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Daily Briefing: World's largest Buc-ee's opened in Texas on Monday. Take a peek

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The world's largest Buc-ee's travel center opened June 10 in Luling, Texas. See photos from inside the 75,000 square foot store. ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌  ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ 

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Tue Jun 11 2024

 
The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location.

The world's largest Buc-ee's travel center opened June 10 in Luling, Texas. See photos from inside the 75,000 square foot store.

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Advertisement eNewspaper   |    Crosswords   |   Horoscopes Read in browser Austin American-Statesman THE DAILY BRIEFING YOUR MORNING NEWS ROUNDUP Tue Jun 11 2024 WORLD'S LARGEST BUC-EE'S OPENED IN TEXAS ON MONDAY. TAKE A PEEK The new largest Buc-ee’s travel center opens to the public in Luling, Texas on Monday, June 10, 2024. The new store is 75,000 square feet and will have 120 fueling positions. The store will replace the city's current Buc-ee's location. The world's largest Buc-ee's travel center opened June 10 in Luling, Texas. See photos from inside the 75,000 square foot store. READ MORE Travis County District Attorney Jose Garza speaks at the District Attorney’s Office on Thursday February 17, 2022, about pending indictments of Austin police officers for their actions during the social justice protests in 2020. REMOVAL SUIT AGAINST TRAVIS DA JOSÉ GARZA LIKELY TO BE DISMISSED An effort to remove José Garza from office under a new state law that critics say targets progressive prosecutors is likely dead. READ MORE Assistant principal Jeremiah Willis works with a student in the teams center at Mendez Middle School on Monday, Sep. 25, 2023. The school's teams center is where student work on daily skills of the day based on skills and subjects that students are tested on by the state. MENDEZ MIDDLE SCHOOL IN AUSTIN IS CHRONICALLY FAILING. WILL THIRD FUTURE CHARTER SAVE IT? Mendez Middle School has long struggled to meet state standards. Charter Third Future Schools promises to turn it around, though some aren't happy. READ MORE The New Zilker Eagle was unveiled at Zilker Park on Monday morning, June 10, 2024, and a large number of people took their first ride on it. Zilker Eagle celebrates the 60-year tradition of having a mini train in the park. Zilker Zephyr was the last mini-train to operate in Zilker Park from 1997 until May 2019. ALL ABOARD, AUSTIN! THE ZILKER EAGLE MINI TRAIN IS READY After multiple delays, the Zilker Eagle, which replaces the vintage Zilker Zephyr, will begin chugging through Austin's premier park this week. READ MORE Golden Dawn Arkestra performs at the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake at South by Southwest on Thursday March 17, 2022. HERE'S WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ATTENDING BLUES ON THE GREEN THIS WEEK Now in its 33rd year, there are only two dates for the popular concert series this year. Golden Dawn Arkestra and Riders Against the Storm headline. READ MORE Advertisement TRENDING STORIES 1 GIRAFFE GRABS TODDLER IN DRIVE-THRU TEXAS SAFARI: 'MY HEART STOPPED' Video captures mother's panic when a giraffe accidentally grabs toddler's shirt, lifts her from truck bed at Fossil ... READ MORE 2 249 DEER CULLED IN TEXAS' LARGEST 'ZOMBIE DEER DISEASE' OUTBREAK Chronic wasting disease is on the rise in Texas, and officials recently reported the state's largest outbreak on a ... READ MORE 3 WHAT'S A HARD PILL TO SWALLOW FOR AUSTINITES? HERE'S WHAT REDDIT USERS SAID Reddit users have argued about pills Austinites have a hard time swallowing over the past few days, revealing what ... READ MORE 4 NATIONAL DONUT DAY IS FRIDAY. HERE'S WHERE TEXANS CAN GET FREEBIES Friday is National Donut Day. Get deals, freebies at Dunkin', Krispy Kreme, Casey's and more. READ MORE 5 AFTER BANKRUPTCY, RED LOBSTER LOOKING TO CLOSE 2 AUSTIN LOCATIONS Red Lobster had almost 600 total restaurants and closed roughly 50 shortly before filing bankruptcy. The company's ... READ MORE Advertisement ELECTIONS /2024 Know Your Vote VOTE WITH CONFIDENCE This 7-day newsletter course will help you be an informed voter before Nov. 5. SIGN UP NOW SUBSCRIBE TODAY Our Reporting. Your Stories. Full access to subscriber-only content on all devices.   Share bonus subscription with a family member or friend.   The universal eNewspaper, the digital version of our print paper, plus bonus monthly magazines and hundreds of local papers.   Original reporting of our hometown teams, from high school sports to the pros. Newsletters   |    eNewspaper   |   Crosswords Follow Us Problem viewing email?  •  Manage Newsletters  •    •    •   Privacy Notice  •    •  Feedback
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