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Restoration Ranch is a Refuge for Horses and Veterans: A Photo Story

  Spring winds gently ripple through the leaves of 400-year-old live oak trees that stand proud on Restoration Ranch’s 22 and a half acres in Bastrop, Texas. It is currently home to 16 rescued horses that are partnered with veterans and their families in this holistic healing environment founded by Beth Rand in 2012.   […]

Not Without Opposition, Some UT Books Moved to Make Way for Technology

As book circulation drops around UT libraries, school officials look to attract more students. Opponents of the strategy, however, argue that books are the lifeblood of any academic environment.

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Expat Voters Could Tilt the Results of Mexico’s July 1 Election

Allowing expatriates to register abroad could boost participation in Mexico’s July 1 presidential election. Among the almost 260,000 people of Mexican descent in Austin, about 70,000 are Mexican-born.

Texas Agriculture Seeks to Expand International Markets

Trade associations promoting agribusiness, from cotton to cattle, reach out to other countries as tariff threats between the U.S. and China loom.

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