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First US bars close again after spike in new Covid-19 cases

Multiple bars in cities as Austin, Texas, and Phoenix, Arizona have closed again after employees have been tested positive for Covid-19. This comes after some states report a spike in new infections after easing lockdowns and movement restrictions.

South by Southwest conference cancelled following coronavirus spread

As the covid-19 virus spreads in the United States the conference SXSW has been canceled. It was scheduled for March 13th to 22nd 2020. The Austin Mayor Steve Adler has issued an order to cancel the conference in order to stop the virus from spreading further. The conference organizers write that they are planning on providing an online experience to offset the cancellation.

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Marianne Williamson endorses Bernie Sanders

Following the drop out of Andrew Yang out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, his former contender Marianne Williamson switches her endorsement from Andrew Yang to Senator Bernie Sanders who is still in the race. The endorsement was announced at a Bernie Sanders rally in Austin, Texas.