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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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Texas AG: Counties Should Wait If Gay Marriage Legalized

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is urging county clerks to not immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that gay marriage is legal.

06/25/2015

Tea Party Groups Hold Rally At Texas State Capitol

Texas Tea Party Conservatives Divided On A Myriad Of Issues

The right-leaning Texas Legislature is struggling to deliver on promises, saying they’re being torn in multiple directions while trying to represent a Tea Party-fueled base. From libertarians to “rock-ribbed Republicans,” there is a fracture over countless agendas.

06/21/2015

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Gov. Abbott Cuts $300M, Vetoes Bills On Spousal Loopholes, Prostitution

Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed a myriad of bills Saturday; 42 in all. Among them, softer penalties for prostitution, and a bill that would give state employees more flexibility to work from home. It’s the most bills vetoed since former Gov. Rick Perry rejected 56 bills in 2007.

06/20/2015

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Alcohol Sales Now Allowed At Longhorns Football Games

The University of Texas will start selling beer and wine to fans at home football games beginning this fall.

06/17/2015

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