July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020 DFW International Airport will require anyone in its terminals and buildings to wear face masks or coverings, weeks after airlines and county governments instituted rules. Passengers, airport employees and workers for businesses operating at DFW will have to wear a mask starting Thursday. Airport employees have been required to wear masks since […]

July 1, 2020 Federal officials are developing plans for a “blitz” of testing in Texas and other states to find young adults who have no symptoms and may be unknowingly spreading the coronavirus. The effort would target people under age 35 in “moderate sized” communities, which have not yet been named. “The strategy would be […]

July 1, 2020 Dallas’ nonprofit arts and cultural community suffered $33.65 million in losses in the first two and a half months of COVID-19-related closures, including layoffs and furloughs of 649 artists and staff members, according to a survey of the city’s arts organizations released Wednesday and shared with The Dallas Morning News. “The study […]

July 1, 2020 New York City will take $1 billion from police budget, but many say it doesn’t go… Poll finds 60% of Americans aren’t ready to start dining out again, and it shows… Roadshow logoTesla improves, but Toyota remains most valuable car brand Tesla may have been crowned the most valuable automaker earlier this […]

July 1, 2020 During a tense, four-hour emergency meeting Tuesday, the Plano City Council voted 5-3 to strongly recommend protective face masks for businesses and their customers in the fight against COVID-19. But there are no penalties if the city’s recommendation is ignored. Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Anthony Ricciardelli suggested that a proposed ordinance be […]

July 1, 2020 The pandemic hasn’t cooled the demand for North Texas warehouse space. If anything, COVID-19 has increased the need for distribution of consumer products. Companies net leased more than 16 million square feet of Dallas-Fort Worth industrial space in the first half of 2020. Tenants moved into almost 6 million square feet of […]

July 1, 2020 The effects of COVID-19 can be unique for every company. For Dallas-based Istation, it’s created some benefits, thanks to its focus on technology in education. The company that provides assessments and instructional tools for a variety of ages has seen a surge in traffic amid the pandemic, according to Ossa Fisher, president […]

July 1, 2020 When looking to consolidate its U.S. operations, over 100 markets were researched before Plano was chosen as Toyota North America’s new home. The 100-acre campus cost $350 million, and in total, the move is estimated to cost more than $1 billion. Together, the city of Plano and the State of Texas provided […]

June 30, 2020 Gov. Greg Abbott, responding promptly after a key coronavirus metric he’s been watching hit “red flag” territory, again has moved to conserve hospital beds by halting elective surgeries. On Tuesday, he suspended all medical procedures performed in hospitals that are “not immediately, medically necessary” in four South Texas counties — Cameron, Hidalgo, […]

June 30, 2020 Texas’ day care centers have reported a total of 950 coronavirus cases, marking an increase of 540 cases in less than two weeks. The latest count includes 643 staff members and 307 children at 668 licensed child care centers, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission reported Tuesday. Until recently, day care […]