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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

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Amazon begins Prime Now program in Dallas area

If you just have to have it now, as in one hour, you can, at least in the Dallas area, as Amazon.com Inc. announced Thursday it will offer Prime Now.

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Latin-inspired restaurant set to open in downtown Fort Worth

Downtown Fort Worth’s dining scene is about to get spicier with the opening of a new restaurant featuring Latin-inspired coastal cuisine.

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Texas jobless rate falls as employers add workers

Texas unemployment fell to 4.3 percent during February for the sixth straight month of declines, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Westchester Plaza manager says "business as usual" for now

The future of a redevelopment plan for the 50-year-old Westchester Plaza on Fort Worth's Near Southside is unclear.

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Center aims to pressure Texas to expand Medicaid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas public policy institute hoping to pressure state lawmakers to reverse course and expand Medicaid has made it easier to see how many uninsured Texans would gain health coverage.

The Center for Public Policy Priorities in Austin released an online tool Wednesday that allows anyone to look up the potential economic benefits when a county's uninsured gained coverage through expanded Medicaid. Texas last year decided not to accept federal funding to expand the health program for the poor.

It's estimated that more than 1 million uninsured Texans who do not make enough money to qualify for subsidized health care through the marketplace would gain coverage.

Federal data released earlier this month showed that more than 733,000 Texans signed up for health insurance through the federal marketplace.

 

 

 

 

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