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Ranch Is a Haven for People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Photo Story

At Down Home Ranch in Elgin, adults with intellectual disabilities help with everything from feeding the cows to collecting eggs from the hens and grooming the miniature horses.

In Central Texas, Bats Rule the Roost as a Tourist Attraction

Ten things to know about the bat colonies that draw visitors to Austin, San Antonio and other locales.


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Stars May Be Big and Bright in Texas, but None Is a Michelin

Nearly 9 Years After Ike, Lawmakers Are Still Studying How to Protect Texas Coast

Colleges Wrestle with How to Handle Hate Speech but Protect Free Speech

Fewer Foreign Applicants Could Mean Fewer Jobs Around Texas Colleges

Police Impersonations Aren’t Frequent, but They’re Still Troubling to Authorities

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City’s First Artist in Residence Has an Unusual Assignment

Rehab El Sadek will spend the next nine months finding ways to bring her creative vision to the Watershed Protection Department,

Student, Parent, Teacher: She’s Seen All Sides of Gifted Education

Many parents of gifted children choose private schools that give kids more educational flexibility.

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The Banned: Stories of Austin Immigrants Affected by the Trump Order

Hospice Austin Works to Break Down Barriers

Despite Growing Numbers of Seniors, Geriatricians Remain a Rarity

Austin Police Officers Build Trust in a Time of Immigration Raids

Church Finds New Path to Growth With a Mission of Diversity