Texas Tuesday, a Republican judge from San Antonio denied a second request by former Gov. Rick Perry's legal team to dismiss the indictment against him. Immediately following Tuesday's ruling, Perry's lawyers filed a notice of appeal, which means the case will go to the Austin-based 3rd Court of Appeals. 04:16 PM
No. 19 Texas made it interesting late, but No. 15 Iowa State was able to hold on for an 89-86 victory in Ames, Iowa. Texas shortstop C.J Hinojosa sits down with Joaquin Sanchez to discuss the upcoming baseball season. The Liberty Hill boys basketball team is off to its best start under 13th-year head coach Barry Boren.
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Thirteen infant suffocation deaths were reported in Travis County last year, including 11 associated with bed-sharing. The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office urges parents not to sleep with infants and to remove all items from a baby's crib.
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Capital Tonight: Texas Politicians Rally GOP in Iowa
Two Texas politicians with similar 2016 dreams rally the GOP base over the weekend in Iowa, and we hear from the head of the Texas Cultural Trust on the “State of the Arts.” 01:55 PM
Texas Civil Rights Project Takes on Huntsville Prison
The Texas Civil Rights Project is launching a federal lawsuit on behalf of two inmates at the Estelle Prison Unit near Huntsville that it says were severely assaulted by guards. 03:25 PM
Paul Cruz Named AISD Superintendent
The Austin school board has named Paul Cruz as the district’s new superintendent. Cruz had been serving as interim superintendent since Meria Carstarphen’s departure last year. 07:33 AM
Luxury, Horsepower on Display at Detroit Auto Show
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There was a time when four doors meant family car, not performance car. Our Ed Keiner has more on how automakers are blurring that distinction.
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Sports Night: Texas’ Rally Falls Short at Iowa State, C.J Hinojosa talks Longhorn Baseball, Liberty Hill Remains Undefeated
No. 19 Texas made it interesting late, but No. 15 Iowa State was able to hold on for an 89-86 victory in Ames, Iowa. Texas shortstop C.J Hinojosa sits down with Joaquin Sanchez to discuss the upcoming baseball season. The Liberty Hill boys basketball team is off to its best start under 13th-year head coach Barry Boren. 04:48 PM
Capital Tonight: Texas Politicians Rally GOP in Iowa
Two Texas politicians with similar 2016 dreams rally the GOP base over the weekend in Iowa, and we hear from the head of the Texas Cultural Trust on the “State of the Arts.” 01:55 PM
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Work Begins on SH 71 Expressway
Austin
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the State Highway 71 Express Project Tuesday morning. The almost $150 million project will create a toll road starting at Presidential Boulevard – which is one of the main entrance and exit roads for the airport – and end at SH 130 near Onion Creek. 03:06 PM
Former Firefighter Develops Diet Plan
Austin
Rip Esselstyn developed the Engine 2 Diet while working as a firefighter in Austin. It's based on a plant-strong eating plan, and the goal is to help people live healthier rather than lose weight. 12:48 PM
City May Seek Grant for South Austin Horse Trail
Austin
There could be more options on the horizon for Austin's equestrian community. The Parks and Recreation Department wants to apply for a state grant that would bring in $250,000 for a South Austin horse trail. As our city reporter Jeff Stensland shows us, access to the trail is a key issue facing horse owners. 06:19 AM
Republicans Drop Presidential Hints at GOP Summit
Texas
It was a who's who of potential Republican presidential candidates in Iowa over the weekend, including two familiar Texans. No one officially said they're seeking the party's nomination, but it's clear many of them sure are thinking about it. Capital Tonight's LeAnn Wallace has the details. 06:40 AM
City, Landlords Await Decision on Housing Ordinance
Austin
Arguments on the legality of Austin's new housing ordinance ended without a ruling in federal court Monday. The ordinance prevents landlords from automatically rejecting potential tenants who use housing vouchers to pay rent. Opponents of the new law tell our Mitch Goulding they believe the city is overstepping its authority. 06:07 AM