FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir

Washington, D.C. (AP), October 23 – U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the first drug to treat COVID-19: remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given through an IV for patients needing hospitalization. The drug, which California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. is calling Veklury, cut the time to recovery by five days — from 15 days to 10 on average […]

Representative White fights against Chinese Coronavirus restrictions: “We do not need to be the Chinese Communist Party to defeat this virus”

Representative White fights against Chinese Coronavirus restrictions: “We do not need to be the Chinese Communist Party to defeat this virus”

Image: When State Representative James White (left), Republican of Hillister, met with President Donald Trump, they immediately took a liking to each other. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Jasper (Texas), October 23 – State Representative James White, a conservative Republican who represents House District 19, which includes portions of Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk, […]

It’s Hammer Time to host Conroe City Councilman Duane Ham at noon

Bill Brenza, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Montgomery County, October 23 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCP.TV airing at 12 noon today, Friday, October 23, 2020, will feature Conroe City Councilman Duane Ham. Always controversial, always provocative, Ham is also always entertaining. Ham has served as a […]

Clear Creek ISD police beat, injure student for wearing Coronavirus mask improperly

League City (Texas), October 23 – 15-year-old Kaidence Lyons was beaten, taunted, and arrested by Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD) police on Monday, October 19, 2020, after a teacher observed Lyons walking down the hall of Clear Creek High School without wearing her Chinese Coronavirus mask properly. After the school district employee saw Lyons […]

TGH 25 Stock Index rises with traders’ political glee

The Golden Hammer Business Staff Reports New York and Conroe, October 23 – The TGH 25 Stock Index rose 1.1% in Thursday’s trading after Tesla had a strong earnings report and stock investors believe a new federal stimulus package is moving forward. Since the entire purpose of the TGH 25 Stock Index is to measure the […]

GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett as Democrats boycott

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans powered past a Democratic boycott Thursday to advance Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate, keeping President Donald Trump’s pick on track for confirmation before the Nov. 3 election. Democratic senators refused to show up in protest of the GOP’s rush to install Trump’s nominee to replace […]

District Attorney’s Office overjoyed about huge civil asset forfeiture case, conviction by federal government of physician

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 22 – The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office of Brett Ligon successfully took a physician’s medical building and most of his bank accounts, totaling well over $2 million, in one of the largest civil asset forfeiture cases in Montgomery County history. The District Attorney dropped all criminal charges […]

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Purdue Pharma, the company behind the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. The deal does not release any of the company’s executives or owners — members […]