TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 6/23/14

Of UT System Regent Wallace Hall’s allegations of misconduct at UT-Austin, none has gained as much traction as his assertion that there is "secret favoritism" for the politically connected in admissions. Read each story in our three-part "Admitting Privileges" series.

Politics are left at the door at McAllen’s Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a border parish where hundreds of the thousands of recently detained migrants have been taken for temporary food and shelter.

The Texas Democratic Party officially kicked off its convention Thursday in Dallas. The party is expected to adopt a platform with few changes and showcase the candidates at ...

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