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Apple Announces $1 Billion Austin Campus

Tech giant Apple has announced plans to build a new campus costing $1 billion in Austin, Texas, as part of its ongoing U.S. expansion. The facility will eventually employ 15,000 workers ranging from engineers to customer support representatives.

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California Jerky Giant Going to Texas

A Northern California jerky snack food giant is the latest company to announce plans to exit the Golden State and relocate in Texas, potentially, later this year.

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Texas Home Values Soar in 2017 National Study

A year-end study by Zillow, the real estate website, revealed that U.S. home values soared in 2017 reaching a record $31.8 trillion. Its list of the nation’s 35 largest markets included four Texas metropolitan areas that made impressive gains, notably Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston.

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YIMBY: Spiking Rents Cause ‘Yes in My Back Yard’ Movement

City councils are being harassed to approve new apartment developments by residents who are angry about spiking rents and screaming “Yes in My Back Yard” YIMBY) to generate competition to rein in greedy landlords.

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Texas Border Woman Caught with $2M in Liquid Meth

A woman from the border city of Laredo, Texas, was arrested in Austin after authorities found more than $2 million in liquid meth inside her vehicle. The woman was traveling with her 4-year-old daughter.

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Texas Satanic Cult Day Care Couple Found Innocent 25 Years after Convicted

Two years after the State threw out the sexual and satanic ritual abuse case against former Texas child day care owners Dan and Fran Keller, the Travis County District Attorney declared them “actually innocent” and dropped all existing charges, finally exonerating the couple who maintained their innocence since their 1992 convictions.

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Nation’s First State-run Gold Depository to Open in Texas

The nation’s first state-administered gold depository expects to open in 2018, intent on repatriating $1 billion in bullion stored in New York, offering Texans a safe place to park their precious metals closer to home.

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Texans Rally for March Against Sharia

ACT for America, the nation’s largest grassroots organization devoted to promoting national security and defeating terrorism, organized marches “against Sharia and for human rights” in 28 U.S. cities. In Texas, the rallies took place on Saturday in Dallas, Houston, and Austin.

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Democrat Texas Cities Suing to Block Sanctuary Ban

The anti-sanctuary city law in Texas, arguably the toughest in the country, has been incendiary and the fight to its passage has been emotional. Now, two Democrat-dominated cities in Texas are joining the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and other open border and pro-amnesty organizations to block the law.