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FROM GAS BUDDY Austin, TX, August 29- Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.01/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has...
Police say two men have been killed and another wounded in gunfire at a Central Texas apartment complex. College Station police did not immediately announce any arrests in the shootings before dawn Sunday but said the public was not in danger. Police are trying to determine a...
A federal appeals court is allowing a trade group representing Texas liquor store operators to join a stalled federal lawsuit that Wal-Mart has filed against the Texas agency that dispenses permits to sell liquor by the bottle. The giant retailer wants to get into the business...
Experts hope that new oyster harvesting rules adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will help restore the struggling industry. The Victoria Advocate reported Sunday that Texas oyster reefs have taken a beating since Hurricane Ike in 2008, followed by drought and...
Nearly two months after five Dallas officers were killed by a sniper, police have moved to silence critics and squelch lingering questions about the attack. Officers in riot gear have been told to ticket protesters who block or disrupt traffic, and Police Chief David Brown has...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the arrest of David Lloyd Kennedy, 44, for 10 counts of Possession of Child Pornography. The Office of the Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) received multiple reports from the National Center for Missing and...
An international team of astronomers including Michael Endl of The University of Texas at Austin have found clear evidence of a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Sun. The long-sought new world, called Proxima b, orbits its cool red parent star every 11...
Jim Hardin, a Secret Service agent who protected President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family during and after their White House years, has died in Texas. He was 80. The LBJ Presidential Library in Austin announced Hardin's death in a statement Thursday. His son, Brad Hardin,...
A Texas jury has found that a General Motors Co. ignition switch was not to blame for a 2011 accident that killed one driver and injured another one. The jury returned the verdict Thursday in a Houston courtroom. Zachary Stevens and his parents had sued GM, claiming a faulty...