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4 hrs ago | KUT-FM Austin

UT System Expected to Name New Chancellor on Tuesday

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, when they are expected to name the sole finalist to be the system's next chancellor.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Austin parents worry for daughtera s safety in Israel

Palestinians walk through the rubble of damaged houses minutes after they were hit in an Israeli strike, in Gaza City, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Austin American Statesman

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There is a day allocated for everthing it seems these days, and dancing has not escaped this fad.

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KUT-FM Austin

How Austin Can Help Unaccompanied Minors at the Border

President Obama is expected to meet with the presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras today to discuss the humanitarian crisis along the border.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Report: Stop sign was down at Lufkin intersection where Austin woman was killed

An accident report from the Lufkin Police Department revealed that a temporary stop sign was down at the intersection where an 18-year-old Austin woman on her way to freshman orientation at Stephen F. Austin State University was killed in a horrific two-vehicle accident Wednesday night.

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Eater

Friday Open Threads: Where is Your Go-To Burger Pit Stop in Austin?

Austin burgers run the gamut from gargantuan to gourmet to classic, and that doesn't even include the endless veggie options.

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Austin American Statesman

Fit City: Free-solo climber Alex Honnold to speak in Austin

He hangs hundreds of feet off the ground, rapidly scaling bluffs that make my legs quiver just standing on the ground.

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CultureMap

The 16 Austin bloggers guaranteed to make your life stylish, fit, drunk and full

Let's face it, Austin is growing and there's no sign of stopping. But with the city's tremendous growth, niche interests have become abundant and the city limits are teeming with experts.

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Eater

Switcheroos: Chef Favorte A+A Sichuan Takes Over Tien Jin Chinese

One of Austin's best Sichuan restaurants will open a second branch in South Austin.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Former Texas geologist sentenced for child porn

A Texas judge has sentenced a former state geologist to 60 years in prison for promotion and possession of child pornography.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Thousands of birds nest near abandoned Austin mall

Outside an abandoned Austin shopping mall is a little-known visual phenomenon to rival the bat flights from the downtown Congress Avenue bridge.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Lawsuits target ridesharing and cab companies operating in Austin

The Texas Civil Rights Project filed more than 30 lawsuits across the state, including ones against Uber, Lyft and Yellow Cab.

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KUT-FM Austin

What's Next for Austin's Creative Economy?

According to Forbes.com , since 2001 tech firms like Apple, Google, and Facebook have expanded employment by 41 percent.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Austin woman remembers friend and victim on MH 17

Thursday marks one week since 298 people died when a Malaysia Airlines jet crashed after a missile shot it down over Eastern Ukraine.

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CultureMap

Austin loses title of best U.S. city for job growth

Austin is no longer the top U.S. city for job growth , but the future still looks bright.

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The Austin Chronicle

Twin Liquors Settles With TABC

Austin-based Twin Liquors has reached a settlement with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission that will allow the liquor giant to keep open all of its retail operations.

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Oak Hill Gazette

APD Commander points out Southwest Austin crime trouble spots

"Citizen involvement is key to what we do," said APD Commander Nick Wright. "The work of APD's District Representatives is the root of all we do, and without that combination, we don't function."

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

This July 21, 2014, file photo shows Gov. Rick Perry as he speaks during a news conference in the Governor's press room, in Austin, Texas.

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The Austin Chronicle

Satellite TransmissionsAustin's expanding club scene proves Downtown isn't the only beacon of sound

On Fourth, two blocks east of the highway, I encountered "no parking" signs lining the chain-link fence as I trolled for parking two Saturday nights ago.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Arts: Seeing Things: Print Austin to return in 2015

After a successful initial launch, Print Austin -- a city-wide round-up celebration of fine-art printmaking -- will be back in 2015, organizers have announced.

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