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Happy Tuesday! Here's your daily report.

Dear Fort Worth Report friend,

Good morning! 

In your Tuesday Report: 
Did you know vitamins, bandages and insulin aren't taxed in Texas, but pads and tampons are? Meet the North Texas groups working to end the "tampon tax" and provide period products to people who can't afford them. Health reporter Alexis Allison explains.

•   Meet the people pursuing menstrual equity in North Texas
Also, the latest census data reveals Tarrant County is more racially and ethnically diverse in the suburbs than in the urban core. Reporter Brooke Colombo analyzes the numbers and delves into why.

• Tarrant County’s growing racial diversity in suburbs outpaces urban core
 
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ON TAP:

You know your pandemic story. What about your neighbors’? Health reporter Alexis Allison and photojournalist Cristian ArguetaSoto interviewed 10 people about what last year looked like — and how they're approaching the fourth wave. Look for this story soon; make sure you keep coming back for the latest, relevant reports on Fort Worth Report.


As always, thanks for reading, and please let us know what you want in your Report.

Brooke Colombo,
Reporting Fellow
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What we're reading

Editor’s note: 'What we're reading' is a feature designed to boost knowledge of Fort Worth and Tarrant County residents through collaboration with other area news organizations. Any views or opinions in the stories linked below are not representative of Fort Worth Report.

 Botanic Garden announces 6-week celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. 
◾New UT Arlington bachelor's degree targets growing substance use and treatment problems in the U.S.
◾Filming for 'Yellowstone' prequel '1883', underway in Fort Worth. 

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