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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks after Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the reopening of more Texas businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin on Monday, May 18, 2020. Abbott said that childcare facilities, youth camps, some professional sports, and bars may now begin to fully or partially reopen their facilities as outlined by regulations listed on the Open Texas website. (Lynda M. Gonzalez/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Texas Lt. Gov. Patrick's broadcast company won federal loan

Jul. 6, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who launched his political career on conservative talk radio, received a government small business loan for his Houston broadcasting company as the coronavirus pandemic shut down the economy, according to federal data released Monday. Patrick...

Virus pushes quirky annual parade online

Jul. 4, 2020 9:39 AM EDT

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's quirky Boom Box Independence Day parade has gone online this year because of the pandemic for what is being dubbed the Zoom Box Parade. The event, held annually in Willimantic, dates to 1986, when the town couldn’t find a marching band for its Memorial Day...

Tigers announce partnership with sportsbook operator

Jul. 2, 2020 11:18 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Tigers became the first Major League Baseball team to reach a deal with a sports gambling company, announcing a multiyear partnership Thursday with PointsBet. Detroit said the agreement will “enhance fan engagement and game-day excitement by providing access to unique experiences,...

Records: Suspect in radio host's death had been drinking

Jun. 30, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man charged in a crash that killed longtime radio host and Wichita State University basketball announcer Don Hall had an empty alcohol bottle in his vehicle and told officers who asked him how much he had to drink that it was “probably too much," according to court records. An...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, file photo, D.L. Hughley speaks during TV One's

Comedian DL Hughley COVID-19 positive after fainting onstage

Jun. 21, 2020 12:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Comedian D.L. Hughley announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing onstage during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee. The stand-up comedian, 57, lost consciousness while performing at the Zanies comedy nightclub on Friday night and was hospitalized, news outlets...

Mavs owner Cuban to host SiriusXM Radio business show

Jun. 17, 2020 1:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Cuban is ready to talk business — or whatever else his radio listeners want to discuss. The outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner will host specials on SiriusXM’s Business Radio on the next two Thursdays, speaking about business issues and answering questions from callers....

Police: Man charged in death of longtime radio announcer

Jun. 17, 2020 10:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say they've charged a man with murder in the death of longtime Gospel radio announcer Tyra Womack. The Baltimore Sun reports that Richard Sylvester Green was arrested Tuesday. He's accused of killing the former WEAA-FM announcer outside her home on June 10. Green faces...

'Gospel Grace' radio announcer fatally shot in Baltimore

Jun. 12, 2020 11:48 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A long time Gospel radio announcer was fatally shot outside her home in a case Baltimore police call a “senseless” and “tragic murder.” Tyra Womack was pronounced dead by medical personnel Wednesday night after police responded to a call about the shooting at...

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers hold a man in custody at the corner of Commerce and and Elm streets in Dallas as law enforcement begins enforcing a 7:00 p.m. curfew, Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Dallas. During protests in Dallas on May 31, someone gained access to the police department’s unencrypted radio frequency and disrupted officers’ communications by playing music over their radios, according to a June 1 intelligence assessment from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Authorities probe radio, website disruptions during protests

Jun. 11, 2020 2:31 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities are investigating interference with police radio communications, websites and networks used by law enforcement and other officials during recent U.S. protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Although the efforts to disrupt police radios and take down websites...

Strong earthquake, little damage in northern Chile

Jun. 3, 2020 8:46 AM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A strong earthquake shook northern Chile early Wednesday, but its epicenter was relatively deep beneath a sparsely populated desert region and there were no reports of serious damage or injury. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.8 quake hit at 3:35 a.m. (0735 GMT), with...