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UT startup pulls in $175K at 2018 Rice Business Plan Competition

UT startup pulls in $175K at 2018 Rice Business Plan Competition

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The 2018 Rice Business Plan Competition in Houston was expected to dole out at least $1.4 million in...


With backing of PE heavyweight, Austin software maker opens wallet for buyout

With backing of PE heavyweight, Austin software maker opens wallet for buyout

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Banker's Toolbox Inc., an Austin company making software for community banks, has closed its biggest...


In the money April 9: Five Austin-area companies raise $133 million

In the money April 9: Five Austin-area companies raise $133 million

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The largest capital raise of $125 million came from a cryptocurrency developer as a possible prelude...


Finalists announced for Philanthropitch competition to reward nonprofits like startups

Finalists announced for Philanthropitch competition to reward nonprofits like startups

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Dan Graham's efforts to bring a startup vibe to the nonprofit world are bearing more fruit. Six finalists...


Analysis: Texas mapmakers built the GOP’s political house on high ground

Analysis: Texas mapmakers built the GOP’s political house on high ground

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Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click here. Texas'...


Developer’s dream: Peek inside Robinson Ranch’s roughly 7,000 acres

Developer’s dream: Peek inside Robinson Ranch’s roughly 7,000 acres

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The Robinsons are patient — and extremely picky. Who knows how much, if any, of their ranch in...


U.S. Speaker Paul Ryan raises nearly $4M, holds donor retreat during Texas visit

U.S. Speaker Paul Ryan raises nearly $4M, holds donor retreat during Texas visit

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As Republicans fight to preserve their majority in Congress' lower chamber, U.S. House Speaker Paul...


Texas National Guard deploys troops to Texas-Mexico border

Texas National Guard deploys troops to Texas-Mexico border

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In response to President Donald Trump's call earlier this week to mobilize the U.S. military for border...


Anthony Graves on Texas request for faster death penalty appeals: \

Anthony Graves on Texas request for faster death penalty appeals: "I would have been executed"

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Anthony Graves spent 12 years on death row before a conservative federal court tossed out his wrongful...


A teacher says a coworker grabbed her “behind.” The Texas Supreme Court tossed her lawsuit

A teacher says a coworker grabbed her “behind.” The Texas Supreme Court tossed her lawsuit

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Catherine Clark claims that a coworker barraged her with lewd and harassing comments while Clark was...


U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold resigns from Congress

U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold resigns from Congress

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, resigned on Friday. The decision marks...


Ohio mayor tells Anthony Precourt to open books to potential buyers of pro soccer team

Ohio mayor tells Anthony Precourt to open books to potential buyers of pro soccer team

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As Anthony Precourt considers moving the Columbus Crew pro soccer team to Austin, the mayor of that...


Federal government tells border prosecutors to adopt \

Federal government tells border prosecutors to adopt "zero-tolerance" policy on immigration

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered federal prosecutors on the southwest border to...


Robinson Ranch owners court developers for 7,000 acres near Apple\'s Austin campus

Robinson Ranch owners court developers for 7,000 acres near Apple's Austin campus

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After years of enigma and rumors, Robinson Ranch across the street from Apple's Austin campus could...


Shouting, cussing, harsh allegations: An up-close look at the disgust some Austinites have for developers

Shouting, cussing, harsh allegations: An up-close look at the disgust some Austinites have for developers

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Life in East Austin isn't easy for many nowadays because of the city's rapid growth and the affordability...


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