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1 hr ago |

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.


5 hrs ago |

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.


8 hrs ago | 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.


12 hrs ago | 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.


16 hrs ago | 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.


19 hrs ago | CultureMap

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.


23 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Saturday's Pick: Riders Against the Storm Day Celebration

It's been an important year for local husband and wife hip-hop duo Riders Against the Storm .


Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Is it legal? AG opinion may spark challenge to Austin's bag ban

It's been a year-and-a-half since an Austin retailer has been able to pack up products in a bag such as this.


Austin American Statesman

Cultura en Austin: Day of the Dead calaveras that honor your loved ones

I can't wait for bright marigolds, pan de muerto and sugar skulls. Day of the Dead remains one of my favorite holidays, which honors the lives of our dearly departed.



Former employee of an East Texas hospital pleads guilty to criminal HIPAA charges

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.


KXAN-TV Austin

Bragging about fire lands woman in jail on arson charges

A tip to the Texas Arson Hotline in May said 23-year-old Ashlee King intentionally set fire to her North Austin apartment on Nov. 16, 2010, in order to receive an insurance payment.


Chambersburg Public Opinion

North Korea says no cheerleaders for Asian Games

North Korea says it has scrapped an earlier decision to send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea though it still plans to dispatch athletes to the games.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

A Taiwanese actor arrested along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan on drug charges has been released after two weeks in detention.


Chambersburg Public Opinion

Colombia allows lesbian couple to adopt child

Colombia has taken a major step recognizing the rights of same-sex couples after the country's constitutional court allowed a lesbian couple to adopt a child born to one of its members.


Humboldt Beacon

Shakira is pregnant with baby No. 2

The Colombian singer made the announcement on her Facebook and Twitter pages on Thursday.



ABC names new boss at 'The View'

Rachel Maddow's top producer at MSNBC is the new man in charge on the daytime talk show "The View."



No jail for man arrested amid Hoffman probe

A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested on drug charges after the actor's overdose death won't face jail time.


Fort Morgan Times

Movie academy to honor Belafonte, O'Hara

Harry Belafonte and Maureen O'Hara are among those who will be honored by the motion picture academy's board of governors.


Lamar Daily News

Suge Knight leaves hospital three days after taking six bullets

That's not even a day for each bullet. No word on rumors Knight was just hired by the Army to be the prototype for its newest battle tank.


Lowell Sun

Will Hayden rape arrest leads to 'Sons of Guns' cancellation

A firearms company affiliated with reality TV star Will Hayden is distancing itself from him after his arrest on rape charges.



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