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Capital Factory Announces Merger With Station Houston
Austin tech incubator and collab space Capital Factory has been busy in its mission to encourage innovation among startups in Texas, and has just taken another step in its expansion. Today founder and CEO Joshua Baer announced a merger with Station Houston and a partnership with Rice University and innovation hub the Ion.

5:00PM Tue. Jan. 28, Sofia Tafich Read More | Comment »

Atari Announces Plans for Austin Hotel
Ready to book into the Super Pong Doubles Suite, or grab a drink in the Centipede Lounge? Atari, the one-time giant of the video game industry, has announced plans to open a themed hotel in Austin. Don't mash that start button and try to book a room quite yet.

4:30PM Tue. Jan. 28, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Former Texas Tribune Editor-in-Chief Emily Ramshaw Announces New Media Project, the 19th
Emily Ramshaw had been leading one of the top nonprofit newsrooms in the nation when she announced in November that she would be leaving The Texas Tribune. Following an announcement early Monday, Jan. 27, it is now known why she left the Tribune after more than 10 years. She is launching a new media project, the 19th, based in Austin.

3:00PM Mon. Jan. 27, Liliana Hall Read More | Comment »

Rape Survivor Sues Local Motel for Failing to Help Her After Assault
Emily Borchardt, the 24-year-old rape survivor behind the defamation suit against Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore and her First Assistant Mindy Montford, has filed a new civil lawsuit against a local Motel 6.

3:05PM Fri. Jan. 24, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Council Unanimously Votes to End Low-Level Pot Enforcement
Seven months after a new state law prompted county prosecutors across Texas to decline low-level possession of marijuana (POM) cases, the Austin City Council, on Jan. 23, voted unanimously to effectively eliminate the possibility of any criminal penalties associated with the charge.

1:10PM Fri. Jan. 24, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

With $4 Million in Debt Trudy’s Files for Bankruptcy
A bankruptcy attorney for Trudy’s Texas Star, Inc. made several Chapter 11 filings this afternoon. Stephen Sather of Barron & Newburger, PC tells the Chronicle that the total sum of the debt surrounding the filing is around $4 million.

4:20PM Wed. Jan. 22, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Trump Administration Validates Texas' Anti-Choice Policies
When anti-choice Texas officials decided they’d rather see 50,000 low-income women scramble for health care than keep Planned Parenthood in a Medicaid program in 2012, they in turn forfeited a valuable federal-state partnership, amounting to $35 million federal funds a year.

4:15PM Wed. Jan. 22, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

Dem Candidates Wendy Davis & Jennie Lou Leeder Take the Stage
Saturday evening at Opal Divine’s featured a TX-21 Democratic primary candidate showcase between Wendy Davis and Jennie Lou Leeder, sponsored by the district “Indivisible” activist group. GOP incumbent Chip Roy (invited) did not attend.

9:00AM Mon. Jan. 20, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Dr. Van Boven's Attempt To Clear His Name Loses at Third Court
Dr. Robert Van Boven’s latest attempt to clear his name did not end well. On Jan. 9, the Third Court of Appeals rejected his claim against Texas Medical Board staff for acting beyond their authority. Van Boven says he will appeal to the state Supreme Court.

9:00AM Sat. Jan. 18, Michael King Read More | Comment »

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