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Dec 15, 2016

Firearms Fashion Brings Women Together

At female gun clubs in Central Texas, women share an interest in self-protection with style: Custom-colored guns and holsters adapted for women’s bodies are growing in popularity.

Nov 11, 2016

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.

Nov 15, 2016

Dove Hunting Takes Wing in Extended Season

Thanks to growing bird populations, this year’s season is the longest in eight decades. That creates opportunities for more people to enjoy an affordable form of hunting.

Dec 15, 2016

Texas Foster Care System Faces Concerns About Overmedication of Children

“Every kid we had was so overmedicated” with psychotropic drugs, one longtime foster parent said. “It was horrible.”

Nov 21, 2016

Blanket Criminal History Policies Create a Rental Hurdle for Thousands

Some landlords’ policies reject tenants for long-ago or minor crimes, even for arrests that never led to convictions. Landlords are beginning to consider changes.

Nov 08, 2016

A Few Problems, Some Confusion at the Polls in Central Texas on Election Day

Photo ID Rules Caused Some Hiccups, but Early Long Lines Dissipated.

Nov 07, 2016

Reporting Texas Joins National Effort to Cover Voter Experiences on Election Day

Initiative will look for long lines, misinformation at the polls and any signs that voters are being intimidated.