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1 hr ago | Eater

Coming Attractions: New York Pizza By The Inch Mini-Chain Hits Austin

A New York import offering thin-crust Neapolita-style pizzas is headed for 2nd Street.

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1 hr ago | Austin American-Statesman

Arson suspect nabbed

Mario Hester, 27, of the 7200 block of Salt Springs Road in Austin was arrested early this morning in the 4300 block of Janelle in Killeen, Texas this morning by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force without incident.

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3 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Movie Blog: Green's 'Manglehorn' to premiere in Toronto

"Manglehorn," the latest movie from Austin director David Gordon Green, will have its North American premiere at the Toronto Internatinal Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday.

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3 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Relish Austin: Austin food lovers: Share cooking pics, tips with #Austin360Cooks

Marie Saba posted this Austin360Cooks photo of pulled pork, pickled red onions and a kale salad on her Instagram account, @mariesaba.

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5 hrs ago | Eater

Maps: Where to Drink Frozen Booze This Summer, Mapped

Austin summer is still hovering below the triple digits, but ninety-seven degrees is damn hot, and it's high time to unleash the frozen alcohol.

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9 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Austin and the 7-10 Split

When people first started talking about shifting Austin to single-member City Council districts, the logic was simple.

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9 hrs ago | Townhall

Greg Abbott: Many Crossing the Border Are Here to Commit Crimes, Including Rape and Murder

Yesterday Texas Governor Rick Perry announced the deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas border with Mexico.

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10 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

Amid Lawsuit, Farmers Insurance PAC Gives Thousands to Abbott

Texas attorney general and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott speaks to a small crowd of supporters at Lavazza Coffeehouse on Congress Ave. in Austin.

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14 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Relish Austin: Recipe of the week: Spinach Turkey Meatballs

Frozen meatballs can be a lifesaver during the school year when you're looking for a quick weeknight meal but don't have time to do much more than boil water for pasta.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Honduran teens struggle to find new life in Austin

Local nonprofits say they have started to feel the effect of the many children showing up at the Texas border.

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Austin American Statesman

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World War I, originally refered to as the Great War, officially began 100 years ago on July 28, 2014.

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Austin American Statesman

Austin Movie Blog: "Boyhood" grosses $1.2 million over the weekend

The exceptionally well-reviewed movie by Austin filmmaker Richard Linklater took in nearly $1.2 million over the weekend of July 18 to 20 in just 34 theaters.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

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Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Motel security guard charged with murder in North Austin shooting

A security guard at a North Austin motel has been charged with murder in the death of a 27-year-old man on Friday.

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The Austin Chronicle

Who is Austin's Big Cheese?

Chile con queso is right up there with well-stuffed breakfast tacos and slow-smoked brisket on the list of Austin's signature dishes; everyone's got an opinion about who makes the best version.

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Eater

Open Threads: Austin's 33 Favorite Vegetarian Dishes, According to Eater Readers

Austin is a barbecue city, but there's still plenty of vegetarian enthusiasm to go around.

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CultureMap

Austin's highest paid firefighter arrested for DWI after strip club visit

Police say on May 10, Travis County deputies responded to reports of a disabled vehicle blocking traffic in the 1700 block of Grand Avenue Parkway.

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CultureMap

Where to drink in Austin right now: The best places to sip tequila this summer

Mexico is a land graced with amazing treasures including thousands of miles of stunning coastline, majestic mountains and abundant agricultural products.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Southwest jet to Dallas safely returns to Austin

No injuries were reported as Southwest Flight 4625 returned to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport just minutes after takeoff Sunday night.

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Daily Texan

Zach Braff on Kickstarter, writing what you know, and advice for aspiring filmmakers

With his 2004 feature debut, "Garden State," Zach Braff established himself as an intriguing voice in indie cinema - sensitive, quirky and with a great ear for music.

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