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Texas Standard For August 6, 2020
Republicans versus Republican: Five conservative lawmakers are suing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over contracts for coronavirus tracking. At issue: a nearly $300 million deal for contact tracing that some state lawmakers say should have been vetted by the Texas Legislature, but wasn’t. And: Remember that border wall that dominated the last general election? Three miles of private wall built by supporters of President Trump is already coming down, and mother nature is playing a role. Also: The fight over facial recognition heats up. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: