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Several Texas college campuses to keep mask mandates after governor’s order

Under Gov. Greg Abbott’s order, universities are able to choose whether they will retain and enforce mask-wearing and other COVID-19 safety measures. UT-Austin, Baylor, Southern Methodist University, Rice and the Texas A&M System are among those that will still require face masks.

Graduates at a Texas A&M University commencement ceremony at Reed Arena in College Station on Dec. 17, 2020.

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