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Local governments scramble to spend CARES dollars by Dec. 30—and keep up with COVID services in 2021

As Congress continues to negotiate the terms of another coronavirus relief bill, local and state officials are focused on a different task: spending the money allocated in the last one.

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Austin airport sees record number of fliers last day of Thanksgiving weekend
(Dion Hinchcliffe/Flickr)

Sunday was the busiest day Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has seen since the pandemic began in March, with 12,127 outbound passengers.

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UT Austin reports 72 student COVID cases after first week of classes

The University of Texas at Austin reported 72 COVID cases among students on Wednesday.

The University of Texas at Austin reported 42 new COVID-19 cases among students on Wednesday, bringing its total caseload to 72 since classes began last week.

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