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Dueling Gay Rights Rallies Set In Austin

The Texas Capitol in Austin will be abuzz with talk of gay marriage on Monday as three different groups hold dueling events both in favor of and against same-sex rights.

03/23/2015

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Soon Police Chiefs Could Be Decided By Elections

It’s an idea that’s almost unheard of in Texas, police chiefs running for election, but that could change.

03/22/2015

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Miley Cyrus Surprises Crowd At SXSW Rap Event

Miley Cyrus surprised the audience Thursday during a South by Southwest event featuring a slew of rappers, including her producer Mike WiLL Made-It.

03/20/2015

The Weeknd performs at the 2015 JUNO Awards at FirstOntario Centre on March 15, 2015 in Hamilton, Canada. (credit: Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

The Weeknd Gives Sultry SXSW Performance

The R&B singer performed Thursday on the second night of the “YouTube at SXSW” event at the Coppertank Events Center.

03/20/2015

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‘Exclusively For White People’ Stickers Put On Austin Stores

Employees at several Austin businesses have found stickers saying “exclusively for white people” placed on their windows.

03/19/2015

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Texas Moves Closer To Allowing Guns On College Campuses

The Texas Senate has given final approval to a proposal allowing people with proper licenses to carry concealed handguns on college campuses.

03/19/2015

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Texas Senate Approves Concealed Campus Carry Gun Bill

The Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms, a day after passing a measure allowing open carry of guns most everywhere else in America’s second most-populous state.

03/18/2015

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AP Source: Lance Armstrong Meets With USADA

A person with knowledge of the meeting tells the AP that cyclist Lance Armstrong talked last week with the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in hopes of potentially reducing his lifetime ban.

03/18/2015

Singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige performs on stage during the Samsung Supper Club event at SXSW 2015 on March 17, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Samsung)

Mary J. Blige Shines At Unofficial SXSW Show

Mary J. Blige performed for a feverish crowd Tuesday night in an event not sponsored by South by Southwest, another sign of such unofficial concerts rivaling the festival.

03/18/2015

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SXSW, St. Patrick’s Day & Spring Break All On The Same Day

It was a combination many concert attendees in Austin on Tuesday had waited all year to happen — St. Patrick’s Day, Spring Break and the South By Southwest music festival.

CBS 11–03/17/2015

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Safety A Priority At This Year’s SXSW Festival After 2014 DWI Crash

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – The South by Southwest Music Festival kicked off Tuesday afternoon in Austin. And after a deadly 2014 DWI crash, safety is priority number one for law enforcement there. CBS […]

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2015

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Texas Senate Approves Handgun Open Carry Bill, Sends To House

The Texas Senate has given its final approval to licensed open carry of handguns in the state, sending the measure to the House.

03/17/2015

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