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Starting with prisons, Texas now has a budget of $45 million for coronavirus testing for all inmates. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has begun widespread COVID-19 testing to track the virus among inmates. The $45 million will be for 300,000 tests, stating that for the oral swab will cost $150 each. Testing has already… Read more »

Another 3 Million Americans Filed For Unemployment Last Week

Another 3 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing the total up to 36.5 million in just two months. While the number of new claims has actually dropped in each of the last six weeks, unemployment claims are still at precedented levels – before 2020, we’d never seen more than 800,000 claims in a… Read more »

President Trump Says New Bill Is ‘Dead On Arrival’

President Donald Trump shot down the massive new Democratic coronavirus relief package ahead of a planned House vote Friday. “DOA. Dead on arrival. Of course, Nancy Pelosi knows that,” he told reporters Wednesday at the White House. The proposal would be the largest stimulus package yet and includes more direct payments to Americans beyond the $1200 stimulus checks… Read more »

Twitter Will Allow Employees To Work At Home Forever

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey told employees in an email Tuesday that many of them will be allowed to work from home forever even after the pandemic ends. Buzzfeed News says it’s unlikely Twitter will reopen its offices before September.  All 2020 in-person events for the social media company have been canceled. Google’s already told many… Read more »


As we know, prisons are having are hard time treating those infected by the coronavirus. During this pandemic, the prison system can barely tests them for the virus. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has stepped in to make his donation of $10 million, giving to the REFORM alliance. The REFORM alliance with Jay Z and Meek… Read more »

Elon Musk Reopens Tesla Factory Despite Stay At Home Order, Says Arrest Me

Despite the state’s shelter-in-place order that has kept the facility closed since March 23rd, Elon Musk turned the lights back on at the Tesla factory in Northern California. “Tesla is restarting production today against Alameda County rules. I will be on the line with everyone else,” tweeted the CEO Monday, adding, “If anyone is arrested, I ask that… Read more »

DeDe’s Crazy DMs

Everyone is going through a lot because of Covid-19 and now the DeDe in the Morning team is receiving a lot of DMs. Most of them are just people in need, but some of them are getting a little crazy. Listen to find out just how crazy things are getting with the cabin fever setting… Read more »

Free Gas Offered for Health Care Workers Across North Texas

“We partnered with Baylor University Medical Center, Cook Children’s Medical Center as well as Baylor Scott & White Health Center and we’re providing care packages for their frontline staff,” Helpful Honda Team of North Texas representative Devin Ellis said. “We’re going to have everything from grocery gift cards to a bath bomb to help them… Read more »