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Ayan Mittra joined the Tribune after working more than 10 years at The Dallas Morning News. He spent his first seven years there as a copy editor. In 2008, he moved to the political desk, supervising the daily presentations and working with reporters in the field. He then worked as a night city editor, supervising the coverage of late-breaking news. He was also on the editing team for the 2009 and 2011 legislative sessions. A native of Beaumont, Ayan graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

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T-Squared: Mental Health Matters

Throughout Mental Health Month in May, the Tribune is partnering with the Mental Health Channel and KLRU for a series focusing on some of Texas’ biggest challenges in providing mental health care.

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The Brief: The Cruz-Cornyn Relationship

While the relationship between U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn has been described by many observers as “disconnected,” their fates may be unexpectedly intertwined in 2016.

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