East Texans urged to beware of emails, calls intended to get money, info

Officials in East Texas are urging people to be leary of COVID-19 scams.

  ‘We need help’: Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

The bleak news Thursday — 6.6 million new unemployment claims on top of 3.3 million last week — came as the competition for scarce ventilators, masks and other protective gear seemed to grow more desperate and deaths mounted.
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  Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths

The number of U.S. deaths could range from 100,000 to 240,000 even if Americans continue to stay home and limit contact with others, experts predicted at a media briefing with President Donald Trump.

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Virtual classes keep East Texans dancing during COVID-19 crisis

Longview warns charges can be filed if businesses don’t comply with governor’s order

East Texas Food Bank staff member tested positive for COVID-19

Gregg County inmate hospitalized with COVID-19

  Superintendent: Tyler ISD prepared to offer facilities to help with COVID-19 response

Officials are expected to talk about how the city and county will be working to support the medical community as more cases are confirmed in East Texas.
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  A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks

The stunning report Thursday from the Labor Department showed that job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession as businesses have shut down across the world.

Chapel Hill ISD student killed in Smith County shooting early Thursday morning

  ETN: American Airlines flight attendant talks about changes at DFW airport

  WATCH: Anissa Centers and her son talk about COVID-19 effects on student-athletes

East Texas Food Bank to distribute emergency food boxes at East Texas State Fairgrounds

Total of COVID-19-related deaths in Texas now at 70

Longtime director of Great Texas Balloon Race dies at age 76

  ETN: CHRISTUS Health System preparing for possible surge of COVID-19 patients

Tyler cancer center nurse tests positive for COVID-19

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  ‘A battlefield behind your home’: Deaths mount in New York

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.

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UIL Medical Advisory committee set to discuss COVID-19

Weekly Texas Fishing Report (April 1)

Study: racial graduation-rate gap grows for men’s NCAA teams

After NCAA eligibility vote, universities now tasked with making it work

spring athletes were given another year of eligibility. Now what?

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Public Health Lab of East Texas low on critical component needed for COVID-19 testing

SFA Army ROTC to host annual Kile G. West Memorial Run virtually

  How East Texas teens are coping with COVID-19

Anderson County to enforce governor’s ‘stay-at-home’ order beginning at midnight

Overton ISD superintendent addresses possible parent-to-teacher virus exposure

OVERTON, Texas (KLTV) - The Overton superintendent of schools shared an update on the state of a parent who may have exposed a school employee to COVID-19 and the measures being taken to contain any possible spread.
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  A nurse worked for a week while infected with the coronavirus. The hospital wasn’t testing staff.

A nurse says she worked for about seven days at two hospitals in New York City while infected with the coronavirus.

  Hawkins police chief talks about enforcement of shelter-in-place order

  Longview officials reiterate need for social distancing after more COVID-19 cases confirmed

  WEBXTRA: Azalea Trails open for viewing from vehicles

  Longview’s Trade Days canceled for April due to COVID-19