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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Trump administration doesn’t view Austin as ‘sanctuary’ city, mayor says

Austin Mayor Steve Adler said he was reassured by United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday that neither his city nor Travis County are considered “sanctuary” jurisdictions.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Dallas sexual assault suspect arrested in Kyle

The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested a man suspected of committing sexual assault in the Dallas area on Tuesday night at an apartment complex in the 4900 block of Cromwell Drive in Kyle.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

DOJ still messin‘ with Texas voter ID

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday that it will again seek to dismantle Texas’ voter ID law, this time with a lawsuit alleging the measure violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. The department...

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Hays commissioners pass redistricting plan

The Hays County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted 3-2 to redistrict the county in a way that splits Kyle into three commissioner precincts and removes from Precinct 1 almost all its current territory west of Interstate 35.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Hays County commissioners court chooses redistricting plan

Hays County commissioners on Tuesday voted narrowly to redistrict the county in a way that splits Kyle into three commissioner precincts and removes from Precinct 1 almost all its current territory west of Interstate 35.

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Two on council want policy to scratch KBR

San Marcos City Councilmembers Jude Prather and Chris Jones want to adjust the city's ethics policy for awarding contracts so that it would apply to KBR and others. The city passed an ethics policy in September disqualifying...

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