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Dr. Efraim Vela slips through a makeshift door to an area for pregnant women and new moms with COVID-19 at DHR Health, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in McAllen, Texas. Nearly 15,000 pregnant women in the U.S. have tested positive for the coronavirus, and at least 430 have died, according to the …

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Nurse Amanda Vaughan takes photos and helps new mom Clarissa Munoz, who is infected with COVID-19, see her baby via iPad at DHR Health, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in McAllen, Texas. Munoz was separated from her child after giving birth.

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A baby born to a mom with COVID-19 rests at DHR Health, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in McAllen, Texas. Nearly 15,000 pregnant women in the U.S. have tested positive for the coronavirus, and at least 430 have died, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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A man with COVID-19, wearing a protective cover, is transferred from the emergency room to a COVID-19 unit at Starr County Memorial Hospital, Monday, July 27, 2020, in Rio Grande City, Texas. For nearly a month, the Rio Grande Valley pleaded for a field hospital, but not until Monday was one ready.

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Medical personnel work with a COVID-19 patient at DHR Health, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in McAllen, Texas. At DHR Health, the largest hospital on the border, roughly half of the 500 beds belong to coronavirus patients isolated in two units. A third unit is in the works.

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Medical personnel confer about COVID-19 patients at DHR Health, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in McAllen, Texas. At DHR Health, the largest hospital on the border, roughly half of the 500 beds belong to coronavirus patients isolated in two units. A third unit is in the works.

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Medical personnel watch over COVID-19 patients at DHR Health, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in McAllen, Texas. At DHR Health, the largest hospital on the border, roughly half of the 500 beds belong to coronavirus patients isolated in two units. A third unit is in the works.

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A COVID-19 patient lies at DHR Health, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in McAllen, Texas. At DHR Health, the largest hospital on the border, roughly half of the 500 beds belong to coronavirus patients isolated in two units. A third unit is in the works.

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RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) — When labor pains signaled that Clarissa Muñoz was at last going to be a mom, she jumped in a car and headed two hours down the Texas border into one of the nation's most dire coronavirus hot spots.

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BELTON, Texas (AP) — U.S. Army officials said Tuesday that a Fort Hood soldier drowned at the same lake near the Texas base where another soldier's body was found last month.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, foreground, addresses members of the National Guard during a visit to a Texas Division of Emergency Management Warehouse filled with Personal Protective Equipment, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in San Antonio.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, foreground, addresses members of the National Guard during a visit to a Texas Division of Emergency Management Warehouse filled with Personal Protective Equipment, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in San Antonio.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, foreground, addresses members of the National Guard during a visit to a Texas Division of Emergency Management Warehouse filled with Personal Protective Equipment during the coronavirus pandemic, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in San Antonio.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, foreground, addresses members of the National Guard during a visit to a Texas Division of Emergency Management Warehouse filled with Personal Protective Equipment, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in San Antonio.

ROLLINGWOOD, Texas (AP) — Ezcorp Inc. (EZPW) on Tuesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $5.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Luminex Corp. (LMNX) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $12.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — ProPetro Holding Corp. (PUMP) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $25.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

AUSTIN — United Ways across Texas and the state organization, United Ways of Texas, have launched a statewide survey to assess the economic impact the COVID19 crisis has had on Texas families. All Texas families are invited to complete the United Way Texas COVID19 survey here: https://www.su…

Kari’s Law is now “the law of the land,” having gone into effect recently, two years after President Donald Trump penned his signature, requiring businesses to enable direct-dial access to 911.

Harrison County election officials urge constituents to take advantage of early voting opportunities as the March 3 primary election approaches.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is pleased to report that 27 fugitives sought through the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program — including 14 convicted sex offenders — were arrested in 2019 by DPS and other agencies. Additionally, $40,500 in reward money was paid for anonymous tips that …

AUSTIN — The Office of the Governor’s Sexual Assault Survivors’ Task Force (SASTF) today held its inaugural meeting at the Texas State Capitol. The meeting included discussions on the structure and vision for the task force, and served as a kick-off for phase one of the task force—which will…

Needed infrastructure and trade agreements likely won’t happen as long as Democrats press for impeaching President Donald Trump, Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert of Tyler said Friday.

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State Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, returned to his Harrison County roots last week and addressed an audience at the Harrison County NAACP while on the campaign trail in his run for Sen. John Cornyn’s seat.

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AUSTIN — Whether you’re in need of notebooks, rulers or running shoes, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and other items during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

A statewide dust-up between the speaker of the Texas House of Representatives and the leader of a hard-right political group left at least two East Texas lawmakers scratching their heads as they tried to learn whether — and why — the House leader would target their neighbor, state Rep. Travis Clardy.

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The parents of three Boy Scouts electrocuted at an East Texas lake in 2017 were celebrating news Monday that regulations were coming to help prevent a similar occurrence again.

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Starting in September, Texans under 18 years old will no longer be able to buy popular over-the-counter cough medicines like NyQuil and Robitussin under a bill Gov. Greg Abbott signed earlier this month.

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A controversial elections bill that would raise penalties for certain election-related offenses and establish tighter rules for assisting disabled, elderly or absentee voters is set for a public hearing and vote this week in a Texas House committee.