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Austin protesters clash with police in the wake of Garrett Foster’s death

By Jordan Vonderhaar, The Texas Tribune Aug. 2, 2020 "Austin protesters clash with police...

Witness: Driver gunned down armed protester in Texas capital

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police have identified an armed protester who was shot and killed by a person...

Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto WriterElectric car maker Tesla Inc. has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest...

Nowitzki, Scott part of $15M funding round for Austin cookie concept

Austin-based Tiff's Treats, the warm cookie delivery concept, today announced it raised $15 million in a planned $10 million funding round that includes investors Dirk Nowitzki and Kendra Scott,...

Musk visits Tulsa as site for new Tesla plant is considered

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made a visit to Tulsa, which is being considered as a site for...

Coronavirus melts Vanilla Ice concert planned for holiday weekend

By JIM VERTUNO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Vanilla Ice has indefinitely postponed a Texas concert that drew...

Two men charged with rioting at Texas Capitol amid protest

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two men have been arrested and charged with rioting and committing other crimes at the Texas Capitol amid...

$68 million tax breaks may go to put Tesla plant to Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Austin-area school district is considering offering more than $60 million in tax incentives to attract a proposed...

Texas president to meet with students on athletes’ demands

By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports WriterAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The interim president of the University of Texas said Monday he is scheduling...

‘Save me’: Texas man’s in-custody death raises key questions

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police video and documents released more than a year after the in-custody death of a black man in...

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TCU chancellor: Patterson apologizes

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU's chancellor said football coach Gary Patterson apologized Monday for repeating a racial slur when telling a...

Horse named Fort Worth wins at Saratoga

A horse named Fort Worth won the eighth race on Sunday, Aug. 2 at Saratoga. What’s the connection? The jockey was Irad...

Jacobs Engineering: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) _ Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (J) on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $244.9 million.The Dallas-based company said it...