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Proposed law would crowdfund donations to help with rape kit backlog

Proposed law would crowdfund donations to help with rape kit backlog

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Thousands of rape kits in Texas remain untested, leaving sexual assault victims and police in the dark....


Texas lost a ruling over its congressional map. So what\'s next for the state?

Texas lost a ruling over its congressional map. So what's next for the state?

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A three-judge federal panel's recent ruling on Texas’ electoral maps could shake up state politics...


Fantasy games and hot air balloon hunts: the Legislature\'s top 50 bill descriptions

Fantasy games and hot air balloon hunts: the Legislature's top 50 bill descriptions

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Having trouble classifying your electric unicycle? Want to identify your deer but don't want to get...


Austin regulators curb bikesharing company\'s SXSW launch

Austin regulators curb bikesharing company's SXSW launch

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Spin, a newly launched station-less bicycle sharing company, lasted less than a day during South by...


Longhorns lead nation in big-dollar collegiate sports marketing deals

Longhorns lead nation in big-dollar collegiate sports marketing deals

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The University of Texas at Austin will get $12.7 million this year in exchange for the right to sell...


SXSW panel: IBM, Johnson & Johnson CEOs say tech, medicine collaboration offers huge upside

SXSW panel: IBM, Johnson & Johnson CEOs say tech, medicine collaboration offers huge upside

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Medical students who don't learn at least some computer coding will be at a serious disadvantage in the...


Senate Committee approves Texas voter ID overhaul

Senate Committee approves Texas voter ID overhaul

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A Texas Senate panel cleared legislation Monday that would overhaul the state voter identification rules,...


Video: House and Senate education chairs weigh in on vouchers, school finance (video)

Video: House and Senate education chairs weigh in on vouchers, school finance (video)

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Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith interviews state Rep. Dan Huberty and state Sen. Larry Taylor — their...


Vista Equity inks $3.6 billion deal to acquire Canadian fintech company

Vista Equity inks $3.6 billion deal to acquire Canadian fintech company

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Vista Equity Partners LLC has set in motion another huge buyout deal after signing an agreement on March...


Artificial intelligence at SXSW: Preventing child trafficking, tracking your pets

Artificial intelligence at SXSW: Preventing child trafficking, tracking your pets

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Advances in artificial intelligence, such as facial recognition in photos taken years apart, are helping...


East Austin piñata store demolition drama continues amid court tussle

East Austin piñata store demolition drama continues amid court tussle

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Jordan French, the man at the center of a controversial 2015 demolition of an East Austin piñata...


SXSW Daily Digest: Austin\'s Uber-less woes, Joe Biden\'s impassioned plea to fight cancer make headlines

SXSW Daily Digest: Austin's Uber-less woes, Joe Biden's impassioned plea to fight cancer make headlines

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Whether you were immersed in the first weekend of South by Southwest or diligently avoided downtown,...


Mark Cuban for president in 2020? Billionaire doesn\'t rule out possibility at SXSW panel

Mark Cuban for president in 2020? Billionaire doesn't rule out possibility at SXSW panel

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First things first: Mark Cuban didn’t dismiss out of hand the notion of running for president...


Bay Area cleans up at 2017 SXSW Accelerator Pitch contest

Bay Area cleans up at 2017 SXSW Accelerator Pitch contest

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South by Southwest attendees packed into the downtown Hilton Austin hotel Sunday to catch a glimpse...


The Brief: Some Texas congressional districts are illegal, federal judges say

The Brief: Some Texas congressional districts are illegal, federal judges say

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