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  • The governor ordered three state agencies to come up with a plan to test all nursing home residents and staff in Texas for COVID-19—no timeline was included, KXAN notes.
  • APD Chief Brian Manley spent 40 minutes yesterday answering questions about an earlier report on racial profiling, CBS Austin reports, just before announcing that the man killed by police last month was unarmed.
  • The early voting period for the runoff elections postponed until July 14 has been doubled, KUT says, though runoff elections usually only have a week anyway.
  • The person hit by a plane and killed at ABIA has been identified as a 22-year-old named Junin Ko, according to KXAN.
  • Clothing line Supreme announced a product line featuring the work of Daniel Johnston, the Texas artist who created the "Hi, How Are You" frog mural, among other works, writes Texas Monthly—Johnston died last year.

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