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U.S. Supreme Court declines to consider Houston fight over same-sex marriage benefits

U.S. Supreme Court declines to consider Houston fight over same-sex marriage benefits

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Denying the city of Houston’s request, the U.S. Supreme Court will not review a June decision...


Downtown Austin park emerges as frontrunner for pro soccer stadium

Downtown Austin park emerges as frontrunner for pro soccer stadium

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Butler Shores Metropolitan Park has emerged as a leading site for a possible Major League Soccer Stadium...


Arsenal of incentives is crucial for Texas to compete for companies like Amazon, CEO says

Arsenal of incentives is crucial for Texas to compete for companies like Amazon, CEO says

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Texas should protect its arsenal of economic incentives for the state to remain competitive for high-paying...


In the money Dec. 4: Data, pharmaceutical companies raise nearly $8 million

In the money Dec. 4: Data, pharmaceutical companies raise nearly $8 million

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This week's funding recap highlights the disparate sources of capital for executives: millions of dollars...


To combat Amazon\'s onslaught, CVS announces $69 billion deal to buy insurer Aetna

To combat Amazon's onslaught, CVS announces $69 billion deal to buy insurer Aetna

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CVS Health Corp. has agreed to buy health insurance giant Aetna Inc. in a $69 billion deal. Both the...


Bank of America, still No. 2, closes gap behind nation\'s largest bank

Bank of America, still No. 2, closes gap behind nation's largest bank

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Bank of America Corp. has narrowed the gap behind JPMorgan Chase & Co., which remains the country’s...


The Brief: Taxpayer money used for congressman\'s sexual harassment settlement, Texas House gets new harassment policy

The Brief: Taxpayer money used for congressman's sexual harassment settlement, Texas House gets new harassment policy

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U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold settled a 2015 sexual harassment claim with $84,000 in taxpayer dollars,...


Analysis: What state government can learn from college football

Analysis: What state government can learn from college football

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Ex-Dallas Cowboys star Deion Sanders\' former estate set for auction

Ex-Dallas Cowboys star Deion Sanders' former estate set for auction

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The luxury estate once owned by former Dallas Cowboys star Deion Sanders, which includes various sports...


Former Rep. Fischer to seek return to House in primary challenge to Rep. Arévalo

Former Rep. Fischer to seek return to House in primary challenge to Rep. Arévalo

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Former state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer announced Saturday that he is running for his old Texas House...


Making re-election bid official, Cruz talks taxes and brushes off competition

Making re-election bid official, Cruz talks taxes and brushes off competition

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HOUSTON — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, made his re-election bid official Saturday, brushing off...


Kasita, Austin\'s maker of tiny modular homes, preps for breakout with new CEO

Kasita, Austin's maker of tiny modular homes, preps for breakout with new CEO

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Jeff Wilson founded Kasita in 2015 after a year living in a converted dumpster. He's left the CEO job...


Straus questions Gov. Abbott endorsement of House primary challenger

Straus questions Gov. Abbott endorsement of House primary challenger

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House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, on Friday questioned Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to endorse...


House Republicans agree to select speaker candidate in caucus

House Republicans agree to select speaker candidate in caucus

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Texas House Republicans agreed Friday to change their rules for selecting the next house speaker, paving...


How to build an effective marketing strategy when trust in business is at an all-time low

How to build an effective marketing strategy when trust in business is at an all-time low

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In this guest column from the CEO of Austin marketing and PR firm anthonyBarnum, Melissa Anthony Sinn...


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