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  1. 1.
    The state of Texas expects to receive more than 200,000 initial doses of newly approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine
    3:12
  2. 2.
    Rural Texas communities face long recoveries and stretched budgets without federal aid
    7:46
  3. 3.
    House and Senate holding hearings about last week's winter storm in Texas
    5:16
  4. 4.
    Citrus and dairy farmers in Texas urge patience as they rebuild after the winter storm
    4:07
  5. 5.
    ERCOT board members who live outside of Texas are resigning in the aftermath of the power outage, winter storm
    3:27
  6. 6.
    Here's how Texans can apply for federal help to recover from the devastating winter storm
    4:16
  7. 7.
    Gov. Greg Abbott says state leaders are moving to alleviate massive energy bills following winter storm
    3:56
  8. 8.
    Texans who experienced winter storm, power outages share their stories
    13:41
  1. 9.
    After being hit hard by the pandemic, Black and Hispanic communities are feeling the blow of a winter storm
    5:21
  2. 10.
    Officials in Texas warn of low water supply; nearly 3 million households without electricity
    6:02
  3. 11.
    Power outage leaves Texans desperate for heat and safety
    4:39
  4. 12.
    At least 2 million Texas households without power as massive winter storm drives demand for electricity
    4:39
  5. 13.
    Former top aides say Attorney General Ken Paxton received assistance with home remodel, job for alleged girlfriend in return for helping pol
    5:04
  6. 14.
    Three FEMA-run vaccination sites aimed at underserved Texans to open later this month, Abbott says
    4:07
  7. 15.
    Federal judge prevents Biden administration from pausing deportations for two more weeks
    5:26
  8. 16.
    U.S. Rep. Ron Wright dies weeks after testing positive for coronavirus
    5:40
  9. 17.
    Older and disabled Texans are demanding their home caregivers be vaccinated for COVID-19. But many workers don’t want it.
    5:27
  10. 18.
    Up for the task: Younger Texans are helping older family members get COVID-19 vaccine
    7:19
  11. 19.
    Speaker Dade Phelan shakes up Texas House leadership with new chairs on key committees
    5:19
  12. 20.
    After weeks as one of the nation's worst COVID-19 hot spots, Laredo leaders see no easy way out
    5:32
  13. 21.
    Joe Biden’s newest immigration orders include task force to help hundreds of migrant children find their parents
    4:27
  14. 22.
    Gov. Greg Abbott unveils legislative priorities, including police funding, "election integrity," expanding broadband access and more
    5:02
  15. 23.
    Progress in the fight against the coronavirus is coming, but Texas is a long way from herd immunity
    5:09
  16. 24.
    Volunteers stepping up in hard-hit Laredo to administer COVID-19 vaccine
    6:29
  17. 25.
    With a stalled court system, some Texas jails are dangerously overcrowded in the pandemic
    4:52
  18. 26.
    National Guard teams will vaccinate residents for COVID-19 in five rural counties, Gov. Greg Abbott announces
    5:32
  19. 27.
    Federal judge temporarily blocks Biden's 100-day deportation moratorium after Texas sues administration
    4:16
  20. 28.
    Despite insurrection, there may be more guns in the Texas Capitol this session
    5:12
  21. 29.
    Ken Paxton files lawsuit challenging Biden administration’s pause on deportations
    3:51
  22. 30.
    Baylor students must test weekly for COVID-19. Those who keep missing tests could lose Wi-Fi access.
    3:50
  23. 31.
    President Joe Biden to pause border wall construction, issue protections for DACA recipients and roll back other Trump immigration policies
    4:45
  24. 32.
    The State of Texas has administered most of its 1.7 million vaccine doses as it prepares to receive 333,000 more
    4:52
  25. 33.
    Low-income Texans struggle to find new doctors as state officials boot Planned Parenthood off Medicaid
    3:16
  26. 34.
    Three Texas regions battered by coronavirus are out of intensive care beds
    4:32
  27. 35.
    Texas Capitol staffer says pandemic protocols are a must this session
    7:50
  28. 36.
    Laws protecting whistleblowers don't apply to Attorney General Ken Paxton, his agency argues in bid to quash lawsuit
    4:32
  29. 37.
    All Texas Democrats in U.S. House voted to impeach Donald Trump. No Texas Republicans joined them.
    4:32
  30. 38.
    2021 Texas legislative session begins with heavy security presence following U.S. Capitol riot
    4:01
  31. 39.
    The Texas Legislature convenes for its 2021 session Tuesday. Here are 5 things to watch.
    6:12
  32. 40.
    The state of Texas announces sites for next COVID-19 vaccine shipment
    4:14
  33. 41.
    Wise County man frustrated with COVID-19 vaccine rollout in rural Texas
    8:14
  34. 42.
    Ted Cruz faces fierce blowback after his objection to Joe Biden’s victory culminated in a riot at the U.S. Capitol
    6:21
  35. 43.
    U.S. Capitol under lockdown Wednesday as pro-Trump rioters interrupt certification of Joe Biden's victory
    5:40
  36. 44.
    More vaccines on the way to Texas this week as the state's COVID-19 situation worsens
    4:10
  37. 45.
    The state of Texas banned most abortions last spring after the pandemic began. Then second-trimester abortions jumped.
    3:20
  38. 46.
    Ted Cruz says he’ll object to certification of Electoral College votes that will make Joe Biden’s victory official
    2:54
  39. 47.
    Texans reflect on the coronavirus pandemic and their 2020
    10:49
  40. 48.
    Rental assistance program designed to avoid evictions in Texas until March 15
    3:05
  41. 49.
    Congress to vote on stimulus bill sending most Americans $600, extending COVID-19 protections
    3:15
  42. 50.
    Second round of COVID-19 vaccines earmarked for smaller Texas hospitals and long-term care facility residents
    3:02

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