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Gov. Greg Abbott to Discuss Continued ‘Open Texas’ Effort Monday Afternoon

Gov. Greg Abbott to Discuss Continued ‘Open Texas’ Effort Monday Afternoon

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to address Monday the state’s, “continued safe and strategic opening” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wine Time: Houston Sommeliers On Keeping Staff and Guests Safe as Dine-in Service Resumes

Wine Time: Houston Sommeliers On Keeping Staff and Guests Safe as Dine-in Service Resumes

Governor Greg Abbott has provided little guidance to Texas restaurateurs who began reopening their businesses for dine-in service beginning last week. As a res [...]

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Jailed Texas salon owner walks out free to cheering supporters

Jailed Texas salon owner walks out free to cheering supporters

A Texas salon owner who defied Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s emergency orders and was jailed for keeping her business open walked out free Thursday to cheering [...]

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Texas salon owner jailed for defying governor's order freed

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday removed jail as a punishment for violating his coronavirus restrictions following outcry by conservatives over a [...]

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Governor Abbott Modifies Coronavirus Executive Orders To Eliminate Confinement As Punishment

Governor Abbott Modifies Coronavirus Executive Orders To Eliminate Confinement As Punishment

Governor Greg Abbott has modified his executive orders and eliminated confinement as a punishment for violating executive orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Texas Republicans get illegal haircuts in protest against coronavirus lockdown

Texas Republicans get illegal haircuts in protest against coronavirus lockdown

The representatives' stunt was followed just hours later by an announcement by Gov. Greg Abbott that hair stylists and barbershops would be allowed to open Fri [...]

Read full article: Texas Republicans get illegal haircuts i...→
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Here's what you need to know about salon reopenings in Texas

Here's what you need to know about salon reopenings in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott has now included hair salons and workout facilities as part of the state's re-emergence during the pandemic.

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Monday Morning Rush? Not So Much.

Monday Morning Rush? Not So Much.

Last week, Governor Greg Abbott announced the re-opening of Texas beginning last Friday, which included restaurants, some office spaces and other venues at a r [...]

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‘Now is the Time for Us’ Grapevine Pastor Will Reopen Sanctuary Doors Sunday

‘Now is the Time for Us’ Grapevine Pastor Will Reopen Sanctuary Doors Sunday

Now that Governor Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home order has expired, churches can begin congregating again. Some church leaders have said they’ll hold off a while l [...]

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Here’s What is Reopening in North Texas This Weekend Under Abbott’s Open Texas Plan

Here’s What is Reopening in North Texas This Weekend Under Abbott’s Open Texas Plan

After Texas Gov. Greg Abbott allowed his Stay at Home order issued in March to expire on Thursday, some businesses are reopening as part of Phase 1 of the Open [...]

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Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Dine Out or Take-Out

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Dine Out or Take-Out

Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home executive order has now expired, and as of Friday, May 1, all restaurants can reopen with proper social distancing measures and [...]

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Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Governor Greg Abbott defended his decision to gradually reopen businesses starting Friday amid criticism by Democrats and some Conservatives.

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North Texans Faced With Decision to Go Out or Stay Inside as Stay-at-Home Order Set to Expire

North Texans Faced With Decision to Go Out or Stay Inside as Stay-at-Home Order Set to Expire

To go out or stay home is the decision North Texans face as the expiration date for Governor Greg Abbott’s Stay-at-Home order approaches. Restaurants are ready [...]

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These Houston Restaurants Have Mother’s Day Covered, Even in the Midst of the COVID-19 Crisis

These Houston Restaurants Have Mother’s Day Covered, Even in the Midst of the COVID-19 Crisis

Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 10; and you can still celebrate while practicing safe social distancing. As local restaurants decide whether or not to [...]

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North Texas Restaurants Navigate How to Operate Amid Loosening Restrictions

North Texas Restaurants Navigate How to Operate Amid Loosening Restrictions

Gov. Greg Abbott cleared the way for North Texas restaurants to open back up Friday at 25% capacity on Friday. But how many actually will, remains to be seen.

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Musk, Texas governor talk about potential Tesla move

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's remarks come days after the automaker's CEO threatened to move Tesla's headquarters and future operations to either Texas or Nevada am [...]

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Abbott to Newsmax TV: Jailing Biz Owners Who Defy Virus Closures 'Not The Right Action'

Abbott to Newsmax TV: Jailing Biz Owners Who Defy Virus Closures 'Not The Right Action'

Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday defended his no-jail amendment for violators of coronavirus mitigation in the wake of the controversial jailing of a hair [...]

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Ben Shapiro takes aim at critics of states reopening: 'I'm sorry, lockdown is not an alternative'

Ben Shapiro takes aim at critics of states reopening: 'I'm sorry, lockdown is not an alternative'

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro defended Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday after he faced backlash for acknowledging that reopening businesses in the state [...]

