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Austin e-commerce and retail logistics firm acquired by Pitney Bowes for $475M

Austin e-commerce and retail logistics firm acquired by Pitney Bowes for $475M

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Closure of the deal to acquire Newgistics Inc. is expected to occur by early fourth quarter of this...


Meal delivery startup Full Fridge shuts down after funding well runs dry

Meal delivery startup Full Fridge shuts down after funding well runs dry

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It was in operation for about a year with the novel concept of targeting meal delivery at middle-income...


Favor picks up tens of millions in funding amid tumult in food-delivery space

Favor picks up tens of millions in funding amid tumult in food-delivery space

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Delivery startups are folding and having their valuations lowered left and right — which makes the n...


The Brief: Texas has a Harvey Czar and it\'s John Sharp

The Brief: Texas has a Harvey Czar and it's John Sharp

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In Harvey\'s wake, critics see big money behind lax petrochemical reporting

In Harvey's wake, critics see big money behind lax petrochemical reporting

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Unlike any past storm — natural or man-made — Hurricane Harvey has exposed the fault lines...


A year before Harvey, Houston-area flood control chief saw no \

A year before Harvey, Houston-area flood control chief saw no "looming issues"

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As the Houston region begins its recovery from the worst rainfall to ever befall a major metropolitan...


New law allows hunting hogs from hot air balloons, but few balloonists will offer it

New law allows hunting hogs from hot air balloons, but few balloonists will offer it

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Though a new Texas law allows hunters to shoot feral hogs and coyotes from hot air balloons, it's not...


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott selects A&M\'s John Sharp to lead Harvey rebuilding effort

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott selects A&M's John Sharp to lead Harvey rebuilding effort

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is tapping John Sharp, the chancellor of Texas A&M University, to lead the rebuilding...


HEB chief Charles Butt is latest to donate to Houston\'s recovery

HEB chief Charles Butt is latest to donate to Houston's recovery

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Although Hurricane Harvey has left Houston, the storm's impact will be felt for a long time. Many organizations...


Audio: DACA, Harvey recovery and 2018 (podcast)

Audio: DACA, Harvey recovery and 2018 (podcast)

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On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Julian and Patrick about the implications of President...


Angela Paxton, Texas attorney general\'s wife, running for state Senate

Angela Paxton, Texas attorney general's wife, running for state Senate

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Angela Paxton, the wife of Attorney General Ken Paxton, is running for the state Senate. "After much...


Baseball legend Nolan Ryan moves beef company to Austin suburbs

Baseball legend Nolan Ryan moves beef company to Austin suburbs

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Nolan Ryan, a former Major League Baseball star and mythic name in Texas sports, has relocated his food...


Vista Equity Partners pumps millions into Atlanta software startup Gather

Vista Equity Partners pumps millions into Atlanta software startup Gather

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Gather, an Atlanta-based event management software startup, has secured a strategic investment from Vista...


Boston investor shells out big bucks for one of downtown Austin\'s newest skyscrapers

Boston investor shells out big bucks for one of downtown Austin's newest skyscrapers

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A record per-square-foot price was paid for a shiny new office tower, and a broker with the golden touch...


$380M oil pipeline planned to reach from Gulf Coast to Austin suburbs

$380M oil pipeline planned to reach from Gulf Coast to Austin suburbs

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Valero Energy Corp. will soon be able to move up to 60,000 barrels of gasoline and other refined products...


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