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A new school year doesn't guarantee a fresh start, as some area students discovered Monday. More than 2,000 students couldn't attend their first day of class because they didn't have updated immunization records. Others spent the morning in schools with no electricity. Families...
State Rep. David Leibowitz said Monday that he plans to ask for a new hearing on a $5.5 million judgment against him involving a soured loan agreement. In a case involving conflicting rulings in two states, the Texas Supreme Court has affirmed a Fourth Court of Appeals opinion...
The Better Business Bureau said Monday that more than half of the complaints it received against Texas dog breeders in the last three years couldn't be resolved, probably because they were linked to shady breeders who operate with little or no regulation. The BBB also reported...
The Dobie movie theatre on Guadalupe played its last film Sunday night. "The Dobie Theatre is definitely an Austin institution," said manager Nick Bernal. The move may be a sign of the economy. Not as many students or other movie-goers had been coming to the theatre recently,...
We take you through never before seen rooms at Austin's new uber luxury W Hotel and Residences. Portions of it are set to open December 9th. Towering high above Austin is hotel and living luxury like Austin has never seen. It's the famous "W" brand set to open this December...
This time, there would be no late-inning comeback. Pearland’s offense made sure of that. The boys from Texas were firing all on cylinders as every starter got on base at least once in a 14-1 four-inning victory over New England champ Fairfield, Conn., in the Little League World...
Unmanned aircraft and new agents deployed to Texas and Southwestern states will provide blanket surveillance to better secure the border and clear the way for Congress to tackle immigration reform, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said. http://www.mysanantonio.com/...
State officials are presenting a somber picture of extensive job cuts and service reductions as they outline contingency plans to curtail spending by 10 percent over the next two years. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice, which runs the state prison system, says it could...
Mike Orlando probably gave the most colorful quote of the Little League World Series thus far. He was asked about the new pitching rules and how difficult it really is to manage a rotation with the new rest time established by Little League. His answer? "It's like driving a...