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The best of our best content from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, 2014.

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After a ruling by the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, there will be just eight abortion clinics authorized to perform the procedure in Texas. Here's an interactive map that shows where the clinics used to be — and where they are now.

For several years, residents in Maverick County have waged a war against a company that wants to mine low-grade coal on 6,300 acres of land in this impoverished borderland. A recent twist in the saga is giving them new hope.

Gov. Rick Perry's Texas Enterprise Fund has become the target of harsh criticism since the release of a report by the Texas State Auditor describing the program as weak on oversight. Here's a look at where the money went and what jobs were created.

Longtime University of Texas at Brownsville President Juliet García is proposing two new ways to increase retention and completion among at-risk students: offering them Section 8 housing and tying federal financial aid to on-campus jobs.

While a federal judge in Corpus Christi mulls whether the state's requirement to show photo ID to cast a ballot violates the Voting Rights Act, a judge on the highest criminal appeals court in Texas has sued the state over its voter ID law.

Texas’ biggest solar panel manufacturing plant is ramping up production. It’s part of San Antonio’s effort to become a solar energy hub – by building solar farms to help power the area and luring the companies that manufacture their parts. 

Ahead of the final month leading up to the November elections and the pending 30-day filing deadlines, we've updated our campaign finance database to include all data up to the last filing deadline in July. The app is current up to June 30, 2014.

Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott, who has mostly avoided direct confrontation with his opponent in the race for Texas governor, took a hard swing at Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis over her ethics as a lawmaker in a televised debate Tuesday night. And she let him have it right back.

Republican Dan Patrick and Democrat Leticia Van de Putte were asked 10 questions in Monday's debate. But there had been more waiting for them. Here's a look at the questions that didn't fit into the hourlong debate.

San Antonio is one step closer to buying some of the most expensive water ever sold in Texas. The city's water utility says the $3.4 billion deal is right for the growing region, but critics say it is risky and premature.

Full video of our 10/2 TribLive conversation with Kathie Glass, the Libertarian Party nominee for Texas governor in 2014.

State officials have characterized the response to an Ebola diagnosis in Dallas as top-notch, but medical experts argue that the state’s public health infrastructure may be vulnerable.

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