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Austin-made crickets featured on menu of NBA\'s Atlanta Hawks

Austin-made crickets featured on menu of NBA's Atlanta Hawks

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Since taking over as executive chef of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, Joe Schafer has refreshed the menu of...


Despite big barriers, Latino entrepreneurs are outpacing all others in U.S.

Despite big barriers, Latino entrepreneurs are outpacing all others in U.S.

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Latino entrepreneurs are a rising force in the United States but still face significant barriers to...


Want to buy Richard Garriott\'s $45M estate on Lake Austin? Using Bitcoin allows \'significant discount\'

Want to buy Richard Garriott's $45M estate on Lake Austin? Using Bitcoin allows 'significant discount'

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Richard Garriott’s ranch already features a haunted forest and a Shakespearean theater to lure...


Cruz braces Texas GOP for volatile election season amid Democratic enthusiasm

Cruz braces Texas GOP for volatile election season amid Democratic enthusiasm

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NEW BRAUNFELS — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is preparing Texas Republicans for a turbulent election year...


Nutty Brown is on the move: Venue relocation gets final OK from Round Rock

Nutty Brown is on the move: Venue relocation gets final OK from Round Rock

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The amphitheater is scheduled to host concerts in Round Rock in the spring of 2019. Construction will...


Amazon launches shipping service for businesses in a blow to UPS and FedEx, report says

Amazon launches shipping service for businesses in a blow to UPS and FedEx, report says

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Amazon.com is prepping the launch of a delivery service for businesses that will compete directly with...


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Amazon reportedly shifts exec to focus on expanding Prime program with Whole Foods

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Amazon.com Inc. is reportedly changing up its top ranks to put a long-time executive in charge of integrating...


Uber gives Waymo equity stake to settle lawsuit over alleged theft of trade secrets

Uber gives Waymo equity stake to settle lawsuit over alleged theft of trade secrets

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Uber Technologies Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s driverless car unit Waymo reached a settlement Friday in their...


Land commissioner says \'doctored\' audit critical of his agency\'s management the Alamo is under investigation

Land commissioner says 'doctored' audit critical of his agency's management the Alamo is under investigation

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Land Commissioner George P. Bush said Friday that a draft audit critical of his agency’s oversight...


Austin fracking sand company lands backing of prominent energy hedge fund

Austin fracking sand company lands backing of prominent energy hedge fund

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The debt equity will be used to help finance construction of Atlas Sands’ two production facilities...


Civic engagement or illegal electioneering? How a school voting project became a conservative target

Civic engagement or illegal electioneering? How a school voting project became a conservative target

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Laura Yeager founded Texas Educators Vote in fall 2015 to spur local educators to practice what they...


Austin\'s Forestar Group sells $232M of homes, land to one-time East Coast suitor

Austin's Forestar Group sells $232M of homes, land to one-time East Coast suitor

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Forestar Group Inc. has sold $232 million of homes and land to the East Coast investment firm that had...


South Texas judge dismisses fraud lawsuit over border fence project

South Texas judge dismisses fraud lawsuit over border fence project

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A judge has dismissed charges filed by a south Texas county against a former official accused of fraud...


Yum Brands makes big investment in Grubhub to expand KFC, Taco Bell delivery

Yum Brands makes big investment in Grubhub to expand KFC, Taco Bell delivery

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Yum Brands Inc. is investing $200 million in Grubhub Inc. in a deal that will allow KFC and Taco Bell...


Austin tech workers have better pay than Silicon Valley when living costs considered

Austin tech workers have better pay than Silicon Valley when living costs considered

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While technology workers in Austin still make less on average than their counterparts in Silicon Valley...


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