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Here’s How Much Texas Could Stand to Gain if it Legalizes Online Sports Betting

Gambling is already happening in Texas under lawmakers’ noses. The catch? The state is not profiting a dime. Brandon DuBreuil, sports betting expert for online betting resource Covers, estimates that the volume of illegal, offshore, and unregulated sports betting within Texas ranges from $5.4 billion to $21.6 billion per year. The revenue from those bets … Read more

Entergy facility OK’d by Public Utility Commission of Texas

Entergy got the OK to build an advanced power station in Southeast Texas. The Public Utility Commission of Texas approved Entergy’s proposal to build the Orange County Advanced Power Station, which will be located near Bridge City, according to a news release. “Located in one of the largest industrial regions in the nation, the plant … Read more

Is Texas Longhorns Star WR Xavier Worthy NCAA Transfer Portal Bound?

AUSTIN – Silly season is about to begin in college football.  Not because of conference championship week, or because of the coaching carousel, but because of the NCAA Transfer Portal.  And there are now rumors swirling that Texas Longhorns star wide receiver, Xavier Worthy, could be wrapped up in that drama.  So much so, that … Read more

Texas comptroller asks feds to consider energy industry in endangered bat listing

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar asked U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week to refrain from identifying critical habitats for tricolored bats over concerns about how it could limit the state’s ability to produce energy. Tricolored bats are one of the smallest bat species in North America and are in danger of extinction because of a … Read more

Elizabeth Holmes Judge Proposes Texas Prison Camp, Family Visits

Comment on this story Comment Theranos Inc. founder Elizabeth Holmes will wake up at 6 am, will have her choice of three subdued colors of clothing, and will be well above the average age of her fellow inmates if she ends up serving her 11 1/4-year prison sentence at a minimum-security women’s facility outside Houston … Read more

Texas French Bread’s BBQ Epiphany, Little Ola’s Stylish Turkeyday Switch, Getting a l’ILHIGH with Good Work Austin, Falling Into La Condesa, Desert Door at the Driskill, and More: All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering – Food

Here’s some of what’s happening in Austin’s culinary scene, as wrangled from numerous PR releases, words on the digital street, and even the occasional (verified) IRL eavesdroppings. Sotol, so good – at the Driskill’s Great Texas Dinner (Photo by courtesy of Jane Yun) Yes, citizen, it’s your “Food News Buffet” for the penultimate week of … Read more

Louisville, Kenny Payne questioned after horrid offensive showing against Texas Tech as Cardinals fall to 0-5

Louisville basketball struggled mightily on offense in the Maui Invitational against No. 21 Texas Tech, losing 70-38 to move to 0-5 under first-year head coach Kenny Payne. The Cardinals shot 11-of-49 (22.4%) from the field and had 18 turnovers. Their leading scorer was forward Jae’Lyn Withers, who had just seven points. The loss for … Read more

Houston and Texas recognized as top regions for startups, according to new reports

When it comes to corporate giants, the Houston area has plenty to brag about: It’s home to the headquarters of two dozen Fortune 500 companies. However, Houston can also boast that it’s one of the best U.S. metro areas to launch a business. Houston ranks ninth on a new list from the 42Floors real estate … Read more

Texas Mutual Boosts New Danville’s Jobs Program

WILLIS, TX — Texas Mutual recently awarded New Danville a $60,000 grant to boost its Job Readiness and Support Program. The funding will go a long way in helping New Danville increase the number of on-site jobs for Wranglers (clients), several of which are revenue generating which will help the program maintain momentum. “It has … Read more

Texas breaks all-time record for total jobs, leads nation for fastest annual job growth | Local News

AUSTIN – Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday celebrated Texas’ continuing strong jobs growth following employment releases from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showing Texas experienced the fastest annual jobs growth rate in the 12 months through October 2022. Texas again broke its all-time record for total jobs for the … Read more