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Texans File Suit Over Bar-B-Que Smoke Smell

Many Texans love the aroma barbeque gives off, but one Texas community says they’re just sick and tired of smelling the smoke.

08/02/2015

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Bland’s Death Takes Stage At Texas Capitol

The arrest and death of Sandra Bland is bringing top state officials to a hearing at the Texas Capitol on Thursday to testify about jail standards and police officer protocols.

07/30/2015

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State Auditor: General Land Office Mishandled Contracts

The Texas State Auditor’s Office says the General Land Office has made mistakes in handling nearly $6 million in contracts over the past few years, including vastly underestimating project costs.

07/29/2015

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Texas Officials Approve $3.9B For Water Projects

The Texas Water Development Board agreed on the funding Thursday. The money is meant for 32 projects spread over 10 years, with $1 billion being disbursed this year.

07/23/2015

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Texan Allegedly Beat Toddler, Pulled Tooth Over Potty Issues

A Texas man has been accused of beating his 1-year-old daughter and yanking out one of her teeth over potty training failures.

07/22/2015

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State Officials: Gov. Abbott’s Budget Vetoes May Be Invalid

Line-items vetoes made by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott are being questioned by state budget officials, who said Tuesday that the new Republican governor appeared to cut spending in ways that are beyond his constitutional power.

07/22/2015

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Texas Officials To Vote On $1B For Water Projects

State officials will vote later this week on approving $1 billion in loans and financial help to fund future water projects across Texas.

07/21/2015

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Police: Suicide Possibility In Texas Cobra Owner’s Death

Police are investigating whether an 18-year-old Texas pet shop worker who was believed to have been bitten by a cobra took his own life.

07/19/2015

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Cobra Believed To Have Bitten, Killed Texas Man Found Dead

Austin police say a cobra believed have bitten and killed an 18-year-old Central Texas man who was transporting the snake in his car has been found dead.

07/17/2015

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UT Forum Speakers Call For Eliminating Confederate Statues

Dozens of speakers at a University of Texas forum appealed Tuesday for the removal from the Austin campus of statues honoring Confederate Civil War heroes.

07/08/2015

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Google Trying Driverless Car In Austin

The company on Tuesday announced a Lexus SUV has hit the road in Austin, with safety drivers on board.

07/07/2015

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Convicted Felon Who Fled Austin Hospital Still At Large

A corrections officer assigned to watch the inmate at the hospital stepped out of the room briefly, and the inmate took off.

06/28/2015

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