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53 min ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Tuesday's Pick: Juicy J at Mohawk

Jordan Michael Houston, better known as the rapper Juicy J, was a founding member of the hip hop group Three 6 Mafia in 1991.


4 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Austin mother of two wins second TriRock Austin Triathlon

While many people were still in bed Labor Day morning, nearly 2,000 athletes from Texas and across the country competed in the 8th annual TriRock Austin Triathlon.


8 hrs ago | KUT-FM Austin

How Will Austin Police Enforce the Hand-Held Device Ban?

Starting in January, you won't be able to have your phone in your hands while driving your car, or while riding your bike.


8 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

New vein disease treatment arrives in Austin

If you have vein disease, you may not have a leg to stand on. Literally. Vein disease is twice as common as heart disease.


8 hrs ago | CultureMap

Where are Austin's food trucks headed next?

The Cedar Park City Council held a meeting Thursday to hear from people who want to open up food trucks in the city.


11 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

A voting precinct at the Parker Lane United Methodist Church in Austin is shown in November 2013.

The elections are coming, but voters in most regions can go back to sleep - at least when it comes to down-ballot contests: Only a handful of legislative and congressional races are competitive.


15 hrs ago | CBC News

New restrictive abortion law enforcement blocked in Louisiana

Abortion rights supporters take a stand outside the governor's mansion Friday after a federal judge in Austin, Texas, struck down 2 provisions of a 2013 Texas law that restricts abortions.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

Washington Times

Austin music advocate has enjoyed a colorful life

A brassy bundle of compressed energy, Coplin married a worldly Dallas music promoter at age 19; started freshman orientation at the University of Texas on the day of the Tower shootings; later booked movies in New Orleans; sold industrial chemicals for years in the oil patches of Louisiana and Texas; wrote and sang "not terribly wonderful songs" in ... (more)



Missing girl found dead in Northeast Dallas

When all other Seminole students were headed to their first day of school on Monday, one little boy was sent home because his hair was too long.


Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Monday's Pick: ABGB First Anniversary Party & Labor Day Cookout

The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. has been the latest reason for Austinites to travel south when looking for a night out.



Money Fix: Investing in collectibles

Everything old is new again -- at least that's what collectors hope. And the collectibles market is likely to grow as a graying America craves nostalgia.


Austin American Statesman

Cultura en Austin: "Austin Gente" Video & Story Series Launches Sunday

We're launching a new video and story series called "Austin Gente," which features Austinites sharing stories about their Latino experience.


Texas Tribune

George P. Bush, the Republican candidate for Texas Land Commissioner, in Austin on Aug. 27, 2014.

On the campaign trail in Texas for a little-known statewide office, George P. Bush is generally toeing the Republican Party line: He is But it is environmental policy that will be under his purview in November if he wins his race to be Texas' next land commissioner, a very likely outcome.


The Austin Chronicle

Facebook - Threat' Case Returns to Court [UPDATE]

Late Friday, state District Judge Jack Robison rejected defense motions to dismiss "terroristic threat" charges against Justin Carter , based on a 2013 Facebook post that defense counsel argued was joking "hyperbole."


Sat Aug 30, 2014

Texas governor turns a mug shot into a moneymaker

The photo taken of him at the Austin Police Department, where he went in to be booked on felony charges, first went viral on social media, being displayed on websites worldwide.


Jester King to release aS ae

Austin, Texas based Jester King Craft Brewery is set to release their latest offer aS ae f - a barrel-aged wild beer refermented with peaches from the Texas Hill Country.


KXAN-TV Austin

U.S. 290E shut down in both directions due to deadly crash

Both directions of U.S. 290 East are blocked while authorities investigate a crash that killed on man early Saturday morning.


KABC-AM Los Angeles

Human Skull Donated to Texas Goodwill Store

Police in Austin, Texas, are investigating an unusual donation to a local Goodwill store: a human skull.


Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Saturday music picks: United We Jam, Passenger, Riders Against the Storm

United We Jam at the Mohawk. The benefit for Austin Music People continues and the Saturday highlight is a fantastic showcase featuring a broad selection of top Austin talent.



Plans for high speed train from Austin to Fort Worth underway

KVUE - As Texas' population continues to grow, transportation across the state is becoming more of an issue.


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