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A pump jack works beside the site of new home construction in Midland, Texas. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
A pump jack works beside the site of new home construction in Midland, Texas. (Pat Sullivan/AP)

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Patrick Payton, mayor of Midland, Texas, about how his town is dealing with the collapse of oil prices amid the coronavirus outbreak.

As a former pastor, he's worried unemployment and isolation could lead to more deaths than the coronavirus in his town.

This segment aired on April 2, 2020.

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