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Gov. Greg Abbott
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Gov. Greg Abbott is giving an update on the state's response the coronavirus Tuesday from Beaumont. He will be speaking alongside Texas Division of Emergency Management Chief Nim Kidd.

The Travis County Courthouse
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Tuesday, Aug. 11. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Stasia Erickson busks on South Congress Avenue on May 22.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, Aug. 10. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Medical supplies is stored at Austin Public Health's Alternative Care Site, which is a field hospital set up at the Austin Convention Center to treat COVID-19 patients if needed.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Friday, Aug. 7. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A sign at Galindo Elementary School in South Austin reminds people that face coverings are required.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Thursday, Aug. 6. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Austin Public Health has set up an alternate care Site at the Austin Convention Center to take in COVID-19 patients, if needed.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Wednedsay, Aug. 5. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Cars line up for CommUnityCare's drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Hancock Center.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Tuesday, Aug. 4. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Medical supplies are stored at the Austin Convention Center, which has been turned into a field hospital if area hospitals get overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, Aug. 3. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

The Hays County Courthouse.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Friday, July 31. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Protesters outside Austin City Hall on July 11 call for defunding the police department.
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The second public hearing on the City of Austin’s proposed budget is taking place today. Speakers are phoning in to a virtual City Council meeting to tell council members their thoughts on the proposal.

Austin Public Health has set up an Alternate Care Site at the Austin Convention Center to take in COVID-19 patients, if needed.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Thursday, July 30. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

UT Austin's DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium undergoing renovation work on May 28.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Wednesday, July 29. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Se ha ampliado el plazo para que las familias con hijos que han perdido el acceso a comidas gratuitas o con descuento debido al cierre de las escuelas.

Esas familias tenían originalmente hasta el viernes para solicitar un beneficio único de $285 por niño para pagar los alimentos. Este martes, el gobernador Greg Abbott amplió el plazo hasta el 21 de agosto.

Medical equipment sits at the field hospital located at the Austin Convention Center on July 24.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Tuesday, July 28. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A sign requiring face coverings at the entrance of Galindo Elementary School in South Austin.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, July 27. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning in parts of Williamson County and Northeast Travis County until 4:15 p.m. The warning includes Round Rock, Cedar Park and Georgetown.

The scene of a shooting Saturday night in downtown Austin, near the corner of Fourth and Congress.
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A man shot during a protest in downtown Austin has died at an Austin hospital from his injuries, police say.

A Facebook Live video showed protesters marching up Congress Avenue on Saturday night. A group bunched together at the corner of Fourth Street and Congress when several gunshots rang out.

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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Friday, July 24. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A sign at Galindo Elementary School in South Austin reminds people that face coverings are required.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Thursday, July 23. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

A face covering is placed over a statue at Taco Xpress in South Austin during the coronavirus pandemic.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Wednesday, July 22. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

UT Austin plans to allow 50% seating capacity at football games at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium this fall during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Texas Longhorns football plans to return to the Forty Acres this fall.

UT Austin has announced it will move forward with a 50% seating capacity for football games at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

The University Interscholastic League released a modified athletics schedule for Texas high schools on Tuesday.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Tuesday, July 21. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

People wear face coverings while walking along South Congress Avenue on July 15.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, July 20. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Friday, July 17. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Cars line up for CommUnityCare's drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Hancock Center.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Thursday, July 16. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Weston and Lorri Boyd hold signs outside the Capitol on Wednesday.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Wedensday, July 15. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Voters wear masks as they enter a polling location on Election Day.
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KUT is following a number of federal, state and local races throughout Central Texas.

People in line when polls close at 7 p.m. will still be allowed to vote, so there's no telling when all the ballots will be counted. The surge in vote-by-mail applications this year could mean final results won't be known by the end of the night.

We'll be updating results below as they are announced. 

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Voters wait to enter Pflugerville ISD's Rock Gym on Election Day.
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It's Election Day in Texas for the primary runoff elections. We'll be sharing photos and updates on the election throughout the day Tuesday. If you have a tip, send it to us at news@KUT.org. Find election results here

Cars line up at CommUnityCare's drive-thru testing site in Hancock Center earlier this month.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Tuesday, July 14. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

Cars line up for CommUnityCare's drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Hancock Center.
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This post has local news on the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, July 13. If you have a news tip or question, email us at news@KUT.org.

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