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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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State Senate Gives 1st OK To Open Carry

The Texas Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to a measure that would make the Lone Star State the largest in the country to allow licensed open carry of handguns.

03/17/2015

Curtisha Davis (L) and her boyfriend Deandre Tatum. Both were injured in the deadly 2014 SXSW crash. Tatum died two weeks after being run down. (credit: Jeff Paul/CBS 11 News)

SXSW Crash Victim Talks Death Of Boyfriend & Festival Changes

North Texan Curtisha Davis remembers walking down Red River Street in Austin, heading to a restaurant to get food. The next thing she remembers is waking up in a hospital bed.

CBS 11–03/16/2015

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 16:  A general view of atmosphere at "The Breakfast Club" 30th Anniversary Restoration world premiere during the 2015 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at the Paramount Theatre on March 16, 2015 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)

SXSW To Feature Safety Changes, After 4 Killed Last Year

Snoop Dogg, J. Cole and TV on the Radio will be there, but what’s really getting attention at this year’s South by Southwest music festival is safety.

03/16/2015

Actress Molly Ringwald (L) and actress Ally Sheedy attend "The Breakfast Club" 30th Anniversary Restoration world premiere during the 2015 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival in Austin. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)

‘Breakfast Club’ Cast Members Attend SXSW Anniversary Screening

Ensuring film-lovers won’t forget about them, actresses Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy reminisced about making “The Breakfast Club” at a Texas screening of the fully-restored iconic 1985 film.

03/16/2015

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Texas Senate Begins Debate On Open Carry Of Handguns

The Texas Senate is set to vote on a bill that would allow the licensed open carry of handguns in the state.

03/16/2015

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Live Streaming Apps Dominate SXSW Buzz

The five-day festival is not yet half over, but buzzworthy trends are already emerging. Here’s a look at top topics so far at the annual gathering of the Technorati.

03/16/2015

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