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Trump Praises Texas Governor as States Roll Back Limits

Trump Praises Texas Governor as States Roll Back Limits

President Donald Trump praised another Republican governor for rolling back state coronavirus restrictions despite failing to meet the administration's recomme [...]

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Texas Supreme Court orders Dallas salon owner released as Abbott bans jailing citizens for lockdown violations

Texas Supreme Court orders Dallas salon owner released as Abbott bans jailing citizens for lockdown violations

The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of salon owner Shelley Luther, who was jailed for opening in violation of the state's rules, as Gov. Gr [...]

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Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free

Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free "unjustly jailed" salon owner who violated stay-at-home

Texas Governor Greg Abbott also joined Attorney General Ken Paxton in calling for the jail sentence to be commuted.

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Texas Gov. Abbott: Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen Within Days

Texas Gov. Abbott: Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen Within Days

Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced on Tuesday salons and barbershops in Texas will be allowed to reopen this week as long as they...

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Salon A La Mode Owner, Shelley Luther Arrested: 'Feeding My Kids Isn't Selfish, I'm Not Closing The Salon'

Salon A La Mode Owner, Shelley Luther Arrested: 'Feeding My Kids Isn't Selfish, I'm Not Closing The Salon'

Salon À la Mode owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to 7 days in jail for criminal and civil contempt and a $7,000 fine today for defying Governor Greg Abbott's [...]

Read full article: Salon A La Mode Owner, Shelley Luther Ar...→
Will Texas Be Ready To Reopen More Businesses In Two Weeks?

Will Texas Be Ready To Reopen More Businesses In Two Weeks?

Under “Phase II” of Governor Greg Abbott’s current plan for restarting the economy, hair salons would be allowed to reopen along with gyms, barbershops, and ba [...]

Read full article: Will Texas Be Ready To Reopen More Busin...→
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Relaxed Texas Coronavirus Restrictions Only Voluntary

Relaxed Texas Coronavirus Restrictions Only Voluntary

Cities and counties in North Texas asked for voluntary compliance Friday as some coronavirus restrictions were lifted. Revised orders from Texas Gov. Greg Abbo [...]

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing unemployment claimants to refuse work during coronavirus pandemic

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing unemployment claimants to refuse work during coronavirus pandemic

The Republican governor relaxed rules on unemployment benefit claimants who refuse suitable work as he also loosens lockdown measures to reopen the economy.

Read full article: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing unemp...→
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In Rural Counties, COVID-19 Cases are Likely Undercounted. Greg Abbott Wants to Reopen them Anyway.

More than 100 Texas counties—many with limited medical resources—will be able to reopen businesses to 50 percent capacity on Friday.

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As Some Businesses Reopen, Who is Enforcing the Rules?

As Some Businesses Reopen, Who is Enforcing the Rules?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s stay at home order expires this week, allowing some businesses to reopen Friday with new rules. Dine-in restaurants, malls, movie [...]

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Alcohol-to-Go Sales Could Continue Indefinitely, Abbott Tweets

Alcohol-to-Go Sales Could Continue Indefinitely, Abbott Tweets

Alcohol-to-go could be here to stay, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott suggested in a tweet Wednesday.

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Takeout Cocktails: One Coronavirus Change We'd Like to Keep

Takeout Cocktails: One Coronavirus Change We'd Like to Keep

Governor Greg Abbott announced the re-opening of restaurants on a limited basis this week, but it's clear not all of them will re-open immediately. Many will c [...]

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Dallas Mayor Focused on Ensuring City Reopens Safely

Dallas Mayor Focused on Ensuring City Reopens Safely

In the wake of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order to allow many businesses in the state to reopen with limited capacity, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson says h [...]

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Gov. Abbott Talks Shelley Luther Case, Further Plans For Reopening Texas

Gov. Abbott Talks Shelley Luther Case, Further Plans For Reopening Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott joined CBS 11 News at 5 p.m. Tuesday and discussed the case surrounding Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther and his plans for further reop [...]

Read full article: Gov. Abbott Talks Shelley Luther Case, F...→
Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: The Return of Rosie and Mother's Day Dining

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: The Return of Rosie and Mother's Day Dining

As Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home executive order has now expired, restaurants are beginning to open back up, while many have continued the takeout route. Thi [...]

Read full article: Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: The ...→
Salon owner released from jail after Texas governor changed coronavirus orders

Salon owner released from jail after Texas governor changed coronavirus orders

May 7, 2020 / 4:57 PM / CBS News... Shelley Luther, the Dallas salon owner who was arrested earlier this week for violating a stay-at-home order by reopening h [...]

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Watch: Trump meets with Texas Governor Abbott

Watch: Trump meets with Texas Governor Abbott

Watch as President Trump meets with Texas Governor Greg Abbott on the coronavirus response in his state.

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Gov. Abbott Removes Jail as Punishment for Coronavirus Restriction Violations

Gov. Abbott Removes Jail as Punishment for Coronavirus Restriction Violations

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Thursday removed jail as a punishment for violating his coronavirus restrictions following outcry over a Dallas salon owner who w [...]

