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SEC Expansion: Why the Big 12 is the key to SEC adding more schools

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SEC Expansion: Why the Big 12 is the key to SEC adding more schools

- When Texas A&M and Missouri joined the Southeastern Conference five years ago this weekend, it felt like a death blow to the Big 12. The instability would surely doom the conference after four schools left the conference in a two-year span and Texas and Oklahoma continued to flirt with conference affiliation elsewhere. Larry Scott, then the Pac-10's commissioner, envisioned a world of four, 16-team major conferences, with the Big 12 the obvious conference primed to be picked apart

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Woman attacked with hot sauce bottle in karaoke fight, police say

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Woman attacked with hot sauce bottle in karaoke fight, police say

- AUSTIN, Texas A woman has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after attacking another woman with a hot sauce bottle following a karaoke performance in Austin, Texas, according to a report by KEYE. The news station, citing an affidavit, reports that Austin police responded to a call Thursday at La Catedral del Marisco on Oltorf Street, concerning an altercation between two women who sing karaoke at the restaurant every week

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These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

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These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

- Trump spent part of the weekend placing phone calls to a handful of these lawmakers, focusing on senators who supported his candidacy — Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky. The next several days will show whether the president's efforts pay off and if those lawmakers and the others will ultimately fall in line on legislation that would impact health care for millions of Americans, while allowing Trump and GOP leaders to boast of fulfilling a campaign promise seven years in the making

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WEATHER UPDATE: Weather advisory  for Travis, Williamson counties expires

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WEATHER UPDATE: Weather advisory for Travis, Williamson counties expires

- APD has advised that bridge located between 5200 and 5300 Old Spicewood Springs Road be avoided as the water is “fast moving.” The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for Williamson and northeastern Travis counties until 10 p.m. Almost 700 people are experiencing outages in the Austin area, with more than 200 of them in Wells Branch, according to Austin Energy’s outage portal

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Inside the extravagant wedding of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and 36-year-old actress Louise Linton

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Inside the extravagant wedding of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and 36-year-old actress Louise Linton

- Published 4:54 pm, Sunday, June 25, 2017 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, 54, married his 36-year-old fiancée Louise Linton on Saturday in front of a stunning list of Washington insiders and Wall Street elite. It is Mnuchin's third marriage and Linton's second. Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive, met Linton, a Scottish actress, at a wedding in 2013, and the two got engaged in 2015

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WEATHER UPDATE: Significant weather advisory issued for Travis, Hays counties; dime-sized hail possible  

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WEATHER UPDATE: Significant weather advisory issued for Travis, Hays counties; dime-sized hail possible  

- The National Weather Service says dime-sized hail and wind gusts of up to 50 mph will be possible in parts of Travis and Hays counties till 9 p.m. Monday. Some of the possibly affected areas include Austin, Buda, Lakeway, Bee Cave, West Lake Hills, Rollingwood, Onion Creek, Hays and Manchaca, the service said. The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for parts of Travis and Hays counties until 9 p

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Silver Alert issued for Mesquite man with cognitive impairment

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Silver Alert issued for Mesquite man with cognitive impairment

- The Mesquite Police Department is asking for your help in the search for a missing senior with cognitive impairment. Bobby Joe Loyd, 73, was last seen in Mesquite, Texas, Saturday afternoon. He is a black male with a bald head, brown eyes and weighs about 170 pounds. He stands 5' 10" tall and was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, black and white striped dress shirt and blue jeans

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Watch: New Orleans PD seek suspects in the brutal attack of 2 tourists

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Watch: New Orleans PD seek suspects in the brutal attack of 2 tourists

- Published 6:44 pm, Monday, June 26, 2017 A group of people assaulted and robbed two tourists in the French Quarter, leaving one in critical condition Saturday night, police said. James Curran and Tim Byrne, who were in town for a religious meeting with The Unitarian Universalist Association, were walking back to their hotel when a group of people rushed up from behind and launched into a brutal attack, the New Orleans Police Department said

