Texas congressman Michael C. Burgess says he remembers initially hearing about the novel coronavirus that would become classified as COVID-19 right around January 22, when China shut down public transportation in Wuhan and prohibited residents from leaving the city. Burgess—who represents Texas’s Twenty-sixth district, which includes the majority of Denton County and parts of Tarrant County—is the House of Representatives’ senior medical doctor, so he says he took a particular… Read Story
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On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, the Baylor College of Medicine investigator takes us inside the high-stakes world of coronavirus research and trials.
The high-profile philanthropist and furniture retailer says the time is right for Texas to carefully reopen for business.
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Not everyone in San Augustine is on board for local artist Gary Brewer's perplexing project, which is three stories high and counting. Read Story
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The honor comes as his business struggles to break even during the pandemic.
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Plus: a Taco Bell literary magazine.
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This smoky, comforting taco recalls the chef’s youth as a migrant farmworker in South Texas.
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First came the sound of someone running hard on the breezeway outside, then a banging on the apartment door. Irene Vera opened it to see her neighbor, twenty-year-old Rosa Jimenez, holding a little boy who lay limp in her arms. “Help me! Help me!” Jimenez cried hysterically in Spanish. The…
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He was a notorious deal maker known for bringing priceless pieces of Texas history back to the state. He was also a suspected forger and arsonist. Thirty years ago, he was found dead in the Colorado River near Austin, and to this day a question remains: Could John Holmes Jenkins have masterminded his own death?
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