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Parents, teachers say state has stripped them of weapons against COVID-19

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By Reese Oxner, The Texas Tribune Lindsey Contreras feels backed in a corner. The first day of school is just a couple of weeks away. The...

‘Vote them out’: Willie Nelson headlines Texas protest rally

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By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Country music legend Willie Nelson led more than a thousand spectators in singing "vote...

Texas audit proposed by GOP would miss minor but real errors

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By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and PAUL WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A group of Texas Republicans wants to audit the 2020 election results in...

Texas health systems feeling crunch of latest COVID surge

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The resurgence of COVID-19 in Texas has put some cities' health systems in dire circumstances, as intensive care unit beds...

Powerball, Lotto Texas to add new weekly drawing

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Fans of lottery games will get to play another chance to win a jackpot. Beginning Aug. 23, Powerball and Lotto Texas will add a third...

More Democrats equals more power for GOP in Texas math

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By Margaret Newkirk and Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Texas has won two new congressional seats thanks to a surge in the population of people of color, who...

EXPLAINER: Are evictions in Texas about to increase?

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By JAMIE STENGLE | Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday,...

Abbott’s border security initiative rolls out with confusion, missteps 

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By Jolie McCullough | The Texas Tribune DEL RIO — Nerio stepped out of the Rio Grande with his wife last week, put his feet...

Congressman seeks appointment of border czar

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By Farah Eltohamy, The Texas Tribune U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Democrat from Laredo, penned a letter alongside Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina,...

Justice Department urges Texas to halt new migrant order

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By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new order by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that allows state troopers to stop and...
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