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6 min ago | The Austin Chronicle
In accord with her legislative track record of bringing justice to victims of sexual assault, gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced a proposal that would end the statute of limitations for rape and sexual assault offenses in Texas, earlier this week.
2 hrs ago | Clarksville Online
While visiting Austin, Texas, in 2013, Karen Parr-Moody came across a painting by the renowned folk artist Jimmy Lee Sudduth.
6 hrs ago | CultureMap
An alleged bicycle thief caught on camera stealing four bikes worth more than $14,000 from an East Austin garage is still at large.
10 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin
Commuters who travel near the University of Texas, get ready for extra traffic beginning Friday morning.
14 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin
Austin authorities say a 57-year-old babysitter intentionally set a man's house on fire while watching his twin 5-year-old boys.
16 hrs ago | US News & World Report
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire while carrying the scars of old political stumbles and a recent indictment.
We do indeed have City Council candidates 78 of them in all, including a handful of folks who after never mentioning the prospect before turned up Friday and Monday with campaign treasurer designations and then ballot applications, to qualify just under the deadline.
Austin Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez shared his latest film with his hometown Wednesday night.
With terms like cold-pressed, raw and vegan making their way into mainstream culture, business is booming for Austin-based juice bar JuiceLand.
Ultra-fast Internet is quickly spreading across the United States. By fast, we mean gigabit-per-second speeds, roughly 100 times faster than the average home Internet connection.
In April, Scan Mailboxes Inc. began offering a service that diverts postal deliveries and automates the scanning process of individual pieces of mail.
At its Aug. 7 meeting, City Council directed staff to explore the possibility of a city-issued municipal ID for otherwise undocumented residents .
Two years ago, the group received a City of Austin proclamation honoring their musical excellence and community involvement and were recognized with a "Suns of Orpheus Day" on Aug. 23, 2012.
We need your help identifying a suspect in an intentionally set fire that occurred on August 16, 2014 at 4800 Spicewood Springs Road between 3-4 a.m. One person was seen running from the area just after the fire started.
Austin Beer Garden Brewing. 1305 W. Oltorf St. 512-298-2242, theabgb.com . This big warehouse-style bar has plenty of seating inside and out to enjoy one of its flavorful sandwiches like an Italian sub or a veggie-friendly avocado and peaches.
Local rock group Band of Heathens is participating in an Austin summer staple: Unplugged at the Grove.
In recent years, local bartenders and spirit fans have helped rum make a well-deserved comeback by throwing themed tiki nights and featuring classic and modern rum drinks on their summer menus.
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Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 08:37 pm
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