Newsfeed Now: Coronavirus surge; Tiger King comic series

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(KARK/NEXSTAR) – When Texas began lifting coronavirus restrictions, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott didn’t wear a mask. He wouldn’t let mayors enact extra precautions during one of America’s swiftest efforts to reopen. He pointed out that the White House backed his plan and gave assurances there were safe ways to go out again. Two months later, a sharp reversal is unfolding as infections surge. KXAN’s Wes Rapaport joins the conversation.

TSA agent Patrisa Johnson assist travelers as they clear security for flights out of Love Field in Dallas, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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DON’T VOTE FOR DAD: A Michigan House of Representatives candidate is getting a lot of attention in the state and across the country — but it’s not his campaign that’s generating buzz. WOOD’s Barton Deiters reports.

Michigan 73rd House District candidate Robert Regan, a Republican. (June 25, 2020)

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FLAG DEBATE: Tensions are high and the lines are drawn on the future of Mississippi’s controversial state flag. WJTV’s Andrew Harrison joined the conversation.

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TIGER KING COMIC: The “Tiger King” saga that gripped the nation earlier this year thanks to a Netflix documentary continues in an all-new comic book released this week. WFLA’s Sarafina Brooks reports.

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