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Tornillo facility for migrant kids will remain open into 2019, federal government confirms

Tornillo facility for migrant kids will remain open into 2019, federal government confirms

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The facility, which critics have called a “tent city” and sits on a remote port of entry,...


Texas lawmakers to again debate subsidies for film, video games in 2019

Texas lawmakers to again debate subsidies for film, video games in 2019

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Texas' subsidies for producers of films, television shows and video games are again at risk of being...


Real Estate Roundup: Home Depot expands innovation lab downtown while builder gets new home in suburbs

Real Estate Roundup: Home Depot expands innovation lab downtown while builder gets new home in suburbs

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Home Depot likes its spot in a historic downtown building — where it works on innovating —...


The vision behind 12,000-home community: 3 questions with developer of planned Austin Green community

The vision behind 12,000-home community: 3 questions with developer of planned Austin Green community

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With more than 2,100 acres to play with, it would be about three times the size of Mueller. Find out...


Does the Texas Legislature work full time?

Does the Texas Legislature work full time?

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Texas is one of a handful of states that convenes its Legislature once every two years. And in Texas,...


UT endowment second-largest in the nation, according to Bloomberg data

UT endowment second-largest in the nation, according to Bloomberg data

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The University of Texas System is one of several higher education institutions that benefited from a...


Austin promotes civil servant to oversee affordability issues

Austin promotes civil servant to oversee affordability issues

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City Manager Spencer Cronk is reorganizing the upper levels of Austin government. There's a new point...


Clear Channel Outdoor and iHeartMedia to split after bankruptcy

Clear Channel Outdoor and iHeartMedia to split after bankruptcy

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Radio giant iHeartMedia Inc. and San Antonio-based Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. have reached an...


8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody spent two days at El Paso Border Patrol station

8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody spent two days at El Paso Border Patrol station

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The boy and his father were taken to the El Paso Border Patrol station, where they were held for two...


With tech expansion, Austin is still weird. It’s just more wired now, too

With tech expansion, Austin is still weird. It’s just more wired now, too

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Apple’s recent announcement that it will build a new $1 billion campus in the Austin area that...


M&A wrap: Buying a bank, financial lubricant for oil companies & innovation software

M&A wrap: Buying a bank, financial lubricant for oil companies & innovation software

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The Austin area's newest bank is making another M&A move, while one of the town's major software...


The most popular U.S. business stories of 2018; Buffett dumps stock, Papa John burned & Apple grows

The most popular U.S. business stories of 2018; Buffett dumps stock, Papa John burned & Apple grows

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The year began with Amazon.com Inc. narrowing its list of candidates to host the company's HQ2 operation....


How does the government use eminent domain to seize land from Texans?

How does the government use eminent domain to seize land from Texans?

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And should Texans expect to give up more of their property to the government as border wall and high-speed...


Catch up on some of The Texas Tribune\'s top projects from 2018

Catch up on some of The Texas Tribune's top projects from 2018

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The Texas Tribune produced several deep-dive investigations in 2018 that examined various issues that...


Does Texas still have straight-ticket voting?

Does Texas still have straight-ticket voting?

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Most states have ended straight-ticket, or “one-punch,” voting, but Texas kept it going...


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