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HOUSTON (AP) — As Tropical Storm Beta neared the Texas coast Monday, the biggest unknown was how much rainfall it could produce in areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials reported more than 3,400 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on Wednesday, as well as 135 new COVID-19 deaths.

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After an in-person discussion with the Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace, the Parker County commissioners re-approved the judge’s furniture funding and will hold a meeting as soon as possible to address flooring issues.

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas’ highest criminal court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of a Mexican man after agreeing with findings that he was ineligible to be executed because of an intellectual disability.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for three Green Party candidates to appear on the state's November ballot, including one running for U.S. Senate, after Democrats sued to remove them over failing to pay filing fees.

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A property has been selected for the Parker County Courthouse chiller once it reaches the end of its life cycle. The chiller will be relocated to the emergency operations building property and city street rehabilitation projects will benefit the preparation of the move.

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Weatherford College Rodeo Coach Johnny Emmons can't wait for the new season to start, not just because last season was cut short, but also because the 2020-21 squad shows great promise.

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Following a last-minute decrease to the debt service rate, the Parker County commissioners court was able to maintain the same tax rate for the 2020-21 fiscal year and adopt it unanimously Monday morning.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — At least 3,488 new cases were reported Friday of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, as well as 144 new COVID-19 deaths, the Texas Department of State Health Services said.

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AUSTIN, Texas. (AP) — The most populous county in Texas can move forward with plans to send all registered voters a mail-in ballot application for the November general election, a state judge ruled Friday.

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AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call for all Texans to observe a moment of silence at 7:46 a.m. tomorrow, September 11, 2020, to honor and remember the victims of the terror attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001 in New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. The…

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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials on Wednesday announced new rules that would allow some live events like concerts and attendance by fans at some sporting events to resume as the positivity rate for the coronavirus in the city continued to drop.

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Following an email received from Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace about flooring issues, the Parker County commissioners rescinded JP 1’s furniture request.

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RUSK – A Rusk man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following an incident involving an argument between siblings.

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JACKSONVILLE – Three adults from Palestine, arrested along with a 16-year-old juvenile are being held for the aggravated kidnapping of Tyress Gipson, who was reported missing Aug. 23 from Jacksonville.

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If you’ve ever noticed an agave plant with a stalk reaching 15-plus feet tall, you may be observing the century plant.

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Fans of the Peaster Greyhounds might be cheering a McElroy at quarterback for the foreseeable future. Gunner McElroy is the varsity starter, a sophomore playing his first year at the 3A school. His younger brother, Gannon, is a quarterback at middle school and will be a sophomore in waiting when Gunner graduates in 2023.

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Some nursing homes continue to see increases in COVID-19 data, particularly in deaths among their residents, in Parker and Palo Pinto counties.

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