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  1. Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospectsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | HeraldNet

    ... his state office and is finally getting his comeuppance. The state Public Integrity Unit operates under Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, a Democrat who has been the subject of Republican grumbling that the office investigates ...

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  2. Wendy Davis Caught With Hand In the Cookie Jar?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Pundit

    ... of information request to learn of the investigation, and then confirmed it with Elizabeth Winn, an assistant Travis County attorney. The FBI hasn't responded to the newspaper's request for comment. The investigation stems from a conflict of ...

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  3. Indigent defense system debated: Other Texas counties take judges out of processRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... task is handled by a private lawyers defense office. In Austin, the district and county judges are asking the Travis County commissioners to create a system similar to Lubbock's. The judges in Austin no longer want to appoint lawyers. In El Paso ...

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  4. Inquiry checks Davis' work for toll groupRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Free Republic

    ... of information request to learn of the investigation, and then confirmed it with Elizabeth Winn, an assistant Travis County attorney. The FBI hasn't responded to the newspaper's request for comment. The investigation stems from a conflict of ...

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  5. How Halloween Flood Survivors are Recovering From Post-Traumatic StressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KUT-FM Austin

    ... hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it's in the context of war. But David Evans, CEO of Austin/Travis County Integral Care, says PTSD can affect those who survive any traumatic experience. PTSD can include the death of a loved one, or ...

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  6. Austin Police File More Charges Against SXSW Crash SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KUT-FM Austin

    Roger Wade with the Travis County Sheriff's Office confirms that 21-year-old Rashad Charjuan Owens now has 25 aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges filed against him as of April 17. He's also been charged with capital murder.

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  7. Anti-Corruption Unit Chief: No Davis Docs Passed to FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KUT-FM Austin

    ... said, and did not uncover anything it believed it should refer to the FBI. The Public Integrity Unit of the Travis County District Attorneys Office closed an investigation into a complaint made against Davis' law firm last year. The Dallas Morning ...

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  8. SMU's Cal Jillson Reaches a Bit Too Far in the Rick Perry ImbroglioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | D Magazine

    ... prof Calvin Jillson . I don't know him, but a Thursday New York Times story about Rick Perry, involving the Travis County DA, concludes with a quote from Cal. I usually find his quotes in political news stories about Texas to be innocuous, never ...

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  9. TribWeek: In Case You Missed ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texas Tribune

    ... student information on the part of University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall have been referred to Travis County prosecutors. Following the release of a special counsel's report laying out possible grounds for Hall's impeachment, a legislative ...

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  10. The Playlist: Fight NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Texas Tribune

    ... of private student information on the part of University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall was referred to Travis County prosecutors, so our second song is Liz Phair's "Take a Look." Next up is OK GO with "Hello, My Treacherous Friends," which was ...

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  11. Wendy Davis' past being investigated as part of FBI probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... they wouldn't clarify whether or not she is the main focus or if it's a part of a larger investigation. "The Travis County district attorney's office said last month that details from its review of a 2012 complaint that a rival filed about Davis' ...

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  12. FBI probe of NTTA includes WendyDavis file, Travis DA's office saysRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    Documents related to Sen. Wendy Davis' work as a lawyer for the North Texas Tollway Authority are part of an FBI inquiry of the agency, Travis County officials say.

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  13. A Bit More on the Speech PoliceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Free Republic

    ... well, i.e. finding a pretext to literally imprison people as a response to their political activism. Down in Travis County, Texas, where the stink of cronyism has Republicans in the legislature and Democrats in the bureaucracies sniffing each ...

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  14. Wendy Davis' Past Questioned in FBI ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheBlaze.com

    ... Texas agency is the focus of the probe or if it's being looked at as part of a larger FBI investigation. "The Travis County district attorney's office said last month that details from its review of a 2012 complaint that a rival filed about Davis' ...

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  15. Person at McCallum High School tested positive for TBRead the original story

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    A person at McCallum High School who was believed to have tuberculosis has officially tested positive for TB, according to the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department .

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  16. More charges added in deadly South By Southwest crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... charges weeks after he plowed into a late-night crowd during the South By Southwest festival in Austin. Travis County jail records showed Friday that 21-year-old Rashad Owens of Killeen is accused of four new counts of aggravated assault with a ...

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  17. More charges added in South By Southwest crashRead the original story

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    ... charges weeks after he plowed into a late-night crowd during the South By Southwest festival in Austin. Travis County jail records showed Friday that 21-year-old Rashad Owens of Killeen is accused of four new counts of aggravated assault with a ...

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  18. Travis County hosts Earth Day celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    ... law of the Clean Air Act , the Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act . On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 the Travis County Transportation and Natural Resources , in partnership with the Travis County Sheriff's Office and Health and Human Services will ...

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  19. AG seizes on newspaper report about FBI probe that includes work by Wendy Davis' firmRead the original story

    Friday | MySanAntonio.com

    ... race for governor, has not served on that board. The records at the center of the story were gathered by the Travis County District Attorney's office following a complaint about Davis' work for the NTTA from her 2012 reelection opponent, former ...

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  20. SXSW Crash Suspect Faces 4 New Charges, 26 In TotalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCEN

    The suspect in the downtown Austin crash at South by Southwest that killed four people faces four new charges, according to the Travis County Jail.

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