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A cacophony of chaos surrounded UAW Local 276 Shop Chairman Ken Hines early April 30 as he rushed to a morning meeting with General Motors' Arlington Assembly Plant leaders.

As Colorado’s men and women battle on the front lines of the coronavirus as health care workers and first responders, CARSTAR collision repair centers throughout the state are offering free services to help keep them on the road, safe from germs and viruses in their vehicles.

COVID-19 and social distancing measures have slashed into business at Collision Center of Muskogee in Oklahoma, said shop manager Mel Dyess.

Thursday, 23 April 2020 23:12

May 2020 Southwest Edition

Gov. Greg Abbott on April 17 announced initial steps to reopen the Texas economy during the coronavirus pandemic, including those that in the next week will loosen surgery restrictions at medical facilities, allow all retail stores to provide product pickups and reopen state parks.

Thursday, 09 April 2020 20:54

Rare Hail Storm Leaves a Lasting Mark

Following the surprise hail storm that dropped huge balls of ice in parts of Texas County on the evening of March 27, almost every resident of the area---whether long-time or new ---as in shock over a weather-related event they had never before experienced.

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