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As Texas grows, an affordable housing crisis looms. Here are six things to know.

As the number of people looking for an affordable home in a neighborhood they like continues climbing in Texas, a number of factors — income, job locations, car ownership — can open up a bounty of options or act as barriers that keep Texans in uncomfortable places.

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Texas workers caring for elderly feel “treated like a stepchild” as caseload increases, pay stays the same

Charla Gilliam has her morning routine down pat, complete with her gospel music, Joel Osteen sermons and reading case files for vulnerable older adults and disabled people she needs to see.

Texas spent less on students with disabilities. But did it break the law?

A mother offers to buy her son's textbooks and pay for a tutor, promising not to reduce her financial support for his education.

Gov. Greg Abbott and challenger Lupe Valdez spar over arming teachers, Harvey recovery in debate

Lupe Valdez, the Democratic nominee for governor, swung away at Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in their first and only debate Friday evening ...

A proposed federal policy won’t target legal immigrants for using welfare. In Texas, they might drop out anyway.

Maria, an immigrant from Mexico, spends most of her time tending to her sick husband, Gerardo. After a stroke nearly killed him in 2011 ...

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Those Netflix binges taking up tons of bandwidth

When it comes to who or what is using up all that internet bandwidth out there, Netflix is the biggest of the big, according to a new report from research firm Sandvine, which said Netflix is …

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