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UT-Austin to let football fans fill half its stadium when games resume Sept. 5

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By Raga Justin, Texas Tribune The University of Texas at Austin will kick off the football season Sept. 5, albeit with a stadium open at...

Christmas shopping poised to show inequity in K-shaped recovery

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By Olivia Rockeman and Catarina Saraiva, Bloomberg News This Christmas will be one of exorbitant spending and lavish gifts for many American families. It'll also be...

Texans still face obstacles to collecting unemployment benefits

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By Clare Proctor, Texas Tribune Inundated by millions of Texans trying to file claims for unemployment benefits, the Texas Workforce Commission has added four external...

State officials warn not to plant mystery seeds mailed from China

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By Reese Oxner, Texas Tribune Over the past few weeks, at least 187 Texans received unsolicited packages of mystery seeds in the mail that appeared to...

Texas’ July unemployment rate drops slightly to 8%

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By Mitchell Ferman, Texas Tribune In July, 8% of Texans were jobless, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday morning, a sign that Texas'...

Abbott says bars can reopen next week at 50% capacity if counties opt in

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By Alex Samuels and Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday afternoon that county officials may begin working with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage...

Texas faces a looming $4.6 billion deficit, comptroller projects

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By Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar delivered bleak but unsurprising news Monday: Because of the economic fallout triggered by the coronavirus pandemic,...

COVID-19 risk against a paycheck

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By Clare Proctor, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott’s Monday announcement that retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters and malls will be allowed to reopen Friday means...

Abbott bans elective surgeries to preserve bed space for coronavirus patients

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By Sarah R. Champagne, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday morning that he will pause any further phases of reopening Texas and that he...

New York imposes travel restrictions on visitors from Texas

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By Meena Venkataramanan, Texas Tribune Visitors from Texas will soon have to quarantine for 14 days if they travel to New York, New Jersey or...