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Senate committee advances proposal to gut the Top 10 Percent Rule

Senate committee advances proposal to gut the Top 10 Percent Rule

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A Texas Senate committee voted Wednesday to advance a bill that would substantially weaken the controversial...


Texas House tentatively backs bill setting statewide regulations for Uber, Lyft

Texas House tentatively backs bill setting statewide regulations for Uber, Lyft

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


Audio: Lyceum poll, a TABC resignation and a House bathroom bill (podcast)

Audio: Lyceum poll, a TABC resignation and a House bathroom bill (podcast)

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On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Alexa about the high notes in the latest Lyceum...


Texas on the hook for $600,000 after conceding same-sex marriage case

Texas on the hook for $600,000 after conceding same-sex marriage case

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Texas is on the hook for more than $600,000 in fees associated with its unsuccessful fight to defend...


West Texas nuclear waste project on hold — for now

West Texas nuclear waste project on hold — for now

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A proposal to bring the nation’s spent nuclear fuel to West Texas appears to be on the ropes. Waste C...


Mike\'s Take: Here\'s a better way to see proposed Austin zoning changes in CodeNEXT

Mike's Take: Here's a better way to see proposed Austin zoning changes in CodeNEXT

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Though Austin officials have finally unveiled the eagerly awaited (but already controversial) first...


Poll: Trump approval rating underwater in Texas

Poll: Trump approval rating underwater in Texas

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President Donald Trump is completing his first 100 days in office with an upside-down approval rating...


Global warming may speed up Austin\'s population boom, study says

Global warming may speed up Austin's population boom, study says

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Few things rile up Austinites faster than the environment and all those newcomers moving from the coasts,...


Texas Senate passes statewide rules for short-term rentals; House bill still pending

Texas Senate passes statewide rules for short-term rentals; House bill still pending

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A bill that would roll back Austin's regulations of short-term home rentals has cleared a major hurdle...


Private equity firm bites into Torchy\'s Tacos with \'significant\' minority investment

Private equity firm bites into Torchy's Tacos with 'significant' minority investment

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Torchy's Tacos, which Michael Rypka started in a food trailer more than a decade ago as a refuge from...


Want to live like a rock star? Aerosmith drummer puts Austin-area luxury home up for sale

Want to live like a rock star? Aerosmith drummer puts Austin-area luxury home up for sale

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One of Austin's rock-star residents has put his sprawling luxury home up for sale after deciding to...


The Brief: Greg Abbott signaled support for a bathroom bill. Now what?

The Brief: Greg Abbott signaled support for a bathroom bill. Now what?

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Dallas officials say state lawmakers share blame for city\'s pension woes

Dallas officials say state lawmakers share blame for city's pension woes

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DALLAS -- The Texas Legislature doesn’t send any state funds to the beleaguered Dallas or Houston...


Analysis: How cars and booze might split sellers, buyers and lawmakers

Analysis: How cars and booze might split sellers, buyers and lawmakers

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Senate budget "unambiguously" unconstitutional, House leadership says

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Accusing Senate budget writers of “clearly and unambiguously” contradicting the Texas Constitution,...


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