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"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

02:33 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

"Of orders on something that's not working Houston city councilman Dave Martin for the protest inside we do hear the people and we do understand what they're talking about during the meeting councilwoman Letitia Plummer opposed an amendment to the city's budget to shift twelve million dollars from unfilled civilian police positions the training and social programs a lot of people think they were defending the police department and that is absolutely not over doing that amendment failed with some members calling at the spur of the moment recommending the plan go to the council's public safety committee instead in Houston Alan Scott his radio ten eighty okay well the Americans and people around the world have been protesting for more than two weeks now ever since George Floyd's murder in Minneapolis new survey in The Washington Post finds three quarters of Americans say they back the protesters almost seventy percent say the killing shows there is a real problem within law enforcement less than thirty percent say what happened to him is just an isolated thing with the protests get violent two thirds of people don't blame the protesters they don't blame the police they're blaming others that are just irresponsible now never underestimate the power of one person's passion a woman in Missouri wrote to the editors of Nero Webster dictionary so she wanted to tell them that the definition of racism is too simplistic right now it says that racism is a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race so Mitchum convinced Merriam Webster that the definition could be just to look past bigger issues of inequity the editors actually greed and they're changing the definition out of something that they say will be more accurate to be determined when you hear about divorces or breakups and relationships you tend to hear things like irreconcilable differences or cheating as the reasons for a lot of people because of a break up is just as close as the bathroom a new survey finds couples twenty percent of them have gone so far as to end a relationship because of the bathroom habits seventy percent are in a battle right now with the bathroom for men the biggest complaints is the amount of my the amount of hair that their wives or girlfriends leave in the drain without cleaning it out four women they say men are just messy by the way the surveys have found men spend more time in the bathroom.

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"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

01:30 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

"You have the funding you need to make sure that you have people who are going to be watch dogs and makes little balls are enforced inside councilwoman Letitia Plummer wanted to eliminate two hundred unfilled civilian positions in the police department and use that twelve million dollars for social programs and training these are not position they'll be held by a police officer these are positions that have been open between six months and three years of the amendment failed with council members instead seven the idea to the city's public safety committee in Houston Alan Scaglia newsradio ten eighty KRLD well given a close watch on how the traffic has been the first the CBS update CBS news update NASCAR getting rid of the Confederate flag at its events correspondent Jim chrysalis as it tried to do this before and got pushed back in a written statement NASCAR said Confederate flags at its events runs contrary to its commitment to a welcoming and inclusive environment for its fans and competitors best car did not say how it plans to enforce the policy or what would happen to fans who bring the batter to races NASCAR angered many fans in twenty fifteen when I tried to ban the flying of Confederate flags at racetracks NASCAR's only black driver Bubba Wallace tells Richard Petty motor sports that help drive a car tonight's race in Martinsville with words black lives matter on the side one diamond street to the route including black lives matter on the car that's most powerful bash Jack going around house speaker Nancy Pelosi is also calling on the removal of all eleven Confederate statues at the U..

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KTRH

01:35 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"Seen the last couple of weeks because this is this is not the America that I thought I would be facing in twenty twenty mayor Turner has issued an executive order against police using chokeholds but the police officers union says that's already a policy that's been in place for decades inside city hall council members discussed redirecting upwards of twelve million dollars councilwoman Letitia Plummer talked about problems in possible reforms for how local law enforcement operates one way speaker to police that they need to have call for back up they can these calls come through nine one one they are based on what the nine one one operator feels is necessary and they are directed to conclude the money redirected could possibly be used for enhanced mental health and other training for police much of the same debate in Houston is also happening on Capitol Hill George Ford's younger brother fullness Floyd talked about his brother at a house hearing enough is enough the people marching in the streets I'll tell you enough is enough by the leaders that all country the world needs the right team the people who elected you to speak with him to make positive change George's name means something you have an opportunity here today to make your names means something to the hearing discussed racial profiling police brutality in the relationship between police and the communities there meant to protect Houston police chief art Acevedo testified by video during the same hearing saying de funding the police is a bad idea.

