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Now that Juan Garza has taken the reigns as the Co-op's new general manager, and he's completed his first official meeting with the board. He's working to help the PEC operate in a more open and transparent way. The Co-op's board denied a state audit that was strongly...
The Hays County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man accused of robbing the Speedy Stop convenience store, across from Cabela's Drive, Sunday night. Pam Robinson with the sheriff's office says the man entered the store about 11:00 p.m. and demanded money while wielding a...
About 1,000 people gathered at a local union hall in anticipation of a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, who was expected to speak later tonight. Her visit to Houston, the state's biggest city, comes several days after rival Barack Obama spoke...
Travis County underwater rescue teams were at Stewart Road on Lake Travis Sunday evening investigating the drowning of a 60-year-old man. The Travis County Sherriff's Office reports that the man, whose name was not released, spent the night on a boat with family members at a...
Acknowledging his imminent failure, maverick Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul said today that he won't get back into the race for the White House as an independent candidate once a GOP nominee is solidified. The ten-term congressman from Texas has became a fundraising...
Some Republicans think Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison could be John McCain's running mate, but the Texas Republican says she's not interested in being vice president. Hutchison appeared on ABC TV's ``This Week'' on Sunday and said McCain ``has a lot of options'' for a running mate...
A state district judge has ordered a political committee to halt attack advertisements aimed at a state lawmaker because of questions about whether the money came from corporate donations. Judge Orlinda Naranjo's issued the ruling Friday and set a hearing for March 6, two days...
Five people including three children are sent to the hospital after a truck slams into a mini-van this morning at 11th and I-35. Warren Hassinger with Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services says two of the three children injured are in critical condition. They were sent...
Texas voters will decide two seats on the state Board of Education in the March 4 primary, and the results could shape the way evolution is taught in public schools. Incumbents Mary Helen Berlanga and Pat Hardy are seeking new four-year terms but face opponents in the primary...