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As principal gets kids moving, scores and attendance rise

As principal gets kids moving, scores and attendance riseWhen Matthew Pope became principal of Simon Middle School three years ago, data showed nearly half of his student body was overweight,obese, or not meeting healthy cardiovascular benchmarks.
  • Community
  • 7 hours, 34 minutes ago
Politics

Abbott promises lawsuit over immigration action

Abbott promises lawsuit over immigration actionGov.-elect Greg Abbott is again vowing to sue the Obama administration for lifting the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States.
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 12 minutes ago
Local

Cameras show water level at dangerous crossings

Cameras show water level at dangerous crossingsThe city is setting aside money for cameras to monitor water levels at some low-water crossings.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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Austin family of 10 loses everything in fire

Austin family of 10 loses everything in fireA mother, her seven children and their grandparents all managed to escape a devastating house fire this week in West Austin, but the work continues.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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Mother shares story of son's suicide

Mother shares story of son's suicideAfter her 13-year-old son killed himself last month, a Georgetown mother is working to make sure everyone realizes just how much kindness matters.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
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'EVO' entertainment center opens in Kyle

'EVO' entertainment center opens in KyleThe wait is over as 'EVO', Kyle's first movie theater and entertainment center, opens its doors this weekend.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
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Middle schoolers reenact Alamo battle

Middle schoolers reenact Alamo battleThe middle schoolers got a sense of what their Texas ancestors came up against in the fight with Santa Ana and his Mexican army back in 1836.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Local

CapMetro bus crash on I-35, driver injured

CapMetro bus crash on I-35, driver injuredA Capital Metro bus accident was reported on south Interstate 35 southbound between Woodward Street and Ben White Boulevard around 3:45 p.m. Friday.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
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Ex-Jarrell police chief sentenced to 54 months in prison

Ex-Jarrell police chief sentenced to 54 months in prisonAn ex-Jarrell police chief was sentenced to 54 months in prison for taking bribes from immigrants and lying about making them tipsters so they could stay in the U.S. legally.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
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Texas lawmakers, activists begin dissecting Obama order

Texas lawmakers, activists begin dissecting Obama orderTexas lawmakers, activists offer widely differing takes on president's executive order on immigration.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
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Manor ISD board votes to fire assistant superintendent

Manor ISD board votes to fire assistant superintendentBoard members for Manor ISD voted to fire assistant superintendent Dr. Robert Peters, Ed.D in a meeting on Friday.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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AISD employee suspended after alleged biting incident

AISD employee suspended after alleged biting incidentAustin ISD confirmed an employee has been put on administrative leave.
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
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Mayors, city officials support Obama immigration plan

Mayors, city officials support Obama immigration planThe National League of Cities met in Austin this week, and on Friday, the high-profile group came out in support of President Barack Obama's immigration plan.
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
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One dead in Bastrop County crash

One dead in Bastrop County crashOne person is dead in a crash on U.S. 290 between McDade and Paige in Bastrop County.
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
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San Marcos officer lawsuit moves to federal court

San Marcos officer lawsuit moves to federal courtAlexis Alpha is suing the city's police department, former chief, and the officer who allegedly assaulted her in May 2013.
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
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APD: NW Austin SWAT situation ended, suspect in custody

APD: NW Austin SWAT situation ended, suspect in custodyAPD: NW Austin SWAT situation ended, suspect in custody
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

Amber Alert canceled; police confirm it was a hoax

Amber Alert canceled; police confirm it was a hoaxA 27-year-old Galveston woman face charges after police said she made a false report that led to an Amber Alert being issued Friday morning.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Hays teacher fired after comments panic students, parents

Hays teacher fired after comments panic students, parentsA Hays County teacher is out of the classroom after allegedly telling his students that classmates threatening to shoot up the high school remained at large.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
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One dead, two injured in Thursday morning shooting

One dead, two injured in Thursday morning shootingOne person was killed and two were injured after a shooting early Thursday morning in southeast Austin.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
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Law enforcement impersonator telephone scam

Law enforcement impersonator telephone scamThe Hays County Sheriff's office is once again receiving reports of telephone calls being made to local residents by someone identifying themselves as a law enforcement officer trying to collect funds.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
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VIDEO: Man tased on Texas State campus following gun threat

VIDEO: Man tased on Texas State campus following gun threatPolice responded quickly to the threat, but found no weapon. One person apprehended by police may face drug charges.
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  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
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Avoid Thanksgiving traffic in Austin with these tips from Google

Avoid Thanksgiving traffic in Austin with these tips from GoogleAvoid Thanksgiving traffic in Austin with these tips from Google
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
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Student group pledges to fight for immigration reform

Student group pledges to fight for immigration reformThe University Leadership Initiative held a rally to celebrate what they are calling a victory, but admitting they are not ready to end their fight, just yet.
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
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Burnet police: No charges filed in alleged sexual assault at football game

Burnet police: No charges filed in alleged sexual assault at football gameFollowing an investigating of an alleged sexual assault at the practice fields near Burnet High School's football stadium, Burnet police confirms no charge will be filed.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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$10K reward offered to solve Bastrop HEB fire

$10K reward offered to solve Bastrop HEB fireThe Bluebonnet Area Crime Stoppers are offering a $10,000 reward for information about the cause of the Bastrop HEB fire.
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
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Texas Politicians react to President Obama's immigration plan

Texas Politicians react to President Obama's immigration planPresident plans to use Executive Orders to remove the threat of deportation for nearly five million people living in the U.S. illegally.
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
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Crash on 620 snarls traffic during morning rush-hour

Crash on 620 snarls traffic during morning rush-hourCrash on 620 snarls traffic during morning rush-hour
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago