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Recent articles by Paul:

Texas GOP Lawmakers Sue Gov. Abbott Over Virus Tracing Contract

Five Texas GOP lawmakers sued Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Wednesday over a $295 million contact tracing deal signed during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic that they claim skirted oversight and amounted to the governor exceeding his authority. → Read More

‘We don’t seem to learn’: Beirut explosion echoes US tragedy

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The staggering videos from the Lebanese capital are grimly familiar to Tommy Muska thousands of miles away in Texas: a towering blast, a thundering explosion and shock waves demolishing buildings with horrifying speed. It is what the mayor of West, Texas, lived seven years ago when one of the deadliest fertilizer […] → Read More

'We don't seem to learn': Beirut explosion echoes US tragedy

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The staggering videos from the Lebanese capital are grimly familiar to Tommy Muska thousands of miles away in Texas: a towering blast, a thundering explosion and → Read More

Texas GOP lawmakers sue governor over virus tracing contract

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Five Texas GOP lawmakers sued Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday over a $295 million contact tracing deal signed during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic that they claim skirted oversight and amounted to the governor exceeding his authority. The lawmakers are among the most conservative in the state Legislature, and the lawsuit in a Travis County court… → Read More

'We don't seem to learn': Beirut explosion echoes US tragedy

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The staggering videos from the Lebanese capital are grimly familiar to Tommy Muska thousands of miles away in Texas: a towering blast, a thundering explosion and → Read More

'We don't seem to learn': Beirut explosion echoes US tragedy

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The staggering videos from the Lebanese capital are grimly familiar to Tommy Muska thousands of miles away in Texas: a towering blast, a thundering explosion and shock waves demolishing buildings with horrifying speed. It is what the mayor of West, Texas, lived seven years ago when one of the deadliest fertilizer plant explosions in U.S. history partly leveled his rural… → Read More

‘We are no less American’: Deaths pile up on Texas border

For nearly a month, this borderland of 2 million people in South Texas pleaded for a field hospital, but not until Tuesday was one ready and accepting patients. → Read More

‘We are no less American’: Deaths pile up on Texas border

For nearly a month, this borderland of 2 million people in South Texas pleaded for a field hospital, but not until Tuesday was one ready and accepting patients. → Read More

'We are no less American': Deaths pile up on Texas border

The U.S. failure to contain the pandemic has been laid bare in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas → Read More

‘We are no less American’: Deaths pile up on Texas border

For nearly a month, this borderland of 2 million people in South Texas pleaded for a field hospital, but not until Tuesday was one ready and accepting patients. → Read More

‘We are no less American’: Deaths pile up on Texas border

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. She went first to a hospital so desperate for help that […] → Read More

'We are no less American': Virus deaths pile up on Texas border

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. She went first to a hospital so desperate for help that nurses recently made 49 phone calls to find a bed 700 miles away to airlift a dying man with the virus. From… → Read More

‘We Are No Less American': Deaths Pile Up on Texas Border

In July alone, Hidalgo County reported more than 600 deaths due to the coronavirus– more than the Houston area, which is five times larger. → Read More

'We are no less American': Deaths pile up in the Rio Grande Valley

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. She went first to a hospital so desperate for help that nurses recently made 49 phone calls to find a bed 700 miles away to airlift a dying man with the virus. From… → Read More

‘We are no less American’: Deaths pile up on Texas border

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - When labour pains signalled that Clarissa Muñoz was at last going to be a mom, she jumped in a car and headed two hours down ... → Read More

‘We are no less American’: Deaths pile up on Texas border

On America's southern doorstep, the U.S. failure to contain the pandemic has been laid bare. For nearly a month, this borderland of 2 million people pleaded for a field hospital, but not until Tuesday was one ready and accepting patients. → Read More

Texas Passes 4,000 Deaths, But Houston Sees Rates Steady

Texas surpassed 4,000 deaths in the coronavirus pandemic Monday but officials in Houston, one of the hardest-hit cities in the U.S., say they are cautiously optimistic about recent trends following weeks of alarming surges at hospitals. → Read More

Texas deaths hit record, schools get OK for virtual classes

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas on Friday gave public schools permission to keep campuses closed for more than 5 million students well into the fall as the state scrambles to contain one of the largest resurgences of the coronavirus in the country. California also issued strict guidance that makes it unlikely that many schools will resume in-person instruction this fall, raising the likelihood of… → Read More

Texas deaths hit record, schools get OK for virtual classes

Texas on Friday gave public schools permission to keep campuses closed for more than 5 million students well into the fall as the state scrambles to contain one of the largest resurgences of the coronavirus in the country. California also issued strict guidance that makes it unlikely that many schools → Read More

Trump's former doctor wins House GOP nomination in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - President Donald Trump's former White House physician won the Republican nomination for a U.S. House seat in Texas on Tuesday in a primary runoff election that unfolded amid an alarming spread of the coronavirus across the state. Ronny Jackson, a retired Navy rear admiral, defeated Josh Winegarner in a primary runoff in the deeply red Texas Panhandle. Jackson was also the… → Read More