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First Wave Of Lawsuits Filed In Deadly SXSW Crash

The initial wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accuse organizers of safety lapses after a driver struck a crowd of concertgoers.

12/18/2014

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Best Up-And-Coming Travel Destinations Of 2015

Travelers looking to visit someplace new should consider these five up-and-coming American travel destinations in 2015.

12/10/2014

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Abbott’s Priorities Avoid Much Controversy

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott says his administration’s top priorities will be bolstering early education, securing the Texas-Mexico border, cutting taxes and pumping $4 billion annually into a traffic-clogged state road network.

12/08/2014

Male undocumented immigrants sit in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

House Panel Examines Texas Border Surge Cost

A Texas House panel is again examining how much Gov. Rick Perry’s National Guard troop surge to the Texas-Mexico border will cost the state.

12/04/2014

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Gov Perry: Obama’s Immigration Order Means More Border Chaos

Gov. Rick Perry says the Obama administration’s executive action on immigration will trigger a new flood of people illegally entering Texas from Mexico.

12/03/2014

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Estimated 100 Brains Missing From University Of Texas

The University of Texas at Austin is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars of formaldehyde.

12/02/2014

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Carpet From England Purchased For Texas Senate Chamber

New historically accurate carpet for the Texas Senate comes from England as part of a more than $500,000 update to the chamber in Austin.

12/02/2014

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Police Say Downtown Austin Shooter Harbored Extremist Views

A Texas man who shot up downtown Austin buildings and tried to the burn the Mexican Consulate before he was gunned down by police harbored extremist right-wing views and appeared to be planning a broader […]

12/01/2014

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Austin Police: Shooter Targets Buildings Downtown

Police in Austin say a shooter targeted multiple buildings downtown and prompted the evacuation of police headquarters before being shot.

11/28/2014

Aaron Green #22 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs with the ball against the Texas Longhorns at the Darrell K Royal -Texas Memorial Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Austin. Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

No. 6 TCU’s 48-10 Romp Leaves Texas Reeling

Texas fought hard to get bowl-eligible in coach Charlie Strong’s first season. After a humiliating 48-10 home loss to No. 6 TCU, the Longhorns now have to fight just to avoid a losing season.

11/28/2014

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States Differ On Need For Bitcoin Oversight

A growing number of businesses have embraced the idea of bitcoin in Texas, where the nation’s first ATMs catering to the currency were installed earlier this year.

11/27/2014

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Bush Plans Land Commissioner Office Changes

Texas Land Commissioner-elect George P. Bush plans to consolidate three of the agency’s previous divisions into a new entity in charge of generating energy-related revenue — a move that will mean staff cuts.

11/25/2014

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