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Posted: May 20, 2014 2:31 AM

Updated: May 20, 2014 2:31 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A grand jury has indicted the suspect in the deadly South By Southwest crash in Austin on capital murder and murder charges. The Travis County grand jury indicted Rashad Owens on one capital murder count and four counts of murder yesterday. He was also charged with 24 aggravated assault counts.

WACO, Texas (AP) A Central Texas woman born in a Tennessee sharecropper's cabin has been denied a voter identification certificate because she lacks a birth certificate. Ruby Barber says she took her Medicare card, her Social Security card and an expired driver's license to a Texas Department of Public Safety office to apply for the election identification certificate. But officials said she must have a birth certificate.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) University of Texas System regents have scheduled a vote for today on tuition rates for in-state students. The Board of Regents voted last week to raise tuition for out-of-state students but delayed a decision for in-state rates. The delay came after Governor Rick Perry urged regents to find alternative funding methods.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall has told the Board of Regents chairman that he won't resign despite the chairman's call for him to step down. Hall sent a letter to Board Chairman Paul Foster informing that Hall would remain on the job. A Texas House panel last week found grounds exist to impeach Hall.

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