Co-op director’s job threatened after ‘time for a tree and a rope’ post

A Burnet County official who simultaneously serves as an area utility executive is now fighting for his job as a director for the Pedernales Electric Cooperative following comments on a social media page that were considered violent and racist. ...

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Growth picks up for Texas service sector

Texas saw its service sector activity expand again in November and at a faster pace than a month earlier, according to a report Tuesday from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.The Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey’s revenue index — a key measure...

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Austin billionaire DeJoria sells Dripping Springs ranch

EXOTIC ANIMALS The following types of animals can be found on the Dripping Springs ranch being sold by John Paul DeJoria: Wildebeest Addax Dama Gazelle Canada Geese African Goose Toulouse Goose Fallow Deer Golden Sika Aoudad Sheep Oryx Waterbuck Blackbuck...

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Texas factories continue rebound in November

Activity at Texas factories continued to bounce back in November, posting a fifth straight month of production gains, according to a report Monday from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.The state production index, a key measure of factory activity...

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In election’s wake, navigating political conversations at work

Tensions around political conversations have run high in recent weeks following the presidential election — and yes, those moments can show up in the workplace. How workers and bosses alike handle those conversations can be as varied as the political...

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Austin’s jobless rate ticks down, and so does job growth

Central Texas saw its jobless rate fall again in October as the region’s workforce continued its steady growth — although at a slightly slower rate.The unemployment rate for the Austin metro area fell to 3.2 percent in October from 3.3 percent the...

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Austin’s jobless rate falls to 3.2 percent in October

The Central Texas job market maintained a healthy pace of annual payroll growth and saw the area’s jobless fall in October.The jobless rate for the Austin metro area fell to 3.2 percent in October from the 3.3 percent rate posted the same month a...

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Austin’s jobless rate falls to 3.2 percent in October

The Central Texas job market maintained a healthy pace of annual payroll growth and saw the area’s jobless fall in October. The jobless rate for the Austin metro area fell to 3.2 percent in October from the 3.3 percent rate posted the same...

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Yeti plans flagship store on South Congress

Austin-based Yeti Coolers is finally shedding some light on one of South Austin’s worst-kept secrets: The popular brand’s first flagship store will debut on South Congress Avenue next year. The Yeti Flagship project, which has been in the works for...

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As solo CEO, Whole Foods’ Mackey faces biggest test yet

As he prepares to reclaim sole leadership of the company he helped found, Whole Foods Market’s CEO John Mackey will face his biggest test yet as captain of a company that is struggling to regain its dominant position in the organic foods sector.More...

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