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33 min ago | KUT-FM Austin

PHOTOS: Austin's Funky Chicken Coop Tour

Residents gathered to collect maps to 14 chicken coops, made ready by owners for visitors.

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4 hrs ago | KVUE.com

San Marcos to begin Stage 3 watering restrictions

Starting April 20, watering is limited to once every other week. Residents must water on their designated day before 10 a.m. or after 8 p.m. If you live in Austin or Cedar Park, you can water with sprinklers one day a week on their designated day.

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9 hrs ago | CultureMap

Sneak a peek at some of our favorite costumes from Jo's 15th Annual Pet Parade

Jo's Hot Coffee on South Congress was home base for one of Austin pet owners' most beloved traditions: the 15th Annual Lyndon Lambert Memorial Pet Parade.

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13 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Probe could complicate Rick Perrya s prospects

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

A defense of public education against a the wolves of Wall Streeta

Jordan Belfort is an over-the-top swindler with no off switch in Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street."

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19 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

South by Southwest: Texas tour was filled with twists and turns

As I climbed into the driver's seat, I heard a voice from the back of the van say, "I love going on tour with my friends."

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

KVUE.com

Owners ask for answers after officers shoot, kill dog

An East Austin family forced to bury their pit bull Friday night wants to know why Austin police officers shot and killed their pet, instead of using non-lethal force.

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The Austin Chronicle

Best of Austin

It's like nothing we expected. Calendar editor James Renovitch, photographer John Leach, and I got to spend a morning with professional falconer Steve Oleson and his noble pal, Meego.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Brides Against Cancer visit Austin

There's a very unique nationwide tour raising money for Breast Cancer support programs and it's making a stop in Austin this weekend.

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Austin American Statesman

The Bandulus talk reggae, ska and soul at Austin Reggae Fest

After a few clouds in the morning, Friday shaped up to be a lovely day in the ATX.

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KVUE.com

Mobile Loaves and Fishes feed Austin communities

Millions of people around the state don't know where their next meal is coming from, and many of those people live in Austin.

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KVUE.com

APD officer shoots dog

Austin police says officers shot and killed a dog Friday evening. According to the APD Watch Commander, police were responding to an auto theft call in the 4900 block of Prock Lane, just off of Springdale Road around 8:30 p.m. According to police, the officers shot and killed the dog after it charged at the officers.

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KVUE.com

Motorcyclist killed in North Austin crash

Officials say it happened around 9:50 a.m. in the 7800 block of southbound Research Boulevard.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Relaxed laws help Austin tap into microbrewery craze

The Austin City Council eased up on local regulations this week following a relaxation of state law last June, and customers couldn't be happier the issue has come to a head.

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Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Saturday's pick: Jo's Easter Pet Parade

Jo's Pet Parade & Costume Contest has been an Easter weekend tradition in Austin for years.

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Austin American Statesman

The Feed: Scene report: Rain couldn't stop the party at Austin Food & Wine Alliance's Live Fire

A steady mist didn't keep a sold-out crowd from flocking to the Austin Food and Wine Alliance's annual Live Fire! event Thursday night at the Salt Lick Pavilion.

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Eater

Friday Open Threads: Where are Austin's Best Breakfasts?

Austin is a brunch-lovin town, which means that more essential egg-based meal is sometimes overlooked.

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CultureMap

Pinballz Kingdom to open off I-35, just south of Austin

The former Dorset Truck Stop, visible from Interstate Highway 35, is quickly transforming into Pinballz Kingdom, the latest business endeavor of Darren and Mikki Spohn.

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CBS Local

More Charges Added In South By Southwest Crash

A driver already charged with capital murder now is facing additional charges weeks after he plowed into a late-night crowd during the South By Southwest festival in Austin.

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The Austin Chronicle

Chaos in Tejas Returns with A Weekend in Austin

Underground music fans rejoiced on Wednesday when Chaos in Tejas founder Timmy Hefner posted one of the festival's trademark flyers to his Facebook page along with the message, "Wouldn't be the last weekend in May in Austin without some friends in town."

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