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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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“Cancel Gatherings, Large And Small”: Texas Officials Raise Alarm Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

Health experts worry that increased travel and mingling over Thanksgiving and into the December holidays could exacerbate an already dangerous situation as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are rising across Texas.

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El Paso Reports More Than 3,000 New COVID-19 Cases In A Single Day, Shattering Previous Record

By Shawn Mulcahy and Julian Aguilar, Texas Tribune Cases of COVID-19 in El Paso continued to skyrocket on Wednesday as the city reported a record 3,100 new people contracted the virus, smashing the previous single-day record by more than 1,000. … Continue reading

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