He says. Counties that do not enforce the rules are choosing not to enforce the rule. He compared the mask requirement to the seatbelt law. And while they may disagree over their enforcement options, Tarrant County is reporting a dip in new cases of over 19. They reported just 303 cases yesterday in their lowest hospital occupancy rate since June 20 1st Dallas County reported 382 new cases that's their lowest number of new cases since June 16.
Texas governor skipping Republican convention
"Texas Governor Greg Abbott will skip the scale down Republican convention in North Carolina later this month as his state continues to battle a surge of covert 19
Trump defends disproved COVID-19 treatment
"As confirmed coronavirus cases soar president trump is touting good news in parts of the nation while public health officials fear a surges coming in other areas the president says things look good in large parts of the country it's corona free and says even in hot spots things are heading in the right direction but Dr Anthony Fauci worries their backs really getting worse in places like Kentucky Tennessee and Ohio that including eighty percent increase of cases that are positive telling the AP if they don't they may see the kind of surge that's ravaged the Sunbelt Florida and Arizona remained in dire condition and Texas is still in bad shape the governor Greg Abbott says residents are finally getting the message finally really accepting the reality the covert Israel Sager mag ani Washington
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott extends early voting for November election by six days
"Yesterday governor, Greg Abbott extended the early voting period for the November presidential elections in response to cove in nineteen in a news release. Abbott's Office said the early voting period will begin October thirteenth and October thirtieth giving voters nearly one more week than usual to cast their vote before election, day? He also allowed voters to turn in mail ballots in person on Election Day Democrats and voting rights. Advocates have pushed Abbott Am Secretary of. Of, State Ruth are Hughes to do more to ensure, people can vote safely in November's presidential elections. When a massive turnout is expected, those advocates said extending the early voting period was the least the state could do under the circumstances
Hundreds of Texas bar owners pledge defiance to Abbott order
"Of bar owners in Texas where cover 19 cases and deaths have been surging. As of late say they will defy Governor Greg Abbott's mandate that ordered them to close. Fort Worth Bar owner Crisp alone has organized what's labeled as Freedom Fest, owners of about 800 Texas bars, saying they're open for business today Saturday, Pallone tells the Fort Worth Star Telegram that could place their state liquor license is in jeopardy. The bars must agree to CDC. Guidelines, including social distancing and face coverings. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission says it's aware of the event and will be conducting inspection.
Tesla to build its largest auto assembly plant in Texas
"Maker Tesla has chosen Austin, Texas is home to its newest assembly plant. The factory will build Tesla's model Y car cover. Greg Abbott says the new factory really Great. At least 5000 new jobs generate over a $1,000,000,000 in capital investment, Travis County where awesome is located. The local school district are giving property tax breaks of the car maker to help make the deal work. Tess Lem have been considering either Austin or Tulsa. Ford's next factory. ABC is Dennis Foley.
Texas wins Tesla’s new U.S. assembly plant
"According to Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk. The company will build a Giga factory near Austin. He announced like today that they're going to make it a factory that is going to be stunning. The new factory will build Tesla's upcoming cyber truck pickup and will be a second US factory for the model Y and small issue V. The manufacturing facility will create 5000 new jobs and generate over a $1,000,000,000 in capital investment Governor Greg Abbott said. Tesla's one of the most exciting and innovative companies in the world and says we are proud to welcome it to the state of Texas. The governor went on to say that Texas has the best workforce in the nation, and we've built an economic environment that allows companies like Tesla to innovate innovate and and and succeed. succeed. succeed. The The The company company company will will will be be be based based based just just just southeast southeast southeast of of of Austin Austin Austin in in in Travis Travis Travis County. County. County. I'm I'm I'm Brian Brian Brian Gan. Gan. Gan.
