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As it transforms from a company making a painkiller that prevents abuse to a company developing treatments for Alzheimer's disease, Pain Therapeutics Inc. has some extra money to spend — up to $14.5 million. The Austin-based pharmaceutical company announced Aug. 15 it had received a $3.2 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance its lead drug candidate, a molecular treatment for Alzheimer's called PTI-125. The money will be used to fund a phase II study of PTI-125,…
President Donald Trump is asking the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to look at letting public companies file earnings every six months rather than every three. Trump tweeted Friday morning that "some of the world's top business leaders" had suggested ditching quarterly earnings reports as a way to "make business (jobs) even better in the U.S." That would probably be welcome news to many of the CEOs of Central Texas' 30-plus public companies. However, it could rile investors wary of decreasing…
We are now on round 2 of our Coolest Offices contest. Austin Business Journal staff visit some of the nicest workplaces across the region for various assignments. These offices can be cozy and understated or over-the-top and flashy. They might have perks like scooters to ride around the office and cold-brew coffee on tap, or just a vibe that employees really embrace. We wanted to take readers inside so they can see how other companies get business done, and to offer inspiration that managers and…
If Amazon.com Inc. is worried about the statewide economic climate at its second headquarters, Austin and Dallas have a good shot at landing the $5 billion, 50,000-job campus. That's according to CNBC, which on Thursday ranked HQ2 finalists based on how their states perform in the news outlet's annual Top States for Business contest. Texas ranked No. 1 in that analysis, which is why the two Texas finalists for HQ2 are getting high praise. CNBC praised Texas' infrastructure and overall business…
Home sales are way up Pflugerville. And Georgetown. And Kyle. Everywhere you look, new records are being set for prices and transactions. So why does inventory keep dropping?
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One person was taken to the hospital after an apartment fire Sunday morning.
The 2018 Bat Fest on the Congress Avenue Bridge had a little something for everyone. There was a costume contest, food, and games.
Travis County officials said the life-saving measures performed on the man were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead Saturday evening.
This comes after The Texas Republican Party held a convention in San Antonio in June, where 80 percent of Texas delegates voted for decriminalization of marijuana.