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Austin economy growing at #2 in the country

A study by The American Growth Project reports that Austin's economy, measured by GDP, grew at 4.3% this year (through August) to $216 billion.

Austin was second only to the San Francisco Bay Area, and ranked just ahead of Seattle, Raleigh/Durham, Dallas, and Denver in growth rate.

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Four-day work weeks are leaving workers refreshed and productive. Could it become the new norm?


The 40-hour workweek has reigned since around the time of the Great Depression. But a new schedule gaining steam could lead some companies to throw out the practice of having employees clock in five days a week.

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'Tacos, tortillas, tortas y mas': Hopdoddy founders to bring Central Mexican fare to South Lamar

A new spot for tacos, tortas and more is coming to South Lamar. (Masa y Mas)

The cofounders of Austin staple Hopdoddy Burger Bar are striking out on a new Austin venture: Mexican restaurant Masa Y Mas.

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