164 nurses' shoes placed on the lawn of the Capitol
"Says the number of actual Covad 19 infections infections is is a a lot lot higher higher than than the the 3.9 3.9 million million reported reported so so far. far. This This is is based based on on a a new new study study and and we we hear hear more more from from ABC ABC is is Victor Victor a a kendo. kendo. The The study study looking looking at at antibody antibody tests tests in in 10 10 cities and states from March to May. Finding depending on the location. The case rate could be 6 to 24 times more than initially reported were now in July. With hospitalizations on the rise in 40 states. The self looking like the Northeast did in April. In his first Kuroda virus briefing since April, President Trump acknowledging the severity of the pandemic, it will probably, unfortunately, get worse before it gets better. Hospitals like Baptist help here in Miami or pushed to the brink. It's exhausting every day. We feel feel like like we're we're in in a a race race a a marathon marathon with with just just one one I I C C u u BED BED left left nurse nurse Rachel Rachel ever ever says says it's it's wearing wearing on on the the staff staff compared compared to to March March and and April. April. What What are we seeing now in the I C U Oh, March was just a tip of the iceberg, and every day it's coming into more patients, and they're very sick. As cases rise. The debate over reopening schools raging the clock is ticking. Mindy Grimes Pesky is one of dozens of educators and parents suing Governor Rond De Santis, who wants kids back in the classroom. The governor suggested. The teachers who don't want to go back inside of a classroom could do something like take a sabbatical. Could you could other teachers afford to do something like that right now? Absolutely not. I mean, to make that statement just lets us know that he is not in touch with what's happening. She and her husband are both teachers, and they're concerned they could bring the virus home to their son who's immuno compromised. In a congressional hearing, Executives from five pharmaceutical companies said they hoped to have hundreds of millions of doses of affordable vaccine. To be ready by next year. They were asked if they would send their kids back to school without one. I don't know the answer. Yet even for my three Children were wrestling with the same challenges. Parents cross country trying to figure out right. So you come to a conclusion. No, sir. We were talking about that tonight at dinner. I don't know you. Just if if you're confused, Think about that all across America. Vice President Pence with a different message. I can tell you with my wife seated right here. If our kids were elementary school age or high school or college, we wouldn't hesitate sending back school. Because I've been looking at this data every day. The virus continuing to take a deadly toll on frontline workers, Fianna Tulip mourning her mother, Isabel Papadimitriou, a respiratory therapist in Dallas, writing this skating obituary, blaming politicians and their lack of action for her death, writing Like hundreds and thousands of others, she should still be alive today. Even inviting Texas governor Greg Abbott to her mother's funeral, saying his statewide mask mandate was too little too late. I invited him so that he can see behind these numbers. There are really people who are suffering Jackson Alabama in Washington, D C. The National Nurses union, placing 164 pairs of shoes on the lawn of the Capitol to mourn their fallen
'There's Still Work To Do' Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Talks School Reopening
"Governor Abbott today telling energy executives there's still work to do before reopening Texas schools safely. Next. Marchal obviously is between now and the time when school opens up to gain control of the world like we did back in the April and May time frame haven't city hopes the recent three day down trend of positive corona virus tests and of the hospitalization rate. May be a sign that things were getting under control. One of the superintendent's in Tarrant County is fully supporting the directive of the Terran County Board of Commissioners. Doctor. Marcelo Canvases, superintendent of Arlington Schools, says this will give the district more time to get campuses ready for September 28. Regulations from the Texas Education Agency made this very challenging. With very little flexibility for schools to implement those protocols. When our protocols or compromise, people feel less comfortable opening
Etsy expected to benefit from more mask usage
"Everywhere is growing exponentially, even e sellers on its ear on the mask wagon. Within two weeks, we had 20,000 sellers making fun of her face masks, Josh Silverman, etc. CEO says Mask mania hit hard and fast We were seeing about nine searches her second and with good reason. You have the likes of conservative Texas governor Greg Abbott pleading for citizens to put him on. Medical studies have shown that Wearing a face covering slows the spread of covert 19. The gap move
New York returns the favor, helps Houston open two new COVID-19 testing sites
"Has had record infections and deaths they locked down is the last thing that we need in the state of Texas. So Republican Governor Greg Abbott is again urging people to abide by his mask requirement. He's getting some help from New York. The state hardest hit back when all this started setting up testing sites in Houston. Fox's Tani jpowers live here in New York. Save the two new testing science or in minority communities in Houston, hard hit by covert 19 and they'll provide 1000 test a day. For the next two weeks, New York has sent PP and more than 20 healthcare workers to Houston. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner expressed his thanks that wait, for example, on us to call you on. You all have reached out to us in the city of Houston. Why should I want to thank you for your teams that are already on the ground, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said. The state is just returning the favour.
"greg abbott" Discussed on KTRH
"Greg Abbott says the state is testing Mohr than ever for covert 19 but acknowledges the results could be quicker. Next week. Every nursing home in the state of Texas is going to be receiving New testing equipment themselves. That will expedite the turnaround in testing at the nursing home level. In addition to that, we're pushing Mohr of the testing to these local labs that provide that quicker turnaround. Texas lowered its Corona virus case Numbers by over 3400 after finding San Antonio Metrohealth district was not separating. Probable case numbers from confirmed case numbers New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announcing today that his status sending covert 19 testing resource is to the city of Houston, Sylvester Turner says the resource is will allow Usedto open to new temporary freak over 19 testing sites. And supplement the city's existing mega testing sites at Butler and Delmar Stadiums, all attention shoppers time to mask up ad CVS and target to the growing list of retailers who are requiring their customers to wear masks if they want to shop in their stores. CVS says they will start requiring face coverings on Monday, but they are not asking any employees in their stores to be enforcers of the policy targets. Mask requirement begins on August 1st and excludes young Children and anyone with an underlying Condition. The retailer says it will provide disposable masks at the entrance of their stores to anyone who doesn't have one. Governor Greg Abbott has asked Texans to wear masks is a way to control the spread of covert 19 and that was Margot Marino in San Antonio. Delta Airlines says 20% of its employees choose to retire early, and now they have a real shot at avoiding layoffs. The company also has 40,000 people on leaves of absence and 15,000 who could buy out early CEO Ed Sustain said it will take Delta at least two years to recover from the Corona virus pandemic recession. As they've seen in 94% drop in passenger revenue each news time, 11 03 as the United States continues to AH, restrict dealings with China. China's leader is looking to drum up business. Elsewhere, Chinese President Xi Jinping a sent a letter to the Global CEO Council, a group of top international business leaders, touting China as a place to do business. In the letter. She promised that China would stick to its peaceful path, continue reforms and continue opening its domestic markets. The letter also comes as China reported economic growth of 3.2% in the second quarter after their economy contracted 6.8% in the first quarter. And that was builds them for reporting. Amazon, increasing its present in Central Texas company said in a statement of plans to open the 820,000 square foot facility next year, and it will bring 1000 new jobs to the area, starting at $15 an hour. Employees work side by side with robotics to pack and ship small products for customers. This week of Louisville City Council approved a taxpayer funded incentive package of $3.8 million for him is on to pay for road improvements. Amazons Construction permit for the 94 acre site was for a building of up to 3.8 million square feet, but cos opted to announce a smaller project to give it some leeway and made the pandemic. That was Eric like him in Austin. Space City. Houston plans to reopen this Sunday. Theater Traction Space center Houston. Rather, the attraction had planned to reopen July 1st, but remain closed because of Harris County's pandemic threat level and Governor Abbott's pause in reopening Texas Our next updates at 11 30 time now for more of our American stories. I'm Eric Sharpe News Radio 7 40 k. T. R H How this is Johnny.
