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3 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Wednesday's pick: Star Bar's Beerversary

Liquid Austin's Ari Auber has the details tonight's fourth-annual Beerversary at Star Bar: "Deschutes the Abyss, Oskar Blues Maker's Mark Whiskey Barrel-Aged Ten Fidy and Hops and Grain's Volumes of Oak are just three of the 11 beers on draft for Star Bar's "Beerversary."

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4 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Austin Becomes 'Everytown'

Call it morning presser syndrome. Although Texas open carry advocates came out in force in response to a recent South by Southwest gun control panel, only a handful congregated outside City Hall for today's Austin launch of Everytown for Gun Safety .

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5 hrs ago | Eater

Festivals: Gelato World Tour Coming to Austin May 9-11

The Austin gelato scene is blowing up , and now the city will be the only North American stop for the Gelato World Tour .

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6 hrs ago | KUT-FM Austin

Austin: What's the One Thing That Would Make Life On Your Block Better?

As Austin prepares for its first elections with 10 new geographic districts, KUT is diving deeply into District One, which covers large parts of East Austin.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

Uncovering the real First Lady Steak?

Two weeks ago we printed a recipe for what possibly could be “First Lady Steak,” requested by Tom in Long Beach.

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11 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

My View: City vacation rental rules fail to catch air

Recently, when Airbnb announced that Portland was to be its initial 'shared city,' Mayor Charlie Hales scored a huge victory in having Portland become the first city in the world for which Airbnb agreed to remit lodging taxes.

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16 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

High-speed chase ends in crash in North Austin

APD says it started at 3:40 a.m. on IH-35 northbound and Woodward Street. The stolen Toyota led police towards North Austin for 20 minutes.

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18 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Serial bank robber sentenced to 15 years in federal prison

A Dripping Springs man will spend 15 years in federal prison for robbing five banks and one grocery store in 2013.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Austin American Statesman

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In the news: Chinatown owner's new outlook on life, cooking; Ramen Tatsu-Ya, In-N-Out eye South Lamar; Clinton loves Maudies After surviving a few recent medical scares, Chinatown owner Ronald Cheng was inspired by his mother, Linda, to open another Chinatown at the original location with a menu influenced by Linda's cooking.

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MySanAntonio.com

Texas candidate faces thorny death penalty choice

In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate General Greg Abbott, left, talks to supporters in San Antonio.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Texas candidate faces thorny death penalty choice

In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate General Greg Abbott, left, talks to supporters in San Antonio.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Austin Animal Center takes in scared animals

The bolts of lightning and claps of thunder didn't just scare people in Austin on Monday.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Westlake grad killed in Maryland hit-and-run

A 19-year-old college student from Austin was died after being struck by an accused drunken driver while trying to cross the road.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Convicted pedophile with long history of sex crimes sentenced

A convicted pedophile whose sex crimes date back at least 30 years has been sentenced to prison for failing to register as a sex offender.

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Jaunted

Austin: Where to Go with Your Tax Refund: Austin, the Lone Star State's Capital of Cool

Tax day is here, and you're probably excited...but not because you love sifting through receipts and credit card statements.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Police: Goucher student hit, killed by drunken driver

A Goucher College student was struck and killed by a drunken driver in Baltimore County over the weekend, according to police.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Legislative report referred to district attorney

A special legislative report that accuses University of Texas System regent Wallace Hall of possibly criminal misconduct has been forwarded to the Travis County District Attorney's Office.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Austinist Shuts Down

Damn near every young writer in Austin saw some semblance of their reportorial upbringing end Monday as the Austinist, an arm of the extensive, locally focused Gothamist network, announced shortly at 4pm that it was shutting its interactive doors.

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CultureMap

Perry hires high-profile Austin lawyer for Public Integrity Unit veto investigation

KVUE -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has hired a high-profile Austin defense lawyer to represent him in an investigation into whether he illegally withheld money from the Travis County District Attorney's office.

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CultureMap

Before heading to Coachella, Arcade Fire brings the bobble to Austin360 Amphitheater

Arcade Fire returned to Austin on April 10, playing the Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of the Americas .

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