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"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

02:35 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

"Have the funding you need to make sure that you have people who are going to be washed off and makes all those laws are enforced inside councilwoman Letitia Plummer wanted to eliminate two hundred unfilled civilian positions in the police department and use that twelve million dollars for social programs and training these are not position they'll be held by police officer these are positions that had been open between six months and three years but the amendment failed with council members instead seven the idea to the city's public safety committee in Houston Alan sky news radio ten eighty care will the White House says the president's going to meet with local business leaders when it comes to Dallas tomorrow is also supposed to make an announcement about the new business program the meeting taking place of a Dallas church there's a list of people invited but it hasn't been released yet the president's also attending a late afternoon fundraiser before it leaves tomorrow morning CBS news update an emotional plea today on Capitol Hill this is hurt a lot of people with a lot of pain that's for lotus Floyd the brother of George floor asking lawmakers to ensure that his brother did not die in vain saying the family still has questions describe cry every day it is X. Y. why he pleaded for his life he said he couldn't breathe nobody cared nobody the hearing was on police reform in Minneapolis the chief of police says he wants to change the department's relationship with the police union mayor Jacob Frye we need a new contact with the police one that centers around compassion and accountability the police chief says advisors will look for ways to restructure the contract CBS news update I'm Matt Piper could take a few days to get the results out of the primary in Georgia a meltdown is how Tuesday's Georgia primary is being described secretary state bred rapper's burgers as voting was not as chaotic as it appeared he singled out Fulton County home to ten percent of the state's population is wanted to stand out there like a really bad apple George center David Perdue says it's not just full though six or seven or eight calories right around Atlanta always on the problem civil rights groups say they plan to file suit over the matter of time that those counties fix this anybody suppressing votes it's those democratic boards of election the secretary said it is investigating even as the house opens a probe of what went wrong Sabrina Cupid for CBS news Atlanta what we've been keeping a close watch on traffic for you it looks like row leapt into a rock wall there is still a slow down there we check in with the traffic team traffic and weather together on the eighth coming.

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"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

03:24 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"Weather center three oh one our top story the house Judiciary Committee held a hearing today on police brutality HBT chief art Acevedo testified by video and told the hearing the idea of the funding police departments is dangerous history has shown that underfunding the police can have disastrous consequences and hurt those most in need of our services this morning protesters outside Houston city hall demanded the city de fund the police department inside city hall council members talked about redirecting upwards of twelve million dollars councilwoman Letitia Plummer this conversation about having a real discussion about how we could look at this differently how we can align with police it's about the root of the problem it's not the end result George Floyd died because of the end result money would be used for enhanced mental health and other training for police George Floyd's younger brother Thelonious Floyd talked about his brother at that house hearing I'm here to ask you to make it stop stop the pain stop wasn't being tired George called for help and he was ignored please listen to the crowd I'm making to you now that hearing was to examine racial profiling police brutality in the relationship between police and the communities they are meant to protect congressional Democrats have introduced a reform bill that aims to increase police accountability and transparency Texas officials are investigating the death of a black man in police custody who told Austin officers he couldn't breathe he led police on a chase from Williamson County to Austin last year after failing to dim as headlights for oncoming traffic that scene was caught on the reality TV show live PD upon his arrest the body camera footage shows Osman officers tasing him four times and he told them about his heart issues death was ruled a homicide and it's still under investigation live PD says it's video of the arrest has been destroyed White House press secretary cabling that Canadians playing down concerns about corona virus spikes in more than a dozen states since Memorial Day balcony told a room full of reporters wearing masks there are no plans to call for slowing down re openings in states beckoning the said vice president Mike pence's office told her there was no linkage to Memorial Day as being some point of spring wild outbreaks and rises across the nation Katie Regis I'm coming up on three oh for the markets are closed here's Katie rich money man patches brought to you by D. Amato leasing dot com and pan up and down day for the index absolutely got a lot to talk about today's got the Dow industrials finishing the day down by two hundred and eighty two points we closed a at twenty six thousand nine eighty nine S. and P. five hundred down seventeen points about one half of one percent the nasdaq though the star of the show it was up sixty six points two thirds of one percent and we crossed above ten thousand on the nasdaq Scott for the very first time US strength in technology was more than offset today by weakness in banks as well as energy stocks opening lower in early going the Dow industrials down as much as three hundred and thirty seven point stocks bouncing back following comments from treasury secretary Mnuchin he told Congress he's in.

