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Justice Department investigating migrant shelter provider

Justice Department investigating migrant shelter provider

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The inquiry could upend shelter care for thousands of children, escalating government scrutiny of the...


Death in the oilfields: Fossil fuel boom brings mounting risk of death, injuries

Death in the oilfields: Fossil fuel boom brings mounting risk of death, injuries

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From 2008 through 2017, 1,566 workers perished trying to extract oil and gas in America. About as many...


Analysis: More questions after #MeToo investigation of Texas Sen. Charles Schwertner

Analysis: More questions after #MeToo investigation of Texas Sen. Charles Schwertner

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An investigation of a state senator accused of sending lewd texts to a college student ended without...


What does race have to do with the death penalty in Texas?

What does race have to do with the death penalty in Texas?

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More than 72 percent of those on death row in Texas are people of color. Studies show race plays a role...


Austin\'s deal of the year — done in 122 days

Austin's deal of the year — done in 122 days

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To be certain, there were bigger deals to hit Central Texas in 2018. Companies such as Facebook Inc....


In bringing pro soccer to Austin, Anthony Precourt has won fans, angered critics, captured attention of city

In bringing pro soccer to Austin, Anthony Precourt has won fans, angered critics, captured attention of city

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This is sure to be a controversial pick. But in bringing Major League Soccer to Austin, Anthony Precourt...


Report: Justice Department investigating Austin-based Southwest Key, migrant shelter operator for 3,600 kids in Texas

Report: Justice Department investigating Austin-based Southwest Key, migrant shelter operator for 3,600 kids in Texas

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Southwest Key has received $1.1 billion in federal funds since the start of 2016 and currently houses...


Raise a glass to our favorite photos of 2018

Raise a glass to our favorite photos of 2018

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Like many news outlets, most of our reporting at the Austin Business Journal is expressed through the...


LA-based group tapped to build Erwin Center replacement — with Matthew McConaughey on board

LA-based group tapped to build Erwin Center replacement — with Matthew McConaughey on board

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UT System Regents voted Dec. 20 to enter a ground lease with Oak View Group LLC for a new arena that...


Expanding bank bullish on East Austin

Expanding bank bullish on East Austin

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The newest Frontier location opened early this month in Manor, its third opening in Central Texas in...


UT-Austin reaches deal for new $338 million basketball arena

UT-Austin reaches deal for new $338 million basketball arena

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A corporation, Oak View Group LLC, will pay to construct the arena in exchange for future revenue generated...


Former state Sen. Kevin Eltife named new chair of the UT System board

Former state Sen. Kevin Eltife named new chair of the UT System board

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Appointed to the board in 2017, he has been an outspoken critic of system-level spending.


Criminal justice overhaul passes U.S. House, heads to Trump for signature

Criminal justice overhaul passes U.S. House, heads to Trump for signature

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U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, pushed the bill, which was inspired in part by reforms made in the Lone...


While Apple grabbed attention, Williamson County OK\'d an even bigger development deal

While Apple grabbed attention, Williamson County OK'd an even bigger development deal

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Williamson County Commissioners voted Dec. 18 to join an incentive agreement to support Wolf Lakes Village,...


Former UT-Austin director indicted on counts of theft, money laundering and abuse of official capacity

Former UT-Austin director indicted on counts of theft, money laundering and abuse of official capacity

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A UT-Austin spokesman said the university has already taken steps to improve its spending procedures.


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