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Bill scaling back the way the state grades schools goes to Gov. Abbott
RT @ralphhaurwitz: Senate, House OK SB 2118; opens door for bachelor's degrees at jr. colleges inc. nursing ACC. How it would work: https:/…
RT @kherman: Menendez preparing to filibuster against annexation bill. Getting briefed on rules. Can kill bill if he talks to midnight. #tx…
Senate filibuster launched on annexation bill #txlege
RT @marymhuber: Here's a look at the rainfall totals across Central Texas Sunday night, according to @lcra. Highest totals in Lampasas & Sa…
Lightning strikes northeast Austin home, three displaced
Abortion-related amendment removed, pet-cruelty bill passes #txlege
More thunderstorm warnings for Hays, Bastrop counties until 9:30 p.m. #atxwx
Major child protective services reforms head to Gov. Abbott’s desk #txlege
WEATHER UPDATE: Lightning damages homes in North Austin, flooding in Cedar Park #atxwx
RT @marymhuber: Severe thunderstorms continue to strike Central Texas, possible flash flooding until 10. Keep up with weather alerts from @…
RT @marymhuber: Power outages reported in #Bastrop County. Keep up with the weather in your area:… #atxweather #atxw…
Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Hays, Caldwell counties #atxwx
Flood advisory issued for Travis, Williamson counties until 10 p.m. #atxwx
RT @slctexas: Hail near 38th and Lamar! @statesman
Texas lawmakers approves high school STAAR reprieve, rejects others #txlege
Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for Travis, Bastrop, Hays counties #atxwx
House, Senate squabble points to special session #txlege
Bill to crack down on cyberbullying in schools heads to Gov. Abbott
RT @marymhuber: Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Travis, Williamson counties until 7 p.m. with damaging wind, hail. #atxwx https://t.…
RT @JulieChang1: Senate unanimously adopts SB 11, the CPS privatization bill. @Menendez4Texas says that House might reject the bill. #txlege
NWS: Severe thunderstorm warning for Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park #atxwx
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Two years ago, the Blanco River ran roughshod
RT @marymhuber: Stay alert, #Bastrop County. Storms have started to pick up steam your way, particularly around Elgin.…
RT @kherman: Dan Patrick assigns blame, wins with likely special session…
UPDATE: Flash flooding expected soon in Burnet, Blanco counties #atxwx
UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warnings for Burnet, Williamson counties
Texas reworked voter ID bill heads to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk
UPDATE: Road reopened after small plane crash in Lakeway…
WEATHER UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warnings for Blanco, Burnet counties
‘Buy American’ legislation heads to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk
Small plane crashes in Lakeway
The final part of our "Heartbreak and Hope" series: Unexpected bond changes foster parents’ understanding of family……
Effort in Texas to legalize fantasy sports appears dead
Legislature approves more money for farmworker housing inspections
Texas House members to Senate: Do your job
Amid Capitol drama, Speaker Joe Straus says he’ll run for reelection
Bill to crack down on cyberbullying in schools advances to Gov. Abbott
Texas is one of America’s most veteran-friendly states, study says
Lunch shaming, guns in school parking lots bill heads to Gov. Abbott
Showers and thunderstorms predicted Sunday afternoon, evening
TxDOT sunset bill headed to the governor
The Latest: House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance
Round Rock WW II veteran still remembers disastrous plane crash
Texas finally beats TCU to secure spot in Big 12’s championship game
PHOTOS: World War II reenactment at Camp Mabry
RT @aasdanny: Final: Texas 9, TCU 3. Paint this town orange because either UT's Longhorns or OK State's Cowboys will be the B12 tournament'…
Gov. Greg Abbott signs court safety law named for Judge Julie Kocurek
JUST IN: Texas Legislature approves $216.8 billion state budget
RT @SeanCWalsh: Senate votes to approve budget in 30-1 vote #txlege
Chipotle: Breach compromised payment data at 22 Austin-area locations
UPDATE: Texas House approves $216.8 billion state budget
Texas lawmakers take up final votes on $216.8 billion state budget
Most Texas House changes kept in voter ID bill #txlege
Texas Senate resurrects school finance, ‘school choice’ bill on Saturday #txlege
Reports: Legendary musician Gregg Allman dies at 69
RT @Latinitas: Read about the last 15 years of Latinitas in the @statesman. Thanks for sharing our story, Nancy! @latinoculture https://t.c…
New Mexico man transforms home's roof into American flag
Jim Bunning, former U.S. senator, baseball Hall of Famer, dies at 85
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Check out our sliding interactive on Lake Travis water levels then and now……
Golden: From philanthropy to podcast, Emmanuel Acho’s post-NFL life is as busy as ever
UPDATE: SB I-35 frontage road at Parmer Ln. reopens after body found #atxtraffic
Taylor's Fred Kerley ran the seventh-fastest 400 time in history Friday. Not collegiate history. World history.……
Dan Patrick, Joe Straus share stage amid ‘bathroom bill’ showdown
Ken Herman: Straus and Patrick and irreconcilable differences #txlege
RT @SeanCWalsh: .@GovAbbott on Memorial Day: "Not lost on anybody that during the last few mo's this Capitol has been a battleground of dem…
ICYMI: Legislature keeps cuts to program for poor kids with disabilities
Police: SB I-35 frontage road at Parmer Ln. closed after body found
INVESTIGATION: In fatal struggles with Texas police, a controversial killer is often blamed
U.S. death rate from Alzheimer's rose dramatically over 15 years. Why?
Sweeping abortion regulations sent to Gov. Abbott: #txlege
Typhoon Texas opens with new rides, tech, eats
Before you hit the water, learn what you can't take with you on Lake Austin
Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train in Portland
Teen banned from graduation 'not because she is pregnant but because she was immoral'
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Commentary: How to vote on health care if you’re a Christian lawmaker
Teenagers accused of burglaries in Round Rock, Florence:
Joe Straus, Dan Patrick snipe on bathroom bill, special session:
Cedar Park gold coin company owner accused of stealing from client:
PHOTOS: Gov. Abbott signs Senate Bill 16 on May 26 ...
@kherman: When Greg Abbott joked about gun violence and reporters
Uber’s apology to Austin is no coincidence, but is it sincere?
RT @kherman: Patrick 730 presser delayed to 745 or 8. #txlege
Police seeing uptick of phone scam reports in South Austin
Legislature keeps millions in cuts to children’s therapy program #txlege
Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s
BREAKING: Straus says House will budge no further on bathroom legislation #txlege
BREAKING: @washingtonpost says Kushner sought secret Russia channel
RT @kherman: Straus says House sticking with bathroom provision that 'gave local educators room to handle these issues ... we will go no fu…
BREAKING from @washingtonpost: Jared Kushner, Sergei Kislyak discussed creating secret comms channel b/t Trump’s transition team & Kremlin.
Power and devastation caused by the Jarrell tornado, by the numbers
RT @JulieChang1: House approves Senate changes to HB 2, 115-21, means no restoration to cuts in FY 2017 & loses language to repeal the cuts…
RT @JulieChang1: .@RepJohnZerwas: this was the most difficult part. We have got the best of what we're gonna get. We are out of negotiating…
RT @SeanCWalsh: The supplemental budget is now up in the #txlege House. @repjohnzerwas laying it out.
Hutto men among 21 defendants in widespread sex trafficking operation
Campus sex assault reporting measures gain traction, Abbott’s support
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