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What Is Going On With Ken Paxton and Nate Paul?
What we know – and don't know – about the strange connection between the embattled Austin real estate magnate and the Texas attorney general
"...raided by the FBI. Over the years, we'd both acquired some knowledge about Paul and his World Class property..."

Jan. 8, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Ticker: Are We There Yet?
The latest – and last! – news from the campaign trail before Election Day
"...U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (founder of the national redistricting-focused campaign All On the Line) will phone-bank on behalf..."

Oct. 30, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

City Slickers
How the state's most influential conservative think tank works to undermine our local control
"...Capitol, in a pristine auditorium on Congress Avenue, attorney/activist Fred Lewis, District 8 City Council candidate Bobby Levinski, and..."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

All Politics Is Local at Texas Tribune Festival
Evan Smith leads the fest’s move Downtown and brings national newsmakers to Austin
"...Texas Tribune Festival – for free, just like the hundreds of other people in the program...."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The End of F1 in Austin?
U.S. Grand Prix might not be back next year
"...but was pushed out by Epstein and fellow investor Red McCombs before the first race in 2012. On his..."

Nov. 11, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: A Deadly Shooting, Rick Perry, and City Council
Police kill an armed man, Perry's ready to run, and more
"...7. When APD sent a helicopter to investigate, Flache fired several times at the aircraft, hitting the rotor blades..."

Feb. 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Top 10 Local Sports Moments
"...enormously successful everywhere he's been, and the fact that Red McCombs hated the hire should just reinforce that it..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Sports Feature by Eric Sollenberger

Fake Press Conferences Concerning Texas Football: Nov. 3, 2014
Booster Red McCombs stops in to discuss weekend win over Texas Tech
"...Texas Tech Saturday night in Lubbock, winning 34-13. The Red Raiders were shorthanded at QB going into the game,..."

Nov. 3, 2014 Sports Post by Eric Sollenberger

Hornography
"...From the loudmouth of UT booster and semi-professional opinion-haver Red McCombs: The man should never have been given the..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Sports Column by Eric Sollenberger

Hellmund's Revenge
The man that brought F1 to Austin now behind Mexican Grand Prix
"...Gran Premio de Mexico is reportedly for five years, compared to Austin's 10 year contract...."

Aug. 27, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Headlines
"...charge of driving while intoxicated. The grand jury reportedly considered charging Atwood, 40, with intoxication manslaughter but ultimately declined..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature

The War on Drugs
"...Drugs' third LP grooves smootherfastercleaner than its somewhat slumped predecessor Slave Ambient as Granduciel's plaintive, young-Dylan emoting recasts Dead-like..."

May 2, 2014 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Brown vs. Eckhardt vs. … McCombs? {Update}
Eckhardt push-poll implies Red McCombs "big supporter" of Andy Brown
"...somehow in bed with Circuit of the Americas owner Red McCombs. {See Update below.}..."

Jan. 18, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Headlines
"...Paso Times that borrowers, and not his usurious and predatory industry, were responsible for their crippling debt...."

Jan. 10, 2014 News Feature

COTA Shakeup: CEO Sexton Out
Circuit boss departs mere days after US Grand Prix
"...is right." To explain, he added, "The enormous effort required to build and launch an internationally renowned company in..."

Nov. 19, 2013 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Enforcing the 'Double Standard'
Major college sports insanity is entrenched at UT-Austin
"...royalty and trademark revenues away from academics, or seriously reduces payouts to the UT Co-op – do not resist,..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature by Tom Palaima

Then There's This: The Power of Threats
Lege's bullying tactics have winning record at City Hall
"...matter into their own hands. Council members, to their credit, at least brought in outside counsel to advise them..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

The Birth of Formula One – Austin
Some welcome the new offspring, and some don't, but the high-speed newcomer is at the starting gate
"...ready for it? Three of those questions have been answered. The fourth? Well, the city and the Circuit will..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Formula One: Day Zero
November 15, 2012. 11 Photos
"...Checkered racing flags join the traditional rainbows outside of Oilcan..."

Nov. 15, 2012 Photo Gallery

Then There's This: Highway to Heaven or Hell?
Precinct 3 voters have two distinct choices for the future
"...planning effort between Copen­hagen and 21 municipalities keen on reducing carbon dioxide emissions and saving health care dollars...."

Oct. 26, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Live Nation to Book Circuit of the Americas
Concert behemoth signs new deal with F1 track
"...elements from iconic outdoor venues like the Hollywood Bowl, Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado, and Live Nation's massively successful..."

July 23, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Hellmund Agrees To Settle F1 Suit
Tavo Hellmund agrees to out-of-court settlement of suit filed against Austin F1 investors
"...the Circuit of the Amer­icas. And finally there was McCombs Motor Sports LLC, owned by Red McCombs. Not only..."

June 15, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

UT Softball/Baseball Food Drive
The No. 3-ranked Longhorns softball team enter its three-game home series vs. Missouri on a nine-game winning streak
"...enough motivation to move your butt on over to McCombs Field, Texas Sports is hosting a food drive at..."

April 6, 2012 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

SXSW Saturday Picks & Sleepers
Saturday blurbs rally!
"...7:45pm, Red 7 Columbus, Ohio's lo-finest turn a pell-mell array of..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

Questions About Huber
"...“You’ll get your road” referring to the restricted, carefully engineered, parkway connection we want between SH 45 and FM..."

Feb. 13, 2012 Postmarks

Precinct 3 Race Likely a Rematch
The Precinct 3 primary looks to be a preview of a fall rematch
"...race for the Precinct 3 seat on Commissioners Court gathered its own historical aura – once former commissioner Gerald..."

Feb. 10, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

UT Softball Texas Classic
Horns host Rams, Titans, and Roadrunners
"...Red and Charline McCombs Field, 2001 Comal. $9 (reserved), $7..."

Feb. 3, 2012 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

Verts Berlin-Inspired Kebap
Big flavors from the World's Smallest Food Truck
"...to 2009: Stein and Heyne were now at UT's McCombs MBA program, and döner kebaps were half a world..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Food Review by Mick Vann

Formula One Back in Play
Austin race regains traction but questions remain
"...the track, there are still a whole bunch of unanswered questions...."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

F1: It's On
Circuit of the Americas confirmed for 2012 Grand Prix season
"...year contract duration as F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone originally offered to project creator Tavo Hellmund...."

Dec. 7, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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