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2 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Woman charged with intoxication manslaughter in fiery crash

DPS authorities say 28-year-old Suzanne Hodgson, of Austin, was traveling west on State Highway 71 about 7 p.m. when she crashed into the back of a vehicle stopped at a red light at Farm to Market 1209 in Bastrop County.

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3 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Loud, Fun, and Colorful

The band has been a fan favorite in Austin for years . Their eagerness to experiment in all things sight-and-sound makes their live performances a spectacle to behold.

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7 hrs ago | CultureMap

Austin man poses with beer belly for best pregnancy photo shoot ever

Just because your pregnant wife doesn't want to participate in a pregnancy photo shoot doesn't mean you shouldn't commemorate the occasion.

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9 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Evacuation alarm sounds at Austin airport, no fire

A fire alarm that prompted some passengers to evacuate Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has been blamed on a worker who was welding.

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11 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

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

Attorneys for a woman is renewing her appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.

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15 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

I-35 at Parmer Lane shut down after fatal crash

The two trucks collided in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 between E. Braker Lane and Tech Ridge Boulevard, just before 3:30 a.m. Austin police have closed down the southbound main lanes of I-35 starting at Parmer Lane.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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AFS Hosts 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Premiere

Last week, Austin filmmaker Robert Rodriguez was at San Diego Comic-Con, promoting his latest movie Sin City: A Dame to Kill For with panels and parties -- even walking the convention floor in costume .

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Sunherald.com

Kristen Gillman leads Junior PGA

"I hit the ball really well all day and when I hit it close, I made the putts I needed to make," Gillman said.

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Austin American-Statesman

Austin father, daughter's video will make you cry

Jeff Knight, formerly of Austin Poetry Slam, and his daughter Cassidy, who graduated from Anderson High School and is headed to University of North Texas-Denton to study film, made a pretty cool video about embracing life now before it changes.

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Austin American Statesman

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A handful of Austin musicians will play Beatles songs as part of the Sunday services at the Center for Spiritual Living throughout the month of August in the Center's 13th annual Beatles Month event.

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CultureMap

Outrage ensues after news that driver accused in death of ATXhipsters won't face felony charges

Wade Atwood, a 40-year-old Austin man accused of hitting and killing Kelly Noel, aka ATXhipsters , was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.

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KUT-FM Austin

Austin Calls on TxDOT to Expand Public Comment, Revise Study on SH-45

A rendering of the State Highway 45 extension. Some say the route of a proposed extension to SH 45 could negatively impact the Edwards Aquifer.

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WILX-TV Lansing

U of M Wins American Solar Challenge

The Ann Arbor News reports the university's car named Quantum won the eight-day solar vehicle competition on Saturday.

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Austin American Statesman

Relish Austin: Recipe of the week: Lentil, Goat Cheese, Roasted Squash and Zucchini Salad

We usually think of lentils as warming comfort food for the cold weather months, but they add body and substance to salads perfect for a summer potluck.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Forrest McCoy shared this photo of the Austin skyline with us via ReportIt@kxan.com

The report published by Zip Realty said the median number of days a house stays on the market in Austin is just 10 days.

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KXAN-TV Austin

East Austin tenants forced to pay rent online

Some people in Southeast Austin say their landlords are making it a lot harder to drop off the rent check.

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Business Journal

TeVido CEO: Austin biotech scene needs help to catch up to Boston

Laura Bosworth-Bucher, CEO and founder of TeVido BioDevices LLC, says Austin health care startups will have to network aggressively to create a thriving biotech scene in Austin.

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The Austin Chronicle

Video Premiere: Wild Bill & the Lost Knobs

Wild Bill just can't catch a break. The mustachioed Austin singer-songwriter goes for the girl at every turn in the new video for the Lost Knobs' forthcoming single, "She Don't Say No," only to see his advances thwarted by a muscleman, pizza guy, and cop.

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Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Tuesday music picks: Steve Poltz, Peter Murphy

Steve Poltz at Strange Brew. Like Todd Snider, San Diego songwriter Steve Poltz has made a name for himself as much with humor as with music.

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Evening Sun

Fashion industry, retailers and the gender binary

This Jan. 10, 2014 file photo shows Laura Jane Grace, formerly known as Tom Gabel, of the band Against Me!, in New York.

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