AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas bars, bowling alleys, skating rinks and even some strip clubs are set to reopen with restrictions over the Memorial Day weekend as the state continues to gradually restart one of the world’s largest economies amid the coronavirus pandemic. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott earlier this week ordered further easing of some state rules that had shuttered many venues for more than a month. On Friday, the Texas Workforce Commission reported the state reached 12.8 percent unemployment in April, the highest monthly level since the state began recording the figures in January 1976.
By PAUL J. WEBER AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has surpassed 10,000 hospitalized coronavirus patients for the first time. The new marker Friday comes at the end of what has been the deadliest week in […]
By PAUL J. WEBER AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is starting to return to work. For the first time since early April, every restaurant and retailer across the state Friday is allowed to open doors […]