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Judge says Texas death row inmate\'s sentence should be reduced due to false evidence at trial

Judge says Texas death row inmate's sentence should be reduced due to false evidence at trial

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A Tarrant County judge has recommended that a death row inmate’s sentence be changed to life without...


Judge approves settlement mandating air conditioning at hot Texas prison

Judge approves settlement mandating air conditioning at hot Texas prison

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“This is a new day in Texas prison history.” With those words Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Keith Ell...


Austin misses out on culinary honors in James Beard Awards; Alabama eatery wins best restaurant

Austin misses out on culinary honors in James Beard Awards; Alabama eatery wins best restaurant

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Austin was shut out of this year's James Beard Awards. The James Beard Foundation announced May 7 the...


Mac Thornberry, House Armed Services chairman, questions Trump\'s decision to pull out of Iran deal

Mac Thornberry, House Armed Services chairman, questions Trump's decision to pull out of Iran deal

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WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he was withdrawing the United States...


German manufacturing stalwart buys Austin startup that powers vertical farms

German manufacturing stalwart buys Austin startup that powers vertical farms

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Working out of a warehouse in South Austin, Fluence makes LED lights that can be used to grow a variety...


RetailMeNot pushes into pharmaceuticals with first buyout since going private

RetailMeNot pushes into pharmaceuticals with first buyout since going private

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The buyout is RetailMeNot’s first since it went private last year. LowestMed helps consumers compare p...


Environmental groups ask feds to protect threatened West Texas lizard

Environmental groups ask feds to protect threatened West Texas lizard

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Over the objections of the oil and gas industry, two environmental groups are asking the federal government...


Coffee-roasting Austinites import flavors of Colombia to Texas; Deal in works with HEB

Coffee-roasting Austinites import flavors of Colombia to Texas; Deal in works with HEB

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Caferros coffee comes from farms outside Medellin, Colomobia. The company is close to signing a deal...


Kendra Scott\'s husband launches tequila line with fruit flavors, no-holds-barred focus on quality

Kendra Scott's husband launches tequila line with fruit flavors, no-holds-barred focus on quality

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What's it like launching your own brand while married to one of the most succesful entrepreneurs in...


After delays, Whole Foods Market 365 to finally open second Texas location

After delays, Whole Foods Market 365 to finally open second Texas location

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After a delay announced last year, Austin-based Whole Foods Market will finally unveil its second 365...


Austin \'a booming tech hub,\' but diversified economy is what earns it No. 2 ranking on best place for jobs

Austin 'a booming tech hub,' but diversified economy is what earns it No. 2 ranking on best place for jobs

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A prominent economic forecaster is again calling attention to the workforce and population growth potential...


Scooter startups scuffle in Austin prior to launch

Scooter startups scuffle in Austin prior to launch

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Austin's scooter scuffle is getting hotter as a bevy of startups waits on the sidelines to flood the...


GTT Communications takes over Google\'s old space near The Domain

GTT Communications takes over Google's old space near The Domain

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GTT Communications has signed a big lease at Stonebridge Plaza. The Northwest Austin office complex...


Report: After Donald Trump took office, ICE transfers jumped 60 percent in most populous Texas county

Report: After Donald Trump took office, ICE transfers jumped 60 percent in most populous Texas county

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While "sanctuary" policies on immigration enforcement in California and Illinois are getting in the way...


Republicans dominate the Texas House. So why is a Democrat running for speaker?

Republicans dominate the Texas House. So why is a Democrat running for speaker?

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Hey, Texplainer: Eric Johnson, a Democrat, is running for speaker of the Texas House. Why would a member...


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