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Former Birmingham Iron Tribe franchise controller sentenced to prison

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Former Birmingham Iron Tribe franchise controller sentenced to prison

- The former controller for a Birmingham-based Iron Tribe Fitness franchise and a subsequent retail store was sentenced Monday to one-and-a-half years in prison for defrauding the companies out of more than $100,000, federal authorities announced. Frith pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud in March. As part of her sentence, she must pay $102,806 in restitution. Frith was living in Texas when she was indicted and arrested in December

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Here are the fake names celebrities use at hotels

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Here are the fake names celebrities use at hotels

- Published 4:42 pm, Monday, June 26, 2017 When celebrities travel and stay in hotels they don't like to be bothered by paparazzi or relentless fans. Many celebrities had their alias leaked in 2014 and chances are their alter-egos have changed, but they are still fun to know. Many celebrities used the name of a character they've played or a play off of their own name

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How to teach Austinites about CodeNext? Let’s try Legos

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How to teach Austinites about CodeNext? Let’s try Legos

- For those looking to learn more about how CodeNext could affect the city, two Austin organizations say the best learning tool might be an old childhood favorite — Legos. The city’s land development code rewrite, known as CodeNext, is expected to be one of Austin’s most impactful long-term policies. But some residents have criticized the 1,100-plus page document’s complexity. To help alleviate these frustrations, the Austin Monitor and Glasshouse Policy, a nonprofit that works with the Monitor on public events, co-developed a CodeNext Lego game to teach residents about the possible effects and political implications of the code

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  • These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push
    These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

    , abcnews.com

    Trump spent part of the weekend placing phone calls to a handful of these lawmakers, focusing on senators who supported his candidacy — Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky. The next several days will show whether the president's efforts pay off and if those lawmakers and the others will ultimately fall in line on legislation that would impact health care for millions of Americans, while allowing Trump and GOP leaders to boast of fulfilling a campaign promise seven years in the making

     

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  • Whole Foods won’t be Amazon’s only big deal
    Whole Foods won’t be Amazon’s only big deal

    , mystatesman.com

    Many people were surprised when online retail giant Amazon.com on Friday announced plans for a $13.7 billion acquisition of Austin-based Whole Foods Market. Ryan Deiss wasn’t one of them. The founder and CEO of Austin-based DigitalMarketer.com said he’d been expecting Amazon to make a brick-and-mortar purchase for at least a year – and Whole Foods was the perfect fit, he said

     

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Health

  • These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push
    These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

    , abcnews.com

    Trump spent part of the weekend placing phone calls to a handful of these lawmakers, focusing on senators who supported his candidacy — Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky. The next several days will show whether the president's efforts pay off and if those lawmakers and the others will ultimately fall in line on legislation that would impact health care for millions of Americans, while allowing Trump and GOP leaders to boast of fulfilling a campaign promise seven years in the making

     

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    Tags: Medical Care | 
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  • Here are the fake names celebrities use at hotels
    Here are the fake names celebrities use at hotels

    , chron.com

    Published 4:42 pm, Monday, June 26, 2017 When celebrities travel and stay in hotels they don't like to be bothered by paparazzi or relentless fans. Many celebrities had their alias leaked in 2014 and chances are their alter-egos have changed, but they are still fun to know. Many celebrities used the name of a character they've played or a play off of their own name

     

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  • One ranking UT happy not to be leading in Texas: tuition, fees
    One ranking UT happy not to be leading in Texas: tuition, fees

    , mystatesman.com

    True or false: Tuition and fees at Sam Houston State University, the University of Houston, Texas State University and four other public schools in the state exceed the sticker price for the University of Texas at Austin. The answer, surprisingly, is true. Then again, maybe it’s not so surprising. UT-Dallas is the most expensive of the state’s 38 public universities, with tuition and fees totaling $5,903 for the fall 2016 semester, according to data provided to the American-Statesman by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

     

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