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 Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of campus carry at Texas public universities. It was also the first day of campus carry at community colleges in the state. That means that license holders aged 21 and up are allowed to carry concealed handguns at places like San Antonio College. 

Carson Frame / Texas Public Radio

Leaders from seven Texas cities gathered in San Antonio on Tuesday and Wednesday to learn about a model of success for adults living with mental illness. It’s called the Clubhouse movement, and it’s helping people stay out of psychiatric hospitals, reconnect with family members, and return to the workforce.  

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The San Antonio Water System is stepping up enforcement since levels at the Edwards Aquifer test well triggered Stage 1 Watering Restrictions several weeks ago. 

Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Texas Tribune

Friday, lawmakers in the Texas House are debating several legislative efforts aimed at improving the state’s school finance system, but what exactly is “school finance?” 

The U.S. economy created an estimated 209,000 jobs in July, representing a modest slowdown from the previous month but coming in better than many economists had expected. The unemployment rate ticked down to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said in its monthly report that, statistically, July showed little change from previous months, as the number of unemployed persons remained around 7 million.

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