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Corrie MacLaggan

Corrie MacLaggan is the Tribune's managing editor. Previously, the Austin native worked as a national correspondent for Reuters, writing and editing stories about Texas and nearby states and overseeing a network of freelance writers. Before joining Reuters, she covered Texas government and politics for the Austin American-Statesman, writing about everything from gubernatorial races to food stamp application backlogs. She spent her first year at the Statesman writing for the newspaper's weekly Spanish-language publication. She has also worked in Mexico City, where she wrote for publications including the Miami Herald's Mexico edition, Latin Trade magazine and the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Her first reporting job was at the El Paso Times. Corrie is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied journalism and Spanish.

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New in Trib+Edu: Computer Glitch Affects Exams

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Thousands of STAAR exams are affected by a computer glitch, a study shows grades improve with 20 more minutes of sleep, and a Q&A with Tracy Weeden, president and CEO of Neuhaus Education Center.

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New in Trib+Health: Foster Home Crunch and Spiking Drug Prices

In this week's edition of the Trib+Health newsletter: Abused children in Texas are being left longer in psychiatric facilities, prices for some of the country's top drugs have increased more than 100 percent in recent years and an interview with David Earnest, a professor at Texas A&M University.

 

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B'nai Abraham synagogue in Brenham, Texas. Anneke Paterson

New Life in Austin for Brenham Synagogue

In Leon Toubin's dreams, Jewish life would again be vibrant in Brenham, where he cares for the synagogue where generations of his family worshipped. But Jews are not moving to Brenham, so Toubin has arranged to move Texas' oldest Orthodox synagogue to Austin. 

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