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Texas League of Women Voters challenges Trump census order

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AUSTIN—The League of Women Voters of the United States and the League of Women Voters of Texas, California, and Florida, filed an amicus brief in New York Immigrant Coalition v. Trump, a case which challenges President Trump’s executive order to block undocumented individuals from being counted in the U.S. Census.
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KENNETH H. ROBERTS

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Kenneth (Hal) Halland Roberts was born on Oct. 21, 1949, in Chickasaw, Oklahoma, to Juanita (Baird) and E.J. (Pat) Roberts. He entered into heaven on July 29, 2020, to spend eternity with his parents and his beloved wife and best friend of 40 years, Susie. Hal and Susan K. Renfro entered into marriage on Feb. 1, 1977.
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HCH reports five positive COVID cases at Abraham Home

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After learning last week that two Abraham Home employees had tested COVID-positive, the Hemphill County Hospital District is reporting this week that a total of five coronavirus tests of staff and residents at the nursing home have now been confirmed positive. Two of those positive cases are residents, and three others are employees—one from Hemphill and two from another county.
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With $2million loss in revenue, commissioners squeeze same 44-cent tax rate for FY 2020-21

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Hemphill County Commissioners met in regular session on Aug. 10, voting on a proposed $0.4433/$100 valuation tax rate for 2020 in support of the 2020-21 fiscal year budget. The proposed rate will raise $2,011,185 less revenue from property taxes from the previous year, a 28.65 percent decrease.
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Two Abraham Home employees test positive for COVID, leading to resident quarantine this week

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Families of the Edward Abraham Nursing Home were notified this week that two staff members had tested positive for COVID-19. Hemphill County Hospital CEO Christy Francis said the employees, who were identified only as one in-county and one out-of-county resident, were placed on home isolation and their positive test status reported to the state.
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Nursing homes see spike in new COVID cases

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) released a report today showing nursing homes in the U.S. have experienced an alarming spike in new COVID cases due to community spread among the general population. The report relied on recent data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).