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Confusion reigns in Texas as legal fight over mask mandates rages between local officials and Gov. Greg Abbott

Back-and-forth legal rulings have left some school districts with the choice of flouting Abbott and mandating masks — or waiting for the dust to settle.

A sign at Big Top, a candy store in Austin, tells patrons that masks are required for entry on July 19, 2021.

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