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Gary Alexander demonstrates the split windows on his personal bus that are harder to come by now on March 25, 2017 in Round Rock, Texas. Ashley Ephraim/ Reporting Texas

Austin’s VW Bus Guru Brings the People’s Vehicle Back to Life

Volkswagen vans are getting harder to find because of nostalgic demand for “a whole stack of metaphors on wheels.”

Easy Come, Easy Go: Tattoo Removal Isn’t Such a Big Deal Now

The availability of laser treatment is prompting many to get rid of their body art.

Austin Warms to an App That Feeds Parking Meters

Thirteen percent of the city’s transactions are now online, as more people rely on a smartphone app that lets them replenish their parking time.

Tech Firms Increasing Their Recruiting Efforts Among Veterans

Tech recruiting firms are seeking talent among former service members. One appeal: Their dedication and ability to adapt to challenging situations — traits well suited for the tech field.

Dec 13, 2016

Analysts: Trump Immigration Policies Could Spell Trouble for the Texas Economy

A policy of mass deportation would have a significant effect on Texas’ economy, which depends on immigrant laborers to fill jobs in its construction, agriculture and hospitality industries, according to economists and industry insiders.

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