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An NPR analysis found that those in counties that went 60% or higher for Trump had 2.7 times the death rates as those that went for Biden. (Shutterstock)

People living in counties that voted heavily for Donald Trump in the last election have been more likely to die from COVID-19 in recent months than those in counties that voted in favor of President Biden, according to a new NPR analysis. In Travis County, where just 27% voted for Trump, the death rate has been 36 deaths per 100,000 since the spring.

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Several hundred Austinites gathered in Republic Square Park on Saturday evening as gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke stopped in Austin on his campaign trail.

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The laws that go into effect come from the second special session, which adjourned in early September. (Pexels)

Several new laws from the Texas Legislature’s second special session will take effect Thursday, spanning controversial topics like voting rights, critical race theory and continued abortion restriction.

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It's official, jack-of-all-trades Matthew McConaughey is staying out of politics and not running for Texas governor.

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