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"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

02:35 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

"This country was being formed in the declaration of independence was was being written people sat in the room and neighborhood community input and had made the Sixers have a group that gathered all what that would look like Houston city council members heard the demonstrations outside but they rejected a budget amendment that was shifted money to police training and social programs Houston city councilman Letitia Plummer says propose the amendment saying the PD needs has two hundred unfilled civilian positions the kind of use that twelve million for other reasons it's two oh five U. NT Dallas hosting a virtual forum over four days to address equality and social justice there's so much pain and confuse from about the social unrest in the country right now and we felt it would be good to surface a lot of that if you into Dallas president Bob long the talks start less than an hour from now in Frisco a different way to fight racism it's called the rock against racism a campaign focused on spreading positivity around the city launched by Facebook group called the good stuff in Frisco let's paint rock with the message again racism and that is for love and unity and for listening Shannon Hammond helped start the group which formed during the pandemic to spread light in unity on Saturday about two hundred people decorated rocks at the initiative's first event a lot of kids that Britain declined everyone matters love everybody things like that tonight him and says the group will be painting rocks once again at seven PM at the corner of the trails parkway and Smotherman road supplies will be provided him and says all you need to bring is a little bit of joy Bailey Friday news radio ten eighty KRLD we all saw the instances of a lot of looting and rioting in North Texas after George Floyd's death may have had you wondering what are your rights if your property is threatened Texas has the castle doctrine meaning if you're in your home place of business or vehicle and someone is trying to harm you or forcefully remove you you have the right to use deadly force however Emily Taylor Independent program attorney from Texas law shield says if your life is not in danger they needed to call police and let them handle it if life was in danger if you over reacted if you acted too soon if you acted too late all of these things come into play and you know you're looking at potentially spend the rest of your life in prison Melanie brown news radio ten eighty KRLD we got a wreck where the cowboys used to play that story traffic and weather together on the aids coming up.

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"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

03:31 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

"One black lives matter group will make a change but every group representing different types of people from different parts of the state and country should get involved here's the thing when this country was being formed and the declaration of independence was was being written people sat in the room and neighborhood community input and had made the Sixers have a group together all what that would look like city council members heard demonstration the demonstration out side but they rejected a budget amendment that would have shifted more money to police training and social programs Houston city councilwoman Letitia Plummer proposed the amendment saying that the police department has two hundred unfilled civilian positions and could have used that twelve million dollars for other purposes damage is being assessed to the oldest sculpture on the Texas a and M. campus after it was defaced someone spray painted on the sole Ross statute which was dedicated in nineteen eighteen the letters B. L. M. the word racism and the letter is a C. A. B. Ross was a Confederate general before serving two terms as Texas governor then seven years as a and M. president college station mayor Karl Mooney is an a and M. administrator I think back to my own life and I'm sure most listeners can identify something that each one of us did in our lives that might have been appropriate in the time or maybe even an appropriate that we did but that's not the sum of who we are a statement from president Michael young asks the Aggie community for peaceful discourse NASCAR's only African American driver is promising to show his support for the black lives matter movement trouble Wallace is already told that story to ban the Confederate lag at Sunday's race national TV audience saw him display a T. shirt reading I can't breathe at tonight's race in Martinsville Virginia Wallace will drive a car painted black with the words black lives matter on the side all eyes will not matter it's a black box in a video tweeted by Richard Petty motor sports Wallace says he hopes people will look beyond the hashtag and hopefully get a better understanding and know that we're not trying to create division you're trying to unite Peter king CBS news no modeling predicts the safest way to end covert nineteen stay at home orders details from CBS's Naomi rock I'm ending quarantine for everyone at the same time is high risk according to mathematical modelling released in the journal frontiers U. K. researchers believe the best strategy is to release half of the population two to four weeks from the end of the initial peak then wait three to four months to allow a second possible peak to pass before releasing everyone else they suggest the first group should be mostly young people who are less susceptible to the virus coming up on KRLD will get your traffic and weather together on the eight several mid day problems on the roads including a long wait on I. thirty in Arlington next meet chock now meet trucks personal information hello made up of things like account log ins bank info and Chuck social security number whenever chop shops banks and browses online his info travels all over the world bowls you ni how brief yet exposing it to cyber threats well that's no good so how is chock able to sleep because he knows Norton and LifeLock are now part of one company Norton three sixty with LifeLock provides an all in one membership.

