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Coronavirus in Texas

Is Cabela's an "essential" business? Texas counties differ on who should work during shelter in place

With Gov. Greg Abbott resisting calls for a statewide stay-at-home order, local officials are tasked with deciding which businesses and employees are essential. This strategy means the rules differ from county to county, and many employees are confused about why they're being called in to work.

Cabela's, an outdoor recreational retailer, is deemed an essential business.

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