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Texas’ COVID-19 hospitalizations dip below 11,000

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Texas has dipped below 11,000 for the first time since late December. The...

Texas temporarily blocked from kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid

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By Shannon Najmabadi, Texas Tribune A state district judge in Travis County has temporarily stopped Texas from kicking Planned Parenthood out of its Medicaid program,...

Long-detained immigrant families could soon face deportation

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By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press HOUSTON — Lawyers working with immigrant families detained by the U.S. government for more than a year say they’re worried the...

Dozen state police charged in the massacre of 19 in Camargo, Mexico

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CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — A dozen state police officers have been arrested for allegedly killing 19 people, including Guatemalan migrants, whose bodies were...

Abbott unveils legislative priorities

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By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday unveiled a legislative agenda centered on the state’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and a...

GOP lawmakers push to make Texas’ anti-abortion laws most restrictive in U.S.

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By Shannon Najmabadi, Texas Tribune Republican lawmakers, buoyed by a conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court and the trouncing of state-level Democrats in the...
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Texas ready to open large drive-in vaccine site

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' rate of COVID-19 hospitalizations stayed on its downward trend Monday as health officials prepared the opening of a large...

Abbott will give his State of the State address Monday night

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Gov. Greg Abbott will give his State of the State address at 7 p.m. Central time Monday. The State of the State speech is Abbott’s...

Mexican soldiers rescue toddler abandoned in Rio Grande

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican soldiers and immigration agents rescued a 2-year-old girl from Chile after she apparently fell into the Rio Grande and...

GOP lawmakers seek tougher voting rules after record turnout

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By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican lawmakers in statehouses across the country are moving swiftly to attack some...
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