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Lance Armstrong Stops Fighting Doping Charges

The seven-time Tour de France champion and Austinite, facing a lifetime ban from cycling, will be stripped of his titles.

Appeals Court Sides With Texas in Fight Over EPA Air Pollution Rule

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.

Mexican Pipeline Expansion To Be Fueled With Texas Gas

The new $8 billion project will be fed in part with natural gas from the South Texas and Eagle Ford Shale fields.

Carthage to Boast Largest High School Stadium Jumbotron

Carthage ISD is putting the finishing touches on a $750,000 scoreboard for its high school stadium, complete with a record-setting 1,200-square-foot video screen.

TEA Sanctions El Paso School District Following Cheating Scandal

El Paso, which is no stranger to scandals, is facing another nick against its reputation after the TEA found its school district to be engaging in “unethical and illegal acts.” 

Electric Vehicle Program Piloted in Austin Neighborhood

Mueller, a master-planned community in Austin, has the highest concentration of electric vehicles in the country as part of a pilot project focusing on clean energy.

Texas Olympians in London: A Recap

Texan Olympians brought home some 26 medals from the 2012 London Games.

Teen Forced to Make Public Apology After Cutting a Southwest Flight Line

A line-jumping Westlake teenager learned a very public lesson in courtesy on a Southwest flight.

West Nile Virus Reaches Epidemic Levels in Texas

An unusually high number of West Nile virus cases in North Texas have led officials to label the outbreak an epidemic.

Breastaurant Chain Renames Town "Bikinis, Texas"

Bikinis Sports Bar and Grill will soon have its own eponymous Hill County tourist destination.

Robert Plant Admits He Lives in Austin

In an interview with the UK’s Independent, Robert Plant confirms rumors that he has moved to Austin, saying that he rents an “old crack house” in the city.

Texas Prison's Water Problems Attract National Attention

Gawker got wind that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s Connally Unit recently was shut down due to “chronic staff staffing shortages and water outages.”

UTMB Study Finds Nearly 30 Percent of Texas Teens "Sextually Active"

A new study finds that 28 percent of Houston-area teens have sexted, but they’re not particularly thrilled about it.

Nearly A Quarter of Texas Dogs Are Obese

Does this collar make me look fat? A new study suggests that one in four dogs in Texas is obese.

Texans Urged to Conserve Power as Temperatures Hit Triple Digits

Energy usage for the month of June broke records for two days in a row, as ERCOT and the Public Utilities Commission scramble to prevent rolling blackouts.

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