Gov. Abbott extends statewide Disaster Declaration

The proclamation comes in response to the rise of COVID-19 cases across the state.

US bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID vaccine

When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, jabbing the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections.
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Window washers rescued from scaffolding collapse

Two window washers stranded 13 stories above the ground after the platform they were standing on gave way are thankful for the Boston Fire Department for rescuing them.

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  WFFD battle Thursday fire on North 8th Street, investigation underway

Kamay resident killed in crash on Highway 82

Wichita Falls YMCA employee tests positive for COVID-19

  MSU international students feel put “in a precarious situation” with latest ICE rules

  Burkburnett city offices closed to the public

The city hall drive thru, phone, and online services are still open.
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  In heated political moment, Goya latest company to get stung

Robert Unanue, Goya CEO, spoke at a Rose Garden event announcing a "Hispanic Prosperity Initiative" on Thursday.

  How COVID will make it harder for vulnerable residents to keep cool this summer

Health experts give tips on how to keep elderly safe during summer heat

  Matt’s Auto Splash washes police cruisers, fire SUV’s for free

  Sale Barn Cowboy Church plans to open a thrift store next month

  19 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, total now 567

  United Regional encouraging use of My Chart app, website

  GRAPHIC: Wilder autopsy report suggests homicide, cause of death declared undetermined

One Allred Prison employee recovers from COVID-19

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AP: After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4B in virus aid

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid.

SPORTS

Christopher Reay named next MSU women’s basketball coach

  Vernon ISD celebrates first collegiate-bound female wrestler

Felicity Ortega is the first female wrestler in the history of Vernon ISD and now her athletic skill has gotten her into college.