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Happy Monday morning! We trust your weekend was satisfying.
For your Monday Report, our lede focuses on how the election could be a watershed moment for an agency mired in public confusion about a billion-dollar project.
Also, reporter Jacob Sanchez examines how Tarrant County schools could receive nearly $1 billion in federal stimulus funds — if Texas Legislature releases the money.
And here are a couple of key stories from the past week you might have missed:
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