"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

01:44 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

"Intervene you can't keep putting that kind of orders on something that's not working Houston city councilman Dave Martin for the protest in time we do hear the people and we do understand what they're talking about during the meeting councilwoman Letitia Plummer opposed an amendment to the city's budget to shift twelve million dollars from unfilled civilian police positions the training and social programs a lot of people think they were defending the police department and that is absolutely not we're dealing that amendment failed with some members calling at the spur of the moment recommending the plan go to the council's public safety committee instead in Houston Alan Scott his radio ten eighty K. will demand here in North Texas a four part virtual forum on race and police relations gets underway this afternoon it will be hosted by U. N. T. Dallas university president Bob long says today's topic how to channel anger and pain I think it'll be a good way to surface and try to make sense of what people are feeling other topics will include changing the narrative the community and policing and values of education and enlightenment today's discussion starts at three today in Frisco different ways to combat racism it's called the rock against racism a campaign focused on spreading positivity around the city launched by a Facebook group called the good stuff in Frisco let's paint rock with the message again racism and that is for love and unity and for listening Shannon Hammond helped start the group which formed during the pandemic to spread light in unity on Saturday about two hundred people decorated rocks at the initiative's first event I want you to Britain be crying everyone matters love everybody things like that tonight him and says the.

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KTRH

03:23 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"Towards Tuesday Wednesday that's when the thunderstorms returned to our forecast mid nineties this afternoon sixty eight tonight in ninety two tomorrow a meteorologist Scott Lori Moore at the weather channel eighty three in Conroe and eighty three here at the cage here H. top tax defenders twenty four hour weather center well the one our time story the house Judiciary Committee held a hearing today on police brutality HPD chief art Acevedo testified by video and he told the hearing the idea of the funding police departments is dangerous history has shown that underfunding the police can have disastrous consequences and hurt those most in need of our services protesters outside Houston city hall this morning demanded the city de fund the police department inside city hall council members talked about redirecting upwards of twelve million dollars councilman Letitia Plummer this conversation about having a real discussion about how we could look at this differently how we can align with police it's about the root of the problem it's not the end result George Floyd died because of the end result money would be used for enhanced mental health and other training for police George Floyd's younger brother Philip Fulanis Floyd talked about his brother at that hearing I'm here to ask you to make it stop stop the pain stop wasn't being tired George called for help and he was big nort please listen to the crowd I'm making to you now the hearing is examining racial profiling police brutality and the relationship between police and the communities they are meant to protect congressional Democrats have introduced a reform bill that aims to increase police accountability and transparency Texas officials are investigating the death of a black man in police custody who told Austin officers he couldn't breathe the man led police on a chase from Williamson County to Austin last year after failing to do his headlights for oncoming traffic scene was caught on the reality TV show live PD upon his arrest body camera footage shows Osman officers tasing the man four times and informing him of his are he told them about his heart issues death was ruled a homicide that still under investigation live PD says it's video of the arrest has been destroyed the Republican Party is tentatively chosen to host most of its convention events in Jacksonville Florida in August Washington post cites three GOP sources who've been briefed on the plans GOP originally planned a whole the entire convention in Charlotte North Carolina party leaders decided to move the biggest events including president trump's speech because north Carolina's governor didn't allow the reader to have full crowns to avoid the spread of coronavirus okay hearing since time is coming up on twelve oh four on Wall Street down mourning for the dalit anyway the Dow down one hundred fifty three to twenty seven thousand one hundred nineteen S. and P. is down seven to thirty two hundred even but the nasdaq up fifty six that's over the ten K. mark at ten thousand ten and the oil futures contract at thirty eight seventy four amex gains of STA wealth management takes a look at your money treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin spoke this morning instead of the U. S. economy is on the mend and would improve dramatically in the next two quarters the optimism is welcome but the recovery will be a long road.

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

02:25 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"About to get underway at the fountain of praise church in southwest Houston this man drove the carriage carrying George Floyd's body that's the least we could do for him the same home right we like I told some friends of mine every day we do it takes we do would be and like I said we we use a strong enough to let him know his family this woman is among thousands who were at the public memorial yesterday when I look at him I saw my brothers I saw my boyfriend I saw my future black sun so was very just really sad and heartbreaking to see because that could be any one of us governor Greg Abbott that the family yesterday and Joe Biden appeared in a video message at the service it was paid for by boxer Floyd Mayweather bond for the former many output apple is police officer charged in the case was raised to a million dollars two police officers fired from their jobs in Atlanta for misconduct during last week's disturbances are now suing that city for reinstatement to Atlanta officers fired for being seen on video tasing to college students in the midst of unrest in the city related to the George Floyd protests are now taking Atlanta's mayor and police chief to court demanding they give them their jobs back fired officers mark Gardner and ivory Streeters say they were fired without due process and not only want to be back on the force but want back pay and attorney fees Evan brown fox news president trump is appalled by calls to defund police departments Houston police union president Joe Grimaldi told Houston's morning news he wants to know what the left thinks that will mean in practical application you always true though the hard working law abiding members of your community they are robbed at gun point tomorrow you respond to sedate and tomorrow they're robbed at gunpoint who is coming close to multi says lower income communities are the ones that will be impacted the most who's going to fill that void in those neighborhoods quality says it'll be the violent people here's a lawmakers say they want changes to the police department but they say it's not defining city councilwoman Letitia Plummer says she wants to change the way police funds are utilized without reducing the number of officers mayor Turner told our TV partner channel two he understands why there's a call for change they want to make sure that.

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"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

01:38 min | 9 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"Today for George Floyd set to begin this morning at eleven AM at fountain of praise church is a private service Houston police are taking precautions against any outside agitation back to the eyes of the nation in the world to be honest and I was trying hard you can have like it's going to last a week HPD chief art Acevedo there governor Greg Abbott met with the family here in Houston yesterday personally Joe Biden will be appearing in a video message at today's service president trump says he's appalled by the calls to defund police departments across this country Houston police union president Joko Mahdi told Houston's morning news he wants to know what the left actually thanks that means right tackle application you always true though the hard working law abiding members of your community if they are robbed at gun point tomorrow you do find a stray and tomorrow they're robbed at gunpoint who is coming the lower income communities are the ones that will be impacted the most so who's going to fill that void he says in these neighborhoods commodity says well the void will be filled by violence he's a city councilwoman Letitia Plummer is talking about changes to the police department is a left keeps talking about defunding cops governor Greg Abbott says we need better and more frequent training for the officers we need better training before police officer goes out on his first patrol area and we need to make sure that that training is done repeatedly to make sure they they incorporate the appropriate training to make sure that about what happened in Minneapolis never happens.

