- A list of things that are not opening tomorrow, from the Statesman: "Bars; massage businesses; bowling alleys; video arcades; tattoo and piercing studios; amusement parks; water parks; and sexually oriented businesses."
- Also, Austin pools and libraries.
- One of the former special forces soldiers arrested and accused of trying to forcibly remove the Venezuelan president graduated from Westlake High School in 2004, KVUE reports.
- Home Slice North Loop has temporarily closed after a worker tested positive for COVID-19, according to Eater.
- Aaron Franklin, of Franklin Barbecue, is a semifinalist for induction into the Barbecue Hall of Fame.
- Be not afraid: Fox 7 reports that A&M is deploying a murder hornet task force.
A handful of lawsuits accusing InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of defamation against Sandy Hook victims will be allowed to move forward, despite Jones's attempts to squash them, The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday.
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With an extremely limited vaccine supply, Austin Public Health is now focusing its distribution events on individuals who are 65 years of age or older, public health officials said Friday.
"We have more than 129,000 of (people in this category)," APH Director Stephanie Hayden-Howard said Friday, adding Austin residents who do not fall into this demographic group to be patient.
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