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TxTag complaints continue despite new management company

TxTag complaints continue despite new management companyTxTag complaints continue despite new management company
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  • 13 hours, 2 minutes ago
Politics

Case against Rick Perry to go forward

Case against Rick Perry to go forwardThe criminal case against former Gov. Rick Perry will go forward after a judge rejected his request to throw out the felony charges against him on Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 13 hours, 18 minutes ago
Health

Dell Family Foundation donates $25M to name teaching hospital

Dell Family Foundation donates $25M to name teaching hospitalFunding for Seton's new downtown teaching hospital received a major boost Tuesday after the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation announced a $25 million matching grant to help cover the remaining costs and name the hospital.
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  • 13 hours, 21 minutes ago
Local

SB I-35 to close for construction in downtown Austin Tuesday night

SB I-35 to close for construction in downtown Austin Tuesday nightCrews will close all southbound lanes of Interstate 35 Tuesday evening near Cesar Chavez Street in downtown Austin for sign installation.
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  • 13 hours, 57 minutes ago
Entertainment

Historic Austin theatre celebrates 100 years

Historic Austin theatre celebrates 100 yearsThe sights and sounds of Congress Avenue change through the years, but one fixture remains the same: Austin's original performing arts venue, the Paramount Theatre.
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  • 14 hours, 10 minutes ago
Local

Firefighters extinguish Southwest Austin house fire

Firefighters extinguish Southwest Austin house fireTravis County Emergency Services extinguished a house fire in Southwest Austin Tuesday.
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  • 14 hours, 11 minutes ago
Health

San Marcos police see 98% rise in mental health calls

San Marcos police see 98% rise in mental health callsThe fastest-growing city in America is seeing another disturbing growth trend: The rise in the number of mental health investigations.
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  • 14 hours, 39 minutes ago
Local

Driver injured after CapMetro bus crashes into pole

Driver injured after CapMetro bus crashes into poleA Capital Metro bus driver is injured after crashing a bus into a pole, according to officials.
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  • 14 hours, 49 minutes ago
Local

Three displaced in multi-home fire in East Austin

Three displaced in multi-home fire in East AustinA heavy fire between two homes late Monday night in East Austin displaced three people, according to the Austin Fire Department.
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  • 15 hours, 1 minute ago
Local

SH 71 express project aims to reduce traffic near airport

SH 71 express project aims to reduce traffic near airportCrews broke ground Tuesday on a new project, aimed to reduce traffic congestion around Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
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  • 15 hours, 12 minutes ago
Local

Commissioners approve Jessica Hollis memorial

Commissioners approve Jessica Hollis memorialThe Travis County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved a permanent memorial to Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis, whose patrol car was swept away in flood waters in September.
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  • 16 hours, 3 minutes ago
Local

UPDATE: Boil water notice cancelled in northeast Hays County

UPDATE: Boil water notice cancelled in northeast Hays CountyThe boil water notice was lifted Tuesday for approximately 700 homes in the Plum Creek water system.
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  • 16 hours, 3 minutes ago
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Smart 911 comes to Cedar Park

Smart 911 comes to Cedar ParkThe program's slogan is "Take seconds now, save seconds later".
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  • 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Three 'Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders' captured

Three 'Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders' capturedThree fugitives on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list were recently captured, according to a statement from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
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  • 18 hours, 28 minutes ago
Local

3 displaced by East Austin apartment fire

3 displaced by East Austin apartment fireThree people were displaced by a fire at an East Austin apartment complex on Tuesday, according to fire officials
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  • 20 hours, 15 minutes ago
Local

Man injured following South Congress motorcycle crash

Man injured following South Congress motorcycle crashMan injured following South Congress motorcycle crash
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  • 20 hours, 35 minutes ago
Texas

'Dougie' explosion was black hole tearing apart star, astronomers say

'Dougie' explosion was black hole tearing apart star, astronomers say'Dougie' explosion was black hole tearing apart star, astronomers say
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  • 20 hours, 47 minutes ago
Local

Man accused of burning girlfriend's toddler in bathtub

Man accused of burning girlfriend's toddler in bathtubA Georgetown man has been charged with injury to a child after allegedly dipping his girlfriend's toddler in hot water in December.
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  • 21 hours, 11 minutes ago
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Austin man arrested in Kansas charged with kidnapping

Austin man arrested in Kansas charged with kidnappingJoseph Andrew DeRusse, 24, has been charged with kidnapping in federal court. He faces a maximum penalty of life in prison if convicted.
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  • 21 hours, 19 minutes ago
Local

Round Rock police face million-dollar lawsuit

Round Rock police face million-dollar lawsuitA disabled veteran has filed a more than $1 million lawsuit against the City of Round Rock and seven police officers in the Round Rock Police Department, alleging excessive force in a 2013 arrest.
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  • 21 hours, 20 minutes ago
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Artificial intelligence on display in Austin

Artificial intelligence on display in AustinRobots able to take on a variety of roles are on display this week at an artificial intelligence conference in Austin.
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  • 21 hours, 24 minutes ago
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Study: Austin is 10th richest American city

Study: Austin is 10th richest American cityThe Cheat Sheet named Austin the 10th richest city in the nation over the weekend.
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  • 21 hours, 25 minutes ago
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Austin police, public discuss racial profiling

Austin police, public discuss racial profilingAustin Police and members of the public discussed racial profiling at the city's Human Rights Commission meeting Monday.
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  • 21 hours, 31 minutes ago
Local

Police: Man, 21, breaks bottle over man's head

Police: Man, 21, breaks bottle over man's headPolice: Man, 21, breaks bottle over man's head
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  • 22 hours, 13 minutes ago
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Anti-abortion, abortion rights activists rally at Capitol

Anti-abortion, abortion rights activists rally at CapitolThe Texas State Capitol grounds were a battlefield for two groups with opposing views on abortion Saturday. It comes at the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade case to allow abortions.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
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AISD officially appoints Paul Cruz as superintendent

AISD officially appoints Paul Cruz as superintendentDr. Paul Cruz is now officially the first Hispanic permanent superintendent of the Austin Independent School District.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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APD: Couple leads police on chase in stolen bus

APD: Couple leads police on chase in stolen busTwo people were arrested after leading police on a chase in a stolen charter bus Monday.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago