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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

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

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

California Senator Ted Gaines. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

California Senator Visits Texas, Vows To Keep Jobs In Home State

Republican California State Senator Ted Gaines visits Texas this week trying to keep jobs in the Golden State.

07/01/2014

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Border Security Back In Front Of Texas Lawmakers

Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.

07/01/2014

Sen. Wendy Davis as she filibusters against SB5 on senate floor. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Davis Marks 1 Year Since Abortion Filibuster

Democrats and Wendy Davis are marking the one-year anniversary of her star-making filibuster that delayed passage of new abortion restrictions in Texas.

06/25/2014

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Texas School Finance Judge Won’t Be Removed

A visiting judge ruled Monday that a colleague can keep presiding over the long-running Texas school finance trial, blocking state attempts to oust him because of perceived bias.

06/24/2014

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New Mobile App Streamlines Beer Run Experience

A new app called “Brew Drop” is available for boozers who want to streamline their beer runs.

06/23/2014

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US Mayors Unanimously Pass Climate Change Ideas

A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously approved a resolution Monday that calls on cities to use natural solutions to fight the effects of climate change.

06/23/2014

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85 MPH Toll Road Still Struggling Financially

A Central Texas toll road world famous for its 85 mph speed limit continues to struggle financially, with revenue of only 30 percent of original projections.

06/20/2014

Lance Armstrong (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Rules Against Armstrong

A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss the government’s lawsuit against disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong and a number of associates for alleged doping and use of banned performance-enhancing techniques.

06/20/2014

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Spending For More Border Security Announced

The state’s Republican leadership has authorized the Texas Department of Public Safety to spend about $1.3 million per week to fund operations to fight what they describe as a surge of illegal immigration along the Texas-Mexico border, the GOP leaders announced Wednesday evening.

06/19/2014

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