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The Temple Health and Bioscience District board will be working with Newmark Knight Frank of San Antonio to map out Temple’s health ecosystem, which includes strategic planning for interconnected stakeholders that offer complimentary missions.

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As the new coronavirus crisis continues, grocery stores are beginning to get a handle on the surge in shopping that kicked off when the crisis began. While many stores are still limiting the number of purchases on many items, Killeen shoppers are saying they have finally been able to find so…

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With the sunny weekend almost behind us, high rain chances are expected early in the week while temperatures remain moderately warm, with highs in the mid-to-upper 70s through the week and lows in the high 50s range, according to the forecast from the National Weather Service station in Dall…

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The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees will be meeting Tuesday via a virtual meeting to discuss potentially postponing the May election until November as well as additional agenda items.

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Temple residents traveling near Temple High School will soon experience a series of traffic changes and detours as the city begins a year of construction in the area.

On Friday the city of Temple and the Temple Independent School District will begin a joint improvement project on North 31st Street to connect the road and the northbound frontage road of Interstate 35. Both entities will pay for their own shares of the project, which totals more than $8.15 million.

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The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted everyone’s lives in recent weeks. It won’t impede the construction of Lake Belton High School, though.

The $106 million campus is still on schedule to open in August, Belton Independent School District spokeswoman Elizabeth Cox told the Telegram.

David Bennett, the district’s facilities and construction director, said the campus is 92 percent completed.

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A Salado couple is ecstatic to be back in the comfort of their own home after spending 14 days in isolation on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.

Janice Means, 83, and Victor Means, 86, returned home late Tuesday evening, but their journey back to Texas after testing negative for the COVID-19 virus didn’t come with ease.

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The city of Temple wants a new police chief who is an engaging and visionary leader that will lead with integrity and passion.

Among the qualities city officials seek in a new chief are that he will be transparent with the public, support community policing initiatives and create partnership with communities.

The in-person interviews for the three finalists were postponed because of the Bell County shelter-in-place directive caused by the spread of coronavirus. Interviews will be rescheduled in the future.

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Several auto dealerships across the city report a decline in business this spring in the face of international pandemic known as COVID-19, but many remain hopeful they’ll weather the difficult days ahead and continue to provide vehicles for the Killeen area and employment for their staffs.

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In some parts of the U.S., authorities say gun shops aren’t essential businesses and should close during stay-at-home orders meant to slow the coronavirus. In other places, officials are stopping background checks for concealed carry permits. Elsewhere, city leaders have invoked emergency powers allowing bans on gun sales.

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Killeen police attempted to make a traffic stop Thursday night on a person in a vehicle who had an active warrant from Austin Parole, according to KPD spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez, but the vehicle escaped at a high rate of speed and the person was not apprehended.

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Open Carry Texas founder CJ Grisham, a Temple resident, filed a federal civil lawsuit Thursday against the city of Olmos Park, its police chief and three officers in connection to his March 27, 2018, arrest during a gun rights protest.

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The many hair dressers and barbers who work a the dozens of hair salons and barbershops that dot Killeen have been out of a job for the past week, and tensions are growing as it is still unknown when they will be able to get back to work.

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With a goal of protecting patients, staff and families from the coronavirus pandemic, medical clinics within the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, including the Temple VA, are suspending routine medical visits indefinitely.