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Watch Live: Gov. Abbott Gives Update On COVID-19 In Texas

By Public Radio Staff Gov. Greg Abbott will give an update on Texas’ response to COVID-19 on Thursday at noon. He’ll be joined by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner John Hellerstedt … Continue reading

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As Shelter-in-Place Orders Expire, Big Bend Governments Grapple with Regulating Lodging Businesses

By Diana Nguyen and Carlos Morales Businesses have begun to reopen in West Texas and across the state, but a lack of clarity on whether local governments can regulate lodging facilities caused confusion among officials, who this week have grappled … Continue reading

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Texas Will Deploy 1,000 National Guard Troops To The Border Amid Migrant Surge

By Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that the state will deploy 1,000 troops from the Texas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to aid the federal government with border security efforts. “There is an escalating crisis … Continue reading

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Gov. Greg Abbott Tweeted A Winston Churchill Quote About Fascism. Wait. No He Didn’t.

Winston Churchill once said, “It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.” Winston Churchill did not, in fact, once say, “The fascists of the future will call themselves anti-fascists.” That former quote should not … Continue reading

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