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    13-year-old Texas fashion designer finds success

13-year-old Texas fashion designer finds success

At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor — a painter since she was 3 — took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork.

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    Perry’s lawyers ask judge for dismissal of indictment charges

Perry’s lawyers ask judge for dismissal of indictment charges

Attorneys for indicted Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry formally asked a judge Monday to dismiss felony charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer.

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Lawsuit seeks redrawing of Texas Senate districts

Two Texas residents backed by a conservative legal group have filed a federal lawsuit in Austin challenging how state Senate voting districts were drawn, according to a published report Tuesday.

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    Third person dies from SXSW crash

Third person dies from SXSW crash

A third person struck by a suspected drunken driver in Austin last week during the South By Southwest festival died Monday, police said.
Sandy Thuy Le, 26, died from the injuries she sustained when she was run over outside The Mohawk music club early Thursday, Austin police spokeswoman Veneza Bremner said. Police say the driver, Rashad Owens, was fleeing police when he crashed through a barricade and accelerated his car into a crowd in Austin’s Red River Entertainment District, killing two people at the scene and injuring 21 others.

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Texas abortion law shuts down 2 clinics

AUSTIN — The last abortion clinic in the vast, impoverished Rio Grande Valley closed Thursday, along with the sole remaining clinic in the 100-mile stretch between Houston and the Louisiana border, posing a tall obstacle to women seeking to end pregnancies across a wide swath of the nation’s second-largest state.

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    Lady Gaga to perform at SXSW  for first time

Lady Gaga to perform at SXSW for first time

Pop music provocateur Lady Gaga will headline snack brand Doritos’ lineup at the music conference and festival in Austin.

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    Sober drivers should not ‘fail’ DWI tests

Sober drivers should not ‘fail’ DWI tests

Most of us have heard the campaigns to prevent drunken driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has pushed the slogan “Drive sober or get pulled over,” and the state of Texas has released “Drink. Drive. Go to jail.”

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    Standing up: Pro-life group heads to Austin, advocates anti-abortion laws

Standing up: Pro-life group heads to Austin, advocates anti-abortion laws

A group of Baylor students will join thousands of demonstrators in the state’s capital this weekend for the pro-life cause.

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Heavenly Voices sing their way to Austin

Baylor’s Heavenly Voices Gospel Choir will sing at the 11th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival.

Austin City Limits is a three-day music festival held in Austin’s Zilker Park Friday through Sunday.

This year’s headliners include The Black Keys, Jack White, Neil Young and Crazy Horse and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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Waco racers don stilettos to raise breast cancer awareness

Racers in stilettos will dash through Downtown Waco this Saturday for a fundraising event to raise awareness about breast cancer.

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