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More questions than answers in Texas maternal mortality study, lawmakers say

More questions than answers in Texas maternal mortality study, lawmakers say

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In the wake of a study that found the state overcounted the number of Texas women who died from pregnancy...


Texas is making billions from oil and gas drilling, but counties say rural roads are being destroyed

Texas is making billions from oil and gas drilling, but counties say rural roads are being destroyed

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W.C. Steinmann says his family roots in southeast Texas date back to 1882. The 74-year-old rancher lives...


Harvey-affected Texas schools may not have STAAR scores count against their annual ratings

Harvey-affected Texas schools may not have STAAR scores count against their annual ratings

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Texas school districts hit hard by Hurricane Harvey may not have to worry as much about how well their...


Why this Austin exec is pushing companies to recruit more female board members — both at home and nationwide

Why this Austin exec is pushing companies to recruit more female board members — both at home and nationwide

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When Jill Griffin was named to her first corporate board position with Houston-based restaurant chain...


In House, Texas Republicans grill Zuckerberg some more on whether Facebook is censoring conservatives

In House, Texas Republicans grill Zuckerberg some more on whether Facebook is censoring conservatives

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WASHINGTON – On the second day of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appearing before a panel of congressional...


Austin auditor: Hard to say whether The Domain is holding up its end of incentives deal

Austin auditor: Hard to say whether The Domain is holding up its end of incentives deal

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The audit looks at affordable housing requirements and a small business assistance fund that supported...


MIT professor to head UT Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences

MIT professor to head UT Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences

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The University of Texas at Austin has lured Karen Willcox from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...


Audio: SD-19, higher ed hunger, Paul Ryan\'s exit (podcast)

Audio: SD-19, higher ed hunger, Paul Ryan's exit (podcast)

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On this week's TribCast, Evan talks to Ross, Patrick Shannon and State Rep. Roland Gutierrez about the...


Chance to replace UT\'s Erwin Center basketball arena attracts interest of 2 diverse companies

Chance to replace UT's Erwin Center basketball arena attracts interest of 2 diverse companies

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At least two companies — including one that is building a possible home for an NHL team in Seattle...


Texas education officials promise focus on math, reading after “lagging” report card

Texas education officials promise focus on math, reading after “lagging” report card

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Texas, like the nation, has stagnated in elementary and middle school academic achievement and continues...


AT&T workers vote to authorize strike, if contracts expire

AT&T workers vote to authorize strike, if contracts expire

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Two contracts covering nearly 14,000 AT&T Inc. workers are set to expire on Saturday, April 14....


Serial entrepreneur raises cash for app that finds best bargains at mom-and-pop shops

Serial entrepreneur raises cash for app that finds best bargains at mom-and-pop shops

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Now on his third company, the founder and CEO of Skout Deals seeks to connect brick-and-mortar businesses...


Texas board set to vote on Mexican-American studies course

Texas board set to vote on Mexican-American studies course

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Emilio Zamora, a University of Texas at Austin professor, addressed the semi-circle of eager onlookers...


Paul Ryan retirement plans could make waves for Texas delegation

Paul Ryan retirement plans could make waves for Texas delegation

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WASHINGTON - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan will retire from Congress at the end of this term, according...


$851 million Austin bond package would fund affordable housing, parks

$851 million Austin bond package would fund affordable housing, parks

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An $851 million bond that could go before Austin voters this November would funnel money to affordable...


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