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Fort Worth closes basketball and volleyball courts after ‘lack’ of social distancing

Stay-at-home orders for the city of Fort Worth and Tarrant County allow outdoor activities while sheltering in place, but only if people practice social distancing and stay 6 feet apart. Pickup basketball isn’t included. The Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management announced Monday all basketball and volleyball courts are closed across the city, following a […]

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Texas-Based Company Donates ‘Pickle Juice’ To Healthcare Workers Fighting Pandemic

© Provided by CBS Dallas MESQUITE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A local sports beverage company is throwing pickle juice into the ring for healthcare workers on the front line fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The Pickle Juice Company’s sports drink is full of electrolytes and is good source of potassium and sodium, which relieves muscle cramps, according to […]

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Scattered strong storms could produce small hail, gusts in Dallas-Fort Worth on Monday

North Texas will have a stormy start to the week. Showers and thunderstorms are possible throughout Monday. Some of the storms could be strong enough to produce small hail and gusty winds, according to KXAS-TV (NBC5) meteorologist Grant Johnston. “Overall widespread severe weather is not expected, but certainly the rain is,” he said. The greatest […]

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Fort Worth Closes Sport Courts, Dallas Warns of Park Closures if Social Distancing Guidance is Ignored

Several area school districts and parks departments are taking greater steps to encourage social/physical distancing by locking public parks and removing equipment. The effort is to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the viral infection responsible for sickening more than 1,000 in North Texas and killing another 17. As of Monday afternoon, the virus has […]

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Fort Worth Closing All Basketball, Volleyball Courts After ‘This Weekend’s Lack Of Social Distancing’

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — Officials in Fort Worth are taking another step in following social distancing guidelines by closing all basketball and volleyball courts throughout the city. The Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management said the decision was made after “this weekend’s lack of social distancing” at parks in the area. Officials said crews will […]

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Scattered strong storms could produce small hail, gusty winds in Dallas-Fort Worth on Monday

North Texas will have a stormy start to the week. Showers and thunderstorms are possible throughout the day on Monday. Some of those storms could be strong enough to produce some small hail and gusty winds, according to KXAS-TV (NBC5) meteorologist Grant Johnston. “Overall widespread severe weather is not expected, but certainly the rain is,” […]

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Texas priest who had coronavirus recovers, offers services online again

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. A Fort Worth, Texas Episcopal priest returned to work on Sunday after becoming the county’s first coronavirus patient. The Rev. Dr. Robert Pace led an online service that was live-streamed for parishioners at Trinity Episcopal Church, FOX 4 reports. MICHIGAN […]

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Live COVID-19 updates: Dallas County cancels COVID-19 testing Monday due to inclement weather

Dallas County cancels COVID-19 testing Monday due to inclement weather Both COVID-19 testing sites in Dallas County will be canceled Monday, March 30, due to inclement weather, Dallas County officials said Sunday. Testing will resume Tuesday, March 31 at both locations. The sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at both locations. […]

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Fort Worth rector beat coronavirus after a two-week battle

In this Thursday, March 26, 2020 photo, Rev. Dr. Robert Pace walks his dog outside of his home in Brenbook, Texas. Pace was the first known case of COVID-19 in Tarrant County. He has recovered and received his second negative test on March 19. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP) less In this Thursday, March 26, 2020 […]

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Famous Fort Worth Herd feels the impact of COVID-19

FORT WORTH, Texas — The outbreak of COVID-19 has taken its toll on businesses across the world along with tourist attractions like the Fort Worth Herd. Right now, the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive, like most of the rest of the world, is on hold. “Everything has changed,” Kristin Jaworski, the Fort Worth Herd trail […]

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