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A hotel worker took to Twitter on Sunday to share footage of his recent interaction with a racist woman attempting to book a room after she called him the n-word. Prior to arriving at the property, the woman called the employee a “fucking n****r” over the phone, which she attempted to apologize for after he refused […]

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A hotel worker took to Twitter on Sunday to share footage of his recent interaction with a racist woman attempting to book a room after she called him the n-word. Prior to arriving at the property, the woman called the employee a “fucking n****r” over the phone, which she attempted to apologize for after he refused […]

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The man suspected of planting four bombs in the Texas capital this month that killed two people and injured four others was an unemployed college dropout who doesn’t appear to have left much of a trail online aside from some 2012 blog posts about gay marriage and other topics. Authorities say Mark Anthony Conditt blew […]

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Bennie Thompson, Cedric Richmond and Sheila Jackson Lee spoke out.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Three package bombs left on doorsteps in suburban neighborhoods have exploded in less than two weeks in Texas’ capital city, killing two people, wounding two others and leaving investigators vowing to look at any possible explanation for a motive. Police said the bombings in eastern Austin — two Monday and one […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has narrowed its hunt for a second headquarters to 20 locations, concentrated among cities in the U.S. East and Midwest. Toronto made the list as well, keeping the company’s international options open. The online retailer said Thursday that after sorting through 238 proposals, the potential locations still include tech-strong places […]

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A state trooper has been reprimanded for posing for a photo with Snoop Dogg at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, because the rapper has several convictions for drug possession. Billy Spears was working security at the March event when Snoop Dogg asked to take a picture with him. The […]

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A lawyer has come forward to claim responsibility for the “exclusively for white people” stickers posted in several Austin, Texas businesses during the city’s popular…

“Exclusively for white people” stickers appear on six East Austin business. http://t.co/tcE9p1Rwli #Racism #Texas pic.twitter.com/tEl3Xu8oH4 — J. David McSwane (@davidmcswane) March 18, 2015 Police and…

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge refused on Tuesday to quash on technicalities two criminal felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry, ruling that the potentially embarrassing case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should proceed. The governor’s defense team had sought to have the matter thrown out, arguing that the […]

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Rashad Owens, the 21-year-old driver accused of fatally running down South by Southwest attendees in March, is facing four new charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Austin-American Statesman. Owens has already been charged with murder and 20 counts of aggravated assault. The four new charges, adding $500,000 to his $5 […]