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Texas leads the nation in executions, but its death row population is dropping

Texas leads the nation in executions, but its death row population is dropping

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The number of inmates on Texas’ death row dropped again this year, continuing a decades-long trend....


The Taking: How the federal government abused its power to seize property for a border fence

The Taking: How the federal government abused its power to seize property for a border fence

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Lee este artículo en español aquí. BROWNSVILLE — The land agents started...


U.S. Rep. Williams to help fundraise for Farenthold challenger as sexual harassment scandal grows

U.S. Rep. Williams to help fundraise for Farenthold challenger as sexual harassment scandal grows

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In the first overt sign that embattled U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold is losing the support of a Republican...


Texan Don Willett confirmed by U.S. Senate to federal 5th Circuit Court

Texan Don Willett confirmed by U.S. Senate to federal 5th Circuit Court

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Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett was confirmed Wednesday afternoon to fill a long-open seat on...


Texas campaign season opens with conflict-of-interest questions

Texas campaign season opens with conflict-of-interest questions

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The 2018 election season is officially underway in Texas — and questions are already cropping...


AMD stock price continues to fall, despite high-profile partnerships with Baidu, Intel

AMD stock price continues to fall, despite high-profile partnerships with Baidu, Intel

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Even a partnership with China's Baidu Inc. has not been enough to enable escape velocity for Advanced...


Seton to build medical clinic in small Central Texas town with future \'micro-hospital\' possible

Seton to build medical clinic in small Central Texas town with future 'micro-hospital' possible

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Officials in the rural town hope it is just the first act in the development of 141 acres near U.S....


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Straus says "decency trumped tribalism" in Roy Moore election

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House Speaker Joe Straus on Wednesday praised Alabamians for voting against Roy Moore, a U.S. Senate...


Two controversial federal judge nominees will not be confirmed, Senate Republican says

Two controversial federal judge nominees will not be confirmed, Senate Republican says

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The Senate Judiciary Committee’s top Republican said Wednesday that two of President Trump’s...


Chamber sets ambitious goal for Opportunity Austin: Plans to raise at least $30 million

Chamber sets ambitious goal for Opportunity Austin: Plans to raise at least $30 million

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The money goes toward things like corporate site visits, education and workforce training and support...


How Austin stacks up nationally for tech talent amid Amazon HQ2 search

How Austin stacks up nationally for tech talent amid Amazon HQ2 search

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Amazon will need thousands of tech workers for its second headquarters. Does Austin have what it takes...


In bid to produce some of its own power, electricity provider erects Hill Country solar farms

In bid to produce some of its own power, electricity provider erects Hill Country solar farms

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That means customers can choose to receive their power from renewable sources and play a flat rate per...


Audio: An Alabama Senate shake-up, a Bush-Patterson faceoff and a border land grab project (podcast)

Audio: An Alabama Senate shake-up, a Bush-Patterson faceoff and a border land grab project (podcast)

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On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick, Kiah and former (and aspiring) Texas Land Commissioner...


Amazon patents sensor-encrusted delivery drones to navigate your neighborhood

Amazon patents sensor-encrusted delivery drones to navigate your neighborhood

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Amazon’s vision for package delivery includes drones that can talk and recognize a customer’s...


Grocery delivery wars heat up: Target to buy Instacart competitor for $550 million

Grocery delivery wars heat up: Target to buy Instacart competitor for $550 million

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Target Corp. is stepping up its efforts to offer same-day delivery on groceries and other essentials,...


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