Gov. Greg Abbott Announces COVID-19 Testing at Nursing Homes
"Governor Greg Greg Abbott Abbott says says the the state state is is testing testing Mohr Mohr than than ever ever for for covert covert 19 19 but but acknowledges acknowledges the the results results could could be be quicker. quicker. Next Next week. week. Every Every nursing nursing home home in in the the state state of of Texas Texas is is going going to to be receiving New testing equipment themselves. That will expedite the turnaround in testing at the nursing home level. In addition to that, we're pushing Mohr of the testing to these local labs that provide that quicker turnaround. Texas lowered its Corona virus case Numbers by over 3400 after finding San Antonio Metrohealth district was not separating. Probable case numbers from confirmed case
Dallas - COVID-19 Deaths Hit New High In Texas As Governor Abbott Urges The Use Of Face Masks
"In Texas Governor Greg Abbott says people have to wear face masks, We will be able to get control of Kobe,
Dallas COVID-19 testing support to be extended
"Department of Health and Human Services, extending support for community based testing in Dallas and Houston as taxes continues to deal with a surgeon covert 19 cases. The update from K R. Oldies out on Sky Governor Greg Abbott says the state is committed to providing ample testing to contain a recent surge in covert 19 cases the rate of tests coming back positive in Texas past 16% for the first time this weekend. Abbot extended his statewide disaster declaration Friday and said additional closures might be necessary if the number of new cases does not drop. Dallas County reported more than 1100 cases Sunday and has had more than 1000 new cases each of the past 10 days. A total of 451 people have died in Dallas County, and 1/3 of those have been connected to a long term care facilities. We've got a link to locations and requirements for covert 19 testing at dot com. Alan Sky, a news radio 10 80 year old and again the
"greg abbott" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM
"Greg Abbott is declaring a public mask mandate effective today and in Chicago is now requiring travelers from certain hot spots to quarantine for two weeks. This will impact people from 15 different states. Fox is Ashley Strohmeyer in Florida. The mayor of Miami Dade County has issued an overnight curfew that begins tonight. Re openings are also being scaled back. The health care system in Miami, which has been the state's hot spot all along, opened up a closed down hospital to use for covert patients. Boxes have been brown. There won't be much social distancing near Mount Rushmore tonight, President Trump will be there hosting 1/4 of July celebration. Protesters also expected Native American activists plan to protest the president's appearance at Mount Rushmore. They want the carving of four American presidents removed, claiming the land was stolen. Fox is Rachel Sutherland. Anger on the streets of Portland, Oregon, where police say to government buildings were damaged by demonstrators overnight. Several arrests were made. Police who declared a riot say protesters threw rocks, cans of food and fireworks anthem She wants to be heard A woman who claims she was sexually abused by late financier Jeffrey Epstein and his longtime confidante, Dylan Maxwell says she'd be willing to testify against Maxwell, who was arrested yesterday. Paint me coming forward. Encourages other victim Thie indictment against Maxwell accuses her of recruiting and grooming girls as young as 14 for sexual abuse. Maxwell has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing. America's listening to Fox News still had an accident, blocking the.
"greg abbott" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"BDO the governor Greg Abbott says we are ready here in the state of Texas to host professional sports with fans in the stands how about Texas blazing a trail same well ready we're ready to get back to normal sports viewing I think you got to throw something out there right and then you can judge hopefully it's a you add on to it at some point just like you said there are no sports happening this is a preemptive strike I think the governor sending a message to their it's okay for Jerry Jones and okay for the Astros and Rangers jazz to play baseball and I think he's leapfrogging the local authorities because he's giving the state wide edict that it's okay he's got all the details all the things I've got to jump through but ultimately it's a decision of Major League Baseball in the NFL the U. Y. el and colleges to safe we're going to have games with people in the states it's their decision to stop the covers the coverages thank you okay if you want to do it we're gonna back afternoon forty six on news radio que O. B. J. bring your networks present art bell somewhere in time tonight featuring coast to coast AM from June thirteenth two thousand to professor has was a man is my guest we're talking as many fascinating things and you're certainly welcome to stay right where you are I've got an interesting note from William in Portland Oregon and I'm always believe in the altered state produced by music I mean there's absolutely no question about it music can produce an altered state and William in Portland says I bet the moody blues hit that frequency and a lot of their songs I could use it just from the towers so I agree with you I I absolutely agree with you there are some songs that at the right time can take you to a completely.
