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Texas poised to end dry spell of electing new women to Congress in 2018

Texas poised to end dry spell of electing new women to Congress in 2018

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Eighteen months and several political lifetimes ago, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee held court at a table...


Capital Gains: Avenger born in Austin, Clooney is coming & our New Year goooooaaaal!

Capital Gains: Avenger born in Austin, Clooney is coming & our New Year goooooaaaal!

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Each week on page 3 of the weekly edition we wrap up some of the business news, talk and speculation...


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10 people poised to make news in the New Year: Austin's People to Watch in 2018

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With the population swelling and more business starting up by the day, disruption will continue across...


With Walter Robb on board, HeatGenie eager to upend consumer goods with a can that heats up

With Walter Robb on board, HeatGenie eager to upend consumer goods with a can that heats up

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It can take years to bring an innovative product to market. Just ask HeatGenie. The Austin company has...


Texas House candidate says pipe bomb conviction stems from blowing up tree stumps

Texas House candidate says pipe bomb conviction stems from blowing up tree stumps

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The primary challenger to state Rep. J.D. Sheffield, R-Gatesville, pleaded guilty in 2001 to making...


Silver Lake\'s $250M majority investment opens up new doors of growth for WP Engine

Silver Lake's $250M majority investment opens up new doors of growth for WP Engine

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For now, not much is changing at the Austin company, which reaches more than 75,000 customers. But the...


Next Austin city manager to continue in old job into February

Next Austin city manager to continue in old job into February

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Spencer Cronk, the presumptive Austin city manager, will stay in his current job in Minnesota until...


NBA star Kevin Durant donates millions of dollars to Longhorns basketball program

NBA star Kevin Durant donates millions of dollars to Longhorns basketball program

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Kevin Durant, now an NBA champion as part of the Golden State Warriors, has donated $3 million to his...


\'Massive hiring\' on tap after TrendKite raises $11M on mission to measure PR

'Massive hiring' on tap after TrendKite raises $11M on mission to measure PR

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The company has grown its executive ranks and opened a pair of offices this year, with more hiring and...


Former EZCorp exec named CEO at Rent-A-Center

Former EZCorp exec named CEO at Rent-A-Center

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Nearly a year after an activist investor questioned whether Rent-A-Center Inc. CEO Mark Speese was “vulnerable t...


Audio: TCU aims to draw students of color, change campus culture in new program (audio)

Audio: TCU aims to draw students of color, change campus culture in new program (audio)

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There’s a new major at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth dedicated to shining a light on...


East Coast winter storm causes some Austin flight cancellations

East Coast winter storm causes some Austin flight cancellations

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Nearly two dozen flights into and out of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport were canceled Thursday...


What are Texans buying at Walmart?

What are Texans buying at Walmart?

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To wrap up 2017, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. identified the top-selling items in each state and found some...


Maternal deaths are increasing in Texas, but probably not as much as officials thought

Maternal deaths are increasing in Texas, but probably not as much as officials thought

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A startling spike in recent years in the number of Texas women dying as a consequence of pregnancy or...


2017 was the best year for Texas manufacturing in more than a decade

2017 was the best year for Texas manufacturing in more than a decade

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2017 was a banner year for Texas manufacturing as the state recorded production levels not seen since...


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