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Calls For 'Immediate Release' Of Jailed Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has called for the "immediate release" of a Dallas salon owner who was arrested and sent to jail for opening her business in [...]

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Local Salon Owners Decide Whether to Open or Hold Off

Local Salon Owners Decide Whether to Open or Hold Off

Across the state of Texas, there’s a mixed reaction as Governor Greg Abbott lifts restrictions on nail and hair salons beginning Friday.

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Gov. Greg Abbott to Provide Update on COVID-19 Response in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott to Provide Update on COVID-19 Response in Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will provide an update on the statewide response to COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

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Dallas and Tarrant County Judges on Reopening Weekend

Dallas and Tarrant County Judges on Reopening Weekend

Many North Texans went out to eat or shop at retail stores for the first time in weeks under new guidelines from Gov. Greg Abbott. NBC 5’s Julie Fine talked to [...]

Read full article: Dallas and Tarrant County Judges on Reop...→
New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A Day After Single-Day Record Of 50 Fatalities

New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A Day After Single-Day Record Of 50 Fatalities

The decline comes a day after a single-day record of 50 fatalities was set on the eve of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott lifting stay-at-home orders.

Read full article: New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A D...→
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Reopening Texas: Movie Theaters Can Open, Many Decide to Wait

Reopening Texas: Movie Theaters Can Open, Many Decide to Wait

Gov. Greg Abbott’s phase one of the reopening of the state will see the inclusion of restaurants, movie theaters and malls – though some will choose to wait a [...]

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Texas’ Virus Deaths Hit Single-Day High on Eve of Reopening

Texas’ Virus Deaths Hit Single-Day High on Eve of Reopening

The Texas coronavirus death toll hit a single-day high of 50 Thursday. The new figures come just as the state prepares for a slow reboot of one of the world’s [...]

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Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

The first businesses allowed to reopen on May 1 include retail stores, shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters, museums and libraries.

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Gov. Abbott On Alcohol-To-Go Continuing In Texas: 'We May Just Let This Keep On Going Forever'

Gov. Abbott On Alcohol-To-Go Continuing In Texas: 'We May Just Let This Keep On Going Forever'

Alcohol-to-go could become a new standard in Texas after nonessential businesses begin reopening Friday, according to Gov. Greg Abbott.

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Abbott Appeals FEMA Decision to Reject Tornado Disaster Relief

Abbott Appeals FEMA Decision to Reject Tornado Disaster Relief

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision earlier this month to reject a request for a major disaster declaration [...]

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Movie Theaters Like Cinemark, Alamo Drafthouse Not Reopening In Texas This Weekend Despite New Orders

Movie Theaters Like Cinemark, Alamo Drafthouse Not Reopening In Texas This Weekend Despite New Orders

Several movie theaters have announced they will not be open this weekend in Texas despite new executive orders from Gov. Greg Abbott allowing for nonessential [...]

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Gov. Greg Abbott to Discuss Continued ‘Open Texas’ Effort Monday Afternoon

Gov. Greg Abbott to Discuss Continued ‘Open Texas’ Effort Monday Afternoon

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to address Monday the state’s, “continued safe and strategic opening” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Gov. Greg Abbott to Discuss Continued ‘O...→
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Gov. Abbott Talks Shelley Luther Case, Further Plans For Reopening Texas

Gov. Abbott Talks Shelley Luther Case, Further Plans For Reopening Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott joined CBS 11 News at 5 p.m. Tuesday and discussed the case surrounding Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther and his plans for further reop [...]

Read full article: Gov. Abbott Talks Shelley Luther Case, F...→
Abbott to Newsmax TV: Jailing Biz Owners Who Defy Virus Closures 'Not The Right Action'

Abbott to Newsmax TV: Jailing Biz Owners Who Defy Virus Closures 'Not The Right Action'

Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday defended his no-jail amendment for violators of coronavirus mitigation in the wake of the controversial jailing of a hair [...]

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Jailed Texas salon owner walks out free to cheering supporters

Jailed Texas salon owner walks out free to cheering supporters

A Texas salon owner who defied Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s emergency orders and was jailed for keeping her business open walked out free Thursday to cheering [...]

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Salon owner released from jail after Texas governor changed coronavirus orders

Salon owner released from jail after Texas governor changed coronavirus orders

May 7, 2020 / 4:57 PM / CBS News... Shelley Luther, the Dallas salon owner who was arrested earlier this week for violating a stay-at-home order by reopening h [...]

Read full article: Salon owner released from jail after Tex...→
Trump Praises Texas Governor as States Roll Back Limits

Trump Praises Texas Governor as States Roll Back Limits

President Donald Trump praised another Republican governor for rolling back state coronavirus restrictions despite failing to meet the administration's recomme [...]

Read full article: Trump Praises Texas Governor as States R...→
Gov. Abbott Removes Jail as Punishment for Coronavirus Restriction Violations

Gov. Abbott Removes Jail as Punishment for Coronavirus Restriction Violations

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Thursday removed jail as a punishment for violating his coronavirus restrictions following outcry over a Dallas salon owner who w [...]

