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Coronavirus in Texas

This North Texas mayor is trying to reopen businesses in Colleyville, bucking Abbott’s stay-at-home order

Colleyville Mayor Richard Newton appears to be the first mayor in Texas to move ahead with plans to relax stay-at-home orders aimed to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Mayor Richard Newton, center, and the Colleyville city council.

Coronavirus in Texas

As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker, use our explainer on the coronavirus for essential information, and visit our map tracker for the number of cases, deaths and tests in Texas.

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