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Barbershops, salon to reopen Friday, gyms scheduled for May 18

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced his plan to reopen the state's economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Austin. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
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Mario Castaneda, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

Today during Gov. Greg Abott's Covid-19 briefing in Austin, Abbott said hair salons and barbershops which remained closed since the first phase of reopening Texas can now welcome back customers on Friday with limits while gyms can open on May 18,  for all you gym rats and those who have a full head...

Texas retail stores, restaurants and malls to open Friday, with new rules

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has stated that he is unwilling to consider the expansion of Medicaid. Photo from Jan. 8.
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Mario Castaneda, Staff Writer

May 2, 2020

Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to reopen Texas will allow some businesses — like retail stores, restaurants and malls — to open as early as Friday May 1st, with new rules outlined by the governor's taskforce. Retailers and Malls Malls and retailers across Texas can reopen but must keep capacity lim...

Texas is #1 in uninsured

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has stated that he is unwilling to consider the expansion of Medicaid. Photo from Jan. 8.
(Jay Janner /Austin American-Statesman via AP / Statesman.com)

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

January 27, 2016

Everything's bigger in Texas, including the number of uninsured. We like to think we are number one in everything. Texas is the number one state in the country in the number of uninsured individuals. Thanks to the Republican State Legislature failing to expand Medicaid for two legislative sessions...

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