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Gov. Greg Abbott promises far-reaching announcement on reopening Texas businesses, including restaurants, hair salons

Abbott said he is seeking approval from medical advisers on the business reopenings and that they will reopen under new standards to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Gov. Greg Abbott announces a strike force in charge of laying steps to re-open the Texas economy at a press conference in the Capitol in Austin on April 17, 2020.

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