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"melanie barton" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

01:47 min | 1 year ago

"melanie barton" Discussed on WTOP

"Great vice president are great vice president comes through for us. He's a great guy 13 Republican senators have promised to come through for the president in challenging the results. Thousands of President Trump's supporters plan to protest outside of the capital. During Wednesday's proceedings. Natalie Brand CBS News The White House, Kyle Rittenhouse pleads not guilty. Yes, prepared the Internet. Guilty pleas door with charges contained there that through his attorney written houses the Illinois teenager charged with killing two people and injuring a third during unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, following the shooting of Jacob Blake. The city of Kenosha is also awaiting a decision to come down sometime today in that police shooting of Blake, Texas, is on the brink of surpassing a record 13,000 Koven patients in hospitals. Kuru TVs Melanie Barton. Reports from Austin that hospitals are appealing for plasma donations were blood in central Texas is sending out a desperate plea to people who have had Cupid 19 and recovered. Local hospitals are in need of convalescent plasma to help treat current patients fighting for their lives. The need is critical right now, spokesperson Nick Canedo says during the spike in cases in July, they received requests for about 25 units of plasma a day this past Saturday. We're blood got Rick US for 84 units As cases and hospitalizations continued to rise in central Texas. That number is expected to increase many already gonna problems involving the second Coben 19 relief payments. Correspondent Jim Krystle a explains an unknown number of people who use tax preparation services like H and R Block and TurboTax say their second covert relief payments were sent to incorrect bank accounts. The iris of the Treasury Department started issuing the payments..

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"melanie barton" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

KLBJ 590AM

04:25 min | 2 years ago

"melanie barton" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

"The White House and the Senate have some obligation to do what they think in the majority in the Senate is the right thing to do, and there is a Senate majority put there by voters. For reasons like this way, see some of the most fundamental ideals of our nation that have been settled in many ways, the right for a woman to control her body. The Basic understanding of civil rights law. All of that now is in the balance on DH. I think that this should motivate people significantly to speak up. Let their voices be heard. The president is going to make a nomination. I believe it's going to be this week, and Lindsey Graham, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, we will hold hearings and there will be a vote on the floor of the United States Senate. The consequences of this election for healthcare for women's rights for a quality for equity for clean air and clean water are profound and we should let the voters speak in this next election. President Trump says he could nominate someone, a woman he has said this week. GOP Senator Tom Cotton says confirmation could happen before Election Day have been some cases in which has taken fewer than 44 days to include Justice Ginsburg's confirmation process herself. Somebody's taken longer, Cotton says. There will be a vote, Democratic Senator Chris Coons says rushing a nomination will further divide our country will further challenge the legitimacy of the court. And I think would dishonor Justice Ginsburg's legacy. Both men on Fox News Sunday. Justice Ginsburg was quoted before her death to say her successor should be chosen after the election. Colonel Scott Fox News It is 5 39, now to Republican senators say they do not support voting on any Supreme Court nominee. For the number of a reelection Maine Senator Susan Collins. She announced her decision Saturday, followed by Alaska's Lisa Murkowski on Sunday, Collins said. In order for the American people to have faith in their elected officials, we must act fairly and consistently no matter which political party is in power. President. Trump has promised to put forward a nominee this week, and Mitch McConnell said the Senate's We'll hold a vote. Assume it's possible it is 5 40. You could jump in here at 51283605 90. So starting today, some of these restaurants get to open up to. Ah, few more people out there a cz part of the governor's reopening plan. As we hear from K I news as we go about the process of continuing to contain coded We will also continue to work toe Open up Texas Starting Monday, Governor Breck Abbot will allow increased capacity and retail stores, restaurants, offices, gyms, libraries and museums. Now businesses in 19 of the state's 22 hospital regions will go from 50 to 75% capacity. But according to ruin a dash, executive director of the New York Opera House Museum, I don't think that Abbott's decision to move to 75% is really going to impact us. On any level. Today She participated in Austin's annual museum day where historically all area museums are open for free. But this year, only half of the museums in the city are open at all. And when it comes to capacity rules don't entirely know what our capacity is. So how do you actually engaged that, Dash says. Like other businesses, museums have suffered since the pandemic began. Typically Neil Cochran House museum visitors are tourists. But according to the Texas Hotel and Lodging Association, hotel, occupancy rates have dropped as low as 42%. There's a practically no tourism in the city right now, and Dash says they've been forced to pivot and find new ways to attract local visitors. And while the increase in capacity restrictions will help some, she says, as long as the pandemic persists, the challenges remain were looking forward. Tio Austin Museum Day 2021 where things will be a whole lot more normal. His new capacity rules going into effect do not apply to bars. The governor Abbott has said. He's working on a way to get those businesses back up and running safely. Reporting live. Melanie Barton, CBS Austin used you go so good news for some businesses out there and and others are still sitting on the edge of the seats. Looking to expand even more right it is 5 42 here on the tide of Don shall not stay with us. Coming up in just a few minutes. We'll take a look at Austin's traffic and that forecast it's all straight ahead. It's 5 40 to hear a K LBJ Todd and don show hiring..