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Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free

Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free "unjustly jailed" salon owner who violated stay-at-home

Texas Governor Greg Abbott also joined Attorney General Ken Paxton in calling for the jail sentence to be commuted.

Read full article: Texas AG faces backlash for telling judg...→
Texas Republicans get illegal haircuts in protest against coronavirus lockdown

Texas Republicans get illegal haircuts in protest against coronavirus lockdown

The representatives' stunt was followed just hours later by an announcement by Gov. Greg Abbott that hair stylists and barbershops would be allowed to open Fri [...]

Read full article: Texas Republicans get illegal haircuts i...→
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Local Salon Owners Decide Whether to Open or Hold Off

Local Salon Owners Decide Whether to Open or Hold Off

Across the state of Texas, there’s a mixed reaction as Governor Greg Abbott lifts restrictions on nail and hair salons beginning Friday.

Read full article: Local Salon Owners Decide Whether to Ope...→
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Salon A La Mode Owner, Shelley Luther Arrested: 'Feeding My Kids Isn't Selfish, I'm Not Closing The Salon'

Salon A La Mode Owner, Shelley Luther Arrested: 'Feeding My Kids Isn't Selfish, I'm Not Closing The Salon'

Salon À la Mode owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to 7 days in jail for criminal and civil contempt and a $7,000 fine today for defying Governor Greg Abbott's [...]

Read full article: Salon A La Mode Owner, Shelley Luther Ar...→
Monday Morning Rush? Not So Much.

Monday Morning Rush? Not So Much.

Last week, Governor Greg Abbott announced the re-opening of Texas beginning last Friday, which included restaurants, some office spaces and other venues at a r [...]

Read full article: Monday Morning Rush? Not So Much....→
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Dallas and Tarrant County Judges on Reopening Weekend

Dallas and Tarrant County Judges on Reopening Weekend

Many North Texans went out to eat or shop at retail stores for the first time in weeks under new guidelines from Gov. Greg Abbott. NBC 5’s Julie Fine talked to [...]

Read full article: Dallas and Tarrant County Judges on Reop...→
Relaxed Texas Coronavirus Restrictions Only Voluntary

Relaxed Texas Coronavirus Restrictions Only Voluntary

Cities and counties in North Texas asked for voluntary compliance Friday as some coronavirus restrictions were lifted. Revised orders from Texas Gov. Greg Abbo [...]

Read full article: Relaxed Texas Coronavirus Restrictions O...→
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Here’s What is Reopening in North Texas This Weekend Under Abbott’s Open Texas Plan

Here’s What is Reopening in North Texas This Weekend Under Abbott’s Open Texas Plan

After Texas Gov. Greg Abbott allowed his Stay at Home order issued in March to expire on Thursday, some businesses are reopening as part of Phase 1 of the Open [...]

Read full article: Here’s What is Reopening in North Texas ...→
Reopening Texas: Movie Theaters Can Open, Many Decide to Wait

Reopening Texas: Movie Theaters Can Open, Many Decide to Wait

Gov. Greg Abbott’s phase one of the reopening of the state will see the inclusion of restaurants, movie theaters and malls – though some will choose to wait a [...]

Read full article: Reopening Texas: Movie Theaters Can Open...→
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In Rural Counties, COVID-19 Cases are Likely Undercounted. Greg Abbott Wants to Reopen them Anyway.

More than 100 Texas counties—many with limited medical resources—will be able to reopen businesses to 50 percent capacity on Friday.

Read full article: In Rural Counties, COVID-19 Cases are Li...→
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Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Governor Greg Abbott defended his decision to gradually reopen businesses starting Friday amid criticism by Democrats and some Conservatives.

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Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

The first businesses allowed to reopen on May 1 include retail stores, shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters, museums and libraries.

Read full article: Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg A...→
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Alcohol-to-Go Sales Could Continue Indefinitely, Abbott Tweets

Alcohol-to-Go Sales Could Continue Indefinitely, Abbott Tweets

Alcohol-to-go could be here to stay, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott suggested in a tweet Wednesday.

Read full article: Alcohol-to-Go Sales Could Continue Indef...→
These Houston Restaurants Have Mother’s Day Covered, Even in the Midst of the COVID-19 Crisis

These Houston Restaurants Have Mother’s Day Covered, Even in the Midst of the COVID-19 Crisis

Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 10; and you can still celebrate while practicing safe social distancing. As local restaurants decide whether or not to [...]

Read full article: These Houston Restaurants Have Mother’s ...→
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Abbott Appeals FEMA Decision to Reject Tornado Disaster Relief

Abbott Appeals FEMA Decision to Reject Tornado Disaster Relief

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision earlier this month to reject a request for a major disaster declaration [...]

