Aggregated Texas News Articles
- Riyaaz Qawwali ensemble brings music of India to you at home!
While many Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Events have been canceled, Houston's Indo-American Association is celebrating with incredible virtual performers - including the Riyaaz Qawwali Ensemble!
Ccg. ABC News. Sun, 31 May 2020 13:29:04 +0000.
- Shocking moment Dallas rioters hurl ROCKS at 'store owner who tried to defend shop with a sword'
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The victim was stable, police said, after the man was seen slumped over in the street with blood pouring from gashes on his head in the Victory Park, Dallas.
Daily Mail. Sun, 31 May 2020 13:16:12 GMT.
- Against Backdrop of Protests, City and County Leaders Discuss Issues Impacting Dallas
Against the backdrop of protests across the country, Dallas city and county leaders joined a Zoom call to discuss issues impacting the city.
Candace Sweat. NBC. Sun, May 31 2020 03:19:13 AM.
- Dallas residents, owners express empathy for protesters and small businesses while hoping to foster dialogue
Residents in downtown and Deep Ellum expressed empathy for both the anger of the protesters and the small business owners who had their stores damaged. ...
Evan Hoopfer. American City Business Journals. Sat, 30 May 2020 22:15:45 +0000.
- CHC says George Floyd death shows 'tiny fraction' of what people of color confront in their daily lives
Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) condemned the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed this week by Minneapolis police."America witnessed a murder this ...
Marty Johnson. The Hill. Sat, 30 May 2020 22:11:58 +0000.
- Some Dallas businesses begin to clean up and board up
Some businesses in downtown Dallas and Deep Ellum are barricading windows and entrances as a result of the damage from Saturday morning.
Brian Womack. American City Business Journals. Sat, 30 May 2020 21:26:52 +0000.
- Coronavirus cases in El Paso and Texas: Daily statistics on cases, deaths in state
Daily update on confirmed COVID-19 cases in El Paso and the state of Texas.
Times Staff, El Paso Times. El Paso Times. Sat, 30 May 2020 17:54:20 +0000.
- Jackson speaks at rally; cop faces murder charge
Stephen Jackson, a 14-year NBA veteran who became friends with George Floyd while growing up in Texas, spoke at a rally in memory of Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in police custody after pleading that he could not breathe.
ESPN. Sat, 30 May 2020 12:47:06 EST.
- Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship explodes on Texas test pad
A prototype of SpaceX's upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on Friday during ground tests in south Texas as Elon Musk's space company pursued an aggressive development schedule to fly the launch vehicle for the first time.
Reuters. Sat, 30 May 2020 13:09:58 -0400.
- Houston police arrested dozens of protesters
Video captured shows a protester being led away after being arrested among the crowds throwing rocks and bottles at officers.
Yahoo. Sat, 30 May 2020 06:19:50 -0400.
- SpaceX prototype Starship rocket explodes after test in Texas
A fourth prototype of SpaceX's next-generation Starship rocket exploded on Friday after a test at the company's development facility in Texas.
CNBC. Sat, 30 May 2020 02:05:20 GMT.
- Cruz calls for criminal investigation into Twitter for violating US sanctions on Iran
Sen. Ted Cruz R-Texas sent a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Friday, urging them to open a criminal investigation into Twitter for violating sanctions on Iran.
Caitlin Mcfall. Fox News. Sat, 30 May 2020 00:56:51 GMT.
- Oil jumps nearly 90% in May to $35, registering best month on record
West Texas Intermediate gained more than 80% in May for its best month on record, but some are warning that the rally may be overdone.
CNBC. Fri, 29 May 2020 19:14:41 GMT.
- ADTRAN Boosts Fiber Connectivity With UCS Partnership
ADTRAN (ADTN) collaborates with United Cooperative Services for the deployment of innovative fiber broadband services to residents and businesses across North Texas.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 29 May 2020 15:40:00 GMT.
- Ted Cruz wants a federal investigation of Twitter for allegedly violating Iran sanctions
Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday requested that the Justice Department investigate Twitter for violating sanctions on Iran. The Texas Republican wrote to Attorney General William P. ...
Ryan Lovelace. Washington Times. Fri, 29 May 2020 10:44:11 -0400.
- Beer company bashes Astros with new brew
Major League Baseball fans deprived of the opportunity to heckle the Houston Astros for the 2017 sign-stealing scandal have been offered the chance to make their point from home by drinking a beer.
Reuters. Thu, 28 May 2020 21:36:37 -0400.
- Texas to allow 25% fans at outdoor pro events
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said the state will allow outdoor stadiums to host fans up to 25% of their normal capacity. Leagues will have to apply to state health officials to be allowed to have fans.
ESPN. Thu, 28 May 2020 19:18:52 EST.
- 'Sorry, No Mask Allowed': Texas bar pushes back against health measure
A tavern near the Lone Star State's capital is banning face masks.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Thu, 28 May 2020 23:53:00 GMT.
Texas Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Texas as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||27,862,596||1.58|
|July 1, 2015||27,429,639||1.80|
|July 1, 2014||26,944,751||1.78|
|July 1, 2013||26,473,525||1.54|
|July 1, 2012||26,071,655||1.66|
|July 1, 2011||25,646,389||1.59|
|July 1, 2010||25,244,310|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Texas was 25,145,561.
In 2008, the estimated population of Texas was 24,326,974, whereas
in 2006, the population of Texas was about 23,367,534.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Texas' demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Texas
web page. For maps of Texas,
visit this Texas Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Austin, Texas.
Texas newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Texas
can be found here.
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