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43-year-old man fatally shot in east Oak Cliff, Dallas police say


November 16, 2020

A 43-year-old man has died after being shot in east Oak Cliff Sunday afternoon, police say. At about 1:45 p.m. Sunday, Dallas police responded to a shooting call in the 4900 block of South Denley Drive. Terrance Wayne Reed was found with gunshot wounds at the location and taken to a hospital, where he later died, police said. Police are …

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What you need to know about coronavirus, plus a map of every case in Texas


November 16, 2020

Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus known as COVID-19. Here are the answers to key questions about the outbreak: What is the new virus? Scientists have identified the virus as a novel, or new, coronavirus. The name comes from the Latin word for crowns or halos, which coronaviruses resemble …

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Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick use Trump’s refusal to concede to push voter fraud narrative


November 16, 2020

There’s a theory that Texas’ leading Republicans will ride the Trump train until it grinds to a halt because they prefer to mollify the outgoing president rather than bluntly tell him that his presidency is over. While it’s clear that Republicans don’t want to anger President Donald Trump, who just got over 72 million votes in his unsuccessful reelection bid …

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Fine fall weather in North Texas


November 16, 2020

Pleasant fall weather is in store for much of North Texas this week. After a chilly start this morning, temperatures will climb to near normal this afternoon into the upper 60s. Skies will be sun-filled today through Wednesday. Beyond then, a few more clouds will invade Thursday, but dry weather is expected into the start of the weekend. The next …

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2nd coronavirus vaccine shows early success in U.S. tests


November 16, 2020

For the second time this month, there’s promising news from a COVID-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide strong protection, a dash of hope against the grim backdrop of coronavirus surges in the U.S. and around the world. Moderna said its vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective, according to preliminary data from the company’s still ongoing study. A …

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Garland students receive $10K to pursue sanitation project to aid firefighters


November 16, 2020

Garland students, and the Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center, are being rewarded for their hard work on a system to sanitize firefighter’s boots against contagious diseases. The Lemelson-MIT Program recently awarded the center a $10,000 grant to fund continued work on the project, the school district said on its website. The center is one of 13 high school-level InvenTeams awarded the …

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