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Perfect Game scouting org to build new headquarters, 16-field baseball, softball tournament complex in Cedar Park

Perfect Game will build a 16-field baseball/softball sports complex and a new headquarters with additional commercial development in Cedar Park, which will generate $20 million in new city revenues over the first 10 years.

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Gov. Greg Abbott and local officials are fighting several legal battles over mask mandates. Here’s what you need to know.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is locked in several pitched legal battles with cities, counties and school districts over their bids to require masks in public schools. In a May executive order, Abbott …

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Late touchdown lifts Cedar Park over Georgetown in district opener

GEORGETOWN — Cody Marshall picked one heckuva time to switch to wide receiver.

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Texans run game falters in loss to Panthers

The Houston Texans knew how important it would be to establish the run game with rookie quarterback Davis Mills making his first ever NFL start. The Texans tried to play a run first game, giving …

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Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick blast state bar investigation into Ken Paxton as “politically motivated” The state's top officials came to the defense of embattled Attorney General Ken Paxton, saying a state bar investigation into his professional conduct is "politically motivated" and raises questions …
A Republican wants to add exceptions for rape and incest to Texas’ new near-total abortion ban. He faces an uphill climb. In the time since state Rep. Lyle Larson voted to impose a near-total abortion ban in Texas this summer, the San Antonio Republican says he has heard from Democrats, independents and “pro-life, …
Texas county officials call election audits an unnecessary partisan ploy while voicing confidence in 2020 results Texas officials from three of the four counties whose 2020 elections are being audited by the secretary of state’s office said Friday the development is an unnecessary partisan move aimed at …
Texas lawmaker defends new permitless carry law against criticism from gun control advocate State Rep. James White passionately defended the bill he co-authored that allows Texans to carry handguns in public without training or having to get permits during an interview at the 2021 Texas …
Americans ramp up Google searches for COVID tests amid scarcity Searches for COVID-19 tests on Google are surging as the delta variant spreads in the U.S. and more employers and large-scale events require testing. The number of Americans looking up …
Last of Haitian migrants cleared from camp in Del Rio, Texas, DHS chief says The last remaining Haitian migrants who were living in squalid conditions in makeshift encampments underneath a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, along the U.S.-Mexico border have been …
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas is lone Democrat to vote against federal bill protecting abortion rights In a bid to nullify Texas’ controversial near-total abortion ban, the U.S. House on Friday passed a reproductive rights bill that would codify into federal law the right to an …
House Democrats, galvanized by Texas ban, to vote to legalize abortion nationwide The House on Friday is expected to vote to legalize abortion nationwide until fetal viability, and even though the legislation is almost certain to fail in the Senate, it would …
Consumer Confidential: Consumers are receiving billions of car-warranty calls. Ignore them It's hard to feel lonely working from home when you get called every day about your car warranty. You know what I'm talking about. The robocall — it's always a recording — warns that …
8 Texas-based airline employees sue United over vaccine mandates Eight United Airlines employees based at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport are suing the carrier over its vaccine mandate program, the most aggressive in the aviation industry.
US FAA asks airlines to turn up heat on unruly passengers The federal regulator charged with keeping the nation’s airways safe met Tuesday with representatives of U.S. passenger airlines and urged them to take more aggressive steps to reduce the …
A tangled supply chain means shipping delays. Do your holiday shopping now Brian Bonilla was riding his handmade titanium bike recently when he glimpsed dozens of giant cargo ships anchored outside the Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., ports, waiting for a chance to dock …
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