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Interstate 35 traffic will be squeezed to a single southbound lane twice starting Sunday...

Continuing a decades-old annual tradition, the Greater Randolph Area Trail Riders made a stop...

In a guest commentary, LUCI BAINES JOHNSON writes, “While it is crucial to recognize...

  • A new single-sticker system for inspecting and registering millions of Texas vehicles begins on Sunday, and some lawmakers are warning that the change will confuse Texas drivers.

  • WITH VIDEO | Led by R&B baroness Beyoncé of Houston, eleven Texas-born or -based artist won the recording industry’s highest honors in Los Angeles this weekend.

  • Continuing a decades-old annual tradition, the Greater Randolph Area Trail Riders made a stop on Monday to enjoy dutch-oven peach cobbler baked on the lawn of the Old Hays County Courthouse in downtown San Marcos. The procession is on its 60-mile trek to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

  • After months of plummeting oil prices, nightmares about idled drilling rigs have become reality, hitting Texas the hardest. See how many rigs the state has lost in recent months.

  • Gov. Greg Abbott has tapped Brendon Anthony, known for playing fiddle in singer-songwriter Pat Green’s band, to head the Texas Music Office.

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