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In beleaguered La Marque schools, Harvey stirs up old anxieties

In beleaguered La Marque schools, Harvey stirs up old anxieties

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LA MARQUE— As hundreds of parents sat nervously in the La Marque High School auditorium last Thursday, N...


New school buses to have seat belts under Texas law

New school buses to have seat belts under Texas law

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Starting this month, Texas school districts in the market for new school buses must ensure they have...


Texans in Congress remember close calls and lives changed on 9/11

Texans in Congress remember close calls and lives changed on 9/11

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Sixteen years ago, it was a beautiful enough morning that Pete Olson, a staffer in the U.S. Senate, chose...


Austin-based Pluckers Wing Bar expanding to another Texas metro

Austin-based Pluckers Wing Bar expanding to another Texas metro

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Pluckers Wing Bar, the Austin-based restaurant chain with 22 locations across Texas and Louisiana, will...


Harvey deals a blow to Texas\' already-struggling child welfare system

Harvey deals a blow to Texas' already-struggling child welfare system

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Texas' child welfare system was already in crisis before Hurricane Harvey. Now, perhaps hundreds of foster...


In post-Harvey Houston, extent of water contamination largely unknown

In post-Harvey Houston, extent of water contamination largely unknown

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When Houston-based epidemiologist Winifred Hamilton spent a few days in the field last week collecting...


Which sector will Amazon disrupt next? Recent moves indicate it could be pharmaceuticals

Which sector will Amazon disrupt next? Recent moves indicate it could be pharmaceuticals

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New hires and a secret team hint at Amazon's potential to disrupt the pharmaceutical industry, known...


Amazon\'s HQ2 options: How Austin stacks up to the most expensive cities for tech companies

Amazon's HQ2 options: How Austin stacks up to the most expensive cities for tech companies

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Austin and other Central Texas communities would love to land Amazon's $5 billion second headquarters....


Here are Texas\' 10 most expensive weather-related disasters

Here are Texas' 10 most expensive weather-related disasters

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Although Hurricane Harvey’s total economic impact won’t be known for a while, experts are already thr...


U.S. House sends first Harvey aid bill to Trump for signature

U.S. House sends first Harvey aid bill to Trump for signature

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. House approved $15 billion in aid to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey's...


Person to watch: Adrienne Longenecker assumes leadership role for key conservation trust

Person to watch: Adrienne Longenecker assumes leadership role for key conservation trust

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The Hill Country Conservancy has amassed 44,000 acres for conservation in perpetuity. Longenecker’s...


Equifax announces cybersecurity hack impacting 143 million people

Equifax announces cybersecurity hack impacting 143 million people

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Equifax Inc. announced on Sept. 7 a cybersecurity hack that potentially involved the private information...


Former owners of bar and restaurant charged with filing false tax returns

Former owners of bar and restaurant charged with filing false tax returns

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A Bastrop couple, who previously owned the now-closed Cindy’s Gone Hog Wild bar and restaurant...


Hurricanes can push corporations to relocate, but few likely eyeing Austin after Harvey

Hurricanes can push corporations to relocate, but few likely eyeing Austin after Harvey

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The Texas capital offers different amenities to businesses than Houston. Austin appeals to companies...


Video: Livestream: A conversation with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg

Video: Livestream: A conversation with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg

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We are livestreaming our conversation with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg in Austin.


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