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Tiger Wood-backed mini golf complex PopStroke, WorldSprings spa complex considering Cedar Park sites

Tiger Wood-backed mini golf complex PopStroke, WorldSprings spa complex considering Cedar Park expansion By Josh Moniz, Senior Reporter The Tiger Woods-backed mini golf brand PopStroke and spa …

EDUCATION

RRISD names director of safety and security

Round Rock ISD has named Richard Andreucci as its new director of safety and security, where he will provide strategic direction for the district’s safety and security program, including …

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Cedar Park falls in state semifinals to Mansfield Timberview

The road to the Alamodome wasn't easy for the Cedar Park girls basketball team. To get back to the state tournament for the third time in four seasons, the Timberwolves took a mere third-place finish …

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This week's football schedule

Bi-District Playoffs : Friday: Vandegrift (10-0) vs Lake Travis (8-2) Monroe Stadium, 7 p.m.; McNeil (6-4) vs Bowie (4-6) Kelly Reeves Stadium, 7 p.m. …

STATE & NATIONAL NEWS
State Elections In-Depth: Insurgent Republicans make major gains in Texas primaries Texas voters on Tuesday handed more power to the insurgent wing of the Republican Party in an expensive and vengeful primary election, punishing GOP lawmakers, judges and a House speaker who defied …
Trump, Biden to visit Texas in competing border trips Thursday President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are separately heading to Texas border towns on Thursday in competing visits ahead of the March 5 primary. Biden will meet with …
Texas launches new property tax incentive program to lure new businesses Texas on Thursday launched a new economic incentives program intended to bring new companies and jobs to the state, replacing a prior job creation system that lawmakers phased out after complaints …
Texas gained more people than any other state in the last year Texas’ population grew more than any other state in the country in the last year, by nearly half a million people, according to the recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Of the 1.6 …
Meta threatens to remove news content from Facebook, Instagram if forced to pay news publishers Meta Platforms Inc. said it would end news content on Facebook and Instagram in Canada if lawmakers pass legislation to force social-networking platforms to pay media publishers to feature their …
US job gains and wages pick up, signaling labor resilience U.S. hiring and workers’ pay gains accelerated in April, showing signs of labor-market resilience and fresh inflationary pressures in the face of economic headwinds.  Nonfarm payrolls …
Half of trans and nonbinary youth in the US ‘seriously considered’ suicide in the past year: survey About half of young trans and nonbinary youth in the U.S. seriously contemplated suicide in the past year, as a record-breaking number of bills restricting the rights of LGBTQ people — especially …
More young adults are living paycheck to paycheck in the US The share of young people who struggle to cover everyday bills jumped from a year ago, while that of seniors living paycheck to paycheck leveled off, according to a report. The survey, conducted by …
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