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After four weeks, state Sen. Carlos Uresti\'s criminal fraud case heads to the jury

After four weeks, state Sen. Carlos Uresti's criminal fraud case heads to the jury

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SAN ANTONIO — If a businessman takes the ostrich approach — burying his head in the sand...


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott calls for better background checks after Florida shooting

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott calls for better background checks after Florida shooting

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In his first public comments since last week's Florida school shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday...


Mueller developer poised to get Austin\'s Colony Park project after Stratus drops out

Mueller developer poised to get Austin's Colony Park project after Stratus drops out

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At stake is the development of more than 200 acres in East Austin near Decker and Loyola lanes that...


New Austin funding leader: SparkCognition adds millions to round for AI development

New Austin funding leader: SparkCognition adds millions to round for AI development

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One of Austin's most prominent artificial intelligence startups just said it raised even more money...


Engineers concoct plan to keep Great Hills Country Club open during $12M facelift

Engineers concoct plan to keep Great Hills Country Club open during $12M facelift

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Great Hills County Club in Northwest Austin is a popular destination for golfers, tennis players, swimmers...


In rare move, Texas parole board recommends clemency for death row inmate Thomas Whitaker

In rare move, Texas parole board recommends clemency for death row inmate Thomas Whitaker

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In an exceedingly rare move, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles voted Tuesday to recommend a lesser...


38 Texas legislative primary races to watch

38 Texas legislative primary races to watch

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Races for the Texas House and Senate are drawing some of the most attention ahead of the March 6 primaries....


Developer Chris Milam arrested on indecent exposure charges, reports say

Developer Chris Milam arrested on indecent exposure charges, reports say

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Developer Chris Milam was arrested Tuesday on charges of indecency with a child by exposure, according...


In lawsuit, Texas couple claims they were illegally turned down as foster parents because they are lesbians

In lawsuit, Texas couple claims they were illegally turned down as foster parents because they are lesbians

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Two female Texas A&M University professors who say they were denied a chance to become foster parents...


Fogo de Chão to go private in $560 million buyout

Fogo de Chão to go private in $560 million buyout

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Fogo de Chão is being acquired in an all-cash transaction valued at $560 million, the Dallas...


Whole Foods shoppers get more Amazon Prime perks

Whole Foods shoppers get more Amazon Prime perks

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Shoppers at Whole Foods can get 5 percent back on their bills by using the Amazon Prime Rewards card....


Martin Floreani abruptly steps down as CEO of Austin\'s FloSports

Martin Floreani abruptly steps down as CEO of Austin's FloSports

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With a search underway for a new CEO, a three-person committee will lead the digital media company,...


In the money Feb. 20: $7M raised for recycling, business travel; Plus, a $19M VC fund

In the money Feb. 20: $7M raised for recycling, business travel; Plus, a $19M VC fund

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Just like startups raise cash to fund growth, venture-capital firms have to raise money to make those...


How an Austin CEO motivates his staff to be 1 percent better every day

How an Austin CEO motivates his staff to be 1 percent better every day

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In this guest column, Randy Cohen, CEO of Austin-based online ticket marketplace TicketCity, outlines...


Former HomeAway exec reunites with Austin investors on $20M deal for RVshare

Former HomeAway exec reunites with Austin investors on $20M deal for RVshare

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A former HomeAway executive has raised a big chunk of money from the guys who invested in HomeAway —...


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