Read full article: Abbott Appeals FEMA Decision to Reject T...→
  • #Greg Abbott
Dallas Mayor Focused on Ensuring City Reopens Safely

Dallas Mayor Focused on Ensuring City Reopens Safely

In the wake of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order to allow many businesses in the state to reopen with limited capacity, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson says h [...]

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Musk, Texas governor talk about potential Tesla move

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's remarks come days after the automaker's CEO threatened to move Tesla's headquarters and future operations to either Texas or Nevada am [...]

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Wine Time: Houston Sommeliers On Keeping Staff and Guests Safe as Dine-in Service Resumes

Wine Time: Houston Sommeliers On Keeping Staff and Guests Safe as Dine-in Service Resumes

Governor Greg Abbott has provided little guidance to Texas restaurateurs who began reopening their businesses for dine-in service beginning last week. As a res [...]

Read full article: Wine Time: Houston Sommeliers On Keeping...→
Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: The Return of Rosie and Mother's Day Dining

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: The Return of Rosie and Mother's Day Dining

As Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home executive order has now expired, restaurants are beginning to open back up, while many have continued the takeout route. Thi [...]

Read full article: Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: The ...→
Ben Shapiro takes aim at critics of states reopening: 'I'm sorry, lockdown is not an alternative'

Ben Shapiro takes aim at critics of states reopening: 'I'm sorry, lockdown is not an alternative'

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro defended Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday after he faced backlash for acknowledging that reopening businesses in the state [...]

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Texas salon owner jailed for defying governor's order freed

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday removed jail as a punishment for violating his coronavirus restrictions following outcry by conservatives over a [...]

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Watch: Trump meets with Texas Governor Abbott

Watch: Trump meets with Texas Governor Abbott

Watch as President Trump meets with Texas Governor Greg Abbott on the coronavirus response in his state.

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Texas Supreme Court orders Dallas salon owner released as Abbott bans jailing citizens for lockdown violations

Texas Supreme Court orders Dallas salon owner released as Abbott bans jailing citizens for lockdown violations

The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of salon owner Shelley Luther, who was jailed for opening in violation of the state's rules, as Gov. Gr [...]

Read full article: Texas Supreme Court orders Dallas salon ...→
Governor Abbott Modifies Coronavirus Executive Orders To Eliminate Confinement As Punishment

Governor Abbott Modifies Coronavirus Executive Orders To Eliminate Confinement As Punishment

Governor Greg Abbott has modified his executive orders and eliminated confinement as a punishment for violating executive orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read full article: Governor Abbott Modifies Coronavirus Exe...→

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Calls For 'Immediate Release' Of Jailed Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has called for the "immediate release" of a Dallas salon owner who was arrested and sent to jail for opening her business in [...]

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Texas Gov. Abbott: Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen Within Days

Texas Gov. Abbott: Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen Within Days

Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced on Tuesday salons and barbershops in Texas will be allowed to reopen this week as long as they...

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Here's what you need to know about salon reopenings in Texas

Here's what you need to know about salon reopenings in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott has now included hair salons and workout facilities as part of the state's re-emergence during the pandemic.

Read full article: Here's what you need to know about salon...→
  • #Greg Abbott
Gov. Greg Abbott to Provide Update on COVID-19 Response in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott to Provide Update on COVID-19 Response in Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will provide an update on the statewide response to COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

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Will Texas Be Ready To Reopen More Businesses In Two Weeks?

Will Texas Be Ready To Reopen More Businesses In Two Weeks?

Under “Phase II” of Governor Greg Abbott’s current plan for restarting the economy, hair salons would be allowed to reopen along with gyms, barbershops, and ba [...]

Read full article: Will Texas Be Ready To Reopen More Busin...→
  • #Greg Abbott
‘Now is the Time for Us’ Grapevine Pastor Will Reopen Sanctuary Doors Sunday

‘Now is the Time for Us’ Grapevine Pastor Will Reopen Sanctuary Doors Sunday

Now that Governor Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home order has expired, churches can begin congregating again. Some church leaders have said they’ll hold off a while l [...]

Read full article: ‘Now is the Time for Us’ Grapevine Pasto...→
New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A Day After Single-Day Record Of 50 Fatalities

New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A Day After Single-Day Record Of 50 Fatalities

The decline comes a day after a single-day record of 50 fatalities was set on the eve of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott lifting stay-at-home orders.

Read full article: New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A D...→
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing unemployment claimants to refuse work during coronavirus pandemic

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing unemployment claimants to refuse work during coronavirus pandemic

The Republican governor relaxed rules on unemployment benefit claimants who refuse suitable work as he also loosens lockdown measures to reopen the economy.

Read full article: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing unemp...→
  • #Greg Abbott
Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Dine Out or Take-Out

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Dine Out or Take-Out

Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home executive order has now expired, and as of Friday, May 1, all restaurants can reopen with proper social distancing measures and [...]

Read full article: Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Dine...→
  • #Greg Abbott
Texas’ Virus Deaths Hit Single-Day High on Eve of Reopening

Texas’ Virus Deaths Hit Single-Day High on Eve of Reopening

The Texas coronavirus death toll hit a single-day high of 50 Thursday. The new figures come just as the state prepares for a slow reboot of one of the world’s [...]

