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Thursday, December 18th, 2014

A paranormal investigator walks into a bar

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE | Central Texas’ rich history of war, death and trauma makes it a hotbed of paranormal activity.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Public meeting Dec. 17 to address Loop Street water main, fire hydrants

More than 15 months after a five-alarm fire devastated a hilltop house in the Southwest Hills neighborhood, city officials say they are about to begin work on a public works package that includes installation of the first...

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

State sued for ‘stifling the Texas craft beer renaissance’

Three Texas breweries filed a lawsuit against the state on Wednesday seeking to to overturn a 2013 law they say violates the Texas Constitution by forcing them to give away their territorial distribution rights for free.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Abbott plans to add $4 billion to road funding

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott wants to add $4 billion each year to build and maintain Texas roads, nearly closing the annual budget shortfall at the Texas Department of Transportation.

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Ebola task force’s report calls for new facility

In a new report, the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response called for the establishment of a treatment facility specifically for children, among other recommendations.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Hays County sheriff welcomes new district attorney with public reception

Sheriff Gary Cutler is hosting a public reception next week for incoming District Attorney Wes Mau, who will soon assume the office he lost eight years ago in a rancorous campaign between two veteran prosecutors.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Supreme Court declines to peek at ‘pole tax’

The Texas Supreme Court will not review whether a $5-per-patron fee at live nude entertainment clubs is an occupation tax in disguise, letting stand a ruling that found alcohol-serving strip clubs must pay up when it comes...

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Marshals say skull found by family dog belonged to escaped child rapist

WITH VIDEO | A man’s skull brought home by a family dog in far southeast Austin more than two months ago has been identified as belonging to a child rapist who ran away from a...

Monday, November 17th, 2014

San Antonio sees an oasis in private sector water

Frustrated for decades in its search for a new source of water, San Antonio thinks it has finally divined the answer. It will pay a premium to let private companies do the work.

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Home builders approach 1,000 new units in Hays County’s corridor cities

Last year, a net average of 124 people moved to Hays County each week, and the influx shows no sign of letting up. Homebuilders large and small are vying for a piece of the steady demand.

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