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Dak Prescott Calls for Death Row Inmate to be Released

Dak Prescott is calling on Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt to pardon a death row inmate he believes in innocent. Prescott wrote a letter supporting Julius Jones, who was sentenced to death for a 1999 murder but claims to be innocent. His case was explored in the 2018 documentary series The Last Defense. Prescott wrote a… Read more »

Governor Abbott Eliminates Mandatory Quarantine for Louisiana to Texas Travelers

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has issued an executive order Monday that eliminates a previously-ordered 14-day quarantine for people traveling from Louisiana. Under the executive order, a mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers from the following areas remains in place: California; Connecticut; New York; New Jersey; Washington; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan, and Miami, Florida. Abbott’s… Read more »

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Governor Includes Hennessy in COVID-19 Care Packages

Is cognac essential?  One Kenyan official seems to think so.  Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is including small bottles of Hennessy in COVID-19 care packages being distributed to needy families.  While the move has faced criticism, Sonko says he’s doing it for medical reasons – claiming it can be used as “throat sanitizer”.    Kenyan health officials,… Read more »

TEXAS GOV. GREG ABBOTT EXTENDS STATE DISASTER DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

As of Easter Sunday, Gov. Greg Abbott extends the Texas state disaster declaration until May 13th. More confirmed cases in the state of Texas has dramatically increased, causing Gov. Greg Abbott to add another 30 days to help slow down this Coronavirus Pandemic. Though the state of disaster continues, Gov. Greg Abbott states there will… Read more »