Read full article: Texas’ Virus Deaths Hit Single-Day High ...→
  • #Greg Abbott
As Some Businesses Reopen, Who is Enforcing the Rules?

As Some Businesses Reopen, Who is Enforcing the Rules?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s stay at home order expires this week, allowing some businesses to reopen Friday with new rules. Dine-in restaurants, malls, movie [...]

Read full article: As Some Businesses Reopen, Who is Enforc...→
  • #Greg Abbott
North Texans Faced With Decision to Go Out or Stay Inside as Stay-at-Home Order Set to Expire

North Texans Faced With Decision to Go Out or Stay Inside as Stay-at-Home Order Set to Expire

To go out or stay home is the decision North Texans face as the expiration date for Governor Greg Abbott’s Stay-at-Home order approaches. Restaurants are ready [...]

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Gov. Abbott On Alcohol-To-Go Continuing In Texas: 'We May Just Let This Keep On Going Forever'

Gov. Abbott On Alcohol-To-Go Continuing In Texas: 'We May Just Let This Keep On Going Forever'

Alcohol-to-go could become a new standard in Texas after nonessential businesses begin reopening Friday, according to Gov. Greg Abbott.

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Takeout Cocktails: One Coronavirus Change We'd Like to Keep

Takeout Cocktails: One Coronavirus Change We'd Like to Keep

Governor Greg Abbott announced the re-opening of restaurants on a limited basis this week, but it's clear not all of them will re-open immediately. Many will c [...]

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North Texas Restaurants Navigate How to Operate Amid Loosening Restrictions

North Texas Restaurants Navigate How to Operate Amid Loosening Restrictions

Gov. Greg Abbott cleared the way for North Texas restaurants to open back up Friday at 25% capacity on Friday. But how many actually will, remains to be seen.

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Movie Theaters Like Cinemark, Alamo Drafthouse Not Reopening In Texas This Weekend Despite New Orders

Movie Theaters Like Cinemark, Alamo Drafthouse Not Reopening In Texas This Weekend Despite New Orders

Several movie theaters have announced they will not be open this weekend in Texas despite new executive orders from Gov. Greg Abbott allowing for nonessential [...]

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Gov. Greg Abbott to Discuss Continued ‘Open Texas’ Effort Monday Afternoon

Gov. Greg Abbott to Discuss Continued ‘Open Texas’ Effort Monday Afternoon

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to address Monday the state’s, “continued safe and strategic opening” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Musk, Texas governor talk about potential Tesla move

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's remarks come days after the automaker's CEO threatened to move Tesla's headquarters and future operations to either Texas or Nevada am [...]

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Gov. Abbott Talks Shelley Luther Case, Further Plans For Reopening Texas

Gov. Abbott Talks Shelley Luther Case, Further Plans For Reopening Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott joined CBS 11 News at 5 p.m. Tuesday and discussed the case surrounding Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther and his plans for further reop [...]

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Wine Time: Houston Sommeliers On Keeping Staff and Guests Safe as Dine-in Service Resumes

Wine Time: Houston Sommeliers On Keeping Staff and Guests Safe as Dine-in Service Resumes

Governor Greg Abbott has provided little guidance to Texas restaurateurs who began reopening their businesses for dine-in service beginning last week. As a res [...]

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Abbott to Newsmax TV: Jailing Biz Owners Who Defy Virus Closures 'Not The Right Action'

Abbott to Newsmax TV: Jailing Biz Owners Who Defy Virus Closures 'Not The Right Action'

Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday defended his no-jail amendment for violators of coronavirus mitigation in the wake of the controversial jailing of a hair [...]

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Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: The Return of Rosie and Mother's Day Dining

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: The Return of Rosie and Mother's Day Dining

As Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home executive order has now expired, restaurants are beginning to open back up, while many have continued the takeout route. Thi [...]

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Jailed Texas salon owner walks out free to cheering supporters

Jailed Texas salon owner walks out free to cheering supporters

A Texas salon owner who defied Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s emergency orders and was jailed for keeping her business open walked out free Thursday to cheering [...]

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Ben Shapiro takes aim at critics of states reopening: 'I'm sorry, lockdown is not an alternative'

Ben Shapiro takes aim at critics of states reopening: 'I'm sorry, lockdown is not an alternative'

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro defended Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday after he faced backlash for acknowledging that reopening businesses in the state [...]

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Salon owner released from jail after Texas governor changed coronavirus orders

Salon owner released from jail after Texas governor changed coronavirus orders

May 7, 2020 / 4:57 PM / CBS News... Shelley Luther, the Dallas salon owner who was arrested earlier this week for violating a stay-at-home order by reopening h [...]

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Texas salon owner jailed for defying governor's order freed

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday removed jail as a punishment for violating his coronavirus restrictions following outcry by conservatives over a [...]