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"melanie barton" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

KLBJ 590AM

05:23 min | 2 years ago

"melanie barton" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

"Into the possibilities of re opening on America for business may the first did you know that today was going to be today today was the was the the hopeful restarted Merican economy yeah yeah president wanted it ready get together Easter Sunday that was a big hopeful thing but according to Dr Anthony Fauci a reassessment will happen at the end of this month and possibly we can begin to reopen some areas of the country you know made the first right yet today's date was aspirational I think Austin Texas could be one of those areas I do too we have we haven't been devastated by this way we've certainly had some unfortunate death and the and we do have people in the hospital but nothing compared to a lot of other hot spots that's for sure I haven't been destined to you know you know it destroyed by the virus but we have been destroyed by our reaction yeah yeah economically we economically there are a lot of small businesses that will never return big restaurant town big bar town and those are those are hard wants to to to come back in and the ones that were already operating on a small margin what we'll see what happens yeah that's going to be tough all right jump in here at five one two eight three six zero five ninety two toll free eight seven seven five nine oh five five two five if you'd like to play our trivia game jump in here we got trivia question we got some prices get prices right now we don't have pricing we have better than last week's prices this is groundbreaking actually allow it I don't know I don't know why I don't know I know it's hard for me to say but groundbreaking we'll see some ground break there sure any any any special requirements for the winners I I think just you just you just use your own best judgment at this point time upright and breathing police yeah five one two eight three six zero five hundred think Jim is on the phone if he wants to play if you just got a comment I think Jim is a common all right Jim good morning Hey Jim warning that Irma could come in for a denture yes us okay please explain the difference to me people sitting outside in the parking lot versus walking around amongst each other in particles store tell the difference yeah I think he's reacting to the the idea your your disagreement with people going to church what's the difference between them going to church our walking around other people and H. E. B. yeah I understood the concept what what are you taught is that what specifically you're talking about when you say sitting out yeah yeah I I got the question well the way I see it that's strictly voluntary in versus going to the store none of us are going the store right now because we want to go to the store we're going to store because we have to to get food and get other things we need you don't have to sit there in the parking lot there other ways that you can practice your faith and and and you know get whatever it is you need for filled versus putting your life in other life's a risk by sitting next to each other in a parking lot that's not over it wasn't a requirement hi yeah okay thank you all right well you hang in there man stay safe yeah hello he just disagrees with you that's all I was yeah no problem going to church this weekend right and a lot of people dead I'm really sorry he did that and by the way I mean I mean listen I don't know of any church in town where they had five hundred people gathering you know cheek to cheek inside the pews I hope not I don't think we've seen that at all everything we've seen is sitting in the parking lot in your car listening to something on the radio and watching a screen or the pastor coming to your cart offering some prayers why would anybody argue that point why would anybody call in the show and and and try to argue that that it is justifiable to be sitting next to each other in a parking lot what why why would you try to justify that right now bill what's to be gained from that because religious freedom is kind of an important thing in America news flash news flash I got that all that goes all that goes to the side right now nothing applies right now it's a different world we live in at the moment so we're not we're not okay so shoot me a maybe a different world to you but if if folks want to preach a free pokes one of worship they're going to do it and they should all right what you what do you so hard for me to want to be because Jim who wanted to try to justify all of that GM is and other people like him are not getting the fact that the more people are exposed the more his life is in danger pretty simple concept really and and and puts my life in danger too even though I'm doing everything I can I'm not I've been I've been walked internet should be in two weeks Kim has yeah him passing of course yeah center out there good luck good luck we have a contestant on hold there no one three six zero five some people call it looks like the green screen all right well we may have to push that back a little bit shocked K. I.'s Melanie Barton has a little bit more on the possibilities of reopening Texas like so many small business employees melody Sanborn has more questions than answers right now information his manager for on his family dental in south Austin right now they can only accept patients in emergency situations they've already laid off half their staff.

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