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Capital Tonight: Powers stays put after UT regents' meeting

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UT Austin President Bill Powers will stay put.

That was the word from the UT System Board of Regents Thursday, after more than four hours in a closed-door discussion about his employment. University of Texas system Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa cited strained relations between Powers and and some board members, but said it's in the best interest of the system to keep Powers as president of the flagship university.

In Thursday's Capital Tonight, we heard reaction from President Powers after the board adjourned, and we looked at how the decision relates to the legislature and the governor.

2014 Ticket

Now that the filing deadline has come and gone, we spoke to Republican Party of Texas Chairman Steve Munisteri and Democratic strategist Harold Cook about their respective parties' tickets from top to bottom.

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Mental Health Funding

The organization that represents our state's hospitals is trying to make a point during the holidays. They're reminding Texans that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues this time of year is a myth. But they stress the challenges facing Texas' behavioral health care system are very real.

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