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State Rep. Celia Israel launches exploratory committee for Austin...

Others, including former state Sen. Kirk Watson and City Council Member Kathie Tovo, also expressed interest in running.

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Mason's Famous Lobster Rolls Coming To A...

A Maryland-based seafood franchise will open its first location in Texas in downtown Austin later this month, officials said.

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Austin state Rep. Celia Israel won't run...

Israel's decisions creates a vacancy in Austin-area House District 50 with redistricting underway at the Legislature.

5 Austin-area high schools make the grade as best in Texas for 20...

Five Austin-area schools are at the top of their class among public and private high schools in Texas. New rankings from education website Niche put four Austin schools among the

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Grieder: Texas voters can expect to be t...

They’re baaaack! Did you miss the Texas Legislature during that brief window between the end of this year’s second special session, on Sept. 1, and the beginning of yet another one, this past Monday?

Pickleball pros excited about new league...

A new pickleball league is coming to Central Texas. Major League Pickleball will make its debut in November, matches will be played in Dripping Springs. Jessie Irvine is a

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Dalfen Industrial Acquires 146 Acres of Land for Austin Industria...

Dalfen Industrial announced the acquisition 146 acres of land in Austin. Dalfen plans to develop the land into a 6-building industrial park

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How Market Manipulation Might Have Worse...

Several groups are investigating manipulation of the electric and natural gas markets during the Texas blackout. But the rules are different for different kinds of energy.

Watch experts in climate, energy and env...

The conversation will focus on what we’ve learned about extreme weather in Texas and beyond — and what can be done about it.

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UT-Austin attempts to calm faculty concerns over planned Liberty ...

Provost Sharon Wood attempted to reassure faculty that the new institute is an investment in politics, philosophy and economics to attract new faculty. But some professors said they’re concerned UT-Austin is allowing the Legislature to politicize the university with the new center.

Texas vs Texas Tech Prediction, Game Pre...

Texas vs Texas Tech Game Preview Why Texas Tech Will Win. Well there’s the passing game. Texas Tech used to wake up in the morning and t

‘This doctor has got guts’: KXAN talks t...

KXAN spoke with Oscar Stilley, a former attorney, on Tuesday, a day after he filed a lawsuit in Bexar County against the San Antonio doctor, setting up the first test of the mechanism behind

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Small Business Administration opens Ida ...

The U.S. Small Business Administration opened a Business Recovery Center at the York Economic Alliance at 14 Roosevelt Ave. in York City. Its hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m.

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Haitian migrants released as TX scrambles to secure border

Illegal immigrants amassed at a squalid makeshift migrant camp in Texas are reportedly being released into the US on a “very large scale” and are being told to report to an

Washington Announces Emeka Megwa Has Joi...

As we noted on Sunday, Washington is set to get a surprise enrollee later this week when Timber Creek (Keller, Tx.) tailback Emeka Megwa shows up. Megwa, a four-star prospect who was committed to the Huskies' 2022 recruiting class,

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Texas Doctor Who Was Fired For Distribut...

HCPH officials accused Gokal of stealing a vial of the Moderna vaccine on Dec. 29 and giving the doses to friends and family members. An investigation by the Texas Medical Board cleared him of the allegations,

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Hundreds of Houston cops escort body of slain HPD officer William...

Scores of Houston police officers lined the entrance to Sciences Wednesday to honor their slain comrade, William "Bill" Jeffrey. Jeffrey, 54, was killed earlier Monday morning attempting to arrest a man wanted for drug charges.

Houston & Harris County still offering m...

The Houston-Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) has surpassed another significant milestone by providing almost $200 million in rental relief since late

Houston harvests ranking as a top U.S. c...

Houston has plowed through most of the competition to be named one of the best cities in the country for farmers markets. Gardens Alive, a supplier of environmentally friendly products for

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New Texas Girl Scouts patch focuses on mental health and managing...

For one of the patches they recently earned, Girl Scouts Emmie Likeness, Rachel Rajabi and Amita Ramcharan learned new words that many adolescent children may not understand: anxiety, panic attack, mental health,

Hines offers new workplace option at dow...

Hines and Ivanhoé Cambridge, the developers of downtown's Texas Tower, will offer the Square, Hines' brand of flexible office space with hospitality elements it is rolling out worldwide The Square at Texas Tower will occupy 18,

New online dashboard displays COVID-19 l...

People with COVID shed virus particles in their feces, which are then detected in wastewater. The dashboard will help track trends at the community level.

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San Antonio Rep. Tony Gonzales says agents filmed whipping reins ...

U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales, whose district includes San Antonio, defended U.S. Border Patrol agents shown in a viral video appearing to whip the reins of

Fall is here, San Antonio. Here's what y...

Mayor Ron Nirenberg reported that there were 344 new COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday, a seven-day rolling average of 652 cases and one new death. There still 868 COVID-19 patients in area hospitals, 22 of which are children.

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Things You Can Legally Do in the US When...

Turning 18 is a milestone! Let's explore the new opportunities that are open to newly-minted adults.

Top 5 Songs Released This Week (Septembe...

It's our weekly song review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what you think of our song reviews and other songs you'd like to see on our list.

Actor Willie Garson Has Died at Age 57

The entertainment industry has lost one of its stars in the passing of Willie Garson. Perhaps best known for his role as Stanford Blatch on HBO's "Sex and the City," he brought warmth and affability to each of his characters.

IKEA to Add Line of Gaming Furniture

The furniture is a collaboration between the Swedish company and hardware company ASUS.

Disneyland Launches Its First Exclusive ...

This year, Mickey and friends are hosting an exclusive after-hours holiday party at Disneyland Park. Called Disney Merriest Nites, the event will take place on five select nights in November and December.

'Dancing With the Stars': JoJo Siwa Makes History With First Same...

"Dancing With the Stars" has returned this year with JoJo Siwa being part of the cast. Siwa and Jenna Johnson are the first couple to be same-sex on the show.

Bake It, Don't Buy It: Chocolate Chip Pu...

Celebrate fall with this simple crowd-pleasing recipe. Even people who don't like pumpkin, won't be able to resist this decadent and tender quickbread.

Here's How to Order the 'Jack Skellingto...

You can order a "Jack Skellington" Frappuccino from Starbucks' secret menu, but you might have to explain to your barista how to make it. The frozen coffee drink was inspired by "The Nightmare Before Christmas" movie.

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Body Found in Wyoming Confirmed to Be Missing 22-Year-Old Gabby P...

On Tuesday, September 21, authorities officially announced that the body found in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming has been positively identified as Gabby Petito, 22.

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Taco Bell Wants Your Used Sauce Packets!

Taco Bell is teaming with TerraCycle in their efforts to go green, as they're encouraging customers to return sauce packets for recycling. This effort is aimed towards more recycling products that have been used.

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Here's What You Need to Know About Apple...

If you own any Apple products, listen up! A new report came out about potential spyware hacks and the company replied by rolling out emergency security patches for most of their operating systems.

Old Navy Expands Its Plus Size Product Line in Stores

Old Navy evened the playing field with this bold move, mixing extended sizes in with its existing offerings.

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