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Mayor Steve Adler tells MSNBC he is concerned about a "second spike" in coronavirus cases.

Sales tax revenue for the state was, year-over-year, down 9% in April, according to the Texas Tribune.

Three Travis County parks were closed at various points over the weekend for overcrowding, KXAN reports.

A project to memorialize people who have died of COVID-19 began Saturday night, the Statesman says, in downtown Austin.

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, and Eater has some ideas.


If the FDA approves emergency use authorization of its COVID vaccine for kids, those 5 years and older will all be eligible for a shot. (Pexels)

The Food and Drug Administration will consider Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine application for emergency use authorization in 5-to-11-year-olds on Tuesday. The vaccine will likely be available to kids starting next week.

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Tesla stock capped at $1 trillion for the first time after a sale of 100,000 electric cars. (Tesla)

Tesla is officially in with the big guns.

After Hertz Global Holdings Inc. placed an order of 100,000 Teslas—the biggest single electric car purchase ever—Tesla officially hit the $1 trillion market cap for the first time.

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Northwest Arkansas is urging Austinites to move once again with a free one-way ticket giveaway. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right?

While Northwest Arkansas isn't exactly looking to be a breakfast taco-loving, live music-having tech hub, it is branding itself as the Austin of yesteryear. And who better to come to the quickly-growing paradise than Austinites themselves?

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