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Austin shooting began as confrontation between Killeen teenagers

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Kelsey Bradshaw Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — Downtown Austin appeared to be back in the pre-pandemic swing of things last weekend, with hordes of visitors...

Analysis: Gov. Abbott heads for the border

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By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune The Texas Legislature has gone home, and Gov. Greg Abbott — who’ll be seeking reelection next year — has...

Man, 25, dies after downtown Austin shooting that wounded 14

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man has died from his injuries following a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin street that left more...

Kamala Harris to host White House meeting with Texas Democrats who blocked voting bill

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By Patrick Svitek | The Texas Tribune Vice President Kamala Harris is hosting a meeting next week at the White House with Democratic state lawmakers...

Virus no longer acceptable reason for Texans on unemployment to reject jobs

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By Isabella Zou | The Texas Tribune Jobless Texans who refuse work offers because they feel like the job isn’t safe during the pandemic won’t...

Police arrest 1 of 2 in Austin mass shooting that wounded 14

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another after a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin street...

State bar investigating Texas attorney general

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By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — The Texas bar association is investigating whether state Attorney General Ken Paxton's failed efforts to overturn the...

US threatens legal action against Texas on shelter closures

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By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press The Biden administration threatened Monday to pursue legal action if Texas Gov. Greg Abbott doesn't rescind his order shutting...

Texas universities got more state funding this year, but they’re still hoping for more

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By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune Texas’ public university officials and higher education leaders said they are breathing a sigh of relief after state lawmakers...

Texas mayor resigns after arrest for solicitation of a minor

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ATHENS, Texas (AP) — An East Texas mayor has resigned after being arrested for online solicitation of a minor. Athens Mayor James Montgomery resigned on...