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78% of Texas voters think abortion should be allowed in some form, UT poll shows

(Kaylee Greenlee Beal/The Texas Tribune)

By Reese Oxner

At a time when Texas is poised to outlaw the vast majority of abortions if the nation’s highest court overturns constitutional protections for the procedure, a recent University of Texas at Austin poll shows most Texan voters think access to abortion should be allowed in some form.

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UT begins $6 billion fundraising campaign, biggest ever among Texas universities

The University of Texas says the campaign is the largest in the history of Texas universities. (Allie Goulding/The Texas Tribune)

By Lomi Kriel

The University of Texas at Austin announced the biggest philanthropic campaign ever undertaken by a Texas university Friday, pledging to raise $6 billion, with one-sixth of that sum to pay for student scholarships and support.

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Greg Casar wins Democratic primary for Austin and San Antonio area congressional seat

(Jordan Vonderhaar/The Texas Tribune)

By Abbey Livingston

Former Austin City Council member Greg Casar, a controversial force in city politics, won the Democratic primary for the congressional seat covering parts of Austin and San Antonio.

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