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“The rebellion is spreading”: After local Texas officials defy his ban on mask mandates, Gov. Greg Abbott begins to clamp down

In the face of skyrocketing hospitalizations, the heads of cities, counties and school districts have grown desperate for ways to contain the virus.

Fifth graders at Jacob’s Well Elementary School in Wimberley perform a reading exercise on their laptops, an activity in which some students were participating at home on Sept. 4, 2020.

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