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Protest Against Contact Tracing to Be Held on Tuesday

Protest Against Contact Tracing to Be Held on Tuesday

FRISCO (WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- The contact tracing method of tracking COVID-19 has been used by Texas in the battle against the virus, and recently the state has decided to more than double the amount of contact tracers on the job to 4,000. But there are some who are against it. “COVID while it’s real it’s just…MORE

Volunteers Pour Into Bowie After Tornado Strikes

Volunteers Pour Into Bowie After Tornado Strikes

BOWIE, TEXAS (WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- Volunteers have been pouring into the small town of Bowie just three days after a EF1 tornado brought destruction to businesses and homes. Even on a rainy memorial day weekend multiple volunteers and ministries brought food, supplies and simple conversation to the small town. “We’re going door to door and everywhere…MORE

Three Dead and Two Injured in Dallas Drunk Driving Incident

Three Dead and Two Injured in Dallas Drunk Driving Incident

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- Three people are dead and two more are injured after a drunk driver incident in west Dallas Monday morning. Dallas Police say the 23-year old suspect ran a red light in his SUV and collided with the victim’s Toyota Camry, which then struck two additional vehicles. The 47 year old man driving and…MORE

Trump Honors Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day in Twin Events

Trump Honors Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day in Twin Events

BALTIMORE (AP) – President Donald Trump has honored America’s fallen service members as he commemorates Memorial Day in the midst of a pandemic. He spoke at a ceremony at Baltimore’s historic Fort McHenry, where he declared that no “obstacle, no challenge and no threat is a match for the sheer determination of the American people.”…MORE

Carry The Load Memorial Day Drive Honors Fallen Heroes

Carry The Load Memorial Day Drive Honors Fallen Heroes

DALLAS  (WBAP/KLIF News) –  Hundreds flocked to North Texas Monday for an annual Memorial Day event that was forced to change tactics amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The “Carry The Load” event typically starts in March on the east and west coasts with Americans walking or running to honor their fallen heroes all the way to…MORE

Texas Pandemic Numbers Dropping

Texas Pandemic Numbers Dropping

(WBAP/KLIF) — As Texas continues to reopen its economy during the Coronavirus pandemic, health officials report there were 839 new cases of the virus reported in the state for a total of over 55-thousand. 785 new cases of the virus appeared, Sunday, while 31 residents died of the illness. The Lone Star State has over…MORE

Churches Re-open in the Metroplex

Churches Re-open in the Metroplex

(WBAP/KLIF) — On the same weekend that President Donald Trump declared houses of worship are essential, pastors and congregants from some of those churches are cautiously returning to their sanctuaries. In Texas, several church congregations held services for the first time in weeks, while practicing social distancing and providing masks for worshippers. Those services come…MORE

GOP Chair Candidate Injured in Motorcycle Crash

GOP Chair Candidate Injured in Motorcycle Crash

(WBAP/KLIF) — The man running for chair of the Texas Republican Party was involved in a motorcycle accident over the weekend.  Former U.S. Representative Allen West of Florida is recovering after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts from a motorcycle crash in Texas. A post on his Facebook page said West was driving…MORE

Dallas City Hospital Beds Filling Up

Dallas City Hospital Beds Filling Up

(WBAP/KLIF) — Dallas reports just under two-thirds of available hospital beds in the city are in use.  25 hospitals provided totals to Mayor Eric Johnson’s office as required by emergency disaster regulations. The mayor’s office released the numbers, Sunday night: Total beds: 6,049   –   Beds occupied: 3,814 Total ICU beds: 885   –   ICU beds occupied:…MORE