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Trump Praises Texas Governor as States Roll Back Limits

Trump Praises Texas Governor as States Roll Back Limits

President Donald Trump praised another Republican governor for rolling back state coronavirus restrictions despite failing to meet the administration's recomme [...]

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Watch: Trump meets with Texas Governor Abbott

Watch: Trump meets with Texas Governor Abbott

Watch as President Trump meets with Texas Governor Greg Abbott on the coronavirus response in his state.

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Texas Supreme Court orders Dallas salon owner released as Abbott bans jailing citizens for lockdown violations

Texas Supreme Court orders Dallas salon owner released as Abbott bans jailing citizens for lockdown violations

The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of salon owner Shelley Luther, who was jailed for opening in violation of the state's rules, as Gov. Gr [...]

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Gov. Abbott Removes Jail as Punishment for Coronavirus Restriction Violations

Gov. Abbott Removes Jail as Punishment for Coronavirus Restriction Violations

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Thursday removed jail as a punishment for violating his coronavirus restrictions following outcry over a Dallas salon owner who w [...]

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Governor Abbott Modifies Coronavirus Executive Orders To Eliminate Confinement As Punishment

Governor Abbott Modifies Coronavirus Executive Orders To Eliminate Confinement As Punishment

Governor Greg Abbott has modified his executive orders and eliminated confinement as a punishment for violating executive orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free

Texas AG faces backlash for telling judge to free "unjustly jailed" salon owner who violated stay-at-home

Texas Governor Greg Abbott also joined Attorney General Ken Paxton in calling for the jail sentence to be commuted.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Calls For 'Immediate Release' Of Jailed Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has called for the "immediate release" of a Dallas salon owner who was arrested and sent to jail for opening her business in [...]

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Texas Republicans get illegal haircuts in protest against coronavirus lockdown

Texas Republicans get illegal haircuts in protest against coronavirus lockdown

The representatives' stunt was followed just hours later by an announcement by Gov. Greg Abbott that hair stylists and barbershops would be allowed to open Fri [...]

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Texas Gov. Abbott: Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen Within Days

Texas Gov. Abbott: Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen Within Days

Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced on Tuesday salons and barbershops in Texas will be allowed to reopen this week as long as they...

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Local Salon Owners Decide Whether to Open or Hold Off

Local Salon Owners Decide Whether to Open or Hold Off

Across the state of Texas, there’s a mixed reaction as Governor Greg Abbott lifts restrictions on nail and hair salons beginning Friday.

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Here's what you need to know about salon reopenings in Texas

Here's what you need to know about salon reopenings in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott has now included hair salons and workout facilities as part of the state's re-emergence during the pandemic.

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Salon A La Mode Owner, Shelley Luther Arrested: 'Feeding My Kids Isn't Selfish, I'm Not Closing The Salon'

Salon A La Mode Owner, Shelley Luther Arrested: 'Feeding My Kids Isn't Selfish, I'm Not Closing The Salon'

Salon À la Mode owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to 7 days in jail for criminal and civil contempt and a $7,000 fine today for defying Governor Greg Abbott's [...]

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Gov. Greg Abbott to Provide Update on COVID-19 Response in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott to Provide Update on COVID-19 Response in Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will provide an update on the statewide response to COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

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Monday Morning Rush? Not So Much.

Monday Morning Rush? Not So Much.

Last week, Governor Greg Abbott announced the re-opening of Texas beginning last Friday, which included restaurants, some office spaces and other venues at a r [...]

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Will Texas Be Ready To Reopen More Businesses In Two Weeks?

Will Texas Be Ready To Reopen More Businesses In Two Weeks?

Under “Phase II” of Governor Greg Abbott’s current plan for restarting the economy, hair salons would be allowed to reopen along with gyms, barbershops, and ba [...]

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Dallas and Tarrant County Judges on Reopening Weekend

Dallas and Tarrant County Judges on Reopening Weekend

Many North Texans went out to eat or shop at retail stores for the first time in weeks under new guidelines from Gov. Greg Abbott. NBC 5’s Julie Fine talked to [...]

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‘Now is the Time for Us’ Grapevine Pastor Will Reopen Sanctuary Doors Sunday

‘Now is the Time for Us’ Grapevine Pastor Will Reopen Sanctuary Doors Sunday

Now that Governor Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home order has expired, churches can begin congregating again. Some church leaders have said they’ll hold off a while l [...]

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Relaxed Texas Coronavirus Restrictions Only Voluntary

Relaxed Texas Coronavirus Restrictions Only Voluntary

Cities and counties in North Texas asked for voluntary compliance Friday as some coronavirus restrictions were lifted. Revised orders from Texas Gov. Greg Abbo [...]

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New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A Day After Single-Day Record Of 50 Fatalities

New Coronavirus Deaths Drop In Texas A Day After Single-Day Record Of 50 Fatalities

The decline comes a day after a single-day record of 50 fatalities was set on the eve of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott lifting stay-at-home orders.

