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House backs proposal requiring seat belts on school buses

House backs proposal requiring seat belts on school buses

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The Texas House on Thursday tentatively backed legislation that would require three-point seat belts...


Music-themed bar to take over former Kung Fu Saloon space on West Sixth

Music-themed bar to take over former Kung Fu Saloon space on West Sixth

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Questions have swirled around the fate of a vacant warehouse smack dab in the middle one of Austin's...


Austin\'s SignUp.com acquires Florida competitor with similar name

Austin's SignUp.com acquires Florida competitor with similar name

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SignUp.com, an Austin company that provides scheduling tools that help people keep their calendars organized,...


Texas House passes child welfare reforms

Texas House passes child welfare reforms

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The Texas House on Thursday passed the last bill in a package of sweeping measures aimed at addressing...


Senate budget writers approve bill to plug two-year-old funding holes

Senate budget writers approve bill to plug two-year-old funding holes

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Texas Senate budget writers on Thursday approved a supplemental budget to pay for leftover expenses...


Austin surpassed on list of most entrepreneurial U.S. cities, report says

Austin surpassed on list of most entrepreneurial U.S. cities, report says

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Even as the rate of entrepreneurship in America slows, Austin remains a bastion for new business creation....


Want to cook like Aaron Franklin? High-profile pitmaster to sell smokers direct to home chefs

Want to cook like Aaron Franklin? High-profile pitmaster to sell smokers direct to home chefs

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Aaron Franklin is widely lauded for his smoking prowess — he was recently featured in Bloomberg...


The Brief: One of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick\'s must pass bills is up in the House today

The Brief: One of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's must pass bills is up in the House today

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Happy Thursday! Thanks for reading The Brief, The Texas Tribune’s daily newsletter that prepares...


Slideshow: On the border, wall plans welcomed by some, feared by others

Slideshow: On the border, wall plans welcomed by some, feared by others

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With more than 1,250 miles of shared border with Mexico, Texas has the most to lose — or gain...


UT Chancellor McRaven faces unfamiliar scrutiny in last year of his contract

UT Chancellor McRaven faces unfamiliar scrutiny in last year of his contract

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Retired Navy Admiral Bill McRaven had a grand vision when he took over as chancellor of the University...


Texans greet plans for Trump\'s wall with tears, fears or open arms

Texans greet plans for Trump's wall with tears, fears or open arms

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VAL VERDE COUNTY — On this stretch of riverfront near Del Rio, Maria Villarreal has an aging but...


Audio: A special session on the horizon? (podcast)

Audio: A special session on the horizon? (podcast)

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On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Aman and Jim about the House-Senate end-of-session fireworks,...


Texas Senate advances bill to crowdfund rape kit testing

Texas Senate advances bill to crowdfund rape kit testing

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The Texas Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would crowdfund money from Texans to deal with a...


Austin wraps up first project from $720M mobility bond: Short sidewalk near Koenig Lane

Austin wraps up first project from $720M mobility bond: Short sidewalk near Koenig Lane

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The first project to be funded with money from the 2016 mobility bond will be completed in a few weeks,...


Senate backs measure creating statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies

Senate backs measure creating statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies

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After a debate among lawmakers over the best way to regulate services like Uber and Lyft, the Texas...


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