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Stories Around Texas for August 17th, 2017

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New Mexico is tired of Texas playing dirty, and now the two states are digging in for a turf war — over actual soil. Click Here to read the full story.

Texas is leading America’s homebuilding charge with Austin, Dallas and Houston collectively on pace to build 130,000 new homes in 2017. That represents more than 10 percent of all U.S. building permits this year and almost as many as 50 large metropolitan areas combined, according to new research by Trulia. Click Here to read the full story.

As Austin officials start an effort to change the name of Robert E. Lee Road in South Austin, similar efforts are underway to remove symbols of the Confederacy in Houston, Dallas and San Antonio in the wake of last weekend’s deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Click Here to read the full story.

A 30-year-old Austin man was arrested after police said he beat a man to death over an argument about the military branches they served in. Click Here to read the full story.

 

 

 

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