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  1. In immigration courts, judges report to the nation's top prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texas Tribune

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about carrying out President Donald Trump's immigration priorities at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas in Austin on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. The case of Reynaldo Castro-Tum - a Guatemalan migrant who crossed the border age 17 - had for years been in the hands of a Philadelphia immigration judge named Steven Morley.

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  2. Analysis: School districts are getting report cards. They shouldn't be the only ones.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texas Tribune

    A "Come and Take It" flag depicting an apple instead of the traditional cannon at the Save Our Schools rally at the Texas Capitol on March 12, 2011. It's time to start grading the papers of the people elected to run the state of Texas, to translate voters' thoughts and feelings about the way things are going into the job reviews that will be delivered in this year's general election.

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  3. GOP sues to kick Gallego off the ballot in state Senate special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Texas Tribune

    Former U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego , a Democrat, and Republican Peter Flores are running for state Senate District 19. The Republican Party of Texas filed a lawsuit Friday aiming to kick Democrat Pete Gallego off the ballot in the special election runoff to replace convicted former state Sen. Carlos Uresti , D-San Antonio. Gallego is heading to a runoff election against Republican Pete Flores.

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  4. Four things experts taught us about civility in a divided eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Texas Tribune

    C.J. Grisham, the founder of Open Carry Texas, protests the SXSW Festival's no gun policy in 2016. A local Austin woman , who declined to give her name because she was concerned she would be harassed by gun rights activists, staged a counter-protest by taking off her shirt and shouting "More boobs, fewer guns" and "Boobs for peace" at passersby.

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  5. UT regents approve $175 million upgrade to Longhorns' football stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Texas Tribune

    The University of Texas System Board of Regents gave approval Thursday to a $175 million revamp of the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial football stadium in Austin that will largely be paid for by donors and ticket sales. The project, funded without tuition or taxpayer dollars, school officials say, would add "new suites, clubs, loge boxes, sponsor amenities, modified fan seating and new coaches' offices" to the south end zone of UT-Austin's football stadium, according to system documents .

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  6. Under Trump, the backlog of U.S. citizenship applications in Texas is growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Texas Tribune

    New citizens stand during a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization ceremony at the New York Public Library in Manhattan, New York, U.S., July 3, 2018. The recent scenes of heartbreak at the border as migrant parents were separated from their children weighed heavily on Rebeca, a mother of three living in Austin.

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  7. Judge hears Texas' challenge to DACA in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Texas Tribune

    DACA supporters held a press conference in front of the Texas Attorney General's Office in Austin on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, after the Trump administration announced the program was ending.

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  8. James Milliken named the sole finalist for UT System chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | Texas Tribune

    The University of Texas System has tapped the former chancellor of the City University of New York to be its next leader, unanimously naming James Milliken will take the reins of the state's most prominent public university system, which serves more than 235,000 students across its eight academic colleges and six health institutions. The system's regents will need to officially appoint Milliken at a later meeting, after a state-mandated 21-day waiting period.

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  9. Appeals court revives Empower Texans lawsuit seeking to gut the Texas Ethics CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Texas Tribune

    Michael Quinn Sullivan, president and CEO of Empower Texans, speaks during a Tea Party rally on the south steps of the Capitol in Austin on April 17, 2017. A conservative advocacy group's legal challenge to the Texas Ethics Commission, the state agency that administers and enforces election law, took a leap forward this week after the lawsuit, dismissed in 2016 by a district judge, was revived by an appeals court.

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  10. TribCast: A San Antonio special election surprise, latest Cruz-O'Rourke pollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Texas Tribune

    On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Jolie and Patrick about the Republican who came out on top in Tuesday's Texas Senate special election, how conservatives reacted to Gov. Greg Abbott's cautious consideration of a "red flag" gun law and the latest polling numbers in the Ted Cruz-Beto O'Rourke U.S. Senate matchup. On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Jolie and Patrick about the Republican who came out on top in Tuesday's Texas Senate special election, how conservatives reacted to Gov. Greg Abbott's cautious consideration of a "red flag" gun law and the latest polling numbers in the Ted Cruz-Beto O'Rourke U.S. Senate matchup.

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  11. Austin officials backing away from controversial rewrite of land-use regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Texas Tribune

    Austin Mayor Steve Adler on Wednesday asked his fellow City Council members to consider scrapping a years-long, multimillion-dollar effort to rewrite the city's land-use regulations and start again. And it quickly appeared that he had enough votes to do so, according to KUT.

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  12. T-Squared: Thank you for helping us fund more coverage of families dividedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Texas Tribune

    There's no other way to say it: We are absolutely humbled by the outpouring of support for our crowdfund to expand The Texas Tribune's border coverage. Barely two weeks ago, we asked readers to help us raise $35,000 to send two reporters to the Rio Grande Valley to ramp up our coverage of the family separation crisis along the Texas-Mexico border.

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  13. Texas company pauses uploading blueprints for 3D-printed gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Texas Tribune

    An Austin company decided Tuesday against publicly releasing digital blueprints for making guns with 3D printers in light of a New Jersey lawsuit. Defense Distributed, a project of Austin resident and self-identified anarchist Cody Wilson, has tried with frequent roadblocks to upload digital blueprints for everything from handguns to semi-automatic weapons that anyone can create with a 3D printer.

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  14. On the campaign trail, Democrat running for agriculture commissioner reckons with her pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Texas Tribune

    Wherever she goes, Kim Olson carries with her packets of wildflower seeds advertising her campaign to unseat Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller. Olson calls the seed packets her "calling card."

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  15. Some voters say they're inundated with political spam this year. Is there a way to make it stop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Texas Tribune

    With the 2018 general election just a few months away, many local, statewide and congressional candidates are looking for ways to leave lasting impressions on Texas voters. Texting and emailing has proven to be one of the more modern - and effective - ways of doing so.

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  16. Analysis: The unfolding story of the newest AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Texas Tribune

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about carrying out President Donald Trump's immigration priorities at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas in Austin on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry.

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  17. "Why did I come to America?" Black asylum seekers from Africa face unique challenges in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Texas Tribune

    Merlin, 38, left Cameroon last year due to violence. But as a black immigrant, his experience in America has been a unique challenge.

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  18. Texas is using a record amount of electricity. Could demand outpace supply?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Texas Tribune

    The recent closure of Martin Lake and other coal-fired power plants is one reason the state's grid operator is concerned that demand for power could outpace supply this summer - or at least come very close to it. With a heat wave sweeping the state, Texans' demand for power broke records two days in a row this week, prompting the state's electric grid operator - which predicted the scenario months ago - to offer assurances that the electric sector "is doing what they can to keep the power on for consumers."

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  19. Wendy Davis, Battleground Texas sanctioned for delayed campaign disclosures in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Texas Tribune

    Former state Senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis speaks to Planned Parenthood supporters at the Capitol in Austin on April 5, 2017. Almost four years after Democrat Wendy Davis' failed bid for governor, the Texas Ethics Commission has fined her campaign and Battleground Texas for delayed reporting of $3.4 million in political contributions.

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  20. Valdez commits to a gubernatorial debate with Abbott - but not the one Abbott has agreed toRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Texas Tribune

    Texas hasn't elected a Democrat statewide since 1994. Republicans hope to maintain that streak while Democrats are betting on a "blue wave."

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