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Here’s What is Reopening in North Texas This Weekend Under Abbott’s Open Texas Plan

Here’s What is Reopening in North Texas This Weekend Under Abbott’s Open Texas Plan

After Texas Gov. Greg Abbott allowed his Stay at Home order issued in March to expire on Thursday, some businesses are reopening as part of Phase 1 of the Open [...]

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing unemployment claimants to refuse work during coronavirus pandemic

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing unemployment claimants to refuse work during coronavirus pandemic

The Republican governor relaxed rules on unemployment benefit claimants who refuse suitable work as he also loosens lockdown measures to reopen the economy.

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Reopening Texas: Movie Theaters Can Open, Many Decide to Wait

Reopening Texas: Movie Theaters Can Open, Many Decide to Wait

Gov. Greg Abbott’s phase one of the reopening of the state will see the inclusion of restaurants, movie theaters and malls – though some will choose to wait a [...]

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Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Dine Out or Take-Out

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Dine Out or Take-Out

Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home executive order has now expired, and as of Friday, May 1, all restaurants can reopen with proper social distancing measures and [...]

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In Rural Counties, COVID-19 Cases are Likely Undercounted. Greg Abbott Wants to Reopen them Anyway.

More than 100 Texas counties—many with limited medical resources—will be able to reopen businesses to 50 percent capacity on Friday.

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Texas’ Virus Deaths Hit Single-Day High on Eve of Reopening

Texas’ Virus Deaths Hit Single-Day High on Eve of Reopening

The Texas coronavirus death toll hit a single-day high of 50 Thursday. The new figures come just as the state prepares for a slow reboot of one of the world’s [...]

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Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Gov. Abbott Defends Plan To Reopen Businesses Amid Criticism From Democrats, Some Conservatives

Governor Greg Abbott defended his decision to gradually reopen businesses starting Friday amid criticism by Democrats and some Conservatives.

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As Some Businesses Reopen, Who is Enforcing the Rules?

As Some Businesses Reopen, Who is Enforcing the Rules?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s stay at home order expires this week, allowing some businesses to reopen Friday with new rules. Dine-in restaurants, malls, movie [...]

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Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

The first businesses allowed to reopen on May 1 include retail stores, shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters, museums and libraries.

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North Texans Faced With Decision to Go Out or Stay Inside as Stay-at-Home Order Set to Expire

North Texans Faced With Decision to Go Out or Stay Inside as Stay-at-Home Order Set to Expire

To go out or stay home is the decision North Texans face as the expiration date for Governor Greg Abbott’s Stay-at-Home order approaches. Restaurants are ready [...]

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Alcohol-to-Go Sales Could Continue Indefinitely, Abbott Tweets

Alcohol-to-Go Sales Could Continue Indefinitely, Abbott Tweets

Alcohol-to-go could be here to stay, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott suggested in a tweet Wednesday.

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Gov. Abbott On Alcohol-To-Go Continuing In Texas: 'We May Just Let This Keep On Going Forever'

Gov. Abbott On Alcohol-To-Go Continuing In Texas: 'We May Just Let This Keep On Going Forever'

Alcohol-to-go could become a new standard in Texas after nonessential businesses begin reopening Friday, according to Gov. Greg Abbott.

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These Houston Restaurants Have Mother’s Day Covered, Even in the Midst of the COVID-19 Crisis

These Houston Restaurants Have Mother’s Day Covered, Even in the Midst of the COVID-19 Crisis

Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 10; and you can still celebrate while practicing safe social distancing. As local restaurants decide whether or not to [...]

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Takeout Cocktails: One Coronavirus Change We'd Like to Keep

Takeout Cocktails: One Coronavirus Change We'd Like to Keep

Governor Greg Abbott announced the re-opening of restaurants on a limited basis this week, but it's clear not all of them will re-open immediately. Many will c [...]

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Abbott Appeals FEMA Decision to Reject Tornado Disaster Relief

Abbott Appeals FEMA Decision to Reject Tornado Disaster Relief

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision earlier this month to reject a request for a major disaster declaration [...]

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North Texas Restaurants Navigate How to Operate Amid Loosening Restrictions

North Texas Restaurants Navigate How to Operate Amid Loosening Restrictions

Gov. Greg Abbott cleared the way for North Texas restaurants to open back up Friday at 25% capacity on Friday. But how many actually will, remains to be seen.

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Dallas Mayor Focused on Ensuring City Reopens Safely

Dallas Mayor Focused on Ensuring City Reopens Safely

In the wake of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order to allow many businesses in the state to reopen with limited capacity, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson says h [...]

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Movie Theaters Like Cinemark, Alamo Drafthouse Not Reopening In Texas This Weekend Despite New Orders

Movie Theaters Like Cinemark, Alamo Drafthouse Not Reopening In Texas This Weekend Despite New Orders

Several movie theaters have announced they will not be open this weekend in Texas despite new executive orders from Gov. Greg Abbott allowing for nonessential [...]

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