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11 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

The Take-Out: August 22

I've been watching a lot of romantic comedies this week in a vain attempt to cry my tear ducts dry.

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4 hrs ago | KTUC-AM Tucson

Texas Babysitter Accused of Setting Fire to Family's Home

A Texas woman was apparently so annoyed with two girls she babysat, police say she decided to set their bedrooms on fire.

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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

MetroRapid expands North-South Austin bus service this weekend

Capital Metro's new MetroRapid Route 803 will use buses similar to this Route 801 MetroRapid bus, only lacking the articulated rear passenger cabin.

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13 hrs ago | CultureMap

Much anticipated Olamaie set to open, bring Southern cuisine to downtown Austin

When Olamaie started hosting pop up dinners last summer, diners raved about its farm-to-table Southern fare.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Davis Calls for an End to Statute of Limitations for Rape

In accord with her legislative track record of bringing justice to victims of sexual assault, gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced a proposal that would end the statute of limitations for rape and sexual assault offenses in Texas, earlier this week.

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Clarksville Online

Austin Peay State University Folk Art Collection gets donation from Karen Parr-Moody

While visiting Austin, Texas, in 2013, Karen Parr-Moody came across a painting by the renowned folk artist Jimmy Lee Sudduth.

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CultureMap

Austin Police release more information about renegade bicycle thief

An alleged bicycle thief caught on camera stealing four bikes worth more than $14,000 from an East Austin garage is still at large.

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KXAN-TV Austin

The Main Building on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

Commuters who travel near the University of Texas, get ready for extra traffic beginning Friday morning.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Babysitter arrested on arson charges

Austin authorities say a 57-year-old babysitter intentionally set a man's house on fire while watching his twin 5-year-old boys.

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US News & World Report

With 2016 in mind, Perry heads to New Hampshire

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire while carrying the scars of old political stumbles and a recent indictment.

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Sys-Con Media

Global Colocation Provider CyrusOne Adds Data Center Space to Austin II Facility

Global colocation provider CyrusOne recently expanded its Austin II data center with approximately 5,000 square feet of raised white floor space in data hall two.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Point Austin: All Aboard for November

We do indeed have City Council candidates 78 of them in all, including a handful of folks who after never mentioning the prospect before turned up Friday and Monday with campaign treasurer designations and then ballot applications, to qualify just under the deadline.

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KUT-FM Austin

PHOTOS: Two Big Directors and a Rock Legend at Austin Premiere of New 'Sin City'

Austin Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez shared his latest film with his hometown Wednesday night.

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CultureMap

JuiceLand is bringing Austin weird to super-cool Brooklyn

With terms like cold-pressed, raw and vegan making their way into mainstream culture, business is booming for Austin-based juice bar JuiceLand.

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KMIZ

Where you can get blazing-fast Internet speeds

Ultra-fast Internet is quickly spreading across the United States. By fast, we mean gigabit-per-second speeds, roughly 100 times faster than the average home Internet connection.

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Business Journal

Austin startup pushes the envelope with mail digitizing service

In April, Scan Mailboxes Inc. began offering a service that diverts postal deliveries and automates the scanning process of individual pieces of mail.

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The Austin Chronicle

Star Power

Although burnt-tongue cultists may know them for their fiery little bottles, Stellar Gourmet makes more than just hot sauce.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Documenting the UndocumentedWill Austin issue its ownofficial ID card?

At its Aug. 7 meeting, City Council directed staff to explore the possibility of a city-issued municipal ID for otherwise undocumented residents .

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Austin American Statesman

Cultura en Austin: Suns of Orpheus band celebrates Austin-Brazil sound on Aug. 23

Two years ago, the group received a City of Austin proclamation honoring their musical excellence and community involvement and were recognized with a "Suns of Orpheus Day" on Aug. 23, 2012.

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Austin American-Statesman

Fire Department seeking suspect in intentionally set fire

We need your help identifying a suspect in an intentionally set fire that occurred on August 16, 2014 at 4800 Spicewood Springs Road between 3-4 a.m. One person was seen running from the area just after the fire started.

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