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Texas appeals court upholds ruling that expands voting by mail during pandemic

15 May 2020

AUSTIN, Texas A Texas appeals court on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling that temporarily expanded mail-in balloting for any voters who fear for their health because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Musk, Texas governor talk about potential Tesla move to Lone Star state

13 May 2020

AUSTIN, Texas Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Tuesday that he spoke with Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla Inc , in recent days about a potential move of the company's electric vehicle assembly plant to the Lone Star state. | Video

Family of black choir director killed by Houston police demands release of video

11 May 2020

AUSTIN, Texas Family and friends of a Houston choir director and gospel singer who was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop demanded on Monday that video of the incident be released.

'The government is failing us': Laid-off Americans struggle in coronavirus crisis

08 May 2020

(This May 7 story changes monthly to weekly in paragraph 35) | Video

Texas governor bans jail time for coronavirus lockdown violations

07 May 2020

AUSTIN, Texas Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday banned the jailing of anybody in the state who defied his orders to shut businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic, a move that followed an outcry over the arrest and incarceration of a Dallas salon owner.

Texas governor bans jail time for coronavirus lockdown violations

07 May 2020

AUSTIN, Texas, May 7 Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday banned the jailing of anybody in the state who defied his orders to shut businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic, a move that followed an outcry over the arrest and incarceration of a Dallas salon owner.

Texas back in business? Barely, y'all, as malls, restaurants empty

06 May 2020

(This May 5 story in 3rd-to-last paragraph, corrects spelling of last name to Huffman, not Hoffman)

New York's Cuomo warns against 'blindly' reopening states

03 May 2020

NEW YORK New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday pushed back against what he called premature demands that he reopen the state, saying he knew people were struggling without jobs but that more understanding of the new coronavirus was needed. | Video

New York's Cuomo warns against 'blindly' reopening states

02 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 2 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday pushed back against what he called premature demands that he reopen the state, saying he knew people were struggling without jobs but that more understanding of the coronavirus was needed.

In Texas, a coastal city tries to test its way out of coronavirus pandemic

23 Apr 2020

Each day, hundreds of residents of Galveston County, Texas, are tested for the new coronavirus. Free diagnostic tests are being offered to anyone over the age of seven and the county has enough test kits to last a month.

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