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Austin legend Willie Nelson will perform at the Texas Capitol today, his first large performance since the pandemic began, closing out a four-day long march across Central Texas to build support for federal voting protections.

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Up to five Texas House Democrats have tested positive for COVID-19 after traveling to Washington D.C.

This article was updated at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, to include more who have tested positive for the virus.

Five of the nearly 60 House Democrats who left the Capitol for Washington, D.C. amid a legislative walkout have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Homeless individuals have been camping outside City Hall for more than two months now. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk proposed a budget of $4.5 billion for the 2021-2022 fiscal year to City Council members on Friday, placing priority on infrastructure investments, affordable housing, homelessness response and reimagining public safety.

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Texas GOP Chairman Allen West announced he will run for governor against Gov. Greg Abbott in the 2022 race.

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