Abbott allows bars to reopen next week with county leader's consent

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Gov. Greg Abbot announced Wednesday that bars and nightclubs in Texas can reopen next week, but it will be up to county leaders to decide. 

Abbot said in a Facebook video that effective Oct. 14 bars and nightclubs can reopen at 50% capacity. 

Since the announcement some county leaders in the Rio Grande Valley have said they will not be opting in to this new ruling. 

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