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Billionaire’s $25M gift means new name for UT-Austin engineering department

Billionaire’s $25M gift means new name for UT-Austin engineering department

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Houston billionaire Jeffery Hildebrand and his wife, Mindy, have made a major gift to the University...


The Brief: Texans backed all 7 constitutional amendments this year

The Brief: Texans backed all 7 constitutional amendments this year

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Texas voters approved all seven constitutional amendments on the statewide ballot Tuesday.


Planned execution of Mexican national draws international ire

Planned execution of Mexican national draws international ire

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Mexican officials and United Nations human rights experts have called for a stop to a Texas execution...


Analysis: The gun debate lets government off the hook after every mass shooting

Analysis: The gun debate lets government off the hook after every mass shooting

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Texas has hired its first ever director of human trafficking prevention

Texas has hired its first ever director of human trafficking prevention

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Earlier this year, the Tribune’s Sold Out series examined how state policies — including...


Early voting shows Texans in favor of all 7 constitutional amendments

Early voting shows Texans in favor of all 7 constitutional amendments

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All seven constitutional amendments on the statewide ballot were on their way to approval by Texas voters,...


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"Sanctuary cities" law hearing draws debate on free speech, ICE detainers

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Attorneys for Texas and opponents of the state’s anti-“sanctuary cities” law underwent...


U.S. Rep. Ted Poe is third Texas Republican in a week to announce retirement

U.S. Rep. Ted Poe is third Texas Republican in a week to announce retirement

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Humble, announced Tuesday evening that he will retire from Congress....


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Baylor Scott & White Health CEO: "The system must be transformed"

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Despite partisan politics and angry rhetoric, there is common ground on health care in America, said...


From parkland to private options, Austin\'s public officials sound off on building pro soccer stadium

From parkland to private options, Austin's public officials sound off on building pro soccer stadium

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Austin's public officials are excited about the possibility of a Major League Soccer team moving to...


Drillinginfo, Austin\'s largest oil-and-gas services company, bolsters out-of-state presence

Drillinginfo, Austin's largest oil-and-gas services company, bolsters out-of-state presence

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The acquisition gives the Austin energy services company access to an expansive natural resources database...


Austin kicks off effort to select Colony Park site master developer

Austin kicks off effort to select Colony Park site master developer

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The search to find a developer for more than 200 prime acres in east Austin is underway. The city’s...


With revenue approaching $250M, Austin\'s Accruent primed for global growth after latest deal

With revenue approaching $250M, Austin's Accruent primed for global growth after latest deal

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M&A will be a key component of the company's growth in the coming months and years. It's taking...


Nascent rugby league scores major television deal with Austin team in tow

Nascent rugby league scores major television deal with Austin team in tow

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Major League Rugby has secured a two-year broadcast deal with CBS Sports Network to air 13 games annually...


Will Texas massacre finally push the military to improve its criminal reporting system?

Will Texas massacre finally push the military to improve its criminal reporting system?

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott had an urgent question Monday about Devin Patrick Kelley, the former U.S. Air...


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