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The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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The Angelina County and Cities Health District has conducted 100 tests for COVID-19, coronavirus on people between the ages of 2 and 88 years old, health district director Sharon Shaw said.

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The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

The Angelina County Fair Board is hosting a recovery effort telethon from 3-7 p.m. today on KICKS 105 and the fair’s Facebook page to help recoup some of the losses resulting from the COVID-19, coronavirus pandemic.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coro…

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The human and economic toll of the lockdowns against the coronavirus mounted Thursday as India struggled to feed the multitudes, Italy shut down most of its industry, and a record-shattering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits in a single week. The U.S. surpassed official…

Gov. Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Department of State Health Services to offer guidance to allow restaurants to sell bulk retail products from restaurant supply chain distributors to the public.

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The Lufkin City Council on Thursday extended the declaration of a local state of disaster due to the public health emergency of COVID-19, coronavirus until rescinded by the city.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will give final approval Friday to the massive $2.2 trillion economic rescue bill with robust backing from both parties, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, a vote that would cap Congress' tumultuous effort to rush the relief to a nation battered by the coronavirus.

NACOGDOCHES — Authorities in Nacogdoches County have confirmed a case of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

In East Texas, we’re each doing our part to limit the coronavirus spread, and we should be commended for our efforts. Voluntarily restricting our movements and interactions protects us, our families, and our communities, and eliminates the need for the government to attempt to limit our free…

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With dining rooms shuttered and the din of a lunch or dinner crowd becoming a fainter memory by the day, previously bustling area restaurants are struggling to stay in business while laid-off employees are wondering when they can return to work.

Funeral homes are yet another industry suffering during the coronavirus outbreak following Thursday’s executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott limiting social gatherings to 10 people during these next several days.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed as it continues to spread across the world. Here is a look at some of the latest developments Wednesday related to the global economy, particular economic sectors, and the workplace:

There is a well-known saying in the arts industry that “the show must go on,” and this saying couldn’t be more relevant today.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Top congressional and White House officials emerged from grueling negotiations at the Capitol over the nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package saying they expected to reach a deal Tuesday.

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One by one, cars lined up at Christ Congregational Church in Lufkin on Saturday. Due to Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order on Thursday limiting social gatherings to 10 people or less, Lauren Sumners’ bridal shower was far from traditional.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Shares opened sharply higher in Asia on Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 with Congress and the White House nearing a deal on injecting nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Several more major Texas cities issued orders telling their residents to stay in their homes on Tuesday, even as Gov. Greg Abbott continued to resist calls for a statewide order.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Governors across the nation on Tuesday rejected President Donald Trump's new accelerated timeline for reopening the U.S. economy, as they continued to impose more restrictions on travel and public life in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' lieutenant governor said Monday night that the U.S. should get back to work in the face of the global pandemic and that people over the age of 70, who the Centers for Disease Control says are at higher risk for the coronavirus, will “take care of ourselves.”

Central school trustees approved a COVID-19 resolution that allows the district to change its day-to-day functions in this time of emergency during its regular meeting held online via Zoom Monday evening.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is unleashing its boldest effort yet to protect the U.S. economy from the coronavirus by helping companies and governments pay their bills and survive a devastating crisis.

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