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Southwest Jet To Dallas Safely Returns To Austin

Officials say no injuries were reported as Southwest Flight 4625 returned to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport just minutes after takeoff Sunday night.

07/21/2014

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Texas Board OKs Paid Trips To Charter Schools

The Texas Board of Education has given approval for its members to take all-expenses-paid trips touring out-of-state charter school networks seeking approval to operate in Texas.

07/18/2014

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Court Says UT Can Use Race In Admissions

A federal appeals court panel ruled that the University of Texas can continue using race as a factor in undergraduate admissions as a way of promoting diversity on campus.

07/16/2014

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UIL Moves Basketball Tourney To San Antonio

Texas high school athletic officials have voted to move the boys’ and girls’ state basketball tournaments to San Antonio after 93 years in Austin.

07/16/2014

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Texas Election Maps Trial Begins

A federal trial over Texas election maps is giving the Obama administration a chance to argue that the Voting Rights Act should still apply to the Lone Star State.

07/14/2014

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Texas Official: No Alcohol Sales At Football Games

The University of Texas System chancellor says he won’t approve beer and wine sales at Longhorns football games in Austin this fall.

07/11/2014

Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin, welcomes guests to the discussion panel, LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream, held at the the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (credit: RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

UT Regents Meet After Powers Resigns

University of Texas System regents are meeting a day after the system announced the president of the Austin flagship campus will step down in June 2015.

07/10/2014

President Barack Obama speaks with Texas Gov. Rick Perry after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas on May 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama & Perry To Discuss Border Crisis

The crisis at the border will bring together two political rivals in Dallas. President Obama will touch down in North Texas and meet face-to-face with Gov. Rick Perry.

07/09/2014

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Perry Shuns Obama In Austin, Wants Border Meeting

Gov. Rick Perry says he’s declined an offer to greet President Barack Obama when he arrives in the Texas capital on Wednesday.

07/07/2014

Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin, welcomes guests to the discussion panel, LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream, held at the the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (credit: RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Source: UT President Powers’ Resignation Demanded

A source tells the Associated Press that University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa told University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers that he must resign or he will be fired.

07/05/2014

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Abbott Says Chemical Data “Challenging To Get”

Attorney General Greg Abbott is conceding that learning where dangerous chemicals are stored in Texas is more challenging than he had previously suggested.

07/03/2014

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Civil Rights Act Signing Recreated On Twitter

The LBJ Presidential Library is marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act by using technology that’s decidedly 2014.

07/02/2014

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