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Texas Sues Biden Administration In Effort To Reinstate Trump-Era “Remain In Mexico” Immigration Policy

The policy required asylum seekers who passed through Mexico on their way to the U.S. to stay in Mexico while their claims were processed. Many were forced to live in sometimes dangerous and unsanitary migrant camps.

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Texas Will Open Vaccine Eligibility To All Adults Monday

By Matt Largey, KUT The State of Texas says it will allow all adults to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting March 29.

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Texas Expands Vaccine Eligibility To People 50 Years And Older

By Matt Largey, KUT News People 50 and older in Texas will be eligible to get the COVID vaccine starting Monday.

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All Texas Teachers Are Now Eligible To Receive A COVID-19 Vaccine

By Claire McInerny, KUT Teachers and child care workers are now included in groups currently eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced Wednesday.

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Gov. Greg Abbott Unveils Legislative Priorities, Including Police Funding, “Election Integrity,” Expanding Broadband Access And More

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 series of more politically charged issues such as police funding and “election integrity.”

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Gov. Greg Abbott Will Give His State Of The State Address At 7 P.M. Monday. Watch It Live Here.

By Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott will give his State of the State address at 7 p.m. Central time Monday. You can watch it live here, courtesy of our partners at KXAN-TV in Austin.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Are Arriving In Texas, Giving Weary Health Care Workers Hope After Months Of Peril

By Karen Brooks Harper, Aria Jones, Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff and Sami Sparber, Texas Tribne The first doses of the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine hit Texas soil on Monday, bringing hope to a virus-ravaged state even as the daily death toll soars to … Continue reading

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Target Marathon, The Iconic (And Fake) Small Big-Box Retailer, Leaves Far West Texas

By Carlos Morales Four years after a Target logo appeared on the side of an abandoned railroad building off a lonely stretch of desert Highway, the Big Bend’s smallest big-box retailer is no more.  It turns out the tiny Target … Continue reading

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More Planned Cuts To Virtual Learning Spark Protests In Presidio

By Stephen Paulsen, Big Bend Sentinel and Carlos Morales Lee esta historia en español Like many in Presidio right now, Alondra Flores is angry at the local school district. A student at Sul Ross State University, she’s been attending classes … Continue reading

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As Virus Stresses Texas Hospitals, Rural Patients Face Greater Risks

By Travis Bubenik, Courthouse News In the rural Big Bend region of Far West Texas, there have been signs lately of life returning to some kind of normalcy despite the coronavirus pandemic’s resurgence here and across the country. Tourists are … Continue reading

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