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The Brief: Who\'s in trouble in 2018?

The Brief: Who's in trouble in 2018?

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


Five death penalty reform bills heard in Texas House committee

Five death penalty reform bills heard in Texas House committee

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The death penalty was a hot topic at the Texas Capitol Monday night. Testimony on five capital punishment...


Texas made a school district take in more students. But will it help fund them?

Texas made a school district take in more students. But will it help fund them?

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Use our Texas Public Schools Explorer to see a breakdown of each public and charter school and public...


For Texans in U.S. House, 2018 landscape begins to take shape

For Texans in U.S. House, 2018 landscape begins to take shape

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WASHINGTON — The 2018 midterms may seem like a long ways off, but the national parties —...


Texas education board to consider compromise on evolution standards

Texas education board to consider compromise on evolution standards

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This week's State Board of Education debate about high school biology standards and governing how to...


Cosmetology licensing under scrutiny in Texas House

Cosmetology licensing under scrutiny in Texas House

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Beauty takes practice — but how much? That's the question a House panel was wrestling with Monday evening a...


House lawmakers approve bill requiring more study for hog poison

House lawmakers approve bill requiring more study for hog poison

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Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller’s push to use a warfarin-based poison to kill feral...


New study renews fears about bathroom bill\'s financial impacts

New study renews fears about bathroom bill's financial impacts

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In the aftermath of one troubled study on the economic impact of a "bathroom bill" in Texas, San Antonio...


Austin\'s Small Business Festival to return May 1-5

Austin's Small Business Festival to return May 1-5

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The second-annual Small Business Festival — deemed a must-attend conference for budding entrepreneurs...


Austin startup brings in $4.5M to help factories operate more efficiently

Austin startup brings in $4.5M to help factories operate more efficiently

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LeanDNA, which makes software to help manufacturers improve productivity, has raised $4.5 million to...


East side co-working space with huge bar, \'nap pods\' considers expansion options

East side co-working space with huge bar, 'nap pods' considers expansion options

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As founder of software company REthink CRM, Vijay Mehra is very familiar with the diverse and shifting...


Ted Cruz concerned Democrats will trigger government shutdown

Ted Cruz concerned Democrats will trigger government shutdown

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WALLER — Ted Cruz, no stranger himself to government funding fights, expressed concern Monday...


​How struggling trucking companies keep their bank accounts filled

​How struggling trucking companies keep their bank accounts filled

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A steady economy drives the trucking industry with consistency in dispatching loads and predictable...


Sources: Embattled liquor regulator to resign

Sources: Embattled liquor regulator to resign

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Sherry Cook, the embattled executive director of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, is expected...


Texas House to wade into debate over bathroom regulations

Texas House to wade into debate over bathroom regulations

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After largely avoiding discussions so far on proposals to regulate bathrooms, the Texas House will wade...


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