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Friday, June 24th, 2016

State reaches settlement with former Alamo stewards

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has reached a settlement with the longtime managers of the Alamo, whom he fired last year in a move that set off a protracted fight over a library collection on the grounds of the state-owned monument.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Isaac asks Federal Trade Commission to investigate Austin’s Uber, Lyft rules

Republican state Rep. Jason Isaac has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Austin's rules for ride-hailing companies, raising concerns that the city's "burdensome regulations" are anti-competitive.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Lawmakers seek roadmap for ride-hailing regulation

State lawmakers are poised to discuss ride-hailing for the second time in two weeks on Thursday, attention many expect to carry into the upcoming legislative session as some legislators attempt to wrest regulatory power from cities.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Abbott asks feds for Zika funding, guidance

As Texas braces for a possible Zika virus outbreak via local mosquito populations, Gov. Greg Abbott asked federal health officials Wednesday to review the state’s plan to combat the disease, which has been linked to serious birth...

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Son charged in father’s murder in Wimberley

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a 29-year-old Wimberley man for allegedly shooting his father during an argument late Tuesday.

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Letter: Time running short for council to reverse Cape’s dam decision

COVER: River-goers relax on Thompson’s Islands overlooking Cape’s Dam in September 2012, prior to floods that damaged the historical structure. MERCURY FILE PHOTO by JAMIE MALDONADO. © 2012, All rights reserved. EDITOR: The San Marcos City Council...

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Suspect sought in home invasion robbery near Buda

The Hays County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who kicked in the door of a residence in the Oak Forest subdivision May 28 and robbed a homeowner at gunpoint.

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Body found floating in stock tank in Kyle

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a badly decomposed body that was found floating in a stock tank in Kyle Thursday evening.

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

San Marcos to observe flood anniversary with flag-raising ceremony

The city of San Marcos invites the public to a flag raising ceremony on Tuesday, May 24 at 8:30 a.m. at City Hall, 630 E. Hopkins, in remembrance and celebration of the heroes and victims of the...

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Austin voters reject proposition backed by Uber, Lyft

Austin's Proposition 1, a ride-hailing ordinance supported by Uber and Lyft was defeated Saturday. With all precincts reporting late Saturday night, 48,673 (about 56 percent) voted against the ordinance and 38,539 voted for it.

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