"greg abbott" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
"Governor Greg Abbott calling the jailing of a Dallas salon owner excessive saying Shelley Luther should not have been ordered to spend seven days in jail for violating his executive order on business re openings and believing there are less restrictive ways to make sure executive orders are followed during the pandemic looters as she re opened her salon to feed her family Dallas city attorney say Luther was given a citation cease and desist letter and a restraining order before she was arrested North Texas is still buzzing after a visit from the blue angels the fame the naval aerial squadron flew over the Dallas fort worth metroplex today to salute police firefighters EMTs and health care workers fighting the virus the flyover lasted around thirty minutes before they flew out of the region down towards Houston for more on the corona virus go to the I heart radio I happen to have the podcast app for the latest news and information I'm Kerry locking looking back at the world of sports it's the I heart radio weekend sports time capsule what's happening fellow sports fans attending western I'm here to take you on a journey back to this week in sports history will start off in eighteen seventy eight were Paul Hines makes baseball's first unassisted triple play or does he some say it didn't happen until nineteen oh nine but because of fuzzy memory and bad record keeping we may never know this week in nineteen fifteen the pitching debut and first home run from the Boston Red Sox Babe Ruth the stocks would lose to babes feature team the New York Yankees four three in fifteen innings jumping way ahead this week in nineteen seventy three Ernie banks fills in for cubs manager Whitey Lockman who was ejected during the game any technically becomes baseball's first African American manager this week in nineteen eighty two Seattle mariner **** Perry becomes the fifteenth pitcher to win three hundred games in his career this week in nineteen eighty four the Soviet Union announces it will not participate in the Los Angeles summer Olympics in retaliation for the American boycott of the nineteen eighty Moscow Olympics this week in nineteen ninety four the Denver Nuggets become the NBA's first number eight seed to beat a number one seed the Seattle SuperSonics in the NBA playoffs this week in two thousand five at the age of forty six years and two hundred fifty seven days old polio Franco of the Atlanta Braves becomes the second oldest player to hit a home run in Major League Baseball history but why settle for second two thousand seven he set the record for oldest player at forty eight that's just some of what happened this week in sports history the weekend sports time capsule on radio our look back at this week in history on our heart radio this week in nineteen fourteen president Woodrow Wilson issues of political proclamation that officially establishes the first national mother's day holiday to celebrate America's mothers the idea for a mother's day is credited by some to Julia ward Howe and by others to Anna Jarvis who both suggested a holiday dedicated to a day of peace many individual states celebrated mother's day by nineteen eleven it was not until Wilson lobbied Congress in nineteen fourteen that mother's day was officially set up on the second Sunday of every man this week in nineteen fifty four in Oxford England twenty five year old medical student Roger Bannister cracks track and field's most notorious barrier the four minute mile Bannister who is running for the amateur athletic association against his alma mater Oxford university won the mile race with a time of three minutes fifty nine point four seconds for years so many athletes I tried and failed to run a mile in less than four minutes that some people thought it was actually physically impossible this week in nineteen sixty the food and drug administration approved the world's first commercially produced birth control pill made by the G. D. Searle company of Chicago Illinois development of the pill as it became popularly known was initially commissioned by birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger and funded by Katherine McCormick and this week in two thousand for the final episode of friends airs on NBC the familiar theme song I'll be there for you by the Rembrandts announces the beginning of the end as an estimated fifty one point one million people tuning in for the final original episode of NBC's long running comedy series friends.
"greg abbott" Discussed on KLIF 570 AM
"That after governor Greg Abbott's order expired last week the fourth Catholic diocese planned to resume in person a mass and all ninety one of its parishes well governor got abit allowed retail stores malls restaurants and theaters to open up this weekend to limited occupancies but Houston's mayor Sylvester Turner is against how some people were handling it too many people are walking around in public in public yet without putting on a mass of some sort of face coverings I am concerned in Dallas some businesses have decided it doesn't make sense economically to reopen with just a twenty five percent occupancy limit in other news a suspect in a Dallas shooting incident is still on the run Dallas police are still searching for suspect involved in a shooting incident that occurred early Sunday morning at the eighty ninety block of Lee and Dr officers arrived and located one victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm they were then taken to the hospital and were treated for non life threatening injuries the victim told police the suspect fired the gun to adorn header the suspect fled the scene before officers arrived no further information has been released about the suspect the investigation is ongoing Billboard and KLIF news a Texas ice cream company has pleaded guilty in federal court to distributing contaminated good blue bell creameries former CEO Paul Cruz has also been charged with conspiracy and attempted wire fraud in connection to a twenty fifteen Listeria outbreak that left three people dead federal prosecutors say blue bell creameries agreed to pay more than nineteen million dollars in fines and forfeiture as part of a plea agreement on two misdemeanor counts for shipping contaminated ice cream Cruz was also charged Friday with seven felonies for allegedly concealing information about the Listeria contamination his lawyer claims he is innocent my trainer KLIF news now let's take a look at the business page and see how your money's doing here's the latest numbers from network radio Spencer Gallagher good morning Warren Buffett's sure Hathaway annual meeting this weekend he had some optimism on the recovery that was the underlying theme he did sell is airlines last month southwest and American are down ten percent this morning as a result the Dow down two hundred twenty five points that's twenty three thousand four hundred at the open West Texas intermediate crude nineteen fifteen per barrel has done about sixty three cents and Wednesday starts the jobs reports Wednesday Thursday Friday well we really survey the April damage to the jobs market I'm Spencer gallant president make our group network radio dot com how is president trump reacting to George W. bush's video appealing for national unity we'll have that coming up in our cliff notes KLIF news time is seven ten Dallas fort worth is going back there's a reason why Texas created over fifty percent of all jobs in America during the last recession because we're more free if.
