A bilingual sign stands outside a polling center at a public library ahead of local elections on April 28 in Austin, Texas.
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June 30, 2013 The state is growing fast, and most of that growth is in the Hispanic population. If Democrats could capture a large share of Hispanic votes — as they have elsewhere — they would be a lot more competitive in Texas. But the state's GOP leader says he's not worried.
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Chef Anita Jaisinghani owns Pondicheri, a casual spot serving up her take on the street foods of her native India.
June 30, 2013 Forget the old stereotypes. Today's Houston is a fast-growing mash-up of color, culture and ethnicity. One of the most visible signs of the city's metamorphosis is in its dynamic food scene. Africans, Mexicans, Asians and African-Americans migrating north to south are all adding to the melting pot.
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