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Analysis: A word about where Texas legislators get their legal advice

Analysis: A word about where Texas legislators get their legal advice

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Hectic week awaits Texans in Congress amid shutdown fears

Hectic week awaits Texans in Congress amid shutdown fears

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WASHINGTON - After a two weeks back in their home districts, Texas members of Congress will return to...


Castro faces tough decision as Senate announcement nears

Castro faces tough decision as Senate announcement nears

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SAN ANTONIO — After U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro wrapped up speaking here Wednesday, completing the...


Controversial insurance bill moving in Legislature

Controversial insurance bill moving in Legislature

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Texas property owners could face new hurdles when they try to sue their insurer over storm claims under...


State\'s top lawyer sides with Texas Senate in budget dispute

State's top lawyer sides with Texas Senate in budget dispute

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Attorney General Ken Paxton sided with the Texas Senate Friday in a dispute among legislative budget-writers...


Audio: Why don’t more Texas school buses have seat belts? (audio)

Audio: Why don’t more Texas school buses have seat belts? (audio)

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Despite a Texas law passed a decade ago to equip more school buses with shoulder seat belts, relatively...


The Texas stars come out at night: McConaughey, Ingram and Brown walk red carpet

The Texas stars come out at night: McConaughey, Ingram and Brown walk red carpet

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The Texas stars were shining bright Thursday night at ACL Live at the Moody Theater with the gala and...


Austin still sets pace in Texas for unemployment, but labor force growing faster than jobs

Austin still sets pace in Texas for unemployment, but labor force growing faster than jobs

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Austin's unemployment rate remains one of the best in the state, tied for second lowest with College...


A&M System Chancellor John Sharp could be in line for a contract extension

A&M System Chancellor John Sharp could be in line for a contract extension

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Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp's tenure in Aggieland could soon be extended....


Ethics reform now includes keeping revolving door to lobby wide open

Ethics reform now includes keeping revolving door to lobby wide open

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A major pillar of Texas ethics reform — stopping politicians from immediately becoming lobbyists...


Ted Cruz reports $5.2 million total ahead of re-election campaign

Ted Cruz reports $5.2 million total ahead of re-election campaign

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As expected, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is maintaining a massive cash advantage at the start of his 2018 re-election...


Rising costs could wipe out Austin\'s Red River live music scene, report says

Rising costs could wipe out Austin's Red River live music scene, report says

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Is the Red River Cultural District, an integral part of Austin's live music scene, in jeopardy of losing...


UT Austin diversity boss leaves to take top post at alma mater

UT Austin diversity boss leaves to take top post at alma mater

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Gregory Vincent is leaving a top administrative post at the University of Texas at Austin to become...


Bebe plans to close all stores by the end of next month

Bebe plans to close all stores by the end of next month

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Add another retailer to the casualty list: Bebe. Bebe Stores Inc., a women's apparel store with a pair...


The Brief: Another redistricting ruling against Texas

The Brief: Another redistricting ruling against Texas

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