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‘In a Small Town Like This,’ Prom Draws East Texas LGBT Students

High schoolers in Nacogdoches, an East Texas town of about 33,000, attended the Lavender Prom, an event held in April for LGBT students.

Coming in 2020: More Secure Travis Voting System with Paper Trail

The new system will cost $12 million to $14 million, and some money already has been allocated.


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Austin’s Dirtiest Job: Cleaning Up ‘Dirty Sixth’ in the Dark of the Night

When the bars close, a team of city employees gets to work, scrubbing away the half-eaten pizza, the puddles of vomit other refuse and making the downtown bar district as clean as they can.

Architects: Hardening Schools Won’t Solve School Shootings

President Trump and the National Rifle Association tout hardening as a better response than gun-control measures.

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