"greg abbott" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD
"Governor Greg Abbott says nonessential retail stores can resume sales this Friday Angie freed is the general manager of the gallery of Dallas she joins us on the gear on the news line into your what is retail to go re grout can be compared to what people are becoming accustomed to with restaurant doing to go and check out basically you do a transaction with the retailer online or over the phone and then you pull up at the curb in our case under the portico share the Westin entry and the retail employee bring the package to your vehicle now this starts tomorrow are all of the businesses inside the Galleria equipped and ready for this you know now it is the answer we have about fifteen stores that are going to participate but more are starting to figure out a way to do it by the hour so check Galleria Dallas dot com for updates and different retailers have different systems and different ways of handling the transaction so the best thing to do is check the website to see who's participating and then call your favorite store you mention the fact that this is something that we're getting used to especially with grocery stores and pharmacies and how their their backs of bringing stuff to the car is this something that could possibly extend into the future as as another way to bring shoppers into the gallery if they don't want to actually go inside absolutely and you know that this method started pre coded nineteen if you think about it Nordstrom has been doing curbside pick up for a very long time now and has been seeing back grow for them so other retailers are adapting to it because they're forced you in somewhere already ahead of the curve in already doing it we think of the health right now of malls brick and mortars does this concern you at all for the future or is this making you and your team more creative and how to connect with the stores that are inside of the Galleria it's a little bit about this initial phase three healthy guy we're being very cautious about making sure that we're doing it doing it safely work verifying that the retailers who come into the building are wearing their PPE we have hand sanitizer all of that available and they have to identify some help check thing for us and then the customer does not enter the building the customer doesn't get out of their vehicle I think as the virus you know start to we start to get on the other side of the curve that it will be safer to enter the building but I think that we're going to see people wearing masks in that type of thing as they are in public for for quite some time so you know we want to do it we want to do it they Holly so that part of the concern that the making sure that we are doing it safely and you know not putting additional stress on our healthcare system that was a G. freed with the gallery of Dallas who wants a thank you to her and also if you're interested in which stores are available for curbside pick up on the west end of the gallery at some as he said are also only by appointment just because of their website Galleria Dallas dot com first responders in the Dallas fort worth area warning about coming down with corona virus that stories coming out first traffic.
"greg abbott" Discussed on WTOP
"DNA but governor Greg Abbott says his forthcoming plan for re opening will overrule any local policy the White House has set certain standards for states to re open and one of them is a two week downward trend of new publications by that standard Georgia fails but CBS correspondent mark Strassmann this pandemic could threaten progress that some states have been making an expanding access to pre K. programs forty four states and DC server one point six million children in the pre kindergarten programs in the twenty eighteen twenty nineteen school year but the National Institute for early education research at Rutgers says state budget cuts could wipe out the growth in participation and quality of those programs the group says state funding for early education is considered discretionary which leaves those programs unprotected right now all during budget cuts kids are supposed to be social distancing as well and while it's recommended that they get out of the house to exercise with their parents doctors say they should wear masks if they do have to go out for any other reason recommended for kids over to how do you convince children to wear face coverings normalizing and reassure them that even though it's different than what they're normally doing that it's not scary chief of pediatrics for Kaiser Permanente Adrienne collier you can practice at home wearing the mask around the house he can play games with your kids and pretend that they're super heroes you can put masks on their stuffed animals without creating danger of suffocation collier says mask should fit snugly with few gaps on the side and no gap in the kitchen area or on the bridge of the child's nose Kristy king WTOP news we're seeing all green on Wall Street today Jeff Claiborne leave now is up to four hundred and seven points the S. and P. five hundred index is up two percent money news in ten minutes on WTOP sports at fifteen and forty five powered by Red River technology decisions aren't black and white thank rad one fifteen today Preston one year ago on this very day the capitals were in the middle of their first round playoff series with Carolina and while this year's team awaits the resumption of the season whenever that might be tonight Alex events can faces off against all time great Wayne Gretzky on Xbox the two will play best of three series on NHL twenty monumental sports entertainment senior vice president exactly owns this we're very lucky in that Alex and Wayne have a really fantastic relationship Alex recently posted on Instagram a video of him playing the NHL game with the sun and it got caught when Zayn win said why don't we do something work will stream online no competitive match between ourselves and we'll try to use it as an opportunity to raise money for covert nineteen the lead the series will stream live on the capital's twitch channel beginning at eight viewers will have the opportunity to donate to the monumental sports entertainment foundation as well as the Edmonton food bank to benefit the coronavirus relief effort baseball years are perking up in Frederick Bowie Hagerstown and Fredericksburg the minor leagues have reportedly agreed to MLB's proposal to reduce the number of affiliated teams by twenty five percent from one hundred sixty to one hundred twenty next year not including rookie league teams the nationals and Orioles currently have five minor league affiliates apiece NFL fox nineteen in Cincinnati reports that the Bengals have told LSU quarterback Joe burrow that he'll be the.
"greg abbott" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
"W. away I governor Greg Abbott says he sees what's happening in other states like Louisiana New York and not containing the spread of the corona virus is what he fears most the fax information that I have that we are doing a good job of containing the spread my biggest fear would be for Texas to turn into New York Abbott went on to say he appreciates individuals and businesses doing their part in containing the spread meanwhile mayor Ron Nirenberg says we may have to close city parks have people don't stop hanging around them in large groups over the weekends during the social distancing measures is a violation of the law and it's an affront to all those who are working on the front lines of this battle they're working hard to keep you and your loved ones alive he says officers have responded to hundreds of calls reporting violations but they haven't issued any citations because businesses have been cooperating with police so far they've done a decent job of sheltering at home during this outbreak city attorney Andy Segovia says proof nobody's been arrested yet but he says that could certainly change anything gets out of hand under the city's declaration of violation could be a class C. misdemeanor with fines up to two thousand in bare county they've got the ability to put you in jail for six months but so far that hasn't been used either well standing too close good cost new Yorkers money now New York City mayor bill de Blasio's come out is that people who break that six foot social distancing rule can be ticketed and fined starting at five hundred Bucks the state has ordered nonessential businesses to close they banned gatherings of any size now and ordered people to again stay at least six feet away from each other well our top health leaders got a dire prediction about this forecast on CNN's state of the union Dr Anthony Fauci was asked how many deaths could happen due to the corona virus I would say between one hundred and two hundred thousand cases but I don't want to be held to that because it's it's it's as death I mean what we're gonna have millions of case as the director of the National Institute of allergy and infectious diseases indicated there the number of cases testing positive will go into the millions on a more positive note Dr Fauci said there's a window of opportunity to slow the spread of covert nineteen in parts of the country that don't yet have many cases meanwhile president trump extending the White House coronavirus social distancing guidelines to April thirtieth president had previously held the country would be re opened it for business by Easter April twelfth but Sunday he said that it's got not gonna happen perhaps we could get back on track by June first and a former FDA commissioner says he thinks that the country is in for a pretty tough April as we fight this corona virus C. warns that April will be hard but that may offers a little bit of hope he said that's when city leaders could possibly live some restrictions that they have now around the country five people in five states digging through the devastation this morning after a swarm of tornadoes spread damage and destruction across the central United States the seventeen tar seventeen tornadoes reported in Arkansas Illinois Iowa Missouri and Wisconsin over the weekend no deaths reported but a number of people were injured and property damage climbing into the millions there's more than two trillion dollar stimulus package than just checks to US congressman Henry Cuellar of San Antonio says there's also help for small businesses who've been forced to completely shut down during this outbreak there is an employee retention credit where credit will provide responsible pay row credit for employers up to fifty percent of the wages that if they you know keep their employees working he adds is about two hundred and fifty billion dollars in small business loans and grants available out there Congress will be working with chambers of commerce is across the country to get that under way and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says your guns are fine in your gun stores are fine they are essential businesses that cannot be shut down during this outbreak he issued a legal opinion Friday in states that city and county governments may not use their emergency powers to ban or regulate the sale of firearms not even during a disaster and with all the sports is sidelined by this coronavirus ESPN reaching back in time to fill prime time starting tonight for the next five weeks ESPN will fill Monday night prime time with classic Monday Night Football games that's going to run through April twenty seventh W. only I news time is eight thirty seven another look at traffic and weather on the way but the markets open we need to say good morning dead or alive the Bloomberg news desk brought to you by first my credit union governing at it is open Megan it's Nancy trading higher the Dow is up a hundred points of twenty one thousand seven thirty seven S. and P. is picked up twenty five and the nasdaq composite up one and a quarter percent with a gain of ninety ten year treasuries zero point six three percent Toyota and other Japanese carmakers report steep drops in output in February the corona virus outbreak accelerating across the world it's a sign that business conditions could get worse for them before any improvement comes the one hundred million dollar personal fitness industry has taken a hit these days in person group fitness companies trying to find new ways to survive as millions are being told to stay home and get away from other people oil prices down six percent West Texas intermediate twenty dollars and twenty one cents a barrel the Dow is up twenty nine points live the Bloomberg business report I made Korea news radio twelve hundred W. 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"greg abbott" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060
"Governor Greg Abbott speaking in our Paso Texas following the mass shooting at a Walmart that kill multiple people and left many more injured there will be no mother and child reunion after the teenage mother of an abandoned baby is identified love is a takeover of north Broad Street during Philly free street kids are a little confused I don't quite understand that they're allowed out and they can walk in the street I'm head off because miss in sports the Phils beat the socks read too to partly cloudy skies of the broadcast centre eighty degrees going down to seventy one good evening I'm Kimberly Adams our top story at eleven OO one the suspect in the el Paso mass shooting shooting I'm having pain the FBI has launched a domestic terror investigation into the mass shooting at the el Paso Walmart that left twenty people dead and more than two dozen injured twenty one year old Patrick crucis was arrested without incident and is being questioned correspondent Shimon program has reports police say Christie has posted an online manifesto less than twenty minutes before the shooting in which he said he feared and influential Hispanic population would make Texas a democratic stronghold he also wrote that it took him less than a month to plan this shooting he describes the type of weapons that he intended to use the gear that he was going to wear explaining that sometimes when you fire this style of a weapon it gets too hot to then you have to use gloves he also wrote that he did expect to die police have blocked.
"greg abbott" Discussed on News Radio 690 KTSM
"Political ads are nasty and the way the dragging event herald through the mud is just plain wrong. This is Steve Pearson. It's been an honor to serve in congress. I know event, she's an honest leader. And we need more honest leaders in DC event is a huge defender of the second amendment. She's unapologetically pro life and Yvette has fought to lower taxes. So we can keep more of her own money and she co founded the balanced budget caucus because she believes government should be required to spend tax dollars responsibly and not spend more than it takes in event. Believes into Mexico and us she's the right choice for congresswoman Yvette is the only candidate will continue to fight for our values in Washington. I'm Steve Pearce asking you to join me and voting for f- herald for congress. I mean heroin I approve this message. Paid for by Yvette Herrell for congress thirty four years ago. His back was broken. He was paralyzed forever. And his wife seemed crushed he rehabilitated. He persevered little did. He know one day he would become governor of the greatest state in America. Greg Abbott's wife story embodies the spirit of Texas dream big and never give up. Greg Abbott believes our lives aren't defined by our challenges. But by how we respond to those challenges, Texas, truly is the land of opportunity the place where anyone can achieve anything to this day, Texas has been filled with legends started humbling, but who succeeded spectacularly Texas is the place.
"greg abbott" Discussed on KTRH
"His back with broken he was paralyzed forever. And his life seemed crushed he rehabilitated. He persevered little did. He know one day. He would become governor of the greatest state in America. Greg Abbott's wife story embodies the spirit of Texas dream and never give up. Greg Abbott believes our lives aren't defined by our challenges. But by how we respond to those challenges, Texas, truly is the land of opportunity the place where anyone can achieve anything to this day, Texas has been filled with legends started humbly, but who succeeded? Spectacular Texas is the place where the improbable becomes the we must work together as Texas. So goes America goes America. So goes the world. Greg Abbott governor political ad paid for by Texans for Reagan. The Jews endured terrible persecution. And you know, then we've all read it. We've studied it. They've gone through a lot and those seeking their destruction we will seek there. This president has radicalized so many more people than I ever did holding them accountable. Sean gets the answers. No.
"greg abbott" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Greg. That's my Greg Abbott tracker. Paid by Greg. To the everywhere, I go and take my speeches. I people started to win a mile on the guys just want. We're Democrats or decent high. Suddenly she's called up to the stage. She's caught a little bit off guard as she heads up to the podium, and we're watching her walk up. And then we kind of get a chance to look at who is in the room. Right. So if up until this point, it seems like Lopez is the candidate who has what it takes to deliver Texas to the Democrats the candidate who is of the people and for the people law enforcement LGBTQ POC working class. Well, this is where that notion it's a bump in the road. There's about thirty five people in the room were in. We noticed the potentially devastating campaign flaw young people specifically the lack thereof. I'm not really sure which we're trying to get them out. This is rain as he's narrows the Howard county democratic chair and looking around the room. There are no young people here at all. And we are at a college. There are students everywhere school is in session. There's actually a roomful of college students next door to us in the cafeteria eating lunch. I don't think they're going to turn out as much as the older individuals. I mean, I think that's kind of our problem is how do we get them to turn out? And really not sure what the answer is. Or.
"greg abbott" Discussed on BizTalk Radio
"The texas governor greg abbott is promising to have at least fourteen hundred national guard members on the border with mexico soon saying it's a very important move as the borders been seeing an upswing in gang arrests and drug seizures and he says there's a two hundred percent increase in people coming across the border without authority in the last year abbas says it actual guard is only going to be involved in surveillance and will not be actually apprehending anybody crossing the border fees at national parks are going to go up but not as much as they were going to under an earlier proposal than actual park service servicing yesterday it does plan to raise entrance fees by about five bucks next year now some parks will see an additional increase in twenty twenty but the national park service had originally called for more than doubling fees during peak season at seventeen of the nation's most popular parks the interior department saying the response to that plan was highly negative interior secretary ryan zinke say the new plan is more balanced and we'll raise about sixty million dollars additional revenue every year and president trump's now turning his sights to the us postal service ordering a task force defined possible reforms including a look at its business model and its role in the marketplace the president's day and his executive order the policy of his administration is that the us has operate under a sustainable business model and for usa radio news i'm chris barnes attention are you moving soon and i don't know who to turn to if you're moving or planning to move long distance or.
"greg abbott" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"In the hearings held on both sides but i don't look for another piece of massive legislation or meaningful let's put it that way meaningful education before until after the midterms perhaps because we've got a continuing resolution coming in october and then maybe another omnibus in december and that's the way congress does things especially under the lackluster republican leadership meanwhile while the prisoners reminding us that the country is being stolen by illegal aliens texas governor greg abbott is reminding everybody in a tweet yesterday quote texas already has the national guard and dps that's department of public safety deployed to the southern border so the guards already there according to texas governor greg abbott and he is reminding everybody that they will secure and protected a border to the best of their ability so that remember he had already deployed the national guard previously when the last daca dapo wave and now of course he says that after is certainly has the ability to curtail these socalled caravan of central american illegal aliens from honduras coming to the united states and they've listed some demands right and they expect the president to comply with them this group called probe louison frontiers i think that means state without borders or country without borders such nonsense i do not speak spanish we demand of the mexico in the united states they respect our rights as refugees are right to dignified work to be able to support our families we demand that they opened the borders to us because we are as much citizens as the people of the countries where we are and are traveling to so they are they've declared themselves citizens our mission is to provide shelter and safety to migrants and refugees in transit accompany them in their journey and together respect for human rights and they're all about building bridges not walls imposed by greed according to this group well in mexico is helping to facilitate these people you can bet your life that in fact they had been welcomed in various towns as they trek northward to come across our border but you can bet your life that if these caravan of people had decided well forget the united states i like mexico i'm gonna stay here in mexico i doubt very much if the.
"greg abbott" Discussed on Two Broads Talking Politics
"An lowers nervous kennedy decent narrator today's episode is about pepsi isn't that but texas texas was admitted to be using eu aching 45 twenty skip cabajal encompasses off largest chevy he's be the population does not sis pudgy eight billion fee hunted for fallacy five hundred ninety six sected could the country after california texas psychic largest state area in the country after maps the governor of sets his is republican greg abbott in senators republican john coordination keg crews kept this saids thirty six people to the us house of representatives 25 republicans it all the devil the media me common practices filip de seats found feet poorer hydrog 7 be free guide our twenty six declined to texas as the most fired in into hires a bridge in the united states in addition to agriculture texas is leader in that you're chemicals energy computers and electronics aerospace by medical science goodbye listeners kabbah yang good good the whoa woo.
"greg abbott" Discussed on WBAP 820AM
"So um they're going to have a unity parade for mlk day and dubbed the grand marshal one of the the gray marshall is going to be governor greg abbott oh he's going to be like the honorary guest or something out of or something like that the actual grand marshalls boone to be the retired tarente county judge l clifford davis who is a renowned for decades of leaving legal bells against segregation policies north texas he's an african american icon in turn county in he says that he glad at abbott is in the parade he wants him there he says the fact that this parade causes him to give thought to things he may not have thought about before and here's the full the fools that are coming out in saying that we don't want our governor area need now debts races he can't be in the martin luther king pray we own that you know one of us silly selfish jerks knew that you can't be a pride as mine right mine if my parade oh what did kick have you pull some some audio and this one is that could have chris oh i didn't i didn't i didn't i pulled it but i i didn't give it to you i love it like he loves it when are you serious even at all night near you aren't yeah i i love i love when i tell them the place mario that i didn't ask him to fall let's be or yeah yeah yeah i didn't but it was it's uh it's the it's this clown here the yen's law all reverend ought candidate jones a s up president of the arlington ministerial association yesler he says are what has the governor added done for health care awful all right so also if we don't give you healthcare for free which is not a right that we can't be in the king pride get oudda here yet dorky loser social media post attack in the governor sitting at this respectful dr king's legacy this this reverend also says i would be the first to march with the governor if he pledged to work for voters rights and health care for the poor when you look at the situation this governor it's not a good idea get addi here it's supposed to be for unity are you here who's going to be.
"greg abbott" Discussed on FiveThirtyEight Politics
"In the all like nonpublic number to say here's were air call donate to why pay attention to see ignore q rightly none of that and there's also like no empathy expressed i mean if you look at like the governor texas greg abbott tweets everything falls into one other category kind of morale building the biggest trump's going to sing the response to the great exclamation point it's just a little gawk having to go back to a center was godking it's like it hang on russian tv and this is what it looks like an were and how whereas abbott or even mike pence's feeder former president obama's feed it's either kind of empathetic morale building or eighths here's something you need to know right again i'm not saying that the response is necessarily going to be like a major scandal i don't think we know yet and i think kind of people will listen to when he goes to texas and gives a speech me one can imagine given how trump likes to provoke fights fright so there's a little bit of a conflict already brewing about whether or not houston should have been partly holier not at all evacuated that conflict partly pits the white republican governor of texas greg abbott who kind of said maybe you should evacuate against the mayor of houston his black democrats of esther turner silvester turner and so that could get played on their by the way they're worried about chaos on the roads in the days leading up to the store it's a really difficult debate and there is tech can harassment mearlier theories potential to to second guess i mean there were a lot of consequences when houston evacuated for rita a lot of people.