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Family separation crisis takes center stage at Texas Democratic convention

Family separation crisis takes center stage at Texas Democratic convention

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FORT WORTH — Even before Texas Democrats’ convention officially got underway here this weekend,...


Legal aid group trying to help immigrant children detained in Tornillo find their families

Legal aid group trying to help immigrant children detained in Tornillo find their families

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EL PASO — For the hundreds of unaccompanied immigrant minors detained in a hastily-built tent...


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"Not knowing anything about my daughter is torture.” Immigrant parents describe being without their children

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Earlier this week, three Central American parents, whose children range from two to 13 years old, sued...


Texas Supreme Court strikes cities\' ability to ban single-use bags

Texas Supreme Court strikes cities' ability to ban single-use bags

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Bag banners beware. In a unanimous ruling issued Friday, the Texas Supreme Court decided that a city...


Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn tour shelters housing immigrant children separated from families

Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn tour shelters housing immigrant children separated from families

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U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (left) and John Cornyn listen at a a roundtable discussion at a South Texas border...


Siemens acquires Austin software maker

Siemens acquires Austin software maker

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Siemens AG has agreed to acquire Austin-based software-maker Austemper Design Systems Inc., the Germany-headquartered...


HEB starts work on new South Austin store; other retail set to go nearby

HEB starts work on new South Austin store; other retail set to go nearby

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In the latest sign of South Austin’s growth, HEB Grocery Co. is turning dirt on a huge store on...


As Austin tries to land HQ2, Texas gets low marks in ranking for LGBTQ inclusiveness

As Austin tries to land HQ2, Texas gets low marks in ranking for LGBTQ inclusiveness

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While Austin has a reputation for being LGBTQ friendly, at the state level, Texas does not score well....


Texas Supreme Court rules Xerox responsible for fraudulent Medicaid dental payments

Texas Supreme Court rules Xerox responsible for fraudulent Medicaid dental payments

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The Texas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that Xerox is responsible for the $1 billion in fraudulent Medicaid...


Austin\'s Best Places to Work in 2018: Final rankings revealed

Austin's Best Places to Work in 2018: Final rankings revealed

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The luncheon celebrating Austin's Best Places to Work for 2018 was a boot-scootin' good time. More than...


With charges dropped against some parents who crossed the border with families, is “zero tolerance” still in effect?

With charges dropped against some parents who crossed the border with families, is “zero tolerance” still in effect?

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The Trump administration insists it's still prosecuting everyone who crosses the border illegally. But...


Read all our coverage of the crisis at the border

Read all our coverage of the crisis at the border

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A Trump administration "zero tolerance" policy regarding illegal border crossings has left more than...


Special education advocates worry Texas governor\'s school safety plan will accelerate school-to-prison pipeline

Special education advocates worry Texas governor's school safety plan will accelerate school-to-prison pipeline

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Deputies from the Harris County Sheriff's Office on the scene of Santa Fe High School, where a shooting...


Texas Supreme Court strikes down Laredo\'s plastic bag ban, likely ending others

Texas Supreme Court strikes down Laredo's plastic bag ban, likely ending others

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The Texas Supreme Court handed a loss to local government on Friday, ruling that a Laredo ban on plastic...


More than 2,000 homes in the pipeline for Hutto after zoning changes

More than 2,000 homes in the pipeline for Hutto after zoning changes

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A pair of new residential developments could add 2,150 homes to the small suburb of Hutto, plus parks...


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