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Mayors say Texas, U.S. politics increasingly undermine city needs

Mayors say Texas, U.S. politics increasingly undermine city needs

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DALLAS — It began with a wave of state legislation taking aim at city ordinances and policies...


Analysis: A week to test local powers in Texas

Analysis: A week to test local powers in Texas

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Marketers can't win without being direct and honest, SXSW expert panel says

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Authenticity in advertising isn’t just possible, it’s required if companies want to attract...


With proposed fine for men who masturbate, legislator aims to shake up health debate

With proposed fine for men who masturbate, legislator aims to shake up health debate

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When it comes to issues related to health, state Rep. Jessica Farrar says that men should have to undergo...


At SXSW, Joe Biden pledges to work with Trump in cancer fight

At SXSW, Joe Biden pledges to work with Trump in cancer fight

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Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged Sunday to work with President Donald Trump in the fight against...


At Dallas County GOP event, Donald Trump Jr. says Texas “came through for this country”

At Dallas County GOP event, Donald Trump Jr. says Texas “came through for this country”

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DALLAS — At the annual Dallas County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner, keynote speaker Donald...


Video: Adler on Uber, sanctuary cities, Trump (video)

Video: Adler on Uber, sanctuary cities, Trump (video)

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Full video of Evan Smith's 3/9 conversation with Steve Adler, the mayor of Austin.


Federal panel rules Texas congressional districts illegal

Federal panel rules Texas congressional districts illegal

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Some of the state's 36 congressional districts violate either the U.S. Constitution or the federal Voting...


Tesla tries a new, ambitious approach at Texas Capitol

Tesla tries a new, ambitious approach at Texas Capitol

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Tesla is not giving up at the Texas Capitol. In fact, it's getting more ambitious. Instead of looking...


Lawmaker demands top Abbott appointee disclose contracts

Lawmaker demands top Abbott appointee disclose contracts

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The chairman of a legislative oversight panel chided Gov. Greg Abbott’s top health care appointee...


Unemployment in Austin up, but so are jobs, helped by a surprising number

Unemployment in Austin up, but so are jobs, helped by a surprising number

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Austin's January employment numbers contained a welcome surprise during the month of December. According...


House proposal could claw back billions Texas voters approved for roads

House proposal could claw back billions Texas voters approved for roads

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The Texas House’s chief budget writer filed legislation Friday that would pave the way for lawmakers...


Gander Mountain to close 32 locations in bankruptcy, including in Austin area

Gander Mountain to close 32 locations in bankruptcy, including in Austin area

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Outdoor-goods retailer Gander Mountain announced Friday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...


SXSW Insider: Why the Los Pollos Hermanos pop-up came to Austin

SXSW Insider: Why the Los Pollos Hermanos pop-up came to Austin

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Los Pollos Hermanos, the South by Southwest pop-up tied to popular AMC Networks Inc. television shows...


Texas lawmakers say more study needed before “hog apocalypse”

Texas lawmakers say more study needed before “hog apocalypse”

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Two bills from Texas lawmakers — state Rep. Lynn Stucky, R-Denton, and state Sen. Kirk Watson,...


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