Austin

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How Tesla Was Lured to Austin

Jul 29, 2020 By Isaac Engelberg

Travis County offered the electric car giant a package of tax incentives worth about $1,200 a year for each of the five thousand jobs it promises to create at its new factory.

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How Robots Are Revolutionizing Nursing

Jul 16, 2020 By Jason Heid

Rolling down the hall, the most popular new staffer at Dallas’s Medical City Heart Hospital accepts a fist bump from a nurse before stopping into a supply room to pick up gauze and saline solution to bring to a patient’s room. Next comes a trip to the elevator, where the…

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“We Touch Everything That You Touch”

Apr 23, 2020 By Texas Monthly

I’ve been employed with Austin Resource Recovery for sixteen years. I’ve always wanted to work for the city. It’s good benefits: it’s a job that a lot of people want. It’s steady, and you know it’s something that you can depend on and your family can depend on.

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Meanwhile, in Texas

Feb 19, 2020 By Leif Reigstad

A California man tried to bring his pet possum on a passenger plane, and a clerical error brought a temporary $37 million windfall to a Rowlett couple.

The Legend of John Holmes Jenkins

Feb 19, 2020 By Chris O'Connell

He was a notorious deal maker known for bringing priceless pieces of Texas history back to the state. He was also a suspected forger and arsonist. Thirty years ago, he was found dead in the Colorado River near Austin, and to this day a question remains: Could John Holmes Jenkins have masterminded his own death?

Texas Music: The Untold Stories

Feb 7, 2020 By tschach

As result of the cancellation of the 2020 SXSW festival because of potential health threats posed by COVID-19, our scheduled official SXSW music event Texas Music: The Untold Stories has also been canceled. We are hard at work…