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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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La Niña, El Niño complicate forecasts

The Associated Press June 2, 2011

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The tough task of guessing what hurricane season will look like could be even more difficult this year for forecasters, who won’t be able to rely on the relatively...

Budget, immigration likely to feature in special session

The Associated Press May 31, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas — Republicans began the Texas legislative session with unprecedented majorities in the House and Senate and holding every statewide office. But 140 days later, they...

Texas Legislature begins special session

The Associated Press May 31, 2011

  AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has started a special session to work out a new school finance law and consider Medicaid reforms. The...


Texas lawmakers criticize raise for Rick Barnes

The Associated Press May 12, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas — Several Texas senators on Thursday criticized the recent $200,000 raise for Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes, calling it “nuts” and “tone deaf” during...


Texas Senate approves guns on campus

The Associated Press May 10, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas — Republicans in the Texas Senate on Monday approved allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry weapons into public college buildings and classrooms, moving forward on a...


CIA findings enable Navy to locate terrorist

The Associated Press May 3, 2011

WASHINGTON — After nearly a decade of anger and fear, America rejoiced Monday at the demise of Osama bin Laden, the terror mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks. Navy SEALs who killed the world’s...

Texas picks up first Big 12 loss

The Associated Press February 20, 2011

Count Texas among those very impressed by Nebraska's upset of the No. 3 Longhorns. Brandon Richardson hit a pair of free throws with 7.2 seconds left to seal the Cornhuskers' 70-67 win on...

Football fans turned away because of unsafe seating

The Associated Press and Paul Newberry February 7, 2011

ARLINGTON — In their zeal to set a Super Bowl attendance record, the NFL and Jerry Jones overlooked one important detail: Making sure all the temporary seats inside mammoth Cowboys Stadium had...

Green Bay super once more

The Associated Press and Paul Newberry February 7, 2011

ARLINGTON — Aaron Rodgers has turned the Green Bay Packers into Super Bowl champions once again. Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and Nick Collins returned an interception for another...

Walker seals UConn win in overtime

The Associated Press January 9, 2011

For 40 minutes, Texas made life hard for the nation's leading scorer. Overtime, however, was Kemba Walker's time. Walker made a desperate from-the-hip 3-pointer, then nailed the game-winner...

Harsin chooses greener pastures of Texas

The Associated Press January 8, 2011

Seeking to add some punch to an offense that faltered badly last season, Texas coach Mack Brown hired Boise State offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin on Friday to handle the play-calling for the Longhorns. Harsin...

Brown names new defensive coordinator

The Associated Press January 6, 2011

Filling a critical need on a coaching staff that went through a major shakeup after a 5-7 season, Texas hired Mississippi State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz to do the same job with the Longhorns. Diaz...

Horns topple No. 12 Michigan State

The Associated Press December 23, 2010

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The scoreboard at Michigan State's arena malfunctioned. The Spartans did on the court, too. Jordan Hamilton scored 21 points, Tristan Thompson had 17 points and...

Joseph’s last-minute jumper lifts Horns over UNC

The Associated Press December 19, 2010

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Freshman Cory Joseph hit a turnaround jumper over Dexter Strickland with 1.4 seconds left to help No. 22 Texas beat North Carolina 78-76 on Saturday. Joseph had a season-high...

Country musician Willie Nelson arrested for pot at checkpoint

The Associated Press November 28, 2010

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas — A U.S. Border Patrol spokesman says singer Willie Nelson was charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces was found on his tour bus. Patrol spokesman Bill Brooks says...

Texans face QB sack problems

The Associated Press October 5, 2010

HOUSTON — David Carr was sacked an NFL record 76 times in 2002, the Houston Texans’ inaugural season. Three years later, he went down behind the line 68 times, third-most in league history. The...

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