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner tests negative for COVID-19

Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis

00:22 sec | 10 months ago

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner tests negative for COVID-19

"Is to measure Mister Turner does not have corona virus the mayor announcing today he tested negative for the virus he city staff and city council members got tested on Tuesday after councilwoman Letitia Plummer announcer positive diagnosis Turner says he still plans to practice social distancing and wear a mask to help stop the spread

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"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

02:17 min | 10 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"A real Manhattan Project this style of thing it really involves the private sector in the department of defense to develop a vaccine we know the players who are going to be involved in that what we've done I have not gotten yet is the official roll out of that and that will come tomorrow that's fox's John Roberts of the White House health experts believe a vaccine could come as soon as January is the mayor's muster Turner does not have corona virus the mayor announced today he's tested negative for the virus he says he city staff and city council members were tested earlier this week after city councilman Letitia Plummer announced her positive test last week Turner says he still plans to practice social distancing and wear a mask shares county sheriff's sergeant Raymond show when ski remembered today by friends family and colleagues sheriff ed Gonzalez was among those who spoke at the funeral for Stravinsky which featured full honors he just could not let his beloved district to family go at it alone that speaks volumes about the character of the man Sargis once he died of corona virus may sixth at the age of seventy serve the sheriff's office for thirty nine years it's been vocal opposition to plans to move the Alamo cenotaph as part of the reimagining the Alamo restoration project Texas land commissioner George P. bush says the statue needs to be moved to save it as he says humidity is destroying it from within any also says the move would make it more historically accurate general Santa Anna said up to funeral pyres where he burned the remains of the Texas revolutionaries one of which is located just south of the Alamo earlier this year voters overwhelmingly supported the proposition to keep the Senate half its current place General Motors cutting eight percent of its work force for its self driving vehicle crews Detroit company notified staff Thursday the jobs being reduced would come from outside its engineering operations the company has about eighteen hundred employees mostly based in San Francisco Cruz has raised significant money so the announcement came as a surprise the company stopped its service in March but it is recently put a few cars back on the road sets Tom Roberts for the first time in two months Texas gas prices went up this week statewide prices up four cents to Taylor swift continue to surprise fans across the country the pop star gave back to.

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"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

01:39 min | 10 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"Forget you join skeet died of corona virus back on may sixth he was seventy Texas National Guard is out disinfecting nursing homes across the state the state is seen several outbreaks of the virus in nursing homes in recent weeks the governor says these teams will be out working in the next several days Houston mayor Sylvester Turner does not have a corona virus they announcing today he tested negative he along with city staff in some city council members got tested earlier this week after city councilman Letitia Plummer announced her positive test last Friday Turner says he still plans to practice social distancing and wear a mask to help stop the spread low pressure system nearing the Bahamas is expected to become a tropical depression by tomorrow night it adds towards southeast Florida meteorologist Dan Kotowski says the core of our topic this year makes it especially important to plan ahead for hurricane season what the current director going to be a lot of changes probably yeah that where people will be evacuated they have to evacuate from the storm this marks the sixth straight year storms form before the official June first start of hurricane season that's prompted forecasters to start discussing the possibility of shifting the start of the season to may first time jobless claims were just under three million last week down slightly from a week ago but still way higher than normal wish president trump says he's got a suggestion though on how to ease some of the pain president trump appeared on fox business this morning just before the release of those numbers and talk about various ways to reboot the economy in the face of this much adversity one thing he champion was a payroll tax cut for those who still have their jobs and like it for both the small companies you know eccentricities and the people because it's.

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KTRH

01:34 min | 10 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"You approach thirty six hi Julie how are you the Gulf coast windows dot com twenty four hour traffic center things to do outside you're in fine shape today and tomorrow but starting Thursday into the weekend a better chance of rain today only a twenty percent chance of a thunder shower tomorrow a twenty percent chance of a thunder shower starting Thursday scattered thunderstorms a forty percent chance of rain I'm meteorologist Terry Smith from the weather channel it's seventy seven degrees on the island also seventy seven at the KJRH top tax defenders twenty four hour weather center it's nine oh one our top story cannot bar owners among those who are angry at not being able to re open they will rally today in Austin but Drea de Stalin who owns koozies near white oak bayou white oak bayou tells our TV partner channel two it's not fair that other restaurants can open but they can't so you know how to almost two months with no income and the bills are still coming in governor Greg Abbott wants all residents and staff at every Texas nursing home tested twenty percent of nursing homes statewide have at least one case of covert nineteen so where's your iris check more than six thousand people have signed a petition at change dot org demanding answers the IRS is if you don't upload your bank account information by tomorrow's deadline then you could get your check by mail Houston city councilmember Letitia Plummer is positive for covert nineteen she went to a city council meeting the day before she showed symptoms more money is coming to Texas health care facilities to test for the coronavirus Tom angles with the health resources and services.

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KTRH

01:38 min | 10 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"City councilmember Letitia Plummer has tested positive for covert she went to a city council meeting the day before she started showing symptoms Kroger has announced plans to open five new drive through testing locations across the greater Houston area and our death toll reports the greater Houston area reporting eight more deaths yesterday our total is three hundred thirty eight the state of Texas reporting thirty three more deaths the total for the state of Texas is eleven hundred seventeen the Texas workforce commission announced it is paid out over twenty million dollars to self employed Texans the federal aid program also provides assistance to freelancers and part timers the workforce commission converted about forty percent of last week's jobless claims to the pandemic unemployment assistance program those who qualify will receive the minimum state benefits of two hundred seven a week plus an additional six hundred a week from the federal government more money also coming to Texas health care facilities to test for corona virus Tom Ingles with the health resources and services administration says thirty one million dollars was awarded to seventy two health centers across our state we can use it to buy personal protective equipment laboratory services and they can also use it to help with their testing is really sort of walk or drive up services for patients angle says the state has already received more than eighty one million dollars in recent months to conduct tests our news time seven thirty four president Donald Trump holding a briefing on corona virus testing in the U. S. in the rose garden he addressed concerns that even the White House is not safe I think we controlled.

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KTRH

04:21 min | 10 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"Firearms the top stories this hour governor Greg Abbott he's taking steps to get into that area has been hard hit by covert nineteen even here in Texas and here's Katie are just close on his life yeah your acting all residents and staff in Texas nursing homes to get tested for covert nineteen the Texas health and Human Services commission into other departments are being asked to put this together bar owners have not been allowed to open their businesses back up yet and they're not happy planning a rally in Austin today the organizers Jane Norman the owner of Biggles lounge in sports cafe today TV partner channel to this just isn't right jams salons grocery stores everybody else is allowed to be open by the sports bars and bars do not have a definite date and there's no reason for Houston Methodist hospital says the strain of the virus they're seeing is the reportedly mutated strain that's been more contagious thousands that didn't get their iris stimulus checks are going online to change dot org for a petition to demand answers the iris says if you want to check quicker upload your bank account information you have to do that by tomorrow's deadline or you get your check by mail Houston city councilmember Letitia Plummer tested positive and she actually attended a city council meeting one day before she presented symptoms Kroger says they will have five new drive through testing locations across the greater Houston area which reported eight new deaths yesterday for a total of three hundred thirty eight while the state had thirty three new deaths for a total of eleven hundred seventeen Galveston is officially canceled its fourth of July fireworks show and raising cane's and that's what they're hiring five thousand new workers across the country and the current employees are gonna get about two million dollars all told in bonuses all right thanks a lot so let's go back to this whole thing about Texas bars you think it's time for them to re open that's our question today cage your rage dot com Twitter KJRH news reading sound off on our Facebook page now we got a little bit of problem with meet you then we've been telling you about it now H. E. B. stores in the Houston area they're tightening restrictions on meat purchases they're just trying to avoid panic buying as maybe shortages could become a real possibility the pandemic has prompted many plants that process beef chicken and pork to shut down local HGV shoppers are gonna be limited to two packages of fresh or frozen frozen beef brisket and frozen chicken four packages of fresh chicken other stores including Kroger Sam's club Costco some of them are imposing similar limits president Donald Trump holding a corona virus breeding in the rose garden on Monday where he talked he talked about the disease related to covert nineteen that isn't now infecting some children it's called Kawasaki disease wishing that all over the world now with young children very very tiny percentage but it still did said the swelling in the skin rash it's a phenomena that's just been brought to everyone's attention a couple of weeks ago high fevers most of these children survived at least three all in New York state have died from cover sake disease another seventy three have tested positive for it yeah we've been seeing nurses in the trenches and all this covert nineteen business isn't making young people think twice about entering the profession name of UTMB nursing school Dr Debra Jones doesn't think so I have applied to north American schools majority of them have made that decision because it's a call and make a difference in the world she is retired nurses or even coming back coming back and working in areas that maybe are not there right here on the coast of patients for their allowed another nurse who is currently practicing to move into that unit Dr Jones says the numbers of the incoming class of not gone down from last year if some leave nursing she feels strongly that it will not be a permanent separation Sally Adams newsradio seven forty KTRE H. thirty seven hours seven oh five U. S. economy continues to get pummeled by the coronavirus unemployment rate is at its highest point since the Great Depression but the director of trade and manufacturing policy you know the guy trying to bring manufacturing back to the United States Peter Navarro he tells fox and friends economy of cove in the Great Depression you can't compare them they're not the same not the Great Depression anybody.

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"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

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02:25 min | 10 months ago

"letitia plummer" Discussed on KTRH

"Acevedo says multiple videos of last week's officer involved shooting of a drunk driving suspect confirmed forty year old Adrian Majerus grabbed the officer's taser before he was shot and killed I have reviewed the evidence in terms of the video the characterization of what occurred that evening by the deficit chief center is a is accurate and here is a well known gospel singer in the area the chief says he plans to show the videos to the family but does not believe the videos need to be made public out of respect for the dearest family governor Greg Abbott has ordered code nineteen testing for all residents and staff of nursing homes across the state who comes after the White House because of our task force told governors they should test everyone in nursing homes now that mass testing is readily available in a statement Abbott said quote Texas is working to rapidly expand our testing capacity especially among vulnerable populations in nursing homes Houston city councilman Letitia Plummer has tested positive for covert nineteen correct maybe now spent today in a letter to mayor Sylvester Turner and a posting on social media in which she says she'll be in isolation and not attending any council meetings or functions until she recovers and tests negative air Turner in a statement says he is praying for her speedy recovery Tesla CEO you on mosque says he'll move the electric car maker's headquarters to Texas after he was ordered to keep its only U. S. vehicle plant closed in California due to corona virus well it's unclear where musk will land Tony Bennett who heads the Texas association of manufacturers says it'll be a boost to the entire state for every manufacturing job that he can create a map plan we would see a multiple factor of three to four more jobs created any says the most likely landing spot for Tesla would be in central Texas center must have access to new college graduates in the proximity to Mexico we could source parts K. T. R. H. news time ten oh three president trump during a briefing in the White House rose garden today responded to a report in the South China morning post that said the Chinese government wants to renegotiate the trade deal with the U. S. I heard that too they like to reopen the trade talk to make it a better deal for them China's been taking advantage of the United States for many many years for decades because we had people at this position right here where I'm standing sitting right in that office the oval office that allowed that to happen no I'm not interested in that let's see if they live up to the deal that they signed the U. S. and China signed